Sports from the Basement

NBA FanDuel 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 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 J.J. Barea
PG Kyle Lowry
SG Lou Williams
SG Caris LeVert
SF Kawhi Leonard
SF Harrison Barnes
PF Ed Davis
PF Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
C Karl-Anthony Towns
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 307

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 $10,200 46.45 4.55
Ben Simmons PHI $9,900 46.31 4.68
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 42.00 4.83
Mike Conley MEM $7,900 37.39 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.J. Barea DAL $4,200 24.56 5.85
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander LAC $5,000 29.17 5.83
Patrick Beverley LAC $4,800 25.35 5.28
Goran Dragic MIA $5,900 30.04 5.09

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $9,500 42.16 4.44
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,600 41.52 4.83
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,100 40.28 4.43
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,600 39.10 4.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Caris LeVert BKN $7,200 35.87 4.98
Lou Williams LAC $6,500 32.31 4.97
Terrence Ross ORL $4,600 22.79 4.95
Devin Booker PHO $7,500 36.67 4.89

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $11,300 50.82 4.50
Paul George OKC $10,300 45.85 4.45
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,400 44.64 4.75
Josh Richardson MIA $7,700 33.67 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wilson Chandler PHI $3,500 17.94 5.13
Harrison Barnes DAL $5,500 28.19 5.13
E’Twaun Moore NOP $4,500 22.86 5.08
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL $3,800 19.12 5.03

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $12,200 54.71 4.48
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,400 38.69 4.61
Tobias Harris LAC $8,000 37.66 4.71
Wendell Carter Jr. CHI $8,000 37.26 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ed Davis BKN $3,600 21.81 6.06
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson BKN $4,500 27.15 6.03
Kelly Olynyk MIA $3,800 19.31 5.08
Jerami Grant OKC $5,500 26.56 4.83

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,300 50.47 4.90
Joel Embiid PHI $10,700 49.22 4.60
Marc Gasol MEM $8,500 41.67 4.90
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,500 41.28 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeAndre Jordan DAL $7,600 39.63 5.21
Julius Randle NOP $7,300 36.72 5.03
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,300 50.47 4.90
Marc Gasol MEM $8,500 41.67 4.90

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 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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