NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Eichel VGK $8,800 17.34 1.97
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,100 14.86 2.44
Sebastian Aho CAR $7,300 14.63 2.00
Mika Zibanejad NYR $6,400 13.88 2.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,100 14.86 2.44
Mika Zibanejad NYR $6,400 13.88 2.17
Vincent Trocheck NYR $6,300 13.28 2.11
Jordan Staal CAR $3,000 6.26 2.09

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,600 18.53 2.15
Jake Guentzel CAR $7,600 15.50 2.04
Seth Jarvis CAR $5,200 15.04 2.89
Jason Robertson DAL $6,600 12.37 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Jarvis CAR $5,200 15.04 2.89
Teuvo Teravainen CAR $4,100 10.37 2.53
Craig Smith DAL $2,600 6.42 2.47
Jordan Martinook CAR $3,200 7.67 2.40

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Fox NYR $6,000 14.58 2.43
Brady Skjei CAR $4,500 11.97 2.66
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,800 11.73 2.02
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,400 10.82 2.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dmitry Orlov CAR $2,900 7.97 2.75
Brady Skjei CAR $4,500 11.97 2.66
Brayden McNabb VGK $4,400 10.82 2.46
Adam Fox NYR $6,000 14.58 2.43

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,600 21.46 2.82
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 17.67 2.21
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,800 12.77 1.64
Adin Hill VGK $7,400 7.56 1.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $7,600 21.46 2.82
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,000 17.67 2.21
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,800 12.77 1.64
Adin Hill VGK $7,400 7.56 1.02

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.