NHL FanDuel Picks for May 20, 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
Aleksander Barkov FLA $12,500 15.39 1.23
Sam Bennett FLA $11,000 13.30 1.21
Sebastian Aho CAR $10,500 12.82 1.22
Jordan Staal CAR $6,500 10.60 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Staal CAR $6,500 10.60 1.63
Anton Lundell FLA $7,000 10.00 1.43
Jesperi Kotkaniemi CAR $7,500 10.55 1.41
Aleksander Barkov FLA $12,500 15.39 1.23

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $15,500 18.96 1.22
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $14,000 16.74 1.20
Sam Reinhart FLA $11,500 14.84 1.29
Seth Jarvis CAR $12,000 14.14 1.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Martinook CAR $8,000 12.99 1.62
Jesper Fast CAR $8,000 11.02 1.38
Martin Necas CAR $10,000 13.35 1.33
Sam Reinhart FLA $11,500 14.84 1.29

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns CAR $14,500 18.29 1.26
Brandon Montour FLA $13,500 16.70 1.24
Aaron Ekblad FLA $9,000 11.06 1.23
Brett Pesce CAR $7,000 10.89 1.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Pesce CAR $7,000 10.89 1.56
Brent Burns CAR $14,500 18.29 1.26
Brandon Montour FLA $13,500 16.70 1.24
Aaron Ekblad FLA $9,000 11.06 1.23

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value

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Name Team Cost Expected Value

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.