NBA FanDuel Picks for May 12, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $10,400 42.46 4.08
Jalen Brunson NY $9,500 41.97 4.42
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,400 25.62 4.00
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,700 23.45 4.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Brunson NY $9,500 41.97 4.42
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,700 23.45 4.11
Stephen Curry GS $10,400 42.46 4.08
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,400 25.62 4.00

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 25.96 4.33
Gary Payton GS $4,700 17.15 3.65
Moses Moody GS $3,800 9.72 2.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 25.96 4.33
Gary Payton GS $4,700 17.15 3.65
Moses Moody GS $3,800 9.72 2.56

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.13 2.26
Troy Brown LAL $3,500 6.93 1.98
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,600 5.17 1.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $3,600 8.13 2.26
Troy Brown LAL $3,500 6.93 1.98
Haywood Highsmith MIA $3,600 5.17 1.44

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $7,600 33.10 4.36
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,300 18.81 4.37
Obi Toppin NY $3,800 11.57 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarred Vanderbilt LAL $4,300 18.81 4.37
Julius Randle NY $7,600 33.10 4.36
Obi Toppin NY $3,800 11.57 3.04

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,000 32.06 4.01
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,500 21.76 3.96
Kevon Looney GS $4,800 17.81 3.71
Cody Zeller MIA $3,600 6.56 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,000 32.06 4.01
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,500 21.76 3.96
Kevon Looney GS $4,800 17.81 3.71
Cody Zeller MIA $3,600 6.56 1.82

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.