Sports from the Basement

NHL DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, November 21, 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 Sean Monahan
C John Tavares
W Brett Connolly
W Claude Giroux
W Johnny Gaudreau
D Sebastian Aho
D Patrik Nemeth
G Jimmy Howard
Util Nathan MacKinnon
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 32.75

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,100 4.99 0.62
John Tavares OTT $8,000 4.87 0.61
Jack Eichel BUF $7,400 4.42 0.60
Mark Scheifele PIT $7,300 4.33 0.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Monahan CEN $6,000 3.98 0.66
Chris Tierney MTL $4,300 2.71 0.63
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,100 4.99 0.62
Jared McCann CHI $2,700 1.68 0.62

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Pastrnak BOS $8,200 4.75 0.58
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,800 4.72 0.60
Patrick Kane STL $7,700 4.55 0.59
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,300 4.37 0.60
Taylor Hall COL $7,500 4.28 0.57
Alexander Radulov SJ $7,400 4.28 0.58
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,200 4.26 0.59
Mikko Rantanen FLA $6,900 4.26 0.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Connolly DAL $2,900 2.07 0.71
Johnny Gaudreau CEN $6,000 3.91 0.65
Jake Guentzel PHI $4,800 3.05 0.64
Zach Hyman OTT $3,500 2.19 0.63
Jeff Skinner BUF $6,500 4.07 0.63
Claude Giroux NYR $6,400 3.99 0.62
Mikko Rantanen FLA $6,900 4.26 0.62
Matthew Tkachuk CEN $5,400 3.36 0.62

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,900 3.87 0.56
John Carlson DAL $6,800 3.85 0.57
Mark Giordano CEN $6,300 3.68 0.58
Kris Letang PHI $6,600 3.41 0.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $2,500 2.46 0.98
Patrik Nemeth FLA $2,600 1.69 0.65
Alec Martinez VAN $3,300 2.01 0.61
T.J. Brodie CEN $3,000 1.77 0.59

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,500 5.31 0.62
Keith Kinkaid COL $8,200 4.94 0.60
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,100 4.84 0.60
Jimmy Howard TOR $7,400 4.79 0.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Howard TOR $7,400 4.79 0.65
Pekka Rinne CGY $8,500 5.31 0.62
Casey DeSmith PHI $7,000 4.36 0.62
Keith Kinkaid COL $8,200 4.94 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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