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NBA FanDuel Picks for Aug 2, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook HOU $9,900 50.63 5.11
Damian Lillard POR $9,000 47.51 5.28
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,700 39.64 5.15
Ricky Rubio PHO $6,300 37.09 5.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ricky Rubio PHO $6,300 37.09 5.89
Derrick White SA $5,500 32.35 5.88
Seth Curry DAL $4,200 23.14 5.51
Damian Lillard POR $9,000 47.51 5.28

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $10,900 55.72 5.11
Luka Doncic DAL $10,800 53.01 4.91
Devin Booker PHO $8,100 41.99 5.18
CJ McCollum POR $7,300 41.04 5.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $6,900 40.71 5.90
CJ McCollum POR $7,300 41.04 5.62
Marcus Smart BOS $5,400 29.75 5.51
Devin Booker PHO $8,100 41.99 5.18

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,200 54.15 4.83
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,400 38.54 6.02
Jaylen Brown BOS $6,200 33.60 5.42
Tim Hardaway DAL $5,500 30.50 5.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thabo Sefolosha HOU $1 2.02 2016.00
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,400 38.54 6.02
Danuel House HOU $4,200 25.08 5.97
Tim Hardaway DAL $5,500 30.50 5.55

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $9,600 49.41 5.15
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,200 41.48 5.06
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,200 37.25 6.01
Robert Covington HOU $5,900 31.80 5.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,200 37.25 6.01
Brandon Clarke MEM $4,800 27.66 5.76
Robert Covington HOU $5,900 31.80 5.39
Nemanja Bjelica SAC $4,700 25.05 5.33

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,100 44.76 5.53
Jusuf Nurkic POR $7,500 41.61 5.55
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,100 41.17 5.08
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $7,100 36.60 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willie Cauley-Stein DAL $1 3.34 3336.00
Brook Lopez MIL $5,100 28.35 5.56
Jusuf Nurkic POR $7,500 41.61 5.55
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,100 44.76 5.53

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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