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Optimal Lineup

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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 Bo Horvat
C Tyler Seguin
W Patrik Berglund
W Patrick Kane
W Jeff Skinner
D Sebastian Aho
D Brandon Davidson
G Juuse Saros
Util Elias Pettersson
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 39.42

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Pettersson WPG $7,500 5.75 0.77
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,800 5.47 0.80
Jack Eichel BUF $7,300 5.24 0.72
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,500 5.04 0.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Horvat WPG $5,200 4.44 0.85
Tyler Seguin SJ $6,800 5.47 0.80
Markus Granlund WPG $2,900 2.33 0.80
Elias Pettersson WPG $7,500 5.75 0.77

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $7,800 5.74 0.74
Filip Forsberg CGY $6,900 5.25 0.76
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 5.10 0.76
Claude Giroux NYR $6,500 4.77 0.73
Jamie Benn SJ $5,900 4.68 0.79
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $6,200 4.61 0.74
David Pastrnak BOS $7,200 4.55 0.63
Jason Pominville BUF $6,000 4.51 0.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrik Berglund BUF $2,900 2.50 0.86
Jamie Benn SJ $5,900 4.68 0.79
Filip Forsberg CGY $6,900 5.25 0.76
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 5.10 0.76
Jason Pominville BUF $6,000 4.51 0.75
Patrick Kane STL $7,800 5.74 0.74
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $6,200 4.61 0.74
Devin Shore SJ $3,900 2.87 0.74

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
P.K. Subban CGY $5,700 3.78 0.66
Roman Josi CGY $5,800 3.77 0.65
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,400 3.73 0.58
Kris Letang PHI $6,600 3.71 0.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $2,500 2.30 0.92
Brandon Davidson STL $2,500 1.93 0.77
Brent Seabrook STL $5,400 3.69 0.68
P.K. Subban CGY $5,700 3.78 0.66

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros CGY $8,000 6.19 0.77
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $8,500 6.16 0.72
Ben Bishop SJ $7,200 5.19 0.72
Casey DeSmith PHI $7,400 4.83 0.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros CGY $8,000 6.19 0.77
Ben Bishop SJ $7,200 5.19 0.72
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $8,500 6.16 0.72
Casey DeSmith PHI $7,400 4.83 0.65

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.