NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 12, 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
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,700 51.80 5.34
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,700 49.36 5.09
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,200 48.59 4.76
Devin Booker PHX $9,800 46.20 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Talen Horton-Tucker UTA $3,600 26.45 7.35
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,000 21.11 7.04
Jared Butler WAS $4,000 26.85 6.71
Patrick Beverley MIL $5,000 30.21 6.04

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $9,800 46.20 4.71
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 45.34 4.77
Donovan Mitchell CLE $9,000 43.83 4.87
Dejounte Murray ATL $9,400 41.61 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Talen Horton-Tucker UTA $3,600 26.45 7.35
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,000 21.11 7.04
Svi Mykhailiuk BOS $3,000 19.08 6.36
Patrick Beverley MIL $5,000 30.21 6.04

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,400 52.52 5.05
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 45.34 4.77
Deni Avdija WAS $7,600 43.18 5.68
Paul George LAC $8,900 40.58 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Samanic UTA $3,400 24.77 7.28
Svi Mykhailiuk BOS $3,000 19.08 6.36
Javonte Green CHI $4,700 27.86 5.93
Amen Thompson HOU $6,400 36.77 5.75

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,400 52.52 5.05
Anthony Davis LAL $10,300 52.25 5.07
Zion Williamson NOP $9,100 46.32 5.09
Kevin Durant PHX $9,500 45.00 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Samanic UTA $3,400 24.77 7.28
Kenneth Lofton Jr. UTA $3,000 21.06 7.02
Noah Clowney BKN $4,200 26.22 6.24
Bobby Portis MIL $6,900 42.45 6.15

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,300 63.19 5.14
Victor Wembanyama SAS $11,500 59.64 5.19
Joel Embiid PHI $11,000 53.85 4.90
Anthony Davis LAL $10,300 52.25 5.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenneth Lofton Jr. UTA $3,000 21.06 7.02
Noah Clowney BKN $4,200 26.22 6.24
Bobby Portis MIL $6,900 42.45 6.15
Aleksej Pokusevski CHA $4,000 24.22 6.05

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.