NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 30.14 2.96
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,500 22.44 2.36
Jack Eichel VGK $9,700 21.60 2.23
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,200 18.64 2.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 30.14 2.96
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,200 18.64 2.59
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,500 22.44 2.36
Jack Eichel VGK $9,700 21.60 2.23

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Hyman EDM $9,300 22.01 2.37
Adrian Kempe LA $8,100 17.82 2.20
Jason Robertson DAL $8,200 16.58 2.02
Viktor Arvidsson LA $7,100 14.55 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pavel Dorofeyev VGK $3,500 9.72 2.78
Craig Smith DAL $3,400 8.28 2.44
Zach Hyman EDM $9,300 22.01 2.37
Adrian Kempe LA $8,100 17.82 2.20

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,400 18.28 2.47
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,700 14.30 2.13
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.51 2.45
Thomas Harley DAL $6,300 12.38 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,200 10.93 2.60
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,400 18.28 2.47
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.51 2.45
Cody Ceci EDM $4,000 8.75 2.19

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 22.62 2.83
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,400 20.56 2.45
David Rittich LA $7,300 14.09 1.93
Adin Hill VGK $7,700 8.55 1.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 22.62 2.83
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,400 20.56 2.45
David Rittich LA $7,300 14.09 1.93
Adin Hill VGK $7,700 8.55 1.11

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.