Sports from the Basement

NHL DraftKings Picks for Sunday, November 18, 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 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
C Nathan MacKinnon
W Patrick Kane
W Mikko Rantanen
W Jonathan Marchessault
D Sebastian Aho
D Patrik Nemeth
G Thomas Greiss
Util Jason Garrison
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 31.11

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid ANA $8,200 4.65 0.57
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,900 4.62 0.58
Tyler Seguin SJ $12,200 4.51 0.37
Brock Nelson NJ $9,700 3.57 0.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ANA $5,400 3.16 0.58
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $7,900 4.62 0.58
Ryan Getzlaf LA $5,600 3.17 0.57
Connor McDavid ANA $8,200 4.65 0.57

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alexander Radulov SJ $11,500 5.11 0.44
Patrick Kane STL $7,100 4.44 0.63
Mikko Rantanen FLA $6,900 3.96 0.57
Taylor Hall COL $7,600 3.94 0.52
Anders Lee NJ $10,600 3.93 0.37
Jamie Benn SJ $10,300 3.80 0.37
Josh Bailey NJ $9,200 3.78 0.41
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $6,800 3.70 0.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $7,100 4.44 0.63
Brandon Saad STL $3,900 2.34 0.60
Alexander Kerfoot FLA $4,400 2.59 0.59
Justin Williams WSH $4,200 2.40 0.57
Teuvo Teravainen WSH $5,500 3.13 0.57
Mikko Rantanen FLA $6,900 3.96 0.57
Alex DeBrincat STL $5,300 3.03 0.57
Roope Hintz SJ $3,000 1.70 0.57

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Dumba NSH $5,800 2.84 0.49
Brent Seabrook STL $5,600 2.84 0.51
Sebastian Aho NJ $3,000 2.65 0.88
Dougie Hamilton WSH $5,500 2.64 0.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $3,000 2.65 0.88
Patrik Nemeth FLA $2,500 1.62 0.65
Jason Garrison ANA $2,600 1.66 0.64
Erik Johnson FLA $3,700 2.21 0.60

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Greiss NJ $8,100 5.23 0.65
Philipp Grubauer FLA $7,800 4.67 0.60
Ben Bishop SJ $7,900 4.54 0.57
Ryan Miller LA $7,600 4.46 0.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Greiss NJ $8,100 5.23 0.65
Corey Crawford STL $7,300 4.37 0.60
Philipp Grubauer FLA $7,800 4.67 0.60
Ryan Miller LA $7,600 4.46 0.59

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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