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NFL FanDuel Picks for Week 5, 2020

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Quarterbacks

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lamar Jackson BAL $8,900 25.95 2.92
Patrick Mahomes KC $9,000 25.24 2.80
Dak Prescott DAL $8,700 24.50 2.82
Josh Allen BUF $8,400 23.38 2.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lamar Jackson BAL $8,900 25.95 2.92
Justin Herbert LAC $7,000 19.92 2.85
Dak Prescott DAL $8,700 24.50 2.82
Deshaun Watson HOU $7,900 22.09 2.80

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alvin Kamara NO $8,900 21.00 2.36
Ezekiel Elliott DAL $9,000 19.61 2.18
Dalvin Cook MIN $9,200 18.71 2.03
Chris Carson SEA $7,800 16.43 2.11
Derrick Henry TEN $8,600 16.17 1.88
James Robinson JAC $6,600 16.00 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Robinson JAC $6,600 16.00 2.42
Alvin Kamara NO $8,900 21.00 2.36
Ezekiel Elliott DAL $9,000 19.61 2.18
Todd Gurley II ATL $6,700 14.22 2.12
Chris Carson SEA $7,800 16.43 2.11
James Conner PIT $7,000 14.39 2.06

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Wide Receivers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeAndre Hopkins ARI $8,700 16.54 1.90
Allen Robinson II CHI $7,100 15.35 2.16
Calvin Ridley ATL $8,300 15.26 1.84
Stefon Diggs BUF $7,100 14.63 2.06
DK Metcalf SEA $6,700 14.39 2.15
Mike Evans TB $7,500 14.22 1.90
Amari Cooper DAL $7,800 14.08 1.81
Tyreek Hill KC $8,200 13.92 1.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Allen Robinson II CHI $7,100 15.35 2.16
DK Metcalf SEA $6,700 14.39 2.15
Tyler Boyd CIN $6,000 12.81 2.13
CeeDee Lamb DAL $5,900 12.29 2.08
Stefon Diggs BUF $7,100 14.63 2.06
Terry McLaurin WAS $6,300 12.45 1.98
Robby Anderson CAR $6,200 12.21 1.97
Robert Woods LAR $6,700 12.99 1.94

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $7,800 13.84 1.77
George Kittle SF $7,100 13.74 1.94
Mark Andrews BAL $7,500 12.69 1.69
Darren Waller LV $6,800 11.50 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Kittle SF $7,100 13.74 1.94
Travis Kelce KC $7,800 13.84 1.77
Evan Engram NYG $5,500 9.42 1.71
Tyler Higbee LAR $6,000 10.28 1.71

Defenses

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Los Angeles Rams LAR $5,000 9.82 1.96
Baltimore Ravens BAL $4,900 8.74 1.78
Pittsburgh Steelers PIT $4,400 8.72 1.98
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TB $4,400 8.42 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Arizona Cardinals ARI $4,200 8.38 1.99
Pittsburgh Steelers PIT $4,400 8.72 1.98
Los Angeles Rams LAR $5,000 9.82 1.96
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TB $4,400 8.42 1.91

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. 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.

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