NHL FanDuel Picks for May 8, 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
Connor McDavid EDM $10,300 27.30 2.65
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,600 23.28 2.43
Aleksander Barkov FLA $8,100 18.15 2.24
J.T. Miller VAN $8,400 16.69 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $10,300 27.30 2.65
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,600 23.28 2.43
Aleksander Barkov FLA $8,100 18.15 2.24
Anton Lundell FLA $5,000 10.71 2.14

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $9,400 21.88 2.33
Zach Hyman EDM $9,500 20.08 2.11
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $8,500 18.49 2.18
Sam Reinhart FLA $9,300 18.40 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $9,400 21.88 2.33
Evander Kane EDM $5,400 12.22 2.26
Carter Verhaeghe FLA $8,500 18.49 2.18
Conor Garland VAN $5,500 11.87 2.16

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,300 19.90 2.73
Quinn Hughes VAN $6,700 13.64 2.04
Mattias Ekholm EDM $5,700 12.24 2.15
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.17 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,300 19.90 2.73
Darnell Nurse EDM $5,100 12.17 2.39
Hampus Lindholm BOS $4,100 9.41 2.30
Mason Lohrei BOS $3,800 8.31 2.19

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,200 22.00 2.68
Jeremy Swayman BOS $7,900 20.14 2.55
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,100 19.06 2.35
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,800 12.30 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,200 22.00 2.68
Jeremy Swayman BOS $7,900 20.14 2.55
Stuart Skinner EDM $8,100 19.06 2.35
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,800 12.30 1.58

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.