NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 26, 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 $10,100 25.85 2.56
Connor McDavid EDM $9,700 21.29 2.20
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,500 15.99 2.13
Mika Zibanejad NYR $6,200 14.58 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,100 25.85 2.56
Ross Colton COL $3,200 7.87 2.46
Tommy Novak NSH $3,700 8.96 2.42
Michael McCarron NSH $2,900 6.90 2.38

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,700 21.36 2.46
Mikko Rantanen COL $7,900 19.32 2.45
Filip Forsberg NSH $8,100 18.77 2.32
Zach Hyman EDM $7,800 17.25 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adrian Kempe LA $6,100 16.35 2.68
Kiefer Sherwood NSH $2,500 6.66 2.66
Miles Wood COL $3,300 8.76 2.65
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $4,900 12.99 2.65

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,200 19.52 2.38
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,600 16.56 2.51
John Carlson WAS $5,800 14.67 2.53
Roman Josi NSH $7,700 14.36 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Manson COL $3,400 9.16 2.70
John Carlson WAS $5,800 14.67 2.53
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,600 16.56 2.51
Brett Kulak EDM $2,700 6.74 2.49

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,200 19.93 2.43
Juuse Saros NSH $7,800 15.49 1.99
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,100 12.71 1.79
Charlie Lindgren WAS $7,200 10.38 1.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Igor Shesterkin NYR $8,200 19.93 2.43
Juuse Saros NSH $7,800 15.49 1.99
Connor Hellebuyck WPG $7,100 12.71 1.79
Charlie Lindgren WAS $7,200 10.38 1.44

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.