NHL Draftkings Picks for Oct 21, 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
Auston Matthews TOR $9,500 25.13 2.64
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,700 24.82 2.56
Connor McDavid EDM $9,900 21.28 2.15
Jack Eichel VGK $7,500 17.45 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andreas Athanasiou CHI $3,700 10.83 2.93
Casey Mittelstadt BUF $3,100 8.85 2.85
Jordan Staal CAR $3,000 8.16 2.72
Adam Lowry WPG $3,200 8.51 2.66

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,400 22.46 2.39
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,900 22.27 2.50
Brady Tkachuk OTT $8,600 20.98 2.44
Mikko Rantanen COL $8,200 19.44 2.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Noah Gregor TOR $2,600 7.50 2.88
Matias Maccelli ARI $3,500 9.95 2.84
Kiefer Sherwood NSH $2,500 6.87 2.75
Adrian Kempe LA $6,000 16.24 2.71

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,800 15.75 2.02
Mike Matheson MON $5,800 15.41 2.66
Erik Karlsson PIT $7,300 15.35 2.10
John Carlson WAS $6,800 14.53 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Hamonic OTT $2,800 10.55 3.77
Erik Brannstrom OTT $2,600 7.82 3.01
Egor Zamula PHI $2,500 6.96 2.78
Erik Johnson BUF $2,500 6.91 2.76

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,400 15.97 1.90
Alexandar Georgiev COL $8,000 15.82 1.98
Adin Hill VGK $8,300 15.36 1.85
Joonas Korpisalo OTT $8,200 15.24 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexandar Georgiev COL $8,000 15.82 1.98
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,400 15.97 1.90
Joonas Korpisalo OTT $8,200 15.24 1.86
Adin Hill VGK $8,300 15.36 1.85

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.