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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 1, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 38.79 4.51
Markelle Fultz ORL $6,600 26.80 4.06
Monte Morris DEN $5,400 22.38 4.14
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $2,400 19.74 8.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
PJ Dozier DEN $1,000 11.15 11.15
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $2,400 19.74 8.23
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 38.79 4.51
Monte Morris DEN $5,400 22.38 4.14

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $7,800 30.04 3.85
Evan Fournier ORL $9,200 29.74 3.23
Terrence Ross ORL $8,200 27.96 3.41
Torrey Craig DEN $1,600 18.37 11.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Torrey Craig DEN $1,600 18.37 11.48
Wes Iwundu ORL $1,400 10.52 7.51
Troy Daniels DEN $1,200 5.98 4.99
Will Barton DEN $7,800 30.04 3.85

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jerami Grant DEN $6,200 28.32 4.57
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $3,200 21.35 6.67
Keita Bates-Diop DEN $1,800 13.75 7.64
James Ennis III ORL $3,400 11.36 3.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keita Bates-Diop DEN $1,800 13.75 7.64
Gary Clark ORL $1,000 7.41 7.41
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $3,200 21.35 6.67
Jerami Grant DEN $6,200 28.32 4.57

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,200 38.72 5.38
Paul Millsap DEN $5,200 25.97 4.99
Khem Birch ORL $1,000 11.44 11.44
Noah Vonleh DEN $1,000 5.92 5.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khem Birch ORL $1,000 11.44 11.44
Noah Vonleh DEN $1,000 5.92 5.92
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,200 38.72 5.38
Paul Millsap DEN $5,200 25.97 4.99

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 51.05 4.82
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,600 47.64 4.96
Mason Plumlee DEN $3,800 16.57 4.36
Mo Bamba ORL $2,800 15.13 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mo Bamba ORL $2,800 15.13 5.40
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,600 47.64 4.96
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 51.05 4.82
Mason Plumlee DEN $3,800 16.57 4.36

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 Рthose 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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