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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 5, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $9,700 54.23 5.59
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,500 46.16 4.86
Chris Paul OKC $7,900 40.08 5.07
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,400 39.52 5.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Dunn CHI $4,300 31.51 7.33
Coby White CHI $4,200 27.96 6.66
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $5,700 35.72 6.27
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $3,800 22.48 5.91

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,900 53.99 5.45
Zach LaVine CHI $8,000 45.05 5.63
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,300 41.20 4.43
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,600 39.98 5.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Monk CHA $3,700 24.87 6.72
Malik Beasley MIN $3,700 24.66 6.67
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,000 26.56 6.64
Terrence Ross ORL $4,600 30.10 6.54

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 57.96 5.63
LeBron James LAL $10,000 51.09 5.11
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,700 36.29 5.42
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,200 35.60 5.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Porter CLE $3,800 24.80 6.53
Trevor Ariza POR $3,900 25.23 6.47
Chandler Hutchison CHI $3,600 22.65 6.29
Juancho Hernangomez MIN $3,500 21.46 6.13

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,200 52.79 5.18
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,900 47.61 4.81
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,300 47.41 5.71
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,800 46.25 5.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,400 31.67 7.20
Christian Wood DET $4,900 33.69 6.87
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,300 41.55 6.60
Larry Nance CLE $5,000 32.83 6.57

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,100 46.97 4.65
Hassan Whiteside POR $7,800 46.25 5.93
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,000 45.27 4.53
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 44.68 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marquese Chriss GS $4,500 33.68 7.48
Hassan Whiteside POR $7,800 46.25 5.93
Myles Turner IND $5,800 33.21 5.73
Cody Zeller CHA $4,500 25.51 5.67

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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