Sports from the Basement

NHL FanDuel 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 FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C John Tavares
C Dylan Larkin
W Brady Tkachuk
W Mark Stone
W Jason Zucker
W Andreas Athanasiou
D Thomas Chabot
D Morgan Rielly
G Devan Dubnyk
Salary $54,900
Expected Points 142.68

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares OTT $8,600 19.83 2.31
Sean Monahan CEN $7,600 15.03 1.98
Evgeni Malkin PHI $8,300 14.64 1.76
Dylan Larkin TOR $6,100 14.57 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Colin White MTL $3,200 8.72 2.73
Mark Jankowski CEN $3,200 7.73 2.41
Dylan Larkin TOR $6,100 14.57 2.39
Chris Tierney MTL $4,600 10.81 2.35

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taylor Hall COL $7,700 16.68 2.17
Filip Forsberg CGY $7,900 16.34 2.07
Claude Giroux NYR $7,400 16.11 2.18
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,400 15.84 2.14
Mark Stone MTL $6,500 15.74 2.42
Evgenii Dadonov CHI $6,700 14.90 2.22
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $8,000 14.61 1.83
Phil Kessel PHI $8,200 14.37 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Tkachuk MTL $3,900 12.82 3.29
Frank Vatrano CHI $3,200 8.98 2.80
Andreas Athanasiou TOR $4,800 13.13 2.74
Richard Panik ARZ $3,300 8.43 2.55
Anthony Mantha TOR $4,000 10.04 2.51
Andrew Shaw CAR $3,500 8.61 2.46
Jason Zucker NSH $5,100 12.45 2.44
Mark Stone MTL $6,500 15.74 2.42

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,900 15.35 3.13
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 15.26 2.46
Brent Burns ATL $7,100 14.27 2.01
Mark Giordano CEN $5,600 14.12 2.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Chabot MTL $4,900 15.35 3.13
Mark Giordano CEN $5,600 14.12 2.52
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 15.26 2.46
Dennis Cholowski TOR $3,700 8.83 2.39

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,800 23.53 2.67
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,200 22.20 2.41
Thomas Greiss NJ $7,800 19.11 2.45
Brian Elliott NYR $7,900 18.41 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,800 23.53 2.67
Thomas Greiss NJ $7,800 19.11 2.45
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,200 22.20 2.41
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,700 18.12 2.35

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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