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NHL FanDuel Picks for Monday, January 14, 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 NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C Jack Eichel
C John Tavares
W Andreas Johnsson
W Blake Coleman
W Leon Draisaitl
W Tom Wilson
D Morgan Rielly
D Darnell Nurse
G MacKenzie Blackwood
Salary $54,700
Expected Points 140.7

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid ANA $9,000 21.73 2.41
John Tavares OTT $8,300 20.87 2.51
Nathan MacKinnon FLA $8,800 20.37 2.31
Auston Matthews OTT $8,400 18.78 2.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Tavares OTT $8,300 20.87 2.51
Jack Eichel BUF $7,400 18.39 2.49
Nico Hischier COL $5,800 13.97 2.41
Connor McDavid ANA $9,000 21.73 2.41

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane STL $8,700 21.69 2.49
Alex Ovechkin DAL $8,600 18.86 2.19
David Pastrnak BOS $8,300 18.32 2.21
Mitchell Marner OTT $8,400 18.21 2.17
Mikko Rantanen FLA $7,600 18.11 2.38
Brad Marchand BOS $8,200 17.94 2.19
Leon Draisaitl ANA $6,800 17.09 2.51
Gabriel Landeskog FLA $7,100 17.07 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andreas Johnsson OTT $3,900 10.35 2.65
Blake Coleman COL $4,400 11.68 2.65
Tom Wilson DAL $5,000 12.86 2.57
Leon Draisaitl ANA $6,800 17.09 2.51
Patrick Kane STL $8,700 21.69 2.49
Alex DeBrincat STL $6,500 16.09 2.48
Kyle Palmieri COL $6,300 15.59 2.47
Zach Hyman OTT $4,200 10.29 2.45

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 14.91 2.40
Darnell Nurse ANA $5,300 13.38 2.52
John Carlson DAL $6,500 12.68 1.95
Tyson Barrie FLA $5,900 12.64 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michal Kempny DAL $4,000 10.10 2.53
Darnell Nurse ANA $5,300 13.38 2.52
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,200 14.91 2.40
Travis Sanheim NYR $3,500 8.30 2.37

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Blackwood COL $7,400 21.17 2.86
Tuukka Rask BOS $9,100 21.15 2.32
Frederik Andersen OTT $9,000 20.78 2.31
Pheonix Copley DAL $7,800 20.60 2.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Blackwood COL $7,400 21.17 2.86
Pheonix Copley DAL $7,800 20.60 2.64
Tuukka Rask BOS $9,100 21.15 2.32
Frederik Andersen OTT $9,000 20.78 2.31

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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