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NBA FanDuel Picks for Monday, April 15, 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 Spencer Dinwiddie
PG Stephen Curry
SG D’Angelo Russell
SG Klay Thompson
SF DeMarre Carroll
SF Joe Harris
PF Ed Davis
PF Montrezl Harrell
C Joel Embiid
Salary $59,400
Expected Points 317.77

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,800 47.66 4.86
Ben Simmons PHI $9,900 40.68 4.11
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $4,900 28.77 5.87
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander LAC $6,000 28.12 4.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $4,900 28.77 5.87
Stephen Curry GS $9,800 47.66 4.86
Patrick Beverley LAC $5,400 25.49 4.72
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander LAC $6,000 28.12 4.69

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
D’Angelo Russell BKN $8,300 43.19 5.20
Jimmy Butler PHI $8,200 40.34 4.92
Lou Williams LAC $6,700 35.23 5.26
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 32.27 5.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Iguodala GS $4,000 22.57 5.64
Klay Thompson GS $5,800 32.27 5.56
Lou Williams LAC $6,700 35.23 5.26
D’Angelo Russell BKN $8,300 43.19 5.20

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,600 46.06 4.80
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,500 34.39 4.59
Joe Harris BKN $5,200 27.79 5.34
JJ Redick PHI $6,800 25.54 3.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarre Carroll BKN $4,000 25.17 6.29
Joe Harris BKN $5,200 27.79 5.34
Kevin Durant GS $9,600 46.06 4.80
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,500 34.39 4.59

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Montrezl Harrell LAC $6,700 37.13 5.54
Tobias Harris PHI $7,200 34.52 4.79
Draymond Green GS $7,700 34.00 4.42
Ed Davis BKN $3,700 21.55 5.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ed Davis BKN $3,700 21.55 5.82
Montrezl Harrell LAC $6,700 37.13 5.54
Tobias Harris PHI $7,200 34.52 4.79
Rodions Kurucs BKN $3,500 16.15 4.61

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,000 54.24 4.93
DeMarcus Cousins GS $9,000 39.96 4.44
Jarrett Allen BKN $6,000 25.91 4.32
Boban Marjanovic PHI $5,500 19.07 3.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,000 54.24 4.93
DeMarcus Cousins GS $9,000 39.96 4.44
Kevon Looney GS $3,500 15.20 4.34
Jarrett Allen BKN $6,000 25.91 4.32

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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