NHL FanDuel Picks for May 8, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $15,000 30.27 2.02
Connor McDavid EDM $16,000 29.13 1.82
Jack Eichel VGK $13,500 15.52 1.15
Chandler Stephenson VGK $9,000 13.53 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $15,000 30.27 2.02
Connor McDavid EDM $16,000 29.13 1.82
Chandler Stephenson VGK $9,000 13.53 1.50
William Karlsson VGK $8,500 11.92 1.40

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Stone VGK $11,500 17.11 1.49
Zach Hyman EDM $12,500 17.04 1.36
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $13,000 16.35 1.26
Evander Kane EDM $10,500 13.93 1.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Stone VGK $11,500 17.11 1.49
Kailer Yamamoto EDM $6,500 9.25 1.42
Ivan Barbashev VGK $8,000 11.05 1.38
Zach Hyman EDM $12,500 17.04 1.36

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $8,500 18.01 2.12
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $11,000 16.52 1.50
Darnell Nurse EDM $9,500 14.28 1.50
Shea Theodore VGK $10,000 11.46 1.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $8,500 18.01 2.12
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $11,000 16.52 1.50
Darnell Nurse EDM $9,500 14.28 1.50
Mattias Ekholm EDM $8,000 11.37 1.42

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value

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Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.