NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 5, 2024

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
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,200 23.52 2.31
Connor McDavid EDM $9,600 23.07 2.40
Jack Eichel VGK $8,600 18.61 2.16
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,800 18.21 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Cooley ARI $3,500 8.54 2.44
Nick Bjugstad ARI $4,600 11.20 2.43
Connor McDavid EDM $9,600 23.07 2.40
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,800 18.21 2.33

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,200 21.18 2.58
Zach Hyman EDM $8,000 17.84 2.23
Mikko Rantanen COL $8,400 16.84 2.00
Jake Guentzel CAR $8,100 15.36 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sonny Milano WAS $2,700 7.25 2.68
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $5,000 12.94 2.59
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,200 21.18 2.58
Kaapo Kakko NYR $2,600 6.61 2.54

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Fox NYR $6,100 14.09 2.31
Cale Makar COL $8,500 13.88 1.63
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,600 12.99 1.97
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,300 11.31 2.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,300 11.31 2.63
Nick Seeler PHI $3,800 9.95 2.62
Adam Fox NYR $6,100 14.09 2.31
Alec Martinez VGK $4,700 10.46 2.23

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Thompson VGK $7,900 17.14 2.17
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,800 15.73 2.02
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,400 15.68 1.87
Jonathan Quick NYR $8,200 15.68 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Thompson VGK $7,900 17.14 2.17
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,800 15.73 2.02
Jonathan Quick NYR $8,200 15.68 1.91
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,400 15.68 1.87

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.