NHL FanDuel Picks for Dec 5, 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
Jack Hughes NJ $10,500 25.56 2.43
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,900 25.30 2.56
Dylan Larkin DET $8,100 18.16 2.24
J.T. Miller VAN $9,300 17.82 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vincent Trocheck NYR $6,200 16.68 2.69
Nathan MacKinnon COL $9,900 25.30 2.56
Dawson Mercer NJ $4,500 11.28 2.51
Nico Hischier NJ $5,000 12.49 2.50

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Forsberg NSH $9,400 22.56 2.40
Artemi Panarin NYR $10,000 20.48 2.05
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,500 20.00 2.10
Adrian Kempe LA $8,000 19.36 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonny Brodzinski NYR $3,200 12.54 3.92
Alexander Holtz NJ $4,200 11.10 2.64
Robby Fabbri DET $5,500 13.73 2.50
Yegor Sharangovich CGY $3,800 9.36 2.46

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Josi NSH $7,500 18.12 2.42
Noah Dobson NYI $7,600 16.87 2.22
Adam Fox NYR $7,000 16.36 2.34
Quinn Hughes VAN $8,800 15.96 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bowen Byram COL $4,100 10.46 2.55
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $6,000 15.26 2.54
Moritz Seider DET $6,000 14.75 2.46
Luke Hughes NJ $4,600 11.16 2.43

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,400 23.94 2.85
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 21.64 2.52
Alex Lyon DET $7,700 16.57 2.15
Juuse Saros NSH $7,400 16.10 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Sorokin NYI $8,400 23.94 2.85
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,600 21.64 2.52
Vitek Vanecek NJ $6,600 14.58 2.21
Juuse Saros NSH $7,400 16.10 2.18

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.