Sports from the Basement

NHL FanDuel 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 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 Ryan O’Reilly
C Nathan MacKinnon
W Alexander Radulov
W Kasperi Kapanen
W Jeff Skinner
W Alex Tuch
D Brent Seabrook
D Morgan Rielly
G Laurent Brossoit
Salary $54,900
Expected Points 139.34

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,600 20.35 2.37
John Tavares OTT $8,600 19.09 2.22
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,300 18.82 2.27
Mark Scheifele PIT $8,000 17.02 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,600 20.35 2.37
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,300 18.82 2.27
Ryan O’Reilly EDM $6,700 14.85 2.22
John Tavares OTT $8,600 19.09 2.22

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $8,500 18.86 2.22
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,000 18.76 3.13
Patrick Kane STL $8,400 18.24 2.17
Alex Ovechkin DAL $8,700 17.90 2.06
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,800 17.88 2.29
Mikko Rantanen FLA $7,600 17.27 2.27
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,600 16.14 2.44
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,400 16.00 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,000 18.76 3.13
Kasperi Kapanen OTT $3,900 10.17 2.61
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,600 16.14 2.44
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $6,600 15.48 2.34
Matt Calvert FLA $3,300 7.64 2.31
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,800 17.88 2.29
Mikko Rantanen FLA $7,600 17.27 2.27
David Pastrnak BOS $8,500 18.86 2.22

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 15.03 2.42
John Carlson DAL $6,500 14.31 2.20
Dustin Byfuglien PIT $6,100 12.79 2.10
Torey Krug BOS $5,700 11.23 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 15.03 2.42
Brent Seabrook STL $4,600 11.07 2.41
Josh Morrissey PIT $3,800 8.98 2.36
Hampus Lindholm LA $4,400 10.01 2.27

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Laurent Brossoit PIT $7,400 20.90 2.82
Corey Crawford STL $7,800 18.62 2.39
Ben Bishop SJ $8,700 17.23 1.98
John Gibson LA $8,300 16.63 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Laurent Brossoit PIT $7,400 20.90 2.82
Corey Crawford STL $7,800 18.62 2.39
Philipp Grubauer FLA $7,400 16.03 2.17
John Gibson LA $8,300 16.63 2.00

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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