Sports from the Basement

NBA FanDuel Picks for Saturday, November 17, 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 NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG Fred VanVleet
PG Kemba Walker
SG Antonio Blakeney
SG Kevin Huerter
SF Kevin Durant
SF Jabari Parker
PF Brandon Ingram
PF Serge Ibaka
C Nikola Jokic
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 299.57

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kemba Walker CHA $8,800 42.19 4.79
Ben Simmons PHI $9,000 41.71 4.63
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,500 39.69 4.67
Chris Paul HOU $9,100 39.21 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $4,300 24.64 5.73
Shaquille Harrison CHI $4,200 21.61 5.14
Cameron Payne CHI $3,800 19.48 5.13
Lonzo Ball LAL $5,600 28.40 5.07

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,800 51.43 4.36
Victor Oladipo IND $10,000 45.52 4.55
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,900 41.01 4.61
Dennis Schroder OKC $8,200 38.84 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Antonio Blakeney CHI $3,600 21.54 5.98
Kevin Huerter ATL $3,500 20.01 5.72
Andre Iguodala GS $3,800 20.64 5.43
Danny Green TOR $4,200 22.31 5.31

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $11,400 52.78 4.63
LeBron James LAL $12,100 51.45 4.25
Paul George OKC $10,500 44.98 4.28
Nikola Mirotic NOP $7,900 34.77 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyreke Evans IND $4,200 22.30 5.31
Jabari Parker CHI $6,300 31.64 5.02
Nicolas Batum CHA $5,700 27.50 4.82
Mikal Bridges PHO $3,800 17.98 4.73

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $12,600 58.29 4.63
Aaron Gordon ORL $8,000 36.93 4.62
Tobias Harris LAC $15,000 35.43 2.36
Montrezl Harrell LAC $14,500 33.78 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Poythress ATL $3,500 19.11 5.46
Serge Ibaka TOR $6,400 32.95 5.15
Trey Lyles DEN $4,600 23.45 5.10
Jonas Jerebko GS $3,900 19.86 5.09

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 48.78 4.39
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,600 44.74 4.66
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,600 42.10 4.90
Clint Capela HOU $8,100 38.61 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Muscala PHI $3,600 19.00 5.28
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,600 28.68 5.12
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,600 42.10 4.90
Clint Capela HOU $8,100 38.61 4.77

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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