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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 1, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $9,000 47.09 5.23
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 44.10 4.95
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,400 35.78 4.83
Ricky Rubio PHO $6,900 34.35 4.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shake Milton PHI $3,600 24.14 6.70
Kris Dunn CHI $4,300 28.01 6.51
Coby White CHI $4,200 26.51 6.31
Ky Bowman GS $3,700 22.58 6.10

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $8,000 39.92 4.99
Khris Middleton MIL $7,500 39.48 5.26
Devin Booker PHO $8,000 36.54 4.57
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 34.31 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Monk CHA $3,700 25.70 6.95
Kevin Huerter ATL $5,000 29.90 5.98
Dillon Brooks MEM $4,700 26.10 5.55
Cody Martin CHA $3,600 19.45 5.40

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 59.41 5.77
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,700 39.07 5.83
Kelly Oubre PHO $6,500 34.65 5.33
Tobias Harris PHI $6,700 33.71 5.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cam Reddish ATL $4,000 26.40 6.60
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,200 26.92 6.41
Mikal Bridges PHO $4,100 25.95 6.33
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,700 39.07 5.83

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Collins ATL $8,400 43.59 5.19
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,800 42.93 4.88
Julius Randle NY $6,900 37.23 5.40
Draymond Green GS $5,800 30.45 5.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,400 27.39 6.23
Harry Giles SAC $3,500 21.28 6.08
Eric Paschall GS $4,600 26.51 5.76
Dragan Bender GS $3,500 19.85 5.67

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $9,400 46.06 4.90
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,800 40.57 4.61
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,600 38.08 5.77
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,500 35.19 4.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $3,600 26.68 7.41
Marquese Chriss GS $4,500 33.08 7.35
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,600 38.08 5.77
Cody Zeller CHA $4,500 24.94 5.54

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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