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NHL FanDuel Picks for Saturday, January 14, 2017

Saturday, January 14, 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 Tyler Bozak
C Jordan Staal
W Chris Kreider
W Zack Smith
W Elias Lindholm
W Derek Ryan
D Torey Krug
D Brent Burns
G Thomas Greiss
Salary $53,800
Expected Points 148.42

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Auston Matthews TOR $7,800 19.48 2.50
Eric Staal MIN $6,700 17.15 2.56
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,300 16.72 1.80
Evgeni Malkin PIT $8,600 16.39 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Staal MIN $6,700 17.15 2.56
Jordan Staal CAR $5,300 13.34 2.52
Auston Matthews TOR $7,800 19.48 2.50
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,800 15.72 2.31

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Kreider NYR $6,900 17.04 2.47
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 16.92 2.38
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,300 16.66 3.87
Joe Pavelski SJ $7,900 16.33 2.07
Zack Smith OTT $4,700 16.06 3.42
Tanner Pearson LA $5,800 15.95 2.75
Mats Zuccarello NYR $6,600 15.52 2.35
Zach Parise MIN $7,400 15.40 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,300 16.66 3.87
Derek Ryan CAR $4,200 14.42 3.43
Zack Smith OTT $4,700 16.06 3.42
Austin Watson NSH $3,800 11.97 3.15
Connor Brown TOR $4,800 14.32 2.98
Jason Zucker MIN $5,100 14.98 2.94
Mikkel Boedker SJ $3,900 11.24 2.88
Tanner Pearson LA $5,800 15.95 2.75

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,300 21.33 2.57
Shea Weber MTL $6,600 15.56 2.36
Dougie Hamilton CGY $6,100 15.44 2.53
Kris Letang PIT $7,200 13.96 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,300 12.18 2.83
Francois Beauchemin COL $3,700 9.58 2.59
Nick Leddy NYI $4,900 12.58 2.57
Brent Burns SJ $8,300 21.33 2.57

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joonas Korpisalo CBJ $7,300 24.98 3.42
Thomas Greiss NYI $8,400 24.22 2.88
Marc-Andre Fleury PIT $8,700 22.30 2.56
Antti Raanta NYR $8,900 18.42 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Coreau DET $4,900 18.39 3.75
Joonas Korpisalo CBJ $7,300 24.98 3.42
Thomas Greiss NYI $8,400 24.22 2.88
Marc-Andre Fleury PIT $8,700 22.30 2.56

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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