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NHL DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 NHL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for DraftKings 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 DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL DraftKings Optimizer.

C Nazem Kadri
C Ryan O’Reilly
W Nino Niederreiter
W Andre Burakovsky
W Mikael Granlund
D Stephen Johns
D Dustin Byfuglien
G John Gibson
Util Jacob Trouba
Salary $48,200
Expected Points 142.43

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares NYI $6,800 17.80 2.09
Mark Scheifele WPG $6,100 16.52 2.12
Patrice Bergeron BOS $6,700 16.05 2.29
Vincent Trocheck FLA $6,300 16.02 2.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lars Eller WSH $3,300 10.78 3.08
Alex Burmistrov ARZ $3,300 9.06 2.59
Bryan Little WPG $5,300 15.86 2.44
Tanner Kero CHI $3,500 9.56 2.39

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $6,900 21.49 2.87
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,000 17.72 1.97
Nino Niederreiter MIN $5,000 17.11 3.05
Mike Hoffman OTT $5,800 16.67 2.45
Blake Wheeler WPG $6,200 16.53 2.30
Mikael Granlund MIN $5,700 15.94 2.24
James van Riemsdyk TOR $6,500 15.67 2.03
Evander Kane BUF $4,800 15.49 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nino Niederreiter MIN $5,000 17.11 3.05
Brad Marchand BOS $6,900 21.49 2.87
Miles Wood NJ $3,500 10.20 2.68
Andre Burakovsky WSH $4,000 14.17 2.67
Brian Boyle TB $4,000 11.98 2.66
Andrew Copp WPG $3,300 9.77 2.57
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,300 13.77 2.55
Dustin Brown LA $3,900 10.18 2.55

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,200 17.82 2.12
Dustin Byfuglien WPG $5,800 15.93 2.45
Jacob Trouba WPG $4,600 14.63 2.81
Justin Schultz PIT $5,200 14.58 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Johns DAL $3,000 10.70 2.97
Jacob Trouba WPG $4,600 14.63 2.81
Nikita Zaitsev TOR $4,300 11.62 2.64
Dan Girardi NYR $3,100 8.52 2.58

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $8,400 26.27 2.82
Robin Lehner BUF $7,100 22.34 2.86
Frederik Andersen TOR $7,600 22.21 2.50
Mike Smith PAC $7,000 21.46 2.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robin Lehner BUF $7,100 22.34 2.86
John Gibson ANA $8,400 26.27 2.82
Mike Smith PAC $7,000 21.46 2.72
Jared Coreau DET $7,700 20.57 2.60

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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