NBA FanDuel Picks for May 9, 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
Luka Doncic DAL $11,800 54.48 4.62
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,400 47.81 4.60
Darius Garland CLE $6,300 28.69 4.55
Jrue Holiday BOS $5,900 26.50 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Payton Pritchard BOS $4,000 19.58 4.89
Luka Doncic DAL $11,800 54.48 4.62
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $10,400 47.81 4.60
Darius Garland CLE $6,300 28.69 4.55

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,500 3.77 1.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaden Hardy DAL $3,500 3.77 1.08

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $4,300 17.51 4.07
Kenrich Williams OKC $3,500 5.87 1.68
Oshae Brissett BOS $3,500 4.31 1.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $4,300 17.51 4.07
Kenrich Williams OKC $3,500 5.87 1.68
Oshae Brissett BOS $3,500 4.31 1.23

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Georges Niang CLE $3,500 6.49 1.85
Ousmane Dieng OKC $3,500 4.13 1.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Georges Niang CLE $3,500 6.49 1.85
Ousmane Dieng OKC $3,500 4.13 1.18

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chet Holmgren OKC $8,100 33.90 4.18
Daniel Gafford DAL $5,600 22.18 3.96
Dereck Lively DAL $4,400 16.42 3.73
Luke Kornet BOS $3,900 13.96 3.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chet Holmgren OKC $8,100 33.90 4.18
Daniel Gafford DAL $5,600 22.18 3.96
Dereck Lively DAL $4,400 16.42 3.73
Luke Kornet BOS $3,900 13.96 3.58

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.