NHL Draftkings Picks for May 12, 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 $9,700 23.84 2.46
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,000 15.20 2.17
J.T. Miller VAN $6,900 13.73 1.99
Sam Bennett FLA $4,400 11.09 2.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam Bennett FLA $4,400 11.09 2.52
Connor McDavid EDM $9,700 23.84 2.46
Linus Karlsson VAN $2,500 5.51 2.20
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,000 15.20 2.17

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $7,700 19.97 2.59
Sam Reinhart FLA $7,100 18.71 2.63
Zach Hyman EDM $7,500 18.30 2.44
Matthew Tkachuk FLA $7,600 17.67 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eetu Luostarinen FLA $3,000 8.15 2.72
Conor Garland VAN $4,200 11.27 2.68
Sam Reinhart FLA $7,100 18.71 2.63
Dakota Joshua VAN $3,500 9.17 2.62

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,500 16.37 2.52
Brandon Montour FLA $5,000 12.94 2.59
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,400 12.60 2.86
Darnell Nurse EDM $4,600 11.46 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mattias Ekholm EDM $4,400 12.60 2.86
Brandon Montour FLA $5,000 12.94 2.59
Nikita Zadorov VAN $3,200 8.19 2.56
Evan Bouchard EDM $6,500 16.37 2.52

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,000 14.34 1.79
Jeremy Swayman BOS $8,200 12.60 1.54
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,800 12.38 1.59
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,600 10.18 1.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky FLA $8,000 14.34 1.79
Stuart Skinner EDM $7,800 12.38 1.59
Jeremy Swayman BOS $8,200 12.60 1.54
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,600 10.18 1.34

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.