NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 17, 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
Dejounte Murray ATL $8,800 43.41 4.93
Trae Young ATL $9,200 43.39 4.72
Tyrese Maxey PHI $8,500 41.16 4.84
Tyler Herro MIA $7,500 32.85 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dejounte Murray ATL $8,800 43.41 4.93
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $6,300 30.63 4.86
Tyrese Maxey PHI $8,500 41.16 4.84
Trae Young ATL $9,200 43.39 4.72

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dejounte Murray ATL $8,800 43.41 4.93
Tyler Herro MIA $7,500 32.85 4.38
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $6,000 30.95 5.16
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $6,300 30.63 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $6,000 30.95 5.16
Alex Caruso CHI $5,800 29.52 5.09
Dejounte Murray ATL $8,800 43.41 4.93
Ayo Dosunmu CHI $6,300 30.63 4.86

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,400 45.03 5.36
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,700 39.01 4.48
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.50 5.40
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $6,000 30.95 5.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.50 5.40
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,400 45.03 5.36
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $6,000 30.95 5.16
Alex Caruso CHI $5,800 29.52 5.09

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,400 45.03 5.36
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.50 5.40
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,900 25.90 4.39
Caleb Martin MIA $4,800 20.54 4.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.50 5.40
DeMar DeRozan CHI $8,400 45.03 5.36
Nikola Jovic MIA $4,400 20.33 4.62
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,900 25.90 4.39

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 60.40 5.44
Nikola Vucevic CHI $7,800 41.26 5.29
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 39.86 4.75
Clint Capela ATL $6,800 30.87 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 60.40 5.44
Nikola Vucevic CHI $7,800 41.26 5.29
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 39.86 4.75
Andre Drummond CHI $4,700 21.55 4.59

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.