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NHL DraftKings 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 DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL DraftKings Optimizer.

C Barclay Goodrow
C Oskar Sundqvist
W Jaden Schwartz
W Melker Karlsson
W Marcus Sorensen
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic
D Alex Pietrangelo
G Jordan Binnington
Util Joel Edmundson
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 24.23

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Couture ATL $10,800 5.28 0.49
Tomas Hertl ATL $11,200 4.09 0.37
Ryan O’Reilly EDM $9,800 3.36 0.34
Brayden Schenn EDM $6,800 2.49 0.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Couture ATL $10,800 5.28 0.49
Tyler Bozak EDM $5,800 2.33 0.40
Oskar Sundqvist EDM $5,100 2.02 0.40
Tomas Hertl ATL $11,200 4.09 0.37

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $10,500 4.23 0.40
Jaden Schwartz EDM $7,000 4.02 0.57
Timo Meier ATL $9,300 4.01 0.43
Joe Pavelski ATL $10,300 3.12 0.30
David Perron EDM $6,500 3.11 0.48
Evander Kane ATL $7,300 2.68 0.37
Gustav Nyquist ATL $5,500 2.64 0.48
Kevin Labanc ATL $4,800 2.14 0.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaden Schwartz EDM $7,000 4.02 0.57
David Perron EDM $6,500 3.11 0.48
Gustav Nyquist ATL $5,500 2.64 0.48
Kevin Labanc ATL $4,800 2.14 0.45
Timo Meier ATL $9,300 4.01 0.43
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $10,500 4.23 0.40
Marcus Sorensen ATL $3,700 1.45 0.39
Alexander Steen EDM $4,800 1.80 0.38

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $11,600 4.40 0.38
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $8,700 4.34 0.50
Erik Karlsson ATL $8,500 3.12 0.37
Marc-Edouard Vlasic ATL $5,200 2.96 0.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc-Edouard Vlasic ATL $5,200 2.96 0.57
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $8,700 4.34 0.50
Joel Edmundson EDM $4,900 2.38 0.49
Colton Parayko EDM $6,100 2.85 0.47

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Binnington EDM $8,200 4.85 0.59
Martin Jones ATL $7,700 4.06 0.53
Jake Allen EDM $8,000 0.00 0.00
Aaron Dell ATL $7,500 0.00 0.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Binnington EDM $8,200 4.85 0.59
Martin Jones ATL $7,700 4.06 0.53
Jake Allen EDM $8,000 0.00 0.00
Aaron Dell ATL $7,500 0.00 0.00

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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