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NHL FanDuel Picks for Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 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 Patrik Berglund
C Ryan O’Reilly
W Alexander Steen
W Nino Niederreiter
W Jaden Schwartz
W Blake Wheeler
D Dustin Byfuglien
D Mark Streit
G Sergei Bobrovsky
Salary $54,900
Expected Points 133.84

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Scheifele WPG $7,500 15.81 2.11
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $6,200 15.30 2.47
John Tavares NYI $8,400 14.92 1.78
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $6,900 14.74 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lars Eller WSH $3,100 9.65 3.11
Ryan O’Reilly BUF $6,200 15.30 2.47
Patrik Berglund STL $4,500 10.81 2.40
Mikael Backlund CGY $6,200 13.86 2.24

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Steen STL $6,300 17.89 2.84
Blake Wheeler WPG $7,200 17.55 2.44
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,900 17.05 1.92
James van Riemsdyk TOR $7,500 16.37 2.18
T.J. Oshie WSH $6,800 16.33 2.40
Joe Pavelski SJ $8,000 15.68 1.96
Max Pacioretty MTL $7,600 15.36 2.02
Nikolaj Ehlers WPG $6,700 15.26 2.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nino Niederreiter MIN $4,900 14.52 2.96
Brock McGinn CAR $3,900 11.53 2.96
Alexander Steen STL $6,300 17.89 2.84
Brendan Perlini ARZ $3,500 9.18 2.62
Michael Frolik CGY $5,500 14.42 2.62
Joel Ward SJ $3,800 9.81 2.58
Elias Lindholm CAR $4,700 12.07 2.57
Brett Connolly WSH $3,200 8.09 2.53

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 19.81 2.42
Dougie Hamilton CGY $5,900 14.30 2.42
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,700 14.08 2.47
Shea Weber MTL $6,500 13.93 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Johns DAL $3,600 9.64 2.68
Nathan Beaulieu MTL $4,200 10.47 2.49
Rasmus Ristolainen BUF $5,700 14.08 2.47
Francois Beauchemin COL $3,800 9.22 2.43

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,300 25.25 2.71
Philipp Grubauer WSH $8,300 23.72 2.86
John Gibson ANA $9,300 21.95 2.36
Frederik Andersen TOR $8,800 20.94 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Philipp Grubauer WSH $8,300 23.72 2.86
Sergei Bobrovsky CBJ $9,300 25.25 2.71
Ondrej Pavelec WPG $7,700 20.78 2.70
Frederik Andersen TOR $8,800 20.94 2.38

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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