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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 12, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shabazz Napier WAS $4,400 26.12 5.94
Ish Smith WAS $6,000 26.01 4.34
Darius Garland CLE $6,600 24.67 3.74
Matthew Dellavedova CLE $1,400 13.60 9.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matthew Dellavedova CLE $1,400 13.60 9.71
Shabazz Napier WAS $4,400 26.12 5.94
Ish Smith WAS $6,000 26.01 4.34
Darius Garland CLE $6,600 24.67 3.74

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $12,600 54.04 4.29
Collin Sexton CLE $9,400 37.83 4.02
Kevin Porter Jr. CLE $4,000 25.63 6.41
Jerome Robinson WAS $1,800 14.49 8.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Garrison Mathews WAS $1,000 9.10 9.10
Jerome Robinson WAS $1,800 14.49 8.05
Gary Payton II WAS $1,000 7.10 7.10
Kevin Porter Jr. CLE $4,000 25.63 6.41

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cedi Osman CLE $6,400 22.99 3.59
Troy Brown Jr. WAS $5,600 20.36 3.64
Admiral Schofield WAS $1,000 1.54 1.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Troy Brown Jr. WAS $5,600 20.36 3.64
Cedi Osman CLE $6,400 22.99 3.59
Admiral Schofield WAS $1,000 1.54 1.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Love CLE $8,800 38.43 4.37
Larry Nance Jr. CLE $5,200 32.43 6.24
Davis Bertans WAS $7,800 30.81 3.95
Rui Hachimura WAS $5,000 26.99 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alfonzo McKinnie CLE $1,600 13.12 8.20
Larry Nance Jr. CLE $5,200 32.43 6.24
Rui Hachimura WAS $5,000 26.99 5.40
Kevin Love CLE $8,800 38.43 4.37

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond CLE $10,200 44.44 4.36
Tristan Thompson CLE $7,400 29.50 3.99
Thomas Bryant WAS $3,600 20.34 5.65
Ian Mahinmi WAS $2,800 17.46 6.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ante Zizic CLE $1,000 9.32 9.32
Anzejs Pasecniks WAS $1,000 7.16 7.16
Ian Mahinmi WAS $2,800 17.46 6.24
Thomas Bryant WAS $3,600 20.34 5.65

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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