NBA FanDuel Picks for Apr 9, 2024

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 $12,500 62.12 4.97
Jalen Brunson NY $9,700 49.17 5.07
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,600 47.03 4.44
Tyrese Haliburton IND $9,600 45.61 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zavier Simpson MEM $3,900 26.35 6.76
Scotty Pippen MEM $5,300 33.21 6.27
Russell Westbrook LAC $5,700 32.27 5.66
Jalen Brunson NY $9,700 49.17 5.07

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Trent TOR $6,500 33.05 5.08
Tyler Herro MIA $7,000 31.19 4.46
Klay Thompson GS $5,900 27.63 4.68
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,500 23.09 4.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Trent TOR $6,500 33.05 5.08
Klay Thompson GS $5,900 27.63 4.68
Ricky Council PHI $3,500 16.25 4.64
Tyler Herro MIA $7,000 31.19 4.46

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,800 40.06 4.55
RJ Barrett TOR $8,000 36.34 4.54
Brandon Miller CHA $7,100 32.84 4.63
Trey Murphy NO $6,800 30.70 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Baldwin WAS $3,700 22.02 5.95
Darius Bazley UTA $3,500 19.10 5.46
Javonte Green CHI $4,800 24.86 5.18
Maozinha Pereira MEM $4,300 20.58 4.79

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 56.92 4.74
Zion Williamson NO $9,000 44.12 4.90
Pascal Siakam IND $8,000 43.63 5.45
Jabari Smith HOU $7,100 31.44 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam IND $8,000 43.63 5.45
Jabari Walker POR $5,500 27.99 5.09
Zion Williamson NO $9,000 44.12 4.90
Anthony Gill WAS $4,000 19.17 4.79

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,500 59.36 4.75
Joel Embiid PHI $11,000 53.14 4.83
Deandre Ayton POR $8,600 43.10 5.01
Rudy Gobert MIN $8,200 42.78 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Jemison MEM $4,100 25.53 6.23
Xavier Tillman BOS $3,700 22.45 6.07
Rudy Gobert MIN $8,200 42.78 5.22
Deandre Ayton POR $8,600 43.10 5.01

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.