NHL Draftkings Picks for Oct 20, 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
Jack Hughes NJ $8,800 17.58 2.00
Patrik Laine CLS $6,900 14.40 2.09
Elias Lindholm CGY $6,500 11.79 1.81
Boone Jenner CLS $5,600 11.60 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikael Backlund CGY $4,800 10.90 2.27
Casey Cizikas NYI $2,700 5.70 2.11
Patrik Laine CLS $6,900 14.40 2.09
Boone Jenner CLS $5,600 11.60 2.07

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Toffoli NJ $6,500 13.61 2.09
Johnny Gaudreau CLS $6,100 12.00 1.97
Jesper Bratt NJ $6,400 11.17 1.75
Timo Meier NJ $6,700 10.20 1.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Walker Duehr CGY $2,500 6.23 2.49
Justin Danforth CLS $2,500 6.09 2.44
Adam Ruzicka CGY $3,000 6.85 2.28
Kyle Palmieri NYI $4,700 10.18 2.17

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Werenski CLS $6,300 12.72 2.02
Rasmus Andersson CGY $5,700 11.18 1.96
Noah Hanifin CGY $5,000 10.72 2.14
Dougie Hamilton NJ $6,400 10.13 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Zadorov CGY $2,800 7.23 2.58
Jonas Siegenthaler NJ $3,300 8.23 2.49
Chris Tanev CGY $3,100 7.29 2.35
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $4,300 9.75 2.27

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Akira Schmid NJ $7,500 14.71 1.96
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,500 14.49 1.93
Jacob Markstrom CGY $7,900 10.56 1.34
Spencer Martin CLS $7,000 2.60 0.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Akira Schmid NJ $7,500 14.71 1.96
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,500 14.49 1.93
Jacob Markstrom CGY $7,900 10.56 1.34
Spencer Martin CLS $7,000 2.60 0.37

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.