NBA FanDuel Picks for Oct 29, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard MIL $9,800 51.84 5.29
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,000 47.25 5.25
Fred VanVleet HOU $7,900 42.70 5.41
Trae Young ATL $9,300 42.18 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet HOU $7,900 42.70 5.41
Jamal Murray DEN $7,400 39.11 5.29
Damian Lillard MIL $9,800 51.84 5.29
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,000 47.25 5.25

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Vassell SA $7,000 30.96 4.42
Klay Thompson GS $5,900 29.82 5.05
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,500 26.89 4.89
Moses Moody GS $4,400 17.41 3.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $5,900 29.82 5.05
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,500 26.89 4.89
Devin Vassell SA $7,000 30.96 4.42
Moses Moody GS $4,400 17.41 3.96

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Kuminga GS $4,900 17.67 3.61
Saddiq Bey ATL $5,200 16.53 3.18
Matisse Thybulle POR $3,800 16.51 4.34
Jabari Walker POR $3,600 10.83 3.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matisse Thybulle POR $3,800 16.51 4.34
Jonathan Kuminga GS $4,900 17.67 3.61
Saddiq Bey ATL $5,200 16.53 3.18
Jabari Walker POR $3,600 10.83 3.01

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,200 30.44 4.91
Jabari Smith HOU $5,300 27.39 5.17
P.J. Tucker PHI $3,700 13.26 3.58
Sasha Vezenkov SAC $3,800 13.04 3.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jabari Smith HOU $5,300 27.39 5.17
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,200 30.44 4.91
P.J. Tucker PHI $3,700 13.26 3.58
Sasha Vezenkov SAC $3,800 13.04 3.43

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,000 56.50 4.71
Joel Embiid PHI $11,200 51.68 4.61
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,200 42.44 5.18
Clint Capela ATL $6,300 31.23 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,200 42.44 5.18
Brook Lopez MIL $5,600 28.89 5.16
Clint Capela ATL $6,300 31.23 4.96
Kevon Looney GS $5,900 28.59 4.85

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.