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NBA DraftKings Picks for Monday, November 19, 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 NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG De’Aaron Fox
SG Tyreke Evans
SF Nikola Mirotic
PF Anthony Davis
C Marc Gasol
G Buddy Hield
F Nemanja Bjelica
Util Dante Cunningham
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 304.7

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $10,200 49.52 4.85
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 43.61 4.90
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,400 42.17 5.02
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,700 41.65 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Aaron Fox SAC $6,100 37.62 6.17
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,700 26.77 5.70
Shelvin Mack MEM $4,200 23.79 5.66
Patty Mills SAS $3,900 22.05 5.65

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,100 41.40 4.55
Jimmy Butler PHI $7,900 40.07 5.07
Khris Middleton MIL $7,400 34.24 4.63
Buddy Hield SAC $5,600 31.02 5.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyreke Evans IND $4,100 27.96 6.82
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC $4,000 23.54 5.88
Nicolas Batum CHA $4,900 27.23 5.56
Buddy Hield SAC $5,600 31.02 5.54

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,300 55.61 4.92
Paul George OKC $10,400 49.06 4.72
Nikola Mirotic NOP $7,100 38.04 5.36
Tobias Harris LAC $7,800 37.15 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nemanja Bjelica SAC $4,500 26.10 5.80
Thaddeus Young IND $4,000 23.11 5.78
Dorian Finney-Smith DAL $3,600 20.80 5.78
T.J. Warren PHO $6,400 35.47 5.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,600 59.50 5.13
Blake Griffin DET $10,100 45.25 4.48
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,000 40.63 5.08
Julius Randle NOP $6,800 33.42 4.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Favors UTA $4,600 25.73 5.59
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM $5,800 30.66 5.29
Anthony Davis NOP $11,600 59.50 5.13
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $4,000 20.47 5.12

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,100 53.62 4.83
Andre Drummond DET $9,700 47.85 4.93
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,500 46.79 4.92
Marc Gasol MEM $7,600 42.23 5.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,000 39.06 5.58
Marc Gasol MEM $7,600 42.23 5.56
Willie Cauley-Stein SAC $5,800 31.74 5.47
Myles Turner IND $4,700 24.58 5.23

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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