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NHL FanDuel Picks for Monday, December 5, 2016

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

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

C Jack Eichel
C Sidney Crosby
W Josh Anderson
W Radim Vrbata
W Brandon Saad
W Mike Hoffman
D Ian Cole
D Dion Phaneuf
G Sergei Bobrovsky
Salary $54,000
Expected Points 126.71

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,200 16.71 1.82
Jack Eichel BUF $6,500 15.47 2.38
Evgeni Malkin PIT $8,200 14.78 1.80
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $6,600 13.26 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Eichel BUF $6,500 15.47 2.38
Nick Bonino PIT $4,300 10.19 2.37
Sam Reinhart BUF $5,000 11.57 2.31
David Krejci BOS $5,900 12.12 2.05

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,700 16.16 2.41
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,600 15.57 2.36
Phil Kessel PIT $7,500 14.23 1.90
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,800 13.67 1.55
Cam Atkinson CBJ $6,800 13.36 1.96
Mark Stone OTT $6,500 12.77 1.96
Nick Foligno CBJ $6,200 11.98 1.93
Radim Vrbata ARZ $4,900 11.92 2.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Radim Vrbata ARZ $4,900 11.92 2.43
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,700 16.16 2.41
Brandon Saad CBJ $6,600 15.57 2.36
Josh Anderson COL $3,500 8.14 2.32
Boone Jenner CBJ $4,900 10.60 2.16
Conor Sheary PIT $4,600 9.75 2.12
Cam Atkinson CBJ $6,800 13.36 1.96
Mark Stone OTT $6,500 12.77 1.96

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Karlsson CAR $7,600 14.88 1.96
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,000 11.27 2.25
Kris Letang PIT $7,300 10.93 1.50
Aaron Ekblad FLA $5,500 10.68 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Cole PIT $3,400 10.26 3.02
Justin Schultz PIT $3,600 10.22 2.84
Dion Phaneuf OTT $4,200 10.13 2.41
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,000 11.27 2.25

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,000 22.35 2.48
Roberto Luongo FLA $8,800 21.01 2.39
Tuukka Rask BOS $9,100 20.82 2.29
Braden Holtby WSH $9,600 20.56 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,000 22.35 2.48
Roberto Luongo FLA $8,800 21.01 2.39
Tuukka Rask BOS $9,100 20.82 2.29
Craig Anderson OTT $8,600 19.63 2.28

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries Рthose 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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