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NBA FanDuel Picks for Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Russell Westbrook
PG John Wall
SG J.R. Smith
SG Anthony Morrow
SF Wilson Chandler
SF Jae Crowder
PF Ryan Anderson
PF Draymond Green
C Joel Embiid
Salary $59,800
Expected Points 369.13

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,600 59.63 4.73
John Wall WAS $9,300 45.41 4.88
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 42.31 4.65
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,400 39.79 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Frazier NO $4,900 27.70 5.65
Sergio Rodríguez PHI $4,600 25.78 5.60
Dennis Schroder ATL $6,000 32.70 5.45
Andrew Harrison MEM $4,300 23.20 5.40

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,400 52.73 4.63
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,100 47.16 4.67
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,600 36.71 4.27
Bradley Beal WAS $6,900 35.75 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nik Stauskas PHI $3,700 20.60 5.57
Troy Daniels MEM $4,200 22.18 5.28
Lou Williams LAL $5,500 28.74 5.23
Bradley Beal WAS $6,900 35.75 5.18

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,400 49.21 4.73
LeBron James CLE $9,400 47.19 5.02
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,000 42.56 4.73
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,900 40.40 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Roberson OKC $4,000 21.85 5.46
Maurice Harkless POR $5,200 27.83 5.35
Jae Crowder BOS $5,200 27.26 5.24
DeMarre Carroll TOR $4,300 21.96 5.11

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,900 55.74 4.68
Draymond Green GS $8,000 37.76 4.72
Kevin Love CLE $7,800 37.43 4.80
Paul Millsap ATL $7,500 34.94 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaMychal Green MEM $5,000 26.71 5.34
Dario Saric PHI $4,100 21.67 5.29
Markieff Morris WAS $4,700 23.95 5.09
Trevor Booker BKN $5,800 29.55 5.09

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $6,400 39.04 6.10
Marc Gasol MEM $7,300 37.21 5.10
Al Horford BOS $7,500 33.21 4.43
Rudy Gobert UTA $6,900 32.60 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $6,400 39.04 6.10
John Henson MIL $4,700 26.47 5.63
Clint Capela HOU $5,700 29.59 5.19
Robin Lopez CHI $5,100 26.32 5.16

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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