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NBA DraftKings Picks for Monday, November 12, 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 DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
SG Kawhi Leonard
SF Tobias Harris
PF Julius Randle
C Karl-Anthony Towns
G J.J. Barea
F Caris LeVert
Util Tyler Johnson
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 316.43

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Wall WAS $8,600 47.61 5.54
Ben Simmons PHI $9,000 46.25 5.14
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,400 43.54 5.18
Zach LaVine CHI $8,300 42.53 5.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander LAC $4,200 28.68 6.83
J.J. Barea DAL $4,000 26.03 6.51
Patrick Beverley LAC $4,100 25.84 6.30
Jeff Teague MIN $4,500 28.10 6.24

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard TOR $8,700 44.40 5.10
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,300 41.78 4.49
Bradley Beal WAS $7,100 38.38 5.40
Buddy Hield SAC $6,600 34.26 5.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $7,100 38.38 5.40
Danny Green TOR $4,300 22.79 5.30
Justin Holiday CHI $5,000 26.09 5.22
Wayne Ellington MIA $3,800 19.76 5.20

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $11,000 51.89 4.72
Paul George OKC $9,700 46.21 4.76
Tobias Harris LAC $7,000 38.82 5.55
Caris LeVert BKN $6,400 36.03 5.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Harrison Barnes DAL $5,000 29.85 5.97
Danilo Gallinari LAC $5,600 32.46 5.80
Caris LeVert BKN $6,400 36.03 5.63
Tobias Harris LAC $7,000 38.82 5.55

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,600 54.25 4.68
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,100 39.50 4.88
Julius Randle NOP $6,600 38.19 5.79
Draymond Green GS $8,000 30.20 3.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN $4,200 26.79 6.38
Ed Davis BKN $3,700 21.59 5.83
Julius Randle NOP $6,600 38.19 5.79
Derrick Favors UTA $4,300 22.30 5.18

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,900 52.14 5.86
Joel Embiid PHI $10,100 51.09 5.06
Marc Gasol MEM $7,100 42.21 5.94
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,500 41.52 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol MEM $7,100 42.21 5.94
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,900 52.14 5.86
DeAndre Jordan DAL $7,000 40.84 5.83
Willie Cauley-Stein SAC $6,200 35.65 5.75

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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