NFL Draftkings Picks for Week 5, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


Quarterbacks

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Allen BUF $8,100 23.69 2.92
Patrick Mahomes KC $8,000 23.60 2.95
Jalen Hurts PHI $8,000 22.90 2.86
Kirk Cousins MIN $6,900 22.31 3.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam Howell WAS $5,200 18.28 3.51
Kirk Cousins MIN $6,900 22.31 3.23
Matthew Stafford LAR $5,600 18.04 3.22
Jared Goff DET $6,300 19.56 3.11

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian McCaffrey SF $8,600 23.99 2.79
Bijan Robinson ATL $7,700 18.43 2.39
Josh Jacobs LV $7,300 17.82 2.44
David Montgomery DET $6,600 16.64 2.52
Derrick Henry TEN $7,500 16.50 2.20
Tony Pollard DAL $7,000 15.81 2.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian McCaffrey SF $8,600 23.99 2.79
James Conner ARI $5,800 15.13 2.61
D’Andre Swift PHI $6,000 15.68 2.61
Isiah Pacheco KC $5,800 14.77 2.55
David Montgomery DET $6,600 16.64 2.52
Breece Hall NYJ $5,400 13.37 2.48

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Wide Receivers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Jefferson MIN $9,400 26.25 2.79
Tyreek Hill MIA $9,000 23.91 2.66
Stefon Diggs BUF $8,400 23.32 2.78
Davante Adams LV $8,100 21.89 2.70
A.J. Brown PHI $8,000 20.76 2.60
Cooper Kupp LAR $8,600 19.37 2.25
Ja’Marr Chase CIN $7,900 18.89 2.39
CeeDee Lamb DAL $7,100 18.21 2.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wan’Dale Robinson NYG $3,000 9.02 3.01
Justin Jefferson MIN $9,400 26.25 2.79
Stefon Diggs BUF $8,400 23.32 2.78
Rashid Shaheed NO $3,800 10.34 2.72
Davante Adams LV $8,100 21.89 2.70
Michael Wilson ARI $3,700 10.00 2.70
Tank Dell HOU $4,800 12.91 2.69
Tyreek Hill MIA $9,000 23.91 2.66

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $7,600 17.29 2.28
T.J. Hockenson MIN $6,500 14.11 2.17
Sam LaPorta DET $5,000 13.17 2.63
Mark Andrews BAL $5,500 12.82 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam LaPorta DET $5,000 13.17 2.63
Logan Thomas WAS $3,100 8.00 2.58
Evan Engram JAX $4,700 12.09 2.57
Jake Ferguson DAL $3,400 8.55 2.52

Defenses

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lions DET $3,800 8.99 2.37
Cowboys DAL $3,100 8.35 2.69
Commanders WAS $3,400 8.31 2.44
Bengals CIN $3,700 8.27 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Panthers CAR $2,200 6.79 3.09
Jaguars JAX $2,300 6.74 2.93
Titans TEN $2,400 6.48 2.70
Cowboys DAL $3,100 8.35 2.69

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. 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.