NBA FanDuel Picks for May 1, 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
Luka Doncic DAL $12,000 57.02 4.75
Jrue Holiday BOS $6,500 28.06 4.32
Russell Westbrook LAC $4,800 20.88 4.35
Delon Wright MIA $4,100 19.99 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Delon Wright MIA $4,100 19.99 4.88
Luka Doncic DAL $12,000 57.02 4.75
Russell Westbrook LAC $4,800 20.88 4.35
Jrue Holiday BOS $6,500 28.06 4.32

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Boston LAC $3,500 4.57 1.30
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,500 4.39 1.25
Svi Mykhailiuk BOS $3,500 2.99 0.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Boston LAC $3,500 4.57 1.30
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,500 4.39 1.25
Svi Mykhailiuk BOS $3,500 2.99 0.85

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $4,200 17.18 4.09
Amir Coffey LAC $3,600 14.63 4.06
Oshae Brissett BOS $3,500 2.89 0.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $4,200 17.18 4.09
Amir Coffey LAC $3,600 14.63 4.06
Oshae Brissett BOS $3,500 2.89 0.83

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jovic MIA $5,000 21.12 4.22
Kobe Brown LAC $3,500 2.50 0.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jovic MIA $5,000 21.12 4.22
Kobe Brown LAC $3,500 2.50 0.71

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,500 38.07 4.48
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,000 30.47 5.08
Dereck Lively DAL $4,000 19.28 4.82
Daniel Gafford DAL $4,400 18.73 4.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,000 30.47 5.08
Dereck Lively DAL $4,000 19.28 4.82
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,500 38.07 4.48
Daniel Gafford DAL $4,400 18.73 4.26

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.