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NBA FanDuel 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 John Wall
PG Kyle Lowry
SG Marcus Thornton
SG Randy Foye
SF Paul George
SF Rudy Gay
PF Dwight Powell
PF Nikola Jokic
C Hassan Whiteside
Salary $59,800
Expected Points 339.30

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Wall WAS $9,600 45.29 4.72
Chris Paul LAC $9,500 41.00 4.32
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,900 40.50 4.55
Damian Lillard POR $9,600 40.17 4.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Beverley HOU $5,100 26.15 5.13
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,400 26.62 4.93
Jamal Murray DEN $3,700 18.17 4.91
Deron Williams DAL $6,200 30.02 4.84

Shooting 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
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,500 38.09 4.48
Lou Williams LAL $6,300 36.33 5.77

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
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,400 32.43 5.07
Trevor Ariza HOU $5,500 25.61 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Glenn Robinson III IND $3,600 20.28 5.63
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,400 32.43 5.07
Luol Deng LAL $3,700 18.16 4.91
Rudy Gay SAC $7,000 34.13 4.88

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Blake Griffin LAC $9,000 43.58 4.84
Nikola Jokic DEN $5,600 30.01 5.36
Jabari Parker MIL $6,200 29.02 4.68
Julius Randle LAL $6,400 28.26 4.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $5,600 30.01 5.36
Ryan Anderson HOU $4,500 22.93 5.10
Markieff Morris WAS $5,100 25.96 5.09
Dwight Powell DAL $4,500 22.58 5.02

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
John Henson MIL $4,700 23.88 5.08
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,100 30.27 4.96
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 53.89 4.90
Clint Capela HOU $5,700 27.42 4.81

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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