NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 16, 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
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,600 49.34 5.74
Stephen Curry GSW $8,700 47.13 5.42
CJ McCollum NOP $7,700 43.25 5.62
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,900 36.38 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,600 49.34 5.74
CJ McCollum NOP $7,700 43.25 5.62
Stephen Curry GSW $8,700 47.13 5.42
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,900 36.38 5.27

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NOP $7,300 31.97 4.38
Klay Thompson GSW $6,200 31.79 5.13
Austin Reaves LAL $6,700 30.83 4.60
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,000 26.52 4.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GSW $6,200 31.79 5.13
Keon Ellis SAC $4,500 22.73 5.05
Austin Reaves LAL $6,700 30.83 4.60
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,000 26.52 4.42

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $9,400 60.67 6.45
Rui Hachimura LAL $5,700 28.03 4.92
Trey Murphy III NOP $6,000 26.52 4.42
Herbert Jones NOP $5,100 26.52 5.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $9,400 60.67 6.45
Andrew Wiggins GSW $4,900 26.09 5.32
Herbert Jones NOP $5,100 26.52 5.20
Harrison Barnes SAC $4,300 22.15 5.15

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $9,400 60.67 6.45
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 55.99 5.77
Zion Williamson NOP $8,100 46.35 5.72
Keegan Murray SAC $5,500 33.13 6.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $9,400 60.67 6.45
Keegan Murray SAC $5,500 33.13 6.02
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 55.99 5.77
Zion Williamson NOP $8,100 46.35 5.72

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 55.99 5.77
Domantas Sabonis SAC $9,600 52.06 5.42
Draymond Green GSW $6,400 31.79 4.97
Trayce Jackson-Davis GSW $5,400 25.79 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 55.99 5.77
Domantas Sabonis SAC $9,600 52.06 5.42
Larry Nance Jr. NOP $4,200 21.20 5.05
Draymond Green GSW $6,400 31.79 4.97

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.