NHL Draftkings 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $9,400 19.97 2.12
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,500 15.55 2.07
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,500 15.32 2.36
Joel Eriksson Ek MIN $7,200 13.85 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oskar Sundqvist STL $2,700 6.74 2.49
Brayden Schenn STL $4,600 11.43 2.49
Aleksander Barkov FLA $6,500 15.32 2.36
Kevin Stenlund FLA $2,800 6.47 2.31

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman EDM $6,900 17.59 2.55
Sam Reinhart FLA $7,300 16.18 2.22
Evander Kane EDM $6,000 15.75 2.63
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $5,500 15.01 2.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $5,500 15.01 2.73
Evander Kane EDM $6,000 15.75 2.63
Zach Hyman EDM $6,900 17.59 2.55
Alexey Toropchenko STL $2,800 7.15 2.55

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,300 14.48 2.30
Zach Werenski CLS $5,500 11.54 2.10
Justin Faulk STL $4,800 11.45 2.39
Darnell Nurse EDM $4,600 11.31 2.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Colton Parayko STL $4,200 10.73 2.55
Gustav Forsling FLA $3,200 8.06 2.52
Mattias Ekholm EDM $3,700 9.29 2.51
Torey Krug STL $4,300 10.66 2.48

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,000 14.39 1.80
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,200 13.73 1.67
Joel Hofer STL $7,600 11.59 1.53
Tristan Jarry PIT $7,400 11.35 1.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,000 14.39 1.80
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,200 13.73 1.67
Joel Hofer STL $7,600 11.59 1.53
Tristan Jarry PIT $7,400 11.35 1.53

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.