Sports from the Basement

NFL DraftKings Picks for 2018 Week 11

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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 NFL DraftKings Optimizer.

QB Patrick Mahomes
RB1 Todd Gurley II
RB2 Alex Collins
WR1 Seth Roberts
WR2 Brandon LaFell
WR3 Michael Thomas
TE Evan Engram
Flex Kareem Hunt
D Bears
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 161.08

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

Quarterbacks

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Mahomes KC $7,000 27.42 3.92
Jared Goff LA $6,200 23.57 3.80
Drew Brees NO $6,500 23.55 3.62
Cam Newton CAR $6,200 23.55 3.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Mahomes KC $7,000 27.42 3.92
Deshaun Watson HOU $5,700 21.79 3.82
Cam Newton CAR $6,200 23.55 3.80
Jared Goff LA $6,200 23.57 3.80

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Todd Gurley II LA $9,000 31.44 3.49
Saquon Barkley NYG $8,700 26.18 3.01
Melvin Gordon III LAC $8,900 25.41 2.86
Alvin Kamara NO $8,200 23.75 2.90
Ezekiel Elliott DAL $8,500 23.26 2.74
Christian McCaffrey CAR $8,000 23.00 2.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Todd Gurley II LA $9,000 31.44 3.49
Alex Collins BAL $4,400 14.10 3.20
Kareem Hunt KC $7,300 22.67 3.11
Tarik Cohen CHI $4,700 14.57 3.10
Theo Riddick DET $4,000 12.34 3.08
Chris Carson SEA $4,400 13.28 3.02

Wide Receivers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Thomas NYG $8,800 25.07 2.85
Odell Beckham Jr. NYG $8,400 24.01 2.86
DeAndre Hopkins HOU $7,900 21.69 2.75
Julio Jones ATL $8,500 21.58 2.54
Adam Thielen MIN $7,700 21.20 2.75
Antonio Brown PIT $7,800 20.67 2.65
Davante Adams GB $7,600 20.39 2.68
Tyreek Hill KC $8,100 20.20 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Roberts OAK $3,000 9.68 3.23
Odell Beckham Jr. NYG $8,400 24.01 2.86
Michael Thomas NYG $8,800 25.07 2.85
Kenny Golladay DET $5,800 16.41 2.83
Amari Cooper DAL $5,400 15.07 2.79
Brandon LaFell OAK $3,400 9.44 2.78
Stefon Diggs MIN $6,000 16.57 2.76
DeAndre Hopkins HOU $7,900 21.69 2.75

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Ertz PHI $6,600 18.33 2.78
Travis Kelce KC $6,200 17.96 2.90
Greg Olsen CAR $5,000 12.73 2.55
O.J. Howard TB $4,900 12.30 2.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Graham GB $4,000 11.60 2.90
Travis Kelce KC $6,200 17.96 2.90
Evan Engram NYG $4,100 11.67 2.85
Ricky Seals-Jones ARI $2,900 8.21 2.83

Defenses & Special Teams

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bears CHI $2,900 9.59 3.31
Cardinals ARI $3,100 8.86 2.86
Chargers LAC $3,400 8.84 2.60
Panthers CAR $2,800 8.55 3.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bears CHI $2,900 9.59 3.31
Vikings MIN $2,400 7.58 3.16
Panthers CAR $2,800 8.55 3.05
Redskins WAS $2,700 8.17 3.03

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. 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.

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