NHL FanDuel Picks for May 16, 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
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,700 24.79 2.56
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 24.58 2.41
Sebastian Aho CAR $8,900 17.16 1.93
Mika Zibanejad NYR $8,300 16.76 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $9,700 24.79 2.56
Connor McDavid EDM $10,200 24.58 2.41
Barclay Goodrow NYR $3,800 8.09 2.13
Elias Lindholm VAN $6,200 13.11 2.12

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $9,600 20.14 2.10
Jake Guentzel CAR $9,100 19.38 2.13
Zach Hyman EDM $9,400 18.42 1.96
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $6,400 16.39 2.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexis Lafreniere NYR $6,400 16.39 2.56
Conor Garland VAN $5,500 13.00 2.36
Dakota Joshua VAN $5,000 11.40 2.28
Jake Guentzel CAR $9,100 19.38 2.13

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,300 20.84 2.86
Mattias Ekholm EDM $5,900 15.44 2.62
Brady Skjei CAR $5,800 14.85 2.56
Adam Fox NYR $6,800 13.60 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,300 20.84 2.86
Mattias Ekholm EDM $5,900 15.44 2.62
Brady Skjei CAR $5,800 14.85 2.56
Darnell Nurse EDM $4,900 11.93 2.43

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,100 26.66 3.29
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,800 21.23 2.72
Calvin Pickard EDM $8,000 13.42 1.68
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,700 11.13 1.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frederik Andersen CAR $8,100 26.66 3.29
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,800 21.23 2.72
Calvin Pickard EDM $8,000 13.42 1.68
Arturs Silovs VAN $7,700 11.13 1.44

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.