NHL FanDuel 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 $9,300 20.04 2.15
Sebastian Aho CAR $8,600 17.88 2.08
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,400 17.75 2.40
Mika Zibanejad NYR $7,900 17.20 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,400 17.75 2.40
Mika Zibanejad NYR $7,900 17.20 2.18
Jack Eichel VGK $9,300 20.04 2.15
Sebastian Aho CAR $8,600 17.88 2.08

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $9,700 22.18 2.29
Jake Guentzel CAR $9,000 19.87 2.21
Seth Jarvis CAR $7,800 18.75 2.40
Jason Robertson DAL $8,200 15.87 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Jarvis CAR $7,800 18.75 2.40
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $6,000 14.42 2.40
Artemi Panarin NYR $9,700 22.18 2.29
Teuvo Teravainen CAR $5,800 13.25 2.28

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Fox NYR $7,300 16.82 2.30
Brady Skjei CAR $6,000 14.81 2.47
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,600 13.94 2.11
Noah Hanifin VGK $6,400 12.61 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Skjei CAR $6,000 14.81 2.47
Jaccob Slavin CAR $4,800 11.16 2.33
Dmitry Orlov CAR $3,900 9.02 2.31
Adam Fox NYR $7,300 16.82 2.30

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 29.41 3.68
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 24.38 2.97
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,900 18.31 2.32
Adin Hill VGK $7,600 10.83 1.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,000 29.41 3.68
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,200 24.38 2.97
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,900 18.31 2.32
Adin Hill VGK $7,600 10.83 1.43

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.