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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 Jeremy Lin
PG Russell Westbrook
SG Dennis Schroder
SG Monte Morris
SF Paul George
SF Kawhi Leonard
PF Jerami Grant
PF Jayson Tatum
C Ante Zizic
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 293.99

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 $11,300 51.50 4.56
Kyrie Irving BOS $9,900 44.45 4.49
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,800 35.12 4.50
Jamal Murray DEN $7,700 31.80 4.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Lin TOR $3,500 21.85 6.24
D.J. Augustin ORL $4,600 24.53 5.33
Tyus Jones MIN $4,400 21.82 4.96
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,300 51.50 4.56

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $9,600 40.79 4.25
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,800 40.47 4.13
Buddy Hield SAC $6,800 33.91 4.99
Terrence Ross ORL $5,900 26.40 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Monte Morris DEN $3,900 21.02 5.39
Tim Hardaway Jr. DAL $4,800 24.77 5.16
Dennis Schroder OKC $5,000 25.54 5.11
Buddy Hield SAC $6,800 33.91 4.99

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,000 49.71 4.52
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,700 46.91 4.84
Paul George OKC $10,000 46.56 4.66
Bojan Bogdanovic IND $6,700 29.42 4.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,700 46.91 4.84
Paul George OKC $10,000 46.56 4.66
Harrison Barnes SAC $5,600 25.61 4.57
Gordon Hayward BOS $4,900 22.25 4.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Love CLE $8,700 37.24 4.28
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,800 35.71 4.58
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,300 31.87 4.37
Paul Millsap DEN $6,900 31.13 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Maxi Kleber DAL $3,900 18.66 4.79
Domantas Sabonis IND $6,200 28.94 4.67
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,700 31.11 4.64
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,800 35.71 4.58

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $11,700 48.87 4.18
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,200 47.83 4.69
Nikola Vucevic ORL $10,500 47.25 4.50
Rudy Gobert UTA $9,600 42.22 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ante Zizic CLE $4,400 24.53 5.58
Marc Gasol TOR $6,500 36.25 5.58
Willie Cauley-Stein SAC $5,600 27.53 4.92
Myles Turner IND $7,600 35.92 4.73

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┬áno 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.