NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 8, 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
Auston Matthews TOR $9,800 21.09 2.15
Jack Eichel VGK $8,400 17.32 2.06
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,200 13.76 1.68
J.T. Miller VAN $6,400 13.45 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Karlsson VGK $5,100 11.55 2.26
Auston Matthews TOR $9,800 21.09 2.15
J.T. Miller VAN $6,400 13.45 2.10
Jack Eichel VGK $8,400 17.32 2.06

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Marner TOR $6,500 14.18 2.18
William Nylander TOR $8,300 13.72 1.65
Bryan Rust PIT $6,600 13.47 2.04
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,400 12.88 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dakota Joshua VAN $2,800 8.05 2.88
Tyler Bertuzzi TOR $4,500 11.88 2.64
Conor Garland VAN $3,800 9.98 2.63
Matthew Knies TOR $2,700 7.08 2.62

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Quinn Hughes VAN $5,600 11.76 2.10
Morgan Rielly TOR $5,700 9.36 1.64
Shea Theodore VGK $5,400 8.86 1.64
Erik Karlsson PIT $5,300 8.46 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Zadorov VAN $2,700 5.83 2.16
Quinn Hughes VAN $5,600 11.76 2.10
Noah Hanifin VGK $4,300 8.42 1.96
Alec Martinez VGK $4,400 8.29 1.88

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ilya Samsonov TOR $8,200 16.39 2.00
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,600 16.06 2.11
Logan Thompson VGK $7,600 11.38 1.50
Alex Nedeljkovic PIT $7,200 9.34 1.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,600 16.06 2.11
Ilya Samsonov TOR $8,200 16.39 2.00
Logan Thompson VGK $7,600 11.38 1.50
Alex Nedeljkovic PIT $7,200 9.34 1.30

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.