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NHL FanDuel Picks for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 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 Ryan O’Reilly
C Lars Eller
W Brad Marchand
W Mats Zuccarello
W Nino Niederreiter
W Jason Pominville
D Dustin Byfuglien
D Jacob Trouba
G Philipp Grubauer
Salary $54,800
Expected Points 140.12

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares NYI $8,500 17.80 2.09
Mark Scheifele WPG $7,800 16.52 2.12
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,000 16.05 2.29
Vincent Trocheck FLA $7,100 16.02 2.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lars Eller WSH $3,500 10.78 3.08
Alex Burmistrov ARZ $3,500 9.06 2.59
Bryan Little WPG $6,500 15.86 2.44
Jay Beagle WSH $3,700 8.90 2.41

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $7,500 21.49 2.87
Alex Ovechkin WSH $9,000 17.72 1.97
Nino Niederreiter MIN $5,600 17.11 3.05
Mike Hoffman OTT $6,800 16.67 2.45
Blake Wheeler WPG $7,200 16.53 2.30
Mikael Granlund MIN $7,100 15.94 2.24
James van Riemsdyk TOR $7,700 15.67 2.03
Evander Kane BUF $6,400 15.49 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nino Niederreiter MIN $5,600 17.11 3.05
Brad Marchand BOS $7,500 21.49 2.87
Miles Wood NJ $3,800 10.20 2.68
Andre Burakovsky WSH $5,300 14.17 2.67
Brian Boyle TB $4,500 11.98 2.66
Andrew Copp WPG $3,800 9.77 2.57
Dustin Brown LA $4,000 10.18 2.55
Radim Vrbata ARZ $5,400 13.77 2.55

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns SJ $8,400 17.82 2.12
Dustin Byfuglien WPG $6,500 15.93 2.45
Jacob Trouba WPG $5,200 14.63 2.81
Justin Schultz PIT $6,200 14.58 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Johns DAL $3,600 10.70 2.97
Jacob Trouba WPG $5,200 14.63 2.81
Nikita Zaitsev TOR $4,400 11.62 2.64
Dan Girardi NYR $3,300 8.52 2.58

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Gibson ANA $9,300 26.27 2.82
Robin Lehner BUF $7,800 22.34 2.86
Frederik Andersen TOR $8,900 22.21 2.50
Mike Smith PAC $7,900 21.46 2.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robin Lehner BUF $7,800 22.34 2.86
John Gibson ANA $9,300 26.27 2.82
Mike Smith PAC $7,900 21.46 2.72
Jared Coreau DET $7,900 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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