NHL 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.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 26.80 2.58
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,200 19.33 2.69
Sebastian Aho CAR $9,000 18.39 2.04
Mika Zibanejad NYR $8,500 18.24 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wyatt Johnston DAL $7,200 19.33 2.69
Nathan MacKinnon COL $10,400 26.80 2.58
Vincent Trocheck NYR $8,100 17.78 2.20
Mika Zibanejad NYR $8,500 18.24 2.15

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $9,600 22.00 2.29
Mikko Rantanen COL $9,300 20.80 2.24
Jake Guentzel CAR $9,200 20.13 2.19
Valeri Nichushkin COL $8,600 18.69 2.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $6,200 16.30 2.63
Artturi Lehkonen COL $6,700 16.19 2.42
Craig Smith DAL $3,600 8.49 2.36
Seth Jarvis CAR $7,600 17.74 2.33

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,000 21.84 2.73
Adam Fox NYR $7,100 15.94 2.25
Brady Skjei CAR $6,400 14.99 2.34
Miro Heiskanen DAL $6,800 14.62 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cale Makar COL $8,000 21.84 2.73
Jaccob Slavin CAR $5,200 12.43 2.39
Brady Skjei CAR $6,400 14.99 2.34
Josh Manson COL $4,800 11.23 2.34

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,300 24.77 2.98
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,900 22.05 2.79
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,100 21.38 2.64
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,600 10.42 1.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pyotr Kochetkov CAR $8,300 24.77 2.98
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,900 22.05 2.79
Jake Oettinger DAL $8,100 21.38 2.64
Alexandar Georgiev COL $7,600 10.42 1.37

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.