NHL Draftkings Picks for Oct 26, 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 $9,300 23.99 2.58
Auston Matthews TOR $9,600 21.07 2.19
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,900 19.34 2.17
Dylan Larkin DET $7,400 17.88 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Lowry WPG $2,700 7.94 2.94
Wyatt Johnston DAL $3,400 9.40 2.76
Jordan Staal CAR $2,900 7.80 2.69
Jake Evans MON $2,500 6.47 2.59

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $9,200 22.12 2.40
Mikko Rantanen COL $8,100 20.60 2.54
Nikita Kucherov TB $8,400 18.75 2.23
Alex DeBrincat DET $7,500 17.83 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Owen Tippett PHI $4,400 12.34 2.81
Craig Smith DAL $2,500 6.97 2.79
Tyson Foerster PHI $2,800 7.50 2.68
Stefan Noesen CAR $3,000 7.95 2.65

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $7,900 18.03 2.28
Mike Matheson MON $6,000 15.85 2.64
Zach Werenski CLS $6,400 13.85 2.16
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,100 13.69 2.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Middleton MIN $3,200 8.94 2.79
Travis Hamonic OTT $3,100 8.53 2.75
Nikita Zadorov CGY $2,800 7.57 2.70
Dmitry Orlov CAR $3,200 8.60 2.69

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,000 15.86 1.98
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 15.86 1.87
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,900 14.89 1.88
Joseph Woll TOR $7,300 14.09 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Gustavsson MIN $8,000 15.86 1.98
Joseph Woll TOR $7,300 14.09 1.93
Ilya Sorokin NYI $7,900 14.89 1.88
Linus Ullmark BOS $8,500 15.86 1.87

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.