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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 Elias Pettersson
C Bo Horvat
W Jason Pominville
W Patrick Kane
W Viktor Arvidsson
W Jeff Skinner
D Sebastian Aho
D Thomas Chabot
G Juuse Saros
Salary $54,800
Expected Points 159.15

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Pettersson WPG $6,300 21.84 3.47
Tyler Seguin SJ $7,500 19.86 2.65
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,300 19.61 2.36
Jack Eichel BUF $7,500 19.20 2.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Pettersson WPG $6,300 21.84 3.47
Bo Horvat WPG $5,600 16.39 2.93
Tyler Seguin SJ $7,500 19.86 2.65
Jack Eichel BUF $7,500 19.20 2.56

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $8,500 21.33 2.51
Filip Forsberg CGY $7,900 19.00 2.41
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 18.64 2.78
David Pastrnak BOS $8,300 18.07 2.18
Claude Giroux NYR $7,400 17.80 2.41
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $6,500 16.96 2.61
Jamie Benn SJ $7,800 16.93 2.17
Jason Pominville BUF $4,900 16.74 3.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Pominville BUF $4,900 16.74 3.42
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 18.64 2.78
Viktor Arvidsson CGY $6,500 16.96 2.61
Devin Shore SJ $4,200 10.65 2.54
Mike Hoffman CHI $5,500 13.94 2.53
Brady Tkachuk MTL $3,900 9.88 2.53
Patrick Kane STL $8,500 21.33 2.51
Nikolay Goldobin WPG $3,500 8.77 2.51

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,000 14.73 2.45
Kris Letang PHI $6,400 14.51 2.27
P.K. Subban CGY $6,300 13.58 2.16
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,700 13.32 2.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,700 13.32 2.83
Brent Seabrook STL $4,800 12.96 2.70
Sebastian Aho NJ $3,500 9.16 2.62
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,000 14.73 2.45

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros CGY $8,100 24.77 3.06
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $9,400 24.63 2.62
Ben Bishop SJ $8,800 20.76 2.36
Casey DeSmith PHI $8,000 19.31 2.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juuse Saros CGY $8,100 24.77 3.06
Andrei Vasilevskiy DET $9,400 24.63 2.62
Scott Darling WSH $7,500 19.09 2.54
Casey DeSmith PHI $8,000 19.31 2.41

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.