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NHL FanDuel 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 FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C John Tavares
C Nathan MacKinnon
W Ondrej Kase
W Mike Hoffman
W Kyle Connor
W Alexander Radulov
D Sebastian Aho
D Thomas Chabot
G Keith Kinkaid
Salary $54,700
Expected Points 137.85

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,600 19.88 2.31
John Tavares OTT $8,500 19.11 2.25
Mark Scheifele PIT $8,100 16.98 2.10
Jack Eichel BUF $7,500 16.91 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elias Pettersson WPG $5,900 13.88 2.35
Brayden Point DET $7,000 16.28 2.33
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,600 19.88 2.31
Chris Tierney MTL $4,500 10.28 2.28

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Ovechkin DAL $8,800 18.67 2.12
David Pastrnak BOS $8,400 18.67 2.22
Patrick Kane STL $8,500 17.78 2.09
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,600 17.33 2.28
Mikko Rantanen FLA $7,600 17.20 2.26
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,200 16.89 2.72
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,700 16.73 2.17
Taylor Hall COL $7,800 16.63 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ondrej Kase LA $3,000 9.48 3.16
Alexander Radulov SJ $6,200 16.89 2.72
Drake Batherson MTL $3,200 8.50 2.65
Michael Grabner ARZ $3,300 8.62 2.61
Jesper Bratt COL $3,400 8.74 2.57
Andreas Athanasiou TOR $5,000 12.76 2.55
Kyle Connor PIT $5,700 14.28 2.50
Frank Vatrano CHI $3,200 7.91 2.47

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,600 15.54 2.35
John Carlson DAL $6,700 15.08 2.25
Mark Giordano CEN $5,800 14.24 2.45
Thomas Chabot MTL $5,100 13.49 2.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sebastian Aho NJ $3,500 9.78 2.80
Thomas Chabot MTL $5,100 13.49 2.64
Mark Giordano CEN $5,800 14.24 2.45
Jeff Petry CAR $4,500 10.95 2.43

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,200 21.21 2.30
Keith Kinkaid COL $7,900 19.77 2.50
Devan Dubnyk NSH $8,800 19.38 2.20
Jimmy Howard TOR $8,500 19.15 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keith Kinkaid COL $7,900 19.77 2.50
Pekka Rinne CGY $9,200 21.21 2.30
Jimmy Howard TOR $8,500 19.15 2.25
Robin Lehner NJ $7,400 16.37 2.21

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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