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NBA DraftKings Picks for Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Eric Bledsoe
SG Will Barton
SF J.J. Redick
PF Dirk Nowitzki
C Karl-Anthony Towns
G Austin Rivers
F Mindaugas Kuzminskas
Flex Derrick Rose
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 253.80

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Wall WAS $10,200 45.90 4.50
Kyrie Irving CLE $8,400 40.99 4.88
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,000 40.10 5.01
Ricky Rubio MIN $6,700 32.24 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Rose NY $6,200 32.06 5.17
Austin Rivers LAC $5,600 28.51 5.09
Patty Mills SA $3,600 18.03 5.01
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,000 40.10 5.01

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $7,200 33.19 4.61
Devin Booker PHO $6,400 29.91 4.67
Will Barton DEN $5,300 29.18 5.51
Austin Rivers LAC $5,600 28.51 5.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $5,300 29.18 5.51
Jamal Crawford LAC $3,500 18.55 5.30
Danny Green SA $3,600 18.44 5.12
Austin Rivers LAC $5,600 28.51 5.09

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,500 50.13 4.77
Kawhi Leonard SA $9,400 43.30 4.61
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,700 37.09 4.82
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,700 30.29 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $5,300 29.18 5.51
Mindaugas Kuzminskas NY $3,900 19.89 5.10
J.J. Redick LAC $5,200 26.34 5.07
Otto Porter WAS $6,000 29.14 4.86

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,100 47.75 4.73
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,400 36.01 4.87
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,800 34.10 4.37
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,700 30.29 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 29.97 5.26
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,400 36.01 4.87
Otto Porter WAS $6,000 29.14 4.86
Channing Frye CLE $3,500 16.78 4.79

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,100 47.75 4.73
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,400 43.03 4.58
DeAndre Jordan LAC $8,200 40.48 4.94
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,700 39.82 4.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 29.97 5.26
DeAndre Jordan LAC $8,200 40.48 4.94
Channing Frye CLE $3,500 16.78 4.79
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,100 47.75 4.73

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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