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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 12, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook HOU $9,700 52.33 5.39
Trae Young ATL $9,000 46.41 5.16
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 42.89 4.82
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,400 37.67 5.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Coby White CHI $4,200 35.10 8.36
Shake Milton PHI $3,600 22.20 6.17
Jordan McLaughlin MIN $3,800 23.08 6.07
Mike Conley UTA $4,600 27.10 5.89

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $10,400 50.63 4.87
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 43.02 5.52
Khris Middleton MIL $7,500 39.87 5.32
Zach LaVine CHI $8,000 39.53 4.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Beasley MIN $3,700 27.64 7.47
Malik Monk CHA $3,700 26.75 7.23
Terrence Ross ORL $4,600 30.34 6.59
Damion Lee GS $4,900 29.82 6.08

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 61.48 5.97
LeBron James LAL $10,000 54.52 5.45
Brandon Ingram NO $7,900 35.82 4.53
Tobias Harris PHI $6,700 35.74 5.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chandler Hutchison CHI $3,600 24.82 6.89
Juancho Hernangomez MIN $3,500 24.04 6.87
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,200 27.08 6.45
Cam Reddish ATL $4,000 24.24 6.06

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,200 47.61 4.67
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,900 47.58 4.81
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,800 44.06 5.01
John Collins ATL $8,400 43.87 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,400 31.78 7.22
James Johnson MIN $4,000 27.69 6.92
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,300 43.06 6.84
Naz Reid MIN $3,900 26.35 6.76

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,000 49.54 4.95
Joel Embiid PHI $9,400 45.50 4.84
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,000 43.33 4.81
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,600 38.61 5.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marquese Chriss GS $4,500 32.86 7.30
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $3,600 24.85 6.90
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,600 38.61 5.85
Myles Turner IND $5,800 33.87 5.84

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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