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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 4, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook HOU $9,700 50.42 5.20
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 47.18 5.30
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 41.28 5.50
Lonzo Ball NO $6,500 38.67 5.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shake Milton PHI $3,600 23.44 6.51
Lonzo Ball NO $6,500 38.67 5.95
Shabazz Napier WAS $4,500 26.50 5.89
Elfrid Payton NY $6,100 34.24 5.61

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,900 52.37 5.29
James Harden HOU $10,400 50.62 4.87
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 41.72 5.35
Devin Booker PHO $8,000 39.21 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NO $4,500 25.84 5.74
Norman Powell TOR $5,400 30.04 5.56
Furkan Korkmaz PHI $3,500 19.45 5.56
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 41.72 5.35

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,700 42.90 4.93
Tobias Harris PHI $6,700 36.01 5.37
Brandon Ingram NO $7,900 35.49 4.49
Kelly Oubre PHO $6,500 33.97 5.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikal Bridges PHO $4,100 27.41 6.69
Eric Gordon HOU $4,000 24.52 6.13
OG Anunoby TOR $4,700 28.03 5.96
Danuel House HOU $4,100 22.58 5.51

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zion Williamson NO $6,800 38.01 5.59
Julius Randle NY $6,900 37.73 5.47
Robert Covington HOU $5,900 31.32 5.31
Serge Ibaka TOR $6,200 30.02 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jerami Grant DEN $4,100 26.38 6.43
Nicolo Melli NO $3,500 20.02 5.72
Zion Williamson NO $6,800 38.01 5.59
Julius Randle NY $6,900 37.73 5.47

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,100 47.77 4.73
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,800 43.50 4.94
Joel Embiid PHI $9,400 40.52 4.31
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,300 27.79 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,300 27.79 5.24
Chris Boucher TOR $3,500 18.26 5.22
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,100 20.54 5.01
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,800 43.50 4.94

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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