NHL FanDuel Picks for Oct 14, 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
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,300 26.55 2.58
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 26.29 2.58
Auston Matthews TOR $10,100 25.06 2.48
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,600 24.55 2.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kirby Dach MON $4,500 15.12 3.36
Morgan Frost PHI $4,000 13.08 3.27
Patrik Laine CBJ $6,400 20.39 3.19
William Karlsson VGK $4,400 13.84 3.15

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,900 26.78 2.71
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,700 24.23 2.50
Brady Tkachuk OTT $7,100 20.51 2.89
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,700 19.84 2.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Owen Tippett PHI $4,000 16.26 4.06
Kyle Connor WPG $4,700 17.19 3.66
Kevin Fiala LA $4,900 17.18 3.51
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,700 19.84 2.96

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,600 22.77 3.00
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,800 18.58 3.20
Mike Matheson MON $5,700 16.86 2.96
Brent Burns CAR $6,900 16.28 2.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Hamonic OTT $3,800 15.25 4.01
Jake Sanderson OTT $4,100 13.16 3.21
Evan Bouchard EDM $5,800 18.58 3.20
Justin Faulk STL $4,400 13.47 3.06

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 22.55 2.62
Jeremy Swayman BOS $8,400 21.01 2.50
Alexandar Georgiev COL $8,500 19.95 2.35
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,200 19.65 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 22.55 2.62
Jeremy Swayman BOS $8,400 21.01 2.50
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,700 18.93 2.46
Filip Gustavsson MIN $7,800 18.76 2.41

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.