NHL Draftkings 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $9,700 24.02 2.48
Jack Eichel VGK $8,500 18.80 2.21
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,700 17.83 2.32
Anze Kopitar LA $5,200 10.19 1.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $9,700 24.02 2.48
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,700 17.83 2.32
Jack Eichel VGK $8,500 18.80 2.21
Anze Kopitar LA $5,200 10.19 1.96

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman EDM $7,900 18.70 2.37
Wyatt Johnston DAL $5,800 15.75 2.72
Adrian Kempe LA $6,600 14.50 2.20
Jason Robertson DAL $6,400 12.88 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $5,800 15.75 2.72
Craig Smith DAL $2,500 6.77 2.71
Jamie Benn DAL $4,700 12.00 2.55
Dylan Holloway EDM $2,600 6.46 2.48

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,700 15.14 2.26
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,700 11.91 2.09
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,200 11.35 2.18
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $5,500 11.03 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,200 9.72 2.31
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,600 10.52 2.29
Chris Tanev DAL $3,500 7.94 2.27
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,700 15.14 2.26

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 16.28 2.04
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,200 15.09 1.84
David Rittich LA $7,200 10.40 1.44
Adin Hill VGK $7,400 6.03 0.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 16.28 2.04
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,200 15.09 1.84
David Rittich LA $7,200 10.40 1.44
Adin Hill VGK $7,400 6.03 0.82

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.