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NBA FanDuel Picks for Saturday, January 7, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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PG Kemba Walker
PG Russell Westbrook
SG E’Twaun Moore
SG Monta Ellis
SF Jimmy Butler
SF Carmelo Anthony
PF Derrick Favors
PF Amir Johnson
C Myles Turner
Salary $59,800
Expected Points 365.65

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 $12,200 61.12 5.01
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,300 43.34 4.66
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 41.90 4.82
Kemba Walker CHA $7,600 39.77 5.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $4,700 24.62 5.24
Kemba Walker CHA $7,600 39.77 5.23
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,200 61.12 5.01
Tony Parker SA $4,900 24.55 5.01

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,300 35.11 4.23
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,900 30.45 5.16
Zach LaVine MIN $6,100 26.61 4.36
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,500 25.93 3.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Lamb CHA $3,800 24.74 6.51
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,900 30.45 5.16
Buddy Hield NO $4,200 20.97 4.99
Rodney Hood UTA $4,200 20.75 4.94

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 44.66 4.80
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,500 40.52 4.77
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 39.99 5.06
Paul George IND $7,900 39.79 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $4,500 23.33 5.18
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 39.99 5.06
Paul George IND $7,900 39.79 5.04
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,600 26.98 4.82

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $10,800 49.87 4.62
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 36.14 4.46
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,900 35.53 4.50
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,900 35.51 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amir Johnson BOS $4,000 21.60 5.40
Derrick Favors UTA $4,500 22.83 5.07
Taj Gibson CHI $4,800 23.76 4.95
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,300 25.17 4.75

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 37.89 4.21
Myles Turner IND $7,100 34.79 4.90
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,700 34.71 4.51
Al Horford BOS $7,400 33.03 4.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jusuf Nurkic DEN $4,000 23.49 5.87
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,300 26.43 4.99
Myles Turner IND $7,100 34.79 4.90
Cody Zeller CHA $4,700 22.88 4.87

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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