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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 1, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,300 53.64 4.75
Trae Young ATL $9,700 44.98 4.64
Stephen Curry GS $9,900 43.95 4.44
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 43.45 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raul Neto WAS $4,500 25.41 5.65
Jrue Holiday MIL $6,600 35.90 5.44
Lou Williams LAC $4,500 24.08 5.35
Jamal Murray DEN $6,800 35.05 5.15

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,500 46.44 4.89
CJ McCollum POR $8,000 42.35 5.29
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,300 39.74 4.79
Zach LaVine CHI $7,900 37.46 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Huerter ATL $4,000 22.28 5.57
Devonte’ Graham CHA $6,100 32.89 5.39
Damion Lee GS $3,800 20.15 5.30
CJ McCollum POR $8,000 42.35 5.29

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,400 52.05 5.00
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,800 44.09 4.50
Kevin Durant BKN $9,400 43.95 4.68
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,900 43.82 5.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Otto Porter CHI $4,400 27.25 6.19
Will Barton DEN $5,000 28.65 5.73
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,200 23.88 5.69
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,400 30.48 5.64

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,400 50.75 4.45
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,500 46.14 4.86
Anthony Davis LAL $10,500 41.23 3.93
John Collins ATL $7,000 35.07 5.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $3,700 25.31 6.84
James Johnson DAL $3,500 21.35 6.10
Naz Reid MIN $4,700 27.46 5.84
Brandon Clarke MEM $4,800 24.47 5.10

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,200 54.67 5.36
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,900 40.19 5.09
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,700 35.84 4.12
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $7,700 35.16 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Serge Ibaka LAC $5,100 28.56 5.60
Thomas Bryant WAS $5,800 32.32 5.57
DeAndre Jordan BKN $4,400 23.85 5.42
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,200 54.67 5.36

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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