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NHL FanDuel Picks for Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 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 Nicklas Backstrom
C Tyler Bozak
W Mikael Granlund
W Pavel Buchnevich
W Justin Williams
W Chris Kreider
D Jared Spurgeon
D Stephen Johns
G John Gibson
Salary $55,000
Expected Points 144.43

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $7,000 18.11 2.59
Derek Stepan NYR $6,800 16.86 2.48
Auston Matthews TOR $7,800 15.95 2.04
John Tavares NYI $8,200 15.20 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lars Eller WSH $3,100 8.37 2.70
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $7,000 18.11 2.59
Derek Stepan NYR $6,800 16.86 2.48
Tyler Bozak TOR $5,500 13.55 2.46

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,900 18.48 2.08
Chris Kreider NYR $6,900 17.09 2.48
James van Riemsdyk TOR $7,500 16.44 2.19
Jamie Benn DAL $8,300 16.22 1.95
Mats Zuccarello NYR $6,700 16.15 2.41
Mitchell Marner TOR $6,500 15.46 2.38
T.J. Oshie WSH $6,800 15.35 2.26
Mikael Granlund MIN $6,500 15.09 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Zucker MIN $5,400 14.27 2.64
Pavel Buchnevich NYR $4,700 12.26 2.61
Tom Pyatt OTT $3,500 9.01 2.57
Joel Ward SJ $3,800 9.63 2.53
Chris Kreider NYR $6,900 17.09 2.48
Justin Williams WSH $6,000 14.85 2.48
Mats Zuccarello NYR $6,700 16.15 2.41
Josh Bailey NYI $5,200 12.44 2.39

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 19.52 2.38
Jared Spurgeon MIN $5,600 14.04 2.51
Tyson Barrie COL $5,400 13.15 2.44
John Klingberg DAL $6,100 13.13 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Johns DAL $3,600 10.65 2.96
Francois Beauchemin COL $3,800 9.77 2.57
Adam Clendening NYR $3,900 9.93 2.55
Jared Spurgeon MIN $5,600 14.04 2.51

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $9,200 28.79 3.13
Braden Holtby WSH $9,600 27.75 2.89
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,300 25.30 2.72
Aaron Dell SJ $7,900 22.74 2.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $9,200 28.79 3.13
Braden Holtby WSH $9,600 27.75 2.89
Aaron Dell SJ $7,900 22.74 2.88
Juuse Saros NSH $7,800 21.91 2.81

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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