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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Mike Conley
SG Marcus Smart
SF Andrew Wiggins
PF Markieff Morris
C Montrezl Harrell
G Chris Paul
F Joel Embiid
Flex Al-Farouq Aminu
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 265.49

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 $12,100 59.42 4.91
James Harden HOU $12,400 58.49 4.72
Chris Paul LAC $9,200 47.92 5.21
John Wall WAS $9,500 45.44 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Paul LAC $9,200 47.92 5.21
Mike Conley MEM $7,200 36.73 5.10
T.J. McConnell PHI $5,400 27.11 5.02
Isaiah Thomas BOS $8,900 44.55 5.01

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,400 58.49 4.72
C.J. McCollum POR $8,700 38.14 4.38
Bradley Beal WAS $6,900 31.32 4.54
Marcus Smart BOS $5,200 29.98 5.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $5,200 29.98 5.77
J.J. Redick LAC $4,500 24.31 5.40
Nik Stauskas PHI $3,700 18.26 4.94
Jamal Crawford LAC $4,000 19.68 4.92

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,100 52.24 5.17
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,000 39.59 4.95
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,300 32.51 5.16
Marcus Smart BOS $5,200 29.98 5.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $5,200 29.98 5.77
Markieff Morris WAS $5,100 26.89 5.27
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,600 24.01 5.22
LeBron James CLE $10,100 52.24 5.17

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,500 46.31 4.87
Joel Embiid PHI $7,500 40.92 5.46
Kevin Love CLE $8,100 39.55 4.88
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,900 34.64 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $7,500 40.92 5.46
Montrezl Harrell HOU $4,800 26.16 5.45
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,600 24.38 5.30
Markieff Morris WAS $5,100 26.89 5.27

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,500 46.31 4.87
Joel Embiid PHI $7,500 40.92 5.46
Kevin Love CLE $8,100 39.55 4.88
Marc Gasol MEM $8,200 37.72 4.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $7,500 40.92 5.46
Montrezl Harrell HOU $4,800 26.16 5.45
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,500 28.33 5.15
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,500 36.92 4.92

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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