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NHL DraftKings Picks for Thursday, November 15, 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 Mark Jankowski
C Sean Couturier
W Mark Stone
W Joonas Donskoi
W Claude Giroux
D Mark Giordano
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic
G Devan Dubnyk
Util John Tavares
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 33.01

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares OTT $7,800 5.08 0.65
Sean Monahan CEN $6,900 3.82 0.55
Sean Couturier NYR $5,600 3.77 0.67
Mika Zibanejad NYI $7,000 3.72 0.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Jankowski CEN $2,800 2.09 0.75
Sean Couturier NYR $5,600 3.77 0.67
John Tavares OTT $7,800 5.08 0.65
Jared McCann CHI $2,800 1.79 0.64

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taylor Hall COL $7,600 4.30 0.57
Filip Forsberg CGY $7,300 4.12 0.56
Claude Giroux NYR $6,300 4.08 0.65
Mark Stone MTL $6,100 4.03 0.66
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,100 3.98 0.56
Evgenii Dadonov CHI $7,000 3.80 0.54
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $6,400 3.73 0.58
Phil Kessel PHI $6,600 3.66 0.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Stone MTL $6,100 4.03 0.66
Claude Giroux NYR $6,300 4.08 0.65
Joonas Donskoi ATL $3,900 2.47 0.63
Richard Panik ARZ $3,500 2.17 0.62
Elias Lindholm CEN $5,700 3.49 0.61
Matthew Tkachuk CEN $5,600 3.34 0.60
Jake Guentzel PHI $5,200 3.06 0.59
Jakub Voracek NYR $5,400 3.11 0.58

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,800 3.84 0.56
Thomas Chabot MTL $6,300 3.81 0.60
Brent Burns ATL $6,600 3.69 0.56
Mark Giordano CEN $5,600 3.67 0.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Giordano CEN $5,600 3.67 0.66
Nikita Zaitsev OTT $2,600 1.63 0.63
Justin Braun ATL $2,700 1.68 0.62
Thomas Chabot MTL $6,300 3.81 0.60

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,400 5.88 0.70
Pekka Rinne CGY $7,900 5.55 0.70
Thomas Greiss NJ $8,000 4.78 0.60
Brian Elliott NYR $7,500 4.61 0.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pekka Rinne CGY $7,900 5.55 0.70
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,400 5.88 0.70
Brian Elliott NYR $7,500 4.61 0.61
Martin Jones ATL $7,400 4.50 0.61

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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