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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Giannis Antetokounmpo
SG Victor Oladipo
SF Evan Turner
PF DeMarcus Cousins
C Willie Reed
G Malcolm Brogdon
F Channing Frye
Flex Elfrid Payton
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 262.99

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,800 59.22 5.02
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,500 54.12 5.15
Kemba Walker CHA $8,400 39.46 4.70
C.J. McCollum POR $8,000 37.80 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,400 27.63 6.28
Michael Carter-Williams CHI $4,700 25.28 5.38
Elfrid Payton ORL $6,000 32.07 5.35
Raymond Felton LAC $4,400 23.14 5.26

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 45.51 4.89
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,800 38.86 4.98
C.J. McCollum POR $8,000 37.80 4.73
Klay Thompson GS $6,900 32.77 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,400 27.63 6.28
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,400 29.06 5.38
Austin Rivers LAC $4,200 21.37 5.09
J.J. Redick LAC $4,100 20.69 5.05

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,900 48.02 4.85
LeBron James CLE $10,000 46.51 4.65
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 45.51 4.89
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,500 39.20 5.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,500 39.20 5.23
Allen Crabbe POR $3,800 18.92 4.98
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,800 38.86 4.98
Jabari Parker MIL $7,200 35.42 4.92

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 54.19 4.84
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 40.02 4.88
Draymond Green GS $7,900 38.15 4.83
Jabari Parker MIL $7,200 35.42 4.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Channing Frye CLE $3,600 19.18 5.33
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,100 21.09 5.14
Jabari Parker MIL $7,200 35.42 4.92
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,500 21.97 4.88

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 54.19 4.84
Marc Gasol MEM $8,500 38.66 4.55
Draymond Green GS $7,900 38.15 4.83
Dwight Howard ATL $7,700 38.03 4.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willie Reed MIA $4,000 24.53 6.13
Joakim Noah NY $4,900 26.93 5.49
Channing Frye CLE $3,600 19.18 5.33
Greg Monroe MIL $5,200 27.10 5.21

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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