NHL FanDuel Picks for Apr 18, 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
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 31.22 3.00
Jack Eichel VGK $9,700 23.31 2.40
Nazem Kadri CGY $7,500 20.04 2.67
William Karlsson VGK $6,900 14.18 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 31.22 3.00
Nazem Kadri CGY $7,500 20.04 2.67
Jack Eichel VGK $9,700 23.31 2.40
Ryan Hartman MIN $5,600 12.76 2.28

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kirill Kaprizov MIN $9,900 26.10 2.64
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,800 22.64 2.31
Adrian Kempe LA $7,600 18.40 2.42
Matt Boldy MIN $7,500 17.24 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrei Kuzmenko CGY $5,100 15.29 3.00
Conor Garland VAN $5,800 15.51 2.67
Jonathan Drouin COL $6,200 16.54 2.67
Kirill Kaprizov MIN $9,900 26.10 2.64

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,300 18.56 2.24
Quinn Hughes VAN $7,400 15.00 2.03
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $7,200 13.76 1.91
Devon Toews COL $6,100 10.82 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,300 18.56 2.24
Tyler Myers VAN $4,300 9.01 2.10
Quinn Hughes VAN $7,400 15.00 2.03
MacKenzie Weegar CGY $7,200 13.76 1.91

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justus Annunen COL $8,100 23.88 2.95
Cam Talbot LA $8,500 21.26 2.50
Thatcher Demko VAN $7,900 19.96 2.53
Laurent Brossoit WPG $8,400 19.34 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justus Annunen COL $8,100 23.88 2.95
Thatcher Demko VAN $7,900 19.96 2.53
Cam Talbot LA $8,500 21.26 2.50
Marc-Andre Fleury MIN $7,600 18.07 2.38

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.