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NBA FanDuel 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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PG Russell Westbrook
PG Goran Dragic
SG Ben McLemore
SG Troy Daniels
SF Jimmy Butler
SF Carmelo Anthony
PF Paul Millsap
PF Al-Farouq Aminu
C Joakim Noah
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 351.61

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 56.47 4.79
Kemba Walker CHA $8,400 38.27 4.56
Stephen Curry GS $8,200 35.83 4.37
Goran Dragic MIA $7,000 35.30 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,400 26.53 6.03
Elfrid Payton ORL $6,000 31.24 5.21
Michael Carter-Williams CHI $4,700 24.33 5.18
Raymond Felton LAC $4,400 22.51 5.11

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,500 52.99 5.05
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,800 37.71 4.83
C.J. McCollum POR $8,000 36.36 4.55
Klay Thompson GS $6,900 31.36 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,400 28.00 5.18
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,500 52.99 5.05
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,800 37.71 4.83
Allen Crabbe POR $3,800 18.22 4.79

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,900 46.41 4.69
LeBron James CLE $10,000 45.25 4.52
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 44.55 4.79
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,500 38.07 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,500 38.07 5.08
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 44.55 4.79
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,500 21.46 4.77
Thabo Sefolosha ATL $4,100 19.30 4.71

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 38.92 4.75
Draymond Green GS $7,900 36.83 4.66
Jabari Parker MIL $7,200 34.65 4.81
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,700 31.02 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Channing Frye CLE $3,600 18.42 5.12
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,100 20.31 4.95
Jabari Parker MIL $7,200 34.65 4.81
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 38.92 4.75

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 51.96 4.64
Marc Gasol MEM $8,500 37.88 4.46
Dwight Howard ATL $7,700 36.39 4.73
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,100 34.22 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willie Reed MIA $4,000 23.99 6.00
Joakim Noah NY $4,900 26.22 5.35
Greg Monroe MIL $5,200 26.59 5.11
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,100 34.22 4.82

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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