NBA FanDuel Picks for Dec 8, 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 $12,400 55.36 4.46
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $11,500 53.16 4.62
De’Aaron Fox SAC $10,200 45.70 4.48
Tyrese Maxey PHI $9,000 43.50 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Killian Hayes DET $5,300 26.72 5.04
Mike Conley MIN $5,800 28.26 4.87
Tyrese Maxey PHI $9,000 43.50 4.83
Jalen Brunson NY $8,200 38.69 4.72

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $10,800 48.88 4.53
Devin Vassell SA $6,500 31.70 4.88
Klay Thompson GS $6,500 28.02 4.31
Eric Gordon PHO $5,500 24.92 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Vassell SA $6,500 31.70 4.88
Gary Harris ORL $4,200 20.13 4.79
Eric Gordon PHO $5,500 24.92 4.53
Devin Booker PHO $10,800 48.88 4.53

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Franz Wagner ORL $7,700 37.43 4.86
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,100 35.84 4.42
Miles Bridges CHA $7,600 32.88 4.33
RJ Barrett NY $5,900 26.37 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Franz Wagner ORL $7,700 37.43 4.86
Simone Fontecchio UTA $5,000 22.99 4.60
Matisse Thybulle POR $4,100 18.67 4.55
Brandon Miller CHA $5,600 25.49 4.55

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $8,800 41.52 4.72
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,400 36.97 4.40
Jabari Smith HOU $6,600 29.95 4.54
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,400 27.08 4.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keita Bates-Diop PHO $4,000 20.58 5.15
Julius Randle NY $8,800 41.52 4.72
Jabari Smith HOU $6,600 29.95 4.54
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,400 36.97 4.40

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $12,500 62.25 4.98
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,600 61.23 4.86
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,900 43.32 4.87
Chet Holmgren OKC $8,300 37.65 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $12,500 62.25 4.98
Clint Capela ATL $6,400 31.84 4.98
Alperen Sengun HOU $8,900 43.32 4.87
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,600 61.23 4.86

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.