NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,100 26.11 2.59
Auston Matthews TOR $10,500 24.39 2.32
Steven Stamkos TB $9,000 23.10 2.57
Brayden Point TB $8,900 21.79 2.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,100 26.11 2.59
Steven Stamkos TB $9,000 23.10 2.57
Brayden Point TB $8,900 21.79 2.45
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,700 20.90 2.40

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Kucherov TB $10,200 24.55 2.41
Mitch Marner TOR $8,800 18.62 2.12
Bryan Rust PIT $8,600 18.44 2.14
Jordan Kyrou STL $8,000 16.94 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evgenii Dadonov DAL $3,500 10.38 2.97
Josh Doan ARI $4,300 12.24 2.85
Nikita Kucherov TB $10,200 24.55 2.41
Drew O’Connor PIT $4,700 11.09 2.36

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,600 15.91 2.09
Mattias Ekholm EDM $6,200 13.96 2.25
Erik Karlsson PIT $6,600 12.42 1.88
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,600 12.20 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladislav Kolyachonok ARI $3,500 8.55 2.44
Mattias Ekholm EDM $6,200 13.96 2.25
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,600 15.91 2.09
Erik Karlsson PIT $6,600 12.42 1.88

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,400 25.42 3.03
Calvin Pickard EDM $8,300 19.06 2.30
Alex Nedeljkovic PIT $7,900 17.04 2.16
Jordan Binnington STL $7,400 14.94 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,400 25.42 3.03
Calvin Pickard EDM $8,300 19.06 2.30
Alex Nedeljkovic PIT $7,900 17.04 2.16
Jordan Binnington STL $7,400 14.94 2.02

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.