NHL FanDuel Picks for Oct 19, 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
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,800 28.83 2.94
Connor McDavid EDM $10,300 27.99 2.72
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,500 27.81 2.65
Auston Matthews TOR $10,400 25.95 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brayden Schenn STL $4,300 13.18 3.07
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,800 28.83 2.94
William Karlsson VGK $4,600 13.09 2.85
Sean Couturier PHI $4,500 12.27 2.73

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $10,000 27.71 2.77
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,700 25.38 2.62
William Nylander TOR $7,800 21.22 2.72
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,800 19.78 2.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Owen Tippett PHI $3,900 14.00 3.59
Jakub Vrana STL $4,400 13.38 3.04
Frank Vatrano ANH $5,300 15.88 3.00
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,800 19.78 2.91

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,400 21.01 3.28
Cale Makar COL $7,900 20.79 2.63
Mikhail Sergachev TB $6,000 16.43 2.74
Morgan Rielly TOR $6,200 15.57 2.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,400 21.01 3.28
Justin Faulk STL $4,500 13.16 2.92
Dmitry Orlov CAR $4,200 11.56 2.75
Mikhail Sergachev TB $6,000 16.43 2.74

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc-Andre Fleury MIN $8,000 22.65 2.83
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,500 21.08 2.48
Logan Thompson VGK $8,700 19.00 2.18
Alexandar Georgiev COL $8,400 18.72 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc-Andre Fleury MIN $8,000 22.65 2.83
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,500 21.08 2.48
Joel Hofer STL $6,700 16.53 2.47
Carter Hart PHI $6,900 15.80 2.29

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.