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NHL FanDuel Picks for Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

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C Phillip Danault
C Eric Staal
W Thomas Vanek
W Marcus Foligno
W Brad Marchand
W Charlie Coyle
D Tyson Barrie
D Victor Hedman
G Juuse Saros
Salary $54,300
Expected Points 137.72

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,400 17.76 1.89
Eric Staal MIN $6,600 16.58 2.51
Tyler Seguin DAL $8,600 16.18 1.88
Jeff Carter LA $7,900 16.06 2.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Horvat VAN $5,300 13.70 2.58
Phillip Danault MTL $4,400 11.15 2.53
Patrik Berglund STL $4,000 10.13 2.53
Eric Staal MIN $6,600 16.58 2.51

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Kucherov TB $7,900 17.73 2.24
Max Pacioretty MTL $7,600 16.56 2.18
Zach Parise MIN $7,400 16.06 2.17
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 15.96 2.25
Anthony Mantha DET $5,700 15.09 2.65
Phil Kessel PIT $7,600 14.65 1.93
Charlie Coyle MIN $6,100 14.51 2.38
Alexander Radulov MTL $6,500 14.29 2.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Foligno BUF $4,000 12.05 3.01
Anthony Mantha DET $5,700 15.09 2.65
Jason Zucker MIN $5,000 13.20 2.64
Zack Smith OTT $4,700 12.42 2.64
Brian Boyle TB $4,400 11.36 2.58
Tom Pyatt OTT $3,300 8.12 2.46
Drew Miller DET $3,000 7.32 2.44
Tanner Pearson LA $5,600 13.64 2.43

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Hedman TB $7,200 16.23 2.25
Kris Letang PIT $7,200 15.66 2.17
Tyson Barrie COL $5,300 13.99 2.64
Shea Weber MTL $6,600 13.76 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,200 11.18 2.66
Tyson Barrie COL $5,300 13.99 2.64
Brandon Davidson EDM $3,500 8.98 2.56
Dion Phaneuf OTT $4,600 11.70 2.54

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk MIN $9,500 25.87 2.72
John Gibson ANA $8,800 23.94 2.72
Juuse Saros NSH $7,700 23.22 3.02
Ryan Miller VAN $8,300 21.87 2.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros NSH $7,700 23.22 3.02
Devan Dubnyk MIN $9,500 25.87 2.72
John Gibson ANA $8,800 23.94 2.72
Ryan Miller VAN $8,300 21.87 2.63

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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