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NBA DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

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PG Jameer Nelson
SG Bradley Beal
SF Norman Powell
PF Patrick Patterson
C DeMarcus Cousins
G Brandon Jennings
F Ryan Anderson
Flex Jrue Holiday
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 262.30

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,500 61.60 4.93
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,200 57.60 4.72
John Wall WAS $10,500 48.77 4.64
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 44.68 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameer Nelson DEN $5,100 27.58 5.41
Brandon Jennings NY $5,600 30.04 5.36
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 44.68 5.14
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 39.58 5.07

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,500 61.60 4.93
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,300 36.82 5.04
C.J. McCollum POR $7,900 36.02 4.56
Bradley Beal WAS $7,000 34.96 4.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $4,200 25.74 6.13
Danny Green SA $3,700 18.86 5.10
Evan Turner POR $4,800 24.38 5.08
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,300 36.82 5.04

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,500 41.18 4.84
Kawhi Leonard SA $9,600 40.68 4.24
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,300 36.82 5.04
Markieff Morris WAS $6,900 34.20 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $4,200 25.74 6.13
Evan Turner POR $4,800 24.38 5.08
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,300 36.82 5.04
Markieff Morris WAS $6,900 34.20 4.96

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,400 58.90 5.17
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,500 41.18 4.84
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,800 35.12 4.50
Markieff Morris WAS $6,900 34.20 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Anderson HOU $5,000 26.26 5.25
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,400 58.90 5.17
Spencer Hawes CHA $4,900 25.01 5.10
Marvin Williams CHA $5,100 25.40 4.98

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,400 58.90 5.17
Anthony Davis NO $11,200 52.50 4.69
Mason Plumlee POR $7,400 33.97 4.59
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,500 31.30 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAL $3,900 22.29 5.71
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,400 58.90 5.17
Spencer Hawes CHA $4,900 25.01 5.10
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,800 28.59 4.93

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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