NBA Draftkings Picks for Nov 5, 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
Luka Doncic DAL $12,000 62.43 5.20
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,600 50.69 5.28
Stephen Curry GSW $9,700 50.13 5.17
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,900 45.87 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,600 50.69 5.28
Luka Doncic DAL $12,000 62.43 5.20
Stephen Curry GSW $9,700 50.13 5.17
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,900 45.87 5.15

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,600 50.69 5.28
Stephen Curry GSW $9,700 50.13 5.17
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,900 45.87 5.15
Desmond Bane MEM $8,700 44.19 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,600 50.69 5.28
Malaki Branham SAS $3,700 19.49 5.27
Stephen Curry GSW $9,700 50.13 5.17
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,900 45.87 5.15

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Scottie Barnes TOR $8,600 40.77 4.74
Shaedon Sharpe POR $7,600 33.80 4.45
Keldon Johnson SAS $7,200 33.61 4.67
Gordon Hayward CHA $6,400 33.52 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Miller CHA $5,700 32.39 5.68
Gordon Hayward CHA $6,400 33.52 5.24
Bryce McGowens CHA $3,000 15.04 5.01
Scottie Barnes TOR $8,600 40.77 4.74

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant PHX $10,500 49.73 4.74
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM $8,400 41.83 4.98
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,400 40.23 4.79
Victor Wembanyama SAS $8,300 38.87 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Miller CHA $5,700 32.39 5.68
Keita Bates-Diop PHX $3,900 22.08 5.66
Gordon Hayward CHA $6,400 33.52 5.24
PJ Washington CHA $6,300 32.86 5.22

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM $8,400 41.83 4.98
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,400 40.23 4.79
Victor Wembanyama SAS $8,300 38.87 4.68
Evan Mobley CLE $7,900 36.65 4.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Collins SAS $6,400 33.92 5.30
Mark Williams CHA $5,800 30.52 5.26
PJ Washington CHA $6,300 32.86 5.22
Deandre Ayton POR $7,000 36.51 5.22

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.