NHL FanDuel Picks for Oct 18, 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
Tim Stuetzle OTT $7,200 21.14 2.94
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,300 19.91 2.40
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,000 18.91 2.70
Dylan Larkin DET $6,800 17.54 2.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Stuetzle OTT $7,200 21.14 2.94
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,000 18.91 2.70
Dylan Larkin DET $6,800 17.54 2.58
Michael Rasmussen DET $3,600 9.27 2.57

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Tkachuk OTT $7,500 22.70 3.03
Jake Guentzel PIT $6,700 19.91 2.97
Claude Giroux OTT $6,200 16.83 2.72
Alex DeBrincat DET $7,000 16.26 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Tkachuk OTT $7,500 22.70 3.03
Tom Wilson WSH $4,800 14.40 3.00
Vladimir Tarasenko OTT $4,900 14.63 2.99
Jake Guentzel PIT $6,700 19.91 2.97

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Karlsson PIT $6,600 16.47 2.50
Jakob Chychrun OTT $5,400 15.84 2.93
Kris Letang PIT $5,800 15.18 2.62
John Carlson WSH $5,600 13.94 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakob Chychrun OTT $5,400 15.84 2.93
Kris Letang PIT $5,800 15.18 2.62
Trevor van Riemsdyk WSH $3,700 9.49 2.57
Erik Karlsson PIT $6,600 16.47 2.50

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anton Forsberg OTT $7,900 20.50 2.59
Tristan Jarry PIT $8,400 19.20 2.29
Darcy Kuemper WSH $7,100 10.67 1.50
Ville Husso DET $7,600 4.21 0.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anton Forsberg OTT $7,900 20.50 2.59
Tristan Jarry PIT $8,400 19.20 2.29
Darcy Kuemper WSH $7,100 10.67 1.50
Ville Husso DET $7,600 4.21 0.55

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.