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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 Tyler Seguin
C Patrice Bergeron
W Brady Tkachuk
W David Pastrnak
W Mike Hoffman
W Jason Pominville
D Thomas Chabot
D Sebastian Aho
G Jaroslav Halak
Salary $54,800
Expected Points 142.09

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,300 20.61 2.48
Connor McDavid ANA $9,200 19.48 2.12
Tyler Seguin SJ $7,500 17.14 2.29
Jack Eichel BUF $7,500 16.62 2.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,300 20.61 2.48
Chris Tierney MTL $4,600 10.68 2.32
Tyler Seguin SJ $7,500 17.14 2.29
Casey Cizikas NJ $3,500 7.97 2.28

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $8,300 20.14 2.43
Nikita Kucherov DET $8,200 16.01 1.95
Patrick Kane STL $8,500 15.83 1.86
Brad Marchand BOS $7,700 15.14 1.97
Jamie Benn SJ $7,800 14.94 1.92
Evgenii Dadonov CHI $6,700 14.93 2.23
Brendan Gallagher CAR $6,800 14.83 2.18
Mark Stone MTL $6,400 14.79 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Tkachuk MTL $3,900 12.73 3.26
Jason Pominville BUF $4,900 12.17 2.48
Mike Hoffman CHI $5,500 13.49 2.45
David Pastrnak BOS $8,300 20.14 2.43
Andrew Ladd NJ $3,300 7.99 2.42
Richard Panik ARZ $3,300 7.81 2.37
Timo Meier ATL $5,600 12.95 2.31
Mark Stone MTL $6,400 14.79 2.31

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $7,100 15.63 2.20
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,700 13.52 2.88
John Klingberg SJ $6,500 13.27 2.04
Ryan Suter NSH $5,600 12.48 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,700 13.52 2.88
Sebastian Aho NJ $3,500 9.26 2.65
Jeff Petry CAR $4,400 10.82 2.46
Maxime Lajoie MTL $4,200 10.28 2.45

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaroslav Halak BOS $8,200 23.03 2.81
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $9,400 22.40 2.38
Linus Ullmark BUF $7,600 18.61 2.45
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,700 18.57 2.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaroslav Halak BOS $8,200 23.03 2.81
Linus Ullmark BUF $7,600 18.61 2.45
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,700 18.57 2.41
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $9,400 22.40 2.38

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 – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno 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.