Sports from the Basement

NHL DraftKings 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 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 Jean-Sebastien Dea
C Sean Couturier
W Kyle Palmieri
W Blake Coleman
W Taylor Hall
D Mark Giordano
D Ben Lovejoy
G Keith Kinkaid
Util Dylan Larkin
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 36.98

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid ANA $8,100 4.89 0.60
Dylan Larkin TOR $6,200 4.57 0.74
Brayden Point DET $6,600 4.56 0.69
Steven Stamkos DET $6,900 4.44 0.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Jankowski CEN $2,600 2.01 0.77
Jean-Sebastien Dea COL $2,600 1.99 0.77
Dylan Larkin TOR $6,200 4.57 0.74
Sean Couturier NYR $6,100 4.42 0.72

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taylor Hall COL $7,300 5.86 0.80
Kyle Palmieri COL $6,400 5.48 0.86
Nikita Kucherov DET $7,500 4.73 0.63
Claude Giroux NYR $6,700 4.60 0.69
David Pastrnak BOS $7,900 4.59 0.58
Andreas Athanasiou TOR $5,900 4.24 0.72
Filip Forsberg CGY $7,000 4.02 0.57
Phil Kessel PHI $6,900 4.00 0.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Palmieri COL $6,400 5.48 0.86
Blake Coleman COL $3,900 3.34 0.86
Taylor Hall COL $7,300 5.86 0.80
Gustav Nyquist TOR $4,400 3.21 0.73
Andreas Athanasiou TOR $5,900 4.24 0.72
Claude Giroux NYR $6,700 4.60 0.69
Anthony Mantha TOR $4,700 3.19 0.68
Michael Rasmussen TOR $2,500 1.68 0.67

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $6,900 3.86 0.56
Thomas Chabot MTL $6,500 3.77 0.58
Mark Giordano CEN $5,800 3.60 0.62
Kris Letang PHI $6,700 3.50 0.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Oesterle ARZ $2,600 1.78 0.68
Brian Dumoulin PHI $2,500 1.67 0.67
Damon Severson COL $4,400 2.96 0.67
Andy Greene COL $4,000 2.58 0.65

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keith Kinkaid COL $8,300 5.58 0.67
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,500 5.28 0.62
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,800 4.70 0.60
Carey Price CAR $8,100 4.64 0.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keith Kinkaid COL $8,300 5.58 0.67
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,500 5.28 0.62
Scott Darling WSH $7,400 4.45 0.60
Roberto Luongo CHI $7,800 4.70 0.60

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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