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NBA DraftKings Picks for Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Jamal Murray
SG Lou Williams
SF Harrison Barnes
PF DeMarcus Cousins
C Nikola Jokic
G Sean Kilpatrick
F Will Barton
Flex Marcin Gortat
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 266.33

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,400 54.29 4.76
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $9,800 47.00 4.80
John Wall WAS $9,600 45.29 4.72
Chris Paul LAC $9,500 41.00 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Beverley HOU $5,100 26.15 5.13
Jamal Murray DEN $3,700 18.17 4.91
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,400 26.62 4.93
Rodney Stuckey IND $3,800 18.39 4.84

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,400 54.29 4.76
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,500 38.09 4.48
Lou Williams LAL $6,300 36.33 5.77
Nicolas Batum CHA $6,900 33.22 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAL $6,300 36.33 5.77
Will Barton DEN $5,500 28.84 5.24
Jamal Crawford LAC $4,100 21.43 5.23
Sean Kilpatrick BKN $5,400 27.75 5.14

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George IND $8,500 39.55 4.65
Rudy Gay SAC $7,000 34.13 4.88
Nicolas Batum CHA $6,900 33.22 4.81
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,400 32.43 5.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Glenn Robinson III IND $3,600 20.28 5.63
Will Barton DEN $5,500 28.84 5.24
Markieff Morris WAS $5,100 25.96 5.09
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,400 32.43 5.07

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 53.89 4.90
Blake Griffin LAC $9,000 43.58 4.84
Paul George IND $8,500 39.55 4.65
Rudy Gay SAC $7,000 34.13 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Anderson HOU $4,500 22.93 5.10
Markieff Morris WAS $5,100 25.96 5.09
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,400 32.43 5.07
Marvin Williams CHA $4,300 21.31 4.95

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 53.89 4.90
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,700 41.45 4.76
Brook Lopez BKN $7,200 34.49 4.79
DeAndre Jordan LAC $6,900 32.84 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $5,600 30.01 5.36
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,100 30.27 4.96
John Henson MIL $4,700 23.88 5.08
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 53.89 4.90

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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