NBA FanDuel 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 NY $9,900 49.75 5.03
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,900 48.76 4.47
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,700 48.57 5.01
Jamal Murray DEN $8,200 45.23 5.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,200 45.23 5.52
Zavier Simpson MEM $4,500 24.64 5.48
Payton Pritchard BOS $5,500 29.97 5.45
Scotty Pippen MEM $6,600 34.14 5.17

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Herro MIA $7,100 36.74 5.17
Gary Trent TOR $6,800 30.45 4.48
Klay Thompson GS $6,200 27.50 4.44
Jared Butler WAS $4,500 26.84 5.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Butler WAS $4,500 26.84 5.96
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,800 20.98 5.52
Dalen Terry CHI $3,800 19.94 5.25
Torrey Craig CHI $3,700 19.19 5.19

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
RJ Barrett TOR $8,200 32.80 4.00
Trey Murphy NO $6,800 31.99 4.70
Javonte Green CHI $4,800 29.01 6.04
Brandon Miller CHA $7,100 28.59 4.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Javonte Green CHI $4,800 29.01 6.04
Sam Hauser BOS $5,200 26.67 5.13
Darius Bazley UTA $4,000 19.48 4.87
Corey Kispert WAS $5,800 28.11 4.85

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zion Williamson NO $8,900 46.88 5.27
Pascal Siakam IND $7,900 36.65 4.64
Jabari Smith HOU $7,200 31.01 4.31
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,400 28.46 4.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenneth Lofton UTA $3,600 21.06 5.85
Zion Williamson NO $8,900 46.88 5.27
Luka Samanic UTA $4,800 23.92 4.98
Obi Toppin IND $4,900 23.60 4.82

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,600 60.28 4.78
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 52.06 4.69
Deandre Ayton POR $8,800 44.46 5.05
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 42.10 5.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,600 36.74 5.57
Jock Landale HOU $4,700 25.53 5.43
James Wiseman DET $4,900 26.18 5.34
Luke Kornet BOS $4,900 25.60 5.22

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.