NBA FanDuel Picks for Nov 1, 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
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $11,500 51.05 4.44
Trae Young ATL $8,800 45.90 5.22
LaMelo Ball CHA $9,000 40.89 4.54
Jalen Brunson NY $7,900 40.63 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bones Hyland LAC $4,700 25.65 5.46
Jrue Holiday BOS $6,900 37.62 5.45
Trae Young ATL $8,800 45.90 5.22
Jalen Brunson NY $7,900 40.63 5.14

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ausar Thompson DET $6,700 33.40 4.98
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 28.09 4.84
Jaden Ivey DET $4,800 24.28 5.06
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,000 24.12 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Hawkins NO $4,300 21.79 5.07
Jaden Ivey DET $4,800 24.28 5.06
Ausar Thompson DET $6,700 33.40 4.98
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 28.09 4.84

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,000 37.07 4.63
Brandon Miller CHA $6,000 27.02 4.50
Saddiq Bey ATL $5,000 23.88 4.78
Ziaire Williams MEM $4,500 21.40 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Saddiq Bey ATL $5,000 23.88 4.78
Ziaire Williams MEM $4,500 21.40 4.76
Corey Kispert WAS $4,400 20.82 4.73
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,000 37.07 4.63

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,800 50.02 4.63
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,900 39.38 4.98
Zion Williamson NO $7,800 39.37 5.05
Julius Randle NY $8,300 32.56 3.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Georges Niang CLE $3,700 19.28 5.21
Zion Williamson NO $7,800 39.37 5.05
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,900 39.38 4.98
Jabari Smith HOU $5,800 28.16 4.86

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,100 57.07 4.72
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,200 40.51 4.94
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,100 36.72 4.53
Rudy Gobert MIN $8,000 36.16 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonas Valanciunas NO $6,100 31.34 5.14
Clint Capela ATL $6,300 31.68 5.03
Brook Lopez MIL $5,700 28.35 4.97
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,200 40.51 4.94

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.