NHL Draftkings 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,200 22.74 2.23
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,000 15.99 2.66
Sebastian Aho CAR $6,800 14.93 2.20
Mika Zibanejad NYR $6,600 14.83 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $6,000 15.99 2.66
Barclay Goodrow NYR $2,600 6.36 2.45
Vincent Trocheck NYR $6,400 14.57 2.28
Mika Zibanejad NYR $6,600 14.83 2.25

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,000 18.15 2.27
Mikko Rantanen COL $7,800 16.99 2.18
Jake Guentzel CAR $7,300 16.32 2.24
Valeri Nichushkin COL $6,700 15.33 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamie Benn DAL $4,500 12.84 2.85
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $4,700 13.18 2.80
Miles Wood COL $3,200 8.89 2.78
Seth Jarvis CAR $5,100 14.10 2.76

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,100 18.11 2.24
Adam Fox NYR $5,900 13.54 2.29
Brady Skjei CAR $4,400 12.42 2.82
Miro Heiskanen DAL $5,700 12.36 2.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Skjei CAR $4,400 12.42 2.82
Jaccob Slavin CAR $3,800 10.27 2.70
Josh Manson COL $3,700 9.68 2.62
Esa Lindell DAL $4,000 9.39 2.35

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,000 18.13 2.27
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,400 16.53 2.23
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 15.82 2.00
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,500 7.33 0.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,000 18.13 2.27
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,400 16.53 2.23
Jake Oettinger DAL $7,900 15.82 2.00
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,500 7.33 0.98

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.