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NBA FanDuel Picks for Aug 1, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Simmons PHI $8,000 43.40 5.43
Lonzo Ball NO $7,300 41.06 5.62
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,400 38.79 5.24
Chris Paul OKC $7,700 36.88 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Monte Morris DEN $3,900 22.32 5.72
Lonzo Ball NO $7,300 41.06 5.62
Ben Simmons PHI $8,000 43.40 5.43
Shake Milton PHI $4,400 23.79 5.41

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George LAC $7,700 39.36 5.11
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,000 35.27 4.41
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,200 35.04 4.87
Jrue Holiday NO $7,700 34.65 4.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,900 26.09 5.32
Victor Oladipo IND $5,700 30.03 5.27
Josh Richardson PHI $4,500 23.17 5.15
Paul George LAC $7,700 39.36 5.11

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,900 52.46 4.81
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,500 41.20 4.34
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,800 39.39 5.05
Brandon Ingram NO $7,400 36.34 4.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Holiday IND $3,700 21.38 5.78
OG Anunoby TOR $4,300 24.12 5.61
Jae Crowder MIA $4,400 24.32 5.53
T.J. Warren IND $6,000 32.80 5.47

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,000 48.46 4.85
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 43.65 5.20
Serge Ibaka TOR $5,700 28.56 5.01
Michael Porter DEN $3,700 25.62 6.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Porter DEN $3,700 25.62 6.92
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 43.65 5.20
Serge Ibaka TOR $5,700 28.56 5.01
Jerami Grant DEN $4,300 21.50 5.00

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,000 41.11 4.57
Joel Embiid PHI $9,000 40.57 4.51
Marc Gasol TOR $4,400 36.12 8.21
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,400 33.00 4.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $4,400 36.12 8.21
Mason Plumlee DEN $3,800 18.45 4.86
Derrick Favors NO $5,100 24.16 4.74
Myles Turner IND $6,600 31.15 4.72

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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