NFL FanDuel 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
Patrick Mahomes KC $9,200 22.99 2.50
Josh Allen BUF $9,000 22.65 2.52
Jalen Hurts PHI $8,600 22.22 2.58
Kirk Cousins MIN $7,600 20.49 2.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kirk Cousins MIN $7,600 20.49 2.70
Jalen Hurts PHI $8,600 22.22 2.58
Sam Howell WAS $7,000 18.05 2.58
Jared Goff DET $7,400 18.86 2.55

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian McCaffrey SF $10,700 20.72 1.94
David Montgomery DET $8,500 15.35 1.81
Josh Jacobs LV $8,600 14.87 1.73
Bijan Robinson ATL $8,200 14.36 1.75
Derrick Henry TEN $9,000 14.24 1.58
James Conner ARI $6,500 13.51 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Conner ARI $6,500 13.51 2.08
Isiah Pacheco KC $6,600 13.15 1.99
Christian McCaffrey SF $10,700 20.72 1.94
Brian Robinson Jr. WAS $7,000 12.98 1.85
David Montgomery DET $8,500 15.35 1.81
Breece Hall NYJ $6,500 11.79 1.81

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Wide Receivers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyreek Hill MIA $9,400 19.66 2.09
Justin Jefferson MIN $9,200 19.61 2.13
Stefon Diggs BUF $9,100 18.14 1.99
Davante Adams LV $8,100 17.68 2.18
A.J. Brown PHI $8,200 16.39 2.00
Cooper Kupp LAR $8,500 14.56 1.71
CeeDee Lamb DAL $7,400 14.35 1.94
Ja’Marr Chase CIN $8,700 14.31 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Davante Adams LV $8,100 17.68 2.18
Justin Jefferson MIN $9,200 19.61 2.13
Tyreek Hill MIA $9,400 19.66 2.09
A.J. Brown PHI $8,200 16.39 2.00
Stefon Diggs BUF $9,100 18.14 1.99
CeeDee Lamb DAL $7,400 14.35 1.94
DeVonta Smith PHI $7,500 13.55 1.81
DJ Moore CHI $6,600 11.79 1.79

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $8,789 13.88 1.58
T.J. Hockenson MIN $6,800 10.68 1.57
Mark Andrews BAL $7,600 10.67 1.40
Sam LaPorta DET $6,000 10.44 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam LaPorta DET $6,000 10.44 1.74
Evan Engram JAC $5,600 9.17 1.64
George Kittle SF $5,800 9.17 1.58
Travis Kelce KC $8,789 13.88 1.58

Defenses

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Detroit Lions DET $4,800 8.99 1.87
Baltimore Ravens BAL $5,000 8.90 1.78
Dallas Cowboys DAL $5,100 8.35 1.64
Washington Commanders WAS $4,400 8.31 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Houston Texans HOU $3,600 7.75 2.15
Carolina Panthers CAR $3,200 6.79 2.12
Green Bay Packers GB $3,400 6.96 2.05
Cincinnati Bengals CIN $4,100 8.27 2.02

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.