NBA Draftkings Picks for May 5, 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
Donovan Mitchell CLE $11,600 41.29 3.56
Darius Garland CLE $8,800 31.52 3.58
Jalen Suggs ORL $7,800 24.78 3.18
Caris LeVert CLE $4,400 16.49 3.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Markelle Fultz ORL $2,400 11.73 4.89
Cole Anthony ORL $2,800 12.47 4.45
Caris LeVert CLE $4,400 16.49 3.75
Darius Garland CLE $8,800 31.52 3.58

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $11,600 41.29 3.56
Max Strus CLE $6,800 23.87 3.51
Caris LeVert CLE $4,400 16.49 3.75
Cole Anthony ORL $2,800 12.47 4.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cole Anthony ORL $2,800 12.47 4.45
Caris LeVert CLE $4,400 16.49 3.75
Donovan Mitchell CLE $11,600 41.29 3.56
Max Strus CLE $6,800 23.87 3.51

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Franz Wagner ORL $10,200 41.80 4.10
Max Strus CLE $6,800 23.87 3.51
Isaac Okoro CLE $3,000 16.39 5.46
Georges Niang CLE $2,000 9.08 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaac Okoro CLE $3,000 16.39 5.46
Georges Niang CLE $2,000 9.08 4.54
Franz Wagner ORL $10,200 41.80 4.10
Joe Ingles ORL $2,000 7.31 3.66

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paolo Banchero ORL $11,200 41.30 3.69
Evan Mobley CLE $9,800 33.47 3.42
Isaac Okoro CLE $3,000 16.39 5.46
Jonathan Isaac ORL $4,800 15.42 3.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaac Okoro CLE $3,000 16.39 5.46
Georges Niang CLE $2,000 9.08 4.54
Paolo Banchero ORL $11,200 41.30 3.69
Evan Mobley CLE $9,800 33.47 3.42

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Mobley CLE $9,800 33.47 3.42
Wendell Carter Jr. ORL $5,800 20.10 3.47
Jonathan Isaac ORL $4,800 15.42 3.21
Moritz Wagner ORL $4,000 13.13 3.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wendell Carter Jr. ORL $5,800 20.10 3.47
Evan Mobley CLE $9,800 33.47 3.42
Moritz Wagner ORL $4,000 13.13 3.28
Jonathan Isaac ORL $4,800 15.42 3.21

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.