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NBA FanDuel Picks for Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017 NBA 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 NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG John Wall
PG Kemba Walker
SG Reggie Bullock
SG Denzel Valentine
SF Sam Dekker
SF LeBron James
PF Nikola Jokic
PF James Johnson
C Cody Zeller
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 352.34

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 $9,900 46.05 4.65
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,200 42.96 4.67
Kemba Walker CHA $7,900 41.55 5.26
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,300 39.39 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raymond Felton LAC $4,600 26.89 5.85
Kemba Walker CHA $7,900 41.55 5.26
Austin Rivers LAC $5,400 27.48 5.09
Darren Collison SAC $4,700 23.59 5.02

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,200 51.54 4.22
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,100 50.76 4.57
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 37.58 5.08
C.J. McCollum POR $8,100 31.65 3.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Kilpatrick BKN $3,900 21.60 5.54
J.J. Redick LAC $4,700 25.73 5.47
Will Barton DEN $5,700 30.56 5.36
Tony Allen MEM $4,600 24.06 5.23

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,500 47.54 4.53
Kawhi Leonard SA $9,600 43.84 4.57
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 41.69 4.25
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 37.79 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ingles UTA $3,700 22.93 6.20
Sam Dekker HOU $3,500 19.72 5.63
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $5,100 27.85 5.46
T.J. Warren PHO $4,600 24.49 5.32

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,900 46.25 4.67
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 38.07 4.64
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,200 34.34 4.77
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,500 31.45 4.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 24.97 5.31
Frank Kaminsky CHA $3,800 19.28 5.07
Taj Gibson CHI $5,100 25.88 5.07
James Johnson MIA $6,100 30.89 5.06

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 50.40 4.75
DeAndre Jordan LAC $9,100 43.22 4.75
Andre Drummond DET $8,000 38.88 4.86
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,500 38.50 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jahlil Okafor PHI $4,600 26.85 5.84
Kelly Olynyk BOS $4,100 22.95 5.60
Cody Zeller CHA $5,000 25.97 5.19
Robin Lopez CHI $4,500 23.23 5.16

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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