NBA FanDuel Picks for May 18, 2024

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $16,000 56.57 3.54
Luka Doncic DAL $16,500 54.14 3.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $16,000 56.57 3.54
Luka Doncic DAL $16,500 54.14 3.28

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $8,500 20.87 2.46
Kenrich Williams OKC $6,000 4.94 0.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Jones DAL $8,500 20.87 2.46
Kenrich Williams OKC $6,000 4.94 0.82

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chet Holmgren OKC $13,500 35.32 2.62
Daniel Gafford DAL $10,000 24.15 2.41
Dereck Lively DAL $9,000 21.08 2.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chet Holmgren OKC $13,500 35.32 2.62
Daniel Gafford DAL $10,000 24.15 2.41
Dereck Lively DAL $9,000 21.08 2.34

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.