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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 2, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $10,200 49.51 4.85
John Wall HOU $8,400 43.57 5.19
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,400 43.17 4.59
Ben Simmons PHI $9,000 38.62 4.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darius Garland CLE $6,000 31.90 5.32
John Wall HOU $8,400 43.57 5.19
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,800 29.80 5.14
Aaron Holiday IND $3,800 19.20 5.05

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,700 37.91 4.92
Collin Sexton CLE $7,100 35.80 5.04
Victor Oladipo IND $6,700 34.75 5.19
Terry Rozier CHA $7,000 31.93 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cam Reddish ATL $5,000 26.46 5.29
Victor Oladipo IND $6,700 34.75 5.19
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,800 29.80 5.14
Aaron Holiday IND $3,800 19.20 5.05

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $8,100 40.40 4.99
Ben Simmons PHI $9,000 38.62 4.29
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,200 35.62 4.95
Tobias Harris PHI $7,300 35.45 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,300 28.29 5.34
Cam Reddish ATL $5,000 26.46 5.29
Victor Oladipo IND $6,700 34.75 5.19
Kevin Huerter ATL $4,500 22.61 5.03

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 50.72 5.40
Julius Randle NY $9,100 43.54 4.78
Brandon Ingram NO $8,100 40.40 4.99
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,300 39.41 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 50.72 5.40
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,300 28.29 5.34
Brandon Ingram NO $8,100 40.40 4.99
John Collins ATL $7,500 37.35 4.98

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 50.72 5.40
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 48.35 5.26
Joel Embiid PHI $10,000 48.24 4.82
Christian Wood HOU $8,800 44.29 5.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 50.72 5.40
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 48.35 5.26
Myles Turner IND $6,400 33.23 5.19
Clint Capela ATL $5,200 26.64 5.12

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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