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NHL 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 NHL DraftKings Optimizer.

C Evgeny Kuznetsov
C Tyler Bozak
W Matt Calvert
W Pat Maroon
W David Pastrnak
D John Carlson
D Duncan Keith
G Marc-Andre Fleury
Util Patrice Bergeron
Salary $48,100
Expected Points 31.55

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,500 4.92 0.66
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,300 4.83 0.66
Mark Scheifele PIT $6,900 4.23 0.61
Ryan O’Reilly EDM $6,600 4.17 0.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evgeny Kuznetsov DAL $5,300 3.97 0.75
Tyler Bozak EDM $4,300 3.03 0.70
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,300 4.83 0.66
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,500 4.92 0.66

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $7,700 4.69 0.61
Blake Wheeler PIT $6,800 4.52 0.66
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,400 4.49 0.61
Patrick Kane STL $7,200 4.07 0.57
Mikko Rantanen FLA $6,700 3.82 0.57
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $6,600 3.75 0.57
Patrik Laine PIT $6,100 3.63 0.60
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $6,900 3.58 0.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Calvert FLA $2,500 1.77 0.71
Pat Maroon EDM $2,800 1.96 0.70
Blake Wheeler PIT $6,800 4.52 0.66
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,400 4.49 0.61
David Pastrnak BOS $7,700 4.69 0.61
Danton Heinen BOS $3,000 1.80 0.60
Patrik Laine PIT $6,100 3.63 0.60
Alexander Steen EDM $4,400 2.58 0.59

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson DAL $6,300 3.75 0.59
Dustin Byfuglien PIT $5,900 3.34 0.57
Torey Krug BOS $5,400 3.01 0.56
Brent Seabrook STL $5,200 2.85 0.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Gustafsson STL $3,400 2.13 0.63
Joel Edmundson EDM $3,300 2.04 0.62
Josh Morrissey PIT $3,900 2.38 0.61
Dmitry Orlov DAL $3,200 1.95 0.61

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Hellebuyck PIT $8,200 5.04 0.61
Jaroslav Halak BOS $7,500 4.62 0.62
Semyon Varlamov FLA $7,400 4.34 0.59
Corey Crawford STL $8,000 3.95 0.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaroslav Halak BOS $7,500 4.62 0.62
Connor Hellebuyck PIT $8,200 5.04 0.61
Semyon Varlamov FLA $7,400 4.34 0.59
John Gibson LA $7,600 3.81 0.50

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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