Sports from the Basement

NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, November 14, 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 Jeff Teague
SG Andrew Wiggins
SF LeBron James
PF Al Horford
C Jonas Valanciunas
G Devin Booker
F T.J. Warren
Util Mike Muscala
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 297.03

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 $9,100 48.99 5.38
Damian Lillard POR $8,800 44.44 5.05
Devin Booker PHO $7,600 43.18 5.68
Ben Simmons PHI $8,700 42.71 4.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Teague MIN $5,600 34.22 6.11
Shelvin Mack MEM $3,800 22.64 5.96
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $4,900 28.73 5.86
D’Angelo Russell BKN $6,700 38.16 5.70

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard TOR $8,600 44.11 5.13
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,000 41.59 4.62
Bradley Beal WAS $7,500 40.10 5.35
Khris Middleton MIL $6,700 35.37 5.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Allen Crabbe BKN $3,800 21.73 5.72
Andrew Wiggins MIN $5,700 32.36 5.68
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,400 24.42 5.55
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,100 27.96 5.48

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,300 55.07 5.35
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,000 52.41 4.76
Paul George OKC $9,600 47.11 4.91
Nikola Mirotic NOP $7,500 37.32 4.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
T.J. Warren PHO $5,800 34.74 5.99
Jabari Parker CHI $5,600 30.83 5.51
DeMarre Carroll BKN $4,100 22.55 5.50
LeBron James LAL $10,300 55.07 5.35

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,300 56.17 4.97
Blake Griffin DET $9,400 43.98 4.68
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,300 41.15 4.96
Julius Randle NOP $6,900 34.03 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ed Davis BKN $4,200 23.31 5.55
Derrick Favors UTA $4,600 24.78 5.39
Mike Muscala PHI $3,500 18.62 5.32
Dario Saric MIN $4,500 23.77 5.28

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,500 52.57 5.01
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,500 51.50 5.42
Andre Drummond DET $9,300 46.13 4.96
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,200 42.01 5.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,000 32.00 6.40
Deandre Ayton PHO $6,400 37.37 5.84
Dwight Howard WAS $5,800 33.48 5.77
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,500 36.77 5.66

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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