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NHL FanDuel Picks for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C Vincent Trocheck
C Patrice Bergeron
W Brad Marchand
W Blake Wheeler
W Conor Sheary
W Brendan Perlini
D Andrej Sekera
D Nathan Beaulieu
G Cam Talbot
Salary $54,900
Expected Points 131.48

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vincent Trocheck FLA $6,600 18.64 2.82
Sidney Crosby PIT $9,300 18.13 1.95
Evgeni Malkin PIT $8,800 17.47 1.99
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,800 15.08 2.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vincent Trocheck FLA $6,600 18.64 2.82
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,800 15.08 2.22
Phillip Danault MTL $5,100 11.04 2.17
Evgeni Malkin PIT $8,800 17.47 1.99

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $7,300 17.93 2.46
Blake Wheeler WPG $7,100 15.55 2.19
Max Pacioretty MTL $7,600 14.94 1.97
Thomas Vanek DET $6,200 14.30 2.31
Patrick Maroon EDM $6,500 13.92 2.14
Conor Sheary PIT $5,600 13.32 2.38
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $6,700 13.29 1.98
Phil Kessel PIT $7,500 12.97 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $7,300 17.93 2.46
Brendan Perlini ARZ $3,500 8.42 2.41
Andreas Athanasiou DET $4,500 10.75 2.39
Conor Sheary PIT $5,600 13.32 2.38
Thomas Vanek DET $6,200 14.30 2.31
Joel Ward SJ $3,800 8.42 2.21
Blake Wheeler WPG $7,100 15.55 2.19
Anthony Mantha DET $5,800 12.46 2.15

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 17.93 2.19
Torey Krug BOS $6,500 13.52 2.08
Shea Weber MTL $6,500 13.14 2.02
Dustin Byfuglien WPG $6,400 13.11 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,300 10.96 2.55
Justin Schultz PIT $5,600 12.33 2.20
Oscar Klefbom EDM $5,100 11.24 2.20
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 17.93 2.19

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Coreau DET $7,900 22.95 2.91
Cam Talbot EDM $9,100 22.46 2.47
James Reimer FLA $8,200 22.03 2.69
Tuukka Rask BOS $8,700 19.92 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Coreau DET $7,900 22.95 2.91
James Reimer FLA $8,200 22.03 2.69
Cam Talbot EDM $9,100 22.46 2.47
Tuukka Rask BOS $8,700 19.92 2.29

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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