NHL Draftkings Picks for May 3, 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
Jack Eichel VGK $8,700 18.96 2.18
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,200 15.32 2.47
J.T. Miller VAN $7,000 13.91 1.99
Ryan O’Reilly NSH $5,200 10.26 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,200 15.32 2.47
Michael McCarron NSH $2,600 5.96 2.29
Tommy Novak NSH $3,500 7.74 2.21
Jack Eichel VGK $8,700 18.96 2.18

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Filip Forsberg NSH $8,200 21.56 2.63
Jason Robertson DAL $6,700 12.54 1.87
Jonathan Marchessault VGK $6,500 11.59 1.78
Jamie Benn DAL $4,900 11.49 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evgenii Dadonov DAL $3,000 8.14 2.71
Filip Forsberg NSH $8,200 21.56 2.63
Craig Smith DAL $2,600 6.52 2.51
Dakota Joshua VAN $3,200 7.94 2.48

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Josi NSH $7,700 18.55 2.41
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,900 12.48 2.12
Quinn Hughes VAN $5,700 10.90 1.91
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,500 10.88 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyson Barrie NSH $2,900 7.33 2.53
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,500 10.88 2.42
Roman Josi NSH $7,700 18.55 2.41
Alexandre Carrier NSH $3,200 7.62 2.38

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 17.60 2.26
Juuse Saros NSH $8,000 13.47 1.68
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,200 11.08 1.54
Adin Hill VGK $7,600 6.23 0.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,800 17.60 2.26
Juuse Saros NSH $8,000 13.47 1.68
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,200 11.08 1.54
Adin Hill VGK $7,600 6.23 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.