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NBA FanDuel Picks for Thursday, January 10, 2019

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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 NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG Russell Westbrook
PG Kyrie Irving
SG Monte Morris
SG Dennis Schroder
SF Stanley Johnson
SF Gordon Hayward
PF Marcus Morris
PF Paul Millsap
C Andre Drummond
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 287.42

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 $12,100 55.14 4.56
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,400 39.66 4.72
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,600 36.82 4.28
Jamal Murray DEN $7,200 34.30 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Reggie Jackson DET $5,200 25.55 4.91
Jamal Murray DEN $7,200 34.30 4.76
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,400 39.66 4.72
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,100 55.14 4.56

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,000 41.74 4.64
Buddy Hield SAC $7,200 30.86 4.29
Lou Williams LAC $7,000 29.00 4.14
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC $6,300 26.99 4.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Monte Morris DEN $4,000 21.05 5.26
Dennis Schroder OKC $5,200 26.02 5.00
Torrey Craig DEN $4,300 20.46 4.76
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,200 19.85 4.73

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George OKC $9,700 44.72 4.61
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,400 33.98 4.59
Josh Richardson MIA $6,500 29.47 4.53
Justise Winslow MIA $6,600 27.31 4.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stanley Johnson DET $3,500 17.98 5.14
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,500 25.66 4.67
Paul George OKC $9,700 44.72 4.61
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,400 33.98 4.59

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,100 37.38 4.61
Tobias Harris LAC $7,600 35.08 4.62
Montrezl Harrell LAC $7,600 32.67 4.30
Paul Millsap DEN $6,800 32.52 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Morris BOS $4,700 24.81 5.28
Paul Millsap DEN $6,800 32.52 4.78
Jerami Grant OKC $5,400 25.67 4.75
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,100 28.90 4.74

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 49.60 4.51
Andre Drummond DET $9,800 44.58 4.55
Hassan Whiteside MIA $7,500 34.16 4.55
Steven Adams OKC $7,200 33.92 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steven Adams OKC $7,200 33.92 4.71
Hassan Whiteside MIA $7,500 34.16 4.55
Andre Drummond DET $9,800 44.58 4.55
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 49.60 4.51

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 – those 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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