Sports from the Basement

NHL DraftKings Picks for Friday, November 16, 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 Nathan MacKinnon
C John Tavares
W Alexander Radulov
W Patrick Kane
W Jason Pominville
D Patrik Nemeth
D Erik Johnson
G Laurent Brossoit
Util Patrik Berglund
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 32.92

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,700 5.14 0.67
John Tavares OTT $7,300 4.89 0.67
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,400 4.82 0.65
Mark Scheifele PIT $7,100 4.36 0.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares OTT $7,300 4.89 0.67
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,700 5.14 0.67
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,400 4.82 0.65
Jack Eichel BUF $6,300 4.02 0.64

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $8,000 4.76 0.60
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,900 4.75 0.69
Patrick Kane STL $7,000 4.57 0.65
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,500 4.55 0.61
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,100 4.49 0.63
Mikko Rantanen FLA $7,200 4.29 0.60
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 4.20 0.63
Mitchell Marner OTT $6,800 4.04 0.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,900 4.75 0.69
Kasperi Kapanen OTT $3,900 2.58 0.66
Jason Pominville BUF $3,900 2.59 0.66
Patrick Kane STL $7,000 4.57 0.65
Kyle Okposo BUF $3,800 2.42 0.64
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,100 4.49 0.63
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,700 4.20 0.63
Matt Calvert FLA $3,100 1.96 0.63

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,400 3.79 0.59
John Carlson DAL $5,900 3.67 0.62
Dustin Byfuglien PIT $6,100 3.26 0.53
Brent Seabrook STL $5,200 2.91 0.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrik Nemeth FLA $2,500 1.71 0.68
Erik Johnson FLA $3,600 2.35 0.65
John Carlson DAL $5,900 3.67 0.62
Tyler Myers PIT $3,100 1.86 0.60

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Laurent Brossoit PIT $8,200 5.22 0.64
Corey Crawford STL $8,100 4.66 0.57
Ben Bishop SJ $7,800 4.31 0.55
John Gibson LA $7,600 4.16 0.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Laurent Brossoit PIT $8,200 5.22 0.64
Corey Crawford STL $8,100 4.66 0.57
John Gibson LA $7,600 4.16 0.55
Ben Bishop SJ $7,800 4.31 0.55

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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