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NBA FanDuel Picks for Saturday, May 26, 2018

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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 George Hill
PG Stephen Curry
SG James Harden
SG Marcus Smart
SF Gerald Green
SF Trevor Ariza
PF Jeff Green
PF Draymond Green
C Clint Capela
Salary $59,800
Expected Points 291.64

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,900 46.15 4.66
Terry Rozier BOS $7,600 33.84 4.45
George Hill CLE $4,900 21.62 4.41
Shaun Livingston GS $3,300 10.37 3.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,900 46.15 4.66
Terry Rozier BOS $7,600 33.84 4.45
George Hill CLE $4,900 21.62 4.41
Shaun Livingston GS $3,300 10.37 3.14

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,200 57.36 5.12
Jaylen Brown BOS $6,700 32.42 4.84
Eric Gordon HOU $6,300 30.85 4.90
Marcus Smart BOS $5,800 28.47 4.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,200 57.36 5.12
Marcus Smart BOS $5,800 28.47 4.91
Eric Gordon HOU $6,300 30.85 4.90
Jaylen Brown BOS $6,700 32.42 4.84

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $13,500 60.36 4.47
Kevin Durant GS $10,800 50.56 4.68
P.J. Tucker HOU $5,300 26.84 0.00
Jayson Tatum BOS $7,100 25.32 3.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerald Green HOU $3,000 16.51 5.50
Trevor Ariza HOU $4,800 23.59 4.91
Kevin Durant GS $10,800 50.56 4.68
LeBron James CLE $13,500 60.36 4.47

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Draymond Green GS $8,800 43.55 4.95
Larry Nance Jr. CLE $4,500 20.86 4.64
Kevin Love CLE $7,600 19.03 2.50
Kevon Looney GS $4,000 17.74 4.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Green CLE $3,300 17.11 5.18
Draymond Green GS $8,800 43.55 4.95
Larry Nance Jr. CLE $4,500 20.86 4.64
Kevon Looney GS $4,000 17.74 4.44

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Clint Capela HOU $8,100 37.28 4.60
Al Horford BOS $7,700 29.11 3.78
Aron Baynes BOS $4,700 16.87 3.59
Tristan Thompson CLE $4,800 15.35 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Clint Capela HOU $8,100 37.28 4.60
Al Horford BOS $7,700 29.11 3.78
Aron Baynes BOS $4,700 16.87 3.59
Tristan Thompson CLE $4,800 15.35 3.20

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you 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. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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