NBA Draftkings Picks for May 6, 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
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,500 56.92 5.99
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,300 40.84 4.92
Jamal Murray DEN $8,000 40.27 5.03
Mike Conley MIN $5,400 26.32 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,500 56.92 5.99
Jamal Murray DEN $8,000 40.27 5.03
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,000 24.75 4.95
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,300 40.84 4.92

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,000 51.65 5.74
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $5,600 27.19 4.85
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,000 24.75 4.95
Aaron Nesmith IND $4,800 23.19 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,000 51.65 5.74
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,000 24.75 4.95
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $5,600 27.19 4.85
Aaron Nesmith IND $4,800 23.19 4.83

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,000 51.65 5.74
Josh Hart NYK $7,100 42.08 5.93
Pascal Siakam IND $8,100 38.34 4.73
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $6,500 34.87 5.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Anderson MIN $3,600 22.10 6.14
Josh Hart NYK $7,100 42.08 5.93
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,000 51.65 5.74
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $6,500 34.87 5.36

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $7,100 42.08 5.93
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,800 38.74 5.70
Pascal Siakam IND $8,100 38.34 4.73
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $6,500 34.87 5.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Naz Reid MIN $4,300 29.61 6.89
Kyle Anderson MIN $3,600 22.10 6.14
Josh Hart NYK $7,100 42.08 5.93
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,800 38.74 5.70

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 64.46 5.86
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,800 38.74 5.70
Myles Turner IND $6,700 34.50 5.15
Naz Reid MIN $4,300 29.61 6.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Naz Reid MIN $4,300 29.61 6.89
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 64.46 5.86
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,800 38.74 5.70
Myles Turner IND $6,700 34.50 5.15

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.