NBA FanDuel 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
Tyrese Maxey PHI $9,100 39.59 4.35
Trae Young ATL $9,300 38.91 4.18
Coby White CHI $7,300 30.23 4.14
Kyle Lowry PHI $5,200 18.44 3.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrese Maxey PHI $9,100 39.59 4.35
Trae Young ATL $9,300 38.91 4.18
Coby White CHI $7,300 30.23 4.14
Kyle Lowry PHI $5,200 18.44 3.55

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Herro MIA $7,700 30.38 3.95
Kobe Bufkin ATL $3,700 9.97 2.69
Dalen Terry CHI $3,800 9.22 2.43
Torrey Craig CHI $3,800 8.51 2.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Herro MIA $7,700 30.38 3.95
Kobe Bufkin ATL $3,700 9.97 2.69
Dalen Terry CHI $3,800 9.22 2.43
Torrey Craig CHI $3,800 8.51 2.24

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $9,200 44.70 4.86
Nicolas Batum PHI $4,200 16.66 3.97
Jaime Jaquez MIA $5,500 16.26 2.96
Haywood Highsmith MIA $4,500 13.35 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan CHI $9,200 44.70 4.86
Nicolas Batum PHI $4,200 16.66 3.97
Garrison Mathews ATL $3,600 11.80 3.28
Haywood Highsmith MIA $4,500 13.35 2.97

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jovic MIA $4,100 19.49 4.75
Mouhamed Gueye ATL $3,800 9.33 2.45
KJ Martin PHI $3,600 5.50 1.53
Adama Sanogo CHI $3,900 4.71 1.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jovic MIA $4,100 19.49 4.75
Mouhamed Gueye ATL $3,800 9.33 2.45
KJ Martin PHI $3,600 5.50 1.53
Adama Sanogo CHI $3,900 4.71 1.21

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,900 58.13 4.88
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,500 40.02 4.71
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,700 38.75 4.45
Clint Capela ATL $7,100 30.59 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,900 58.13 4.88
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,500 40.02 4.71
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,700 38.75 4.45
Clint Capela ATL $7,100 30.59 4.31

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.