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NBA FanDuel Picks for Wednesday, May 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 Eric Bledsoe
PG Kyle Lowry
SG Khris Middleton
SG Klay Thompson
SF Kawhi Leonard
SF Nikola Mirotic
PF Al-Farouq Aminu
PF Pascal Siakam
C Brook Lopez
Salary $59,600
Expected Points 271.72

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 $9,500 43.46 4.57
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 35.69 3.84
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,900 31.42 4.55
Eric Bledsoe MIL $5,500 25.86 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Bledsoe MIL $5,500 25.86 4.70
Stephen Curry GS $9,500 43.46 4.57
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,900 31.42 4.55
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 35.69 3.84

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $7,500 35.81 4.77
CJ McCollum POR $8,700 35.41 4.07
Klay Thompson GS $7,600 34.99 4.60
Andre Iguodala GS $6,500 27.00 4.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $7,500 35.81 4.77
Klay Thompson GS $7,600 34.99 4.60
Andre Iguodala GS $6,500 27.00 4.15
Danny Green TOR $4,700 19.37 4.12

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 53.82 4.48
Kawhi Leonard TOR $10,500 49.49 4.71
Nikola Mirotic MIL $5,200 21.59 4.15
Rodney Hood POR $4,600 16.65 3.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard TOR $10,500 49.49 4.71
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 53.82 4.48
Nikola Mirotic MIL $5,200 21.59 4.15
Rodney Hood POR $4,600 16.65 3.62

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Draymond Green GS $8,400 38.77 4.62
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,600 34.92 4.59
Serge Ibaka TOR $5,100 19.55 3.83
Zach Collins POR $5,000 17.80 3.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Draymond Green GS $8,400 38.77 4.62
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,600 34.92 4.59
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,300 17.66 4.11
Serge Ibaka TOR $5,100 19.55 3.83

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $5,700 26.18 4.59
Enes Kanter POR $5,300 24.27 4.58
Brook Lopez MIL $4,500 19.98 4.44
Andrew Bogut GS $3,500 11.63 3.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $5,700 26.18 4.59
Enes Kanter POR $5,300 24.27 4.58
Brook Lopez MIL $4,500 19.98 4.44
Andrew Bogut GS $3,500 11.63 3.32

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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