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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 2, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $9,700 45.87 4.73
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,000 43.52 5.44
John Wall HOU $8,200 41.73 5.09
Ben Simmons PHI $8,600 38.92 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cole Anthony ORL $4,000 22.48 5.62
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $3,800 20.81 5.48
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,000 43.52 5.44
Aaron Holiday IND $3,700 19.36 5.23

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,500 36.39 4.85
Collin Sexton CLE $6,800 34.59 5.09
Victor Oladipo IND $7,200 33.52 4.66
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $8,200 33.10 4.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Huerter ATL $4,000 22.49 5.62
Collin Sexton CLE $6,800 34.59 5.09
Reggie Bullock NY $3,600 17.55 4.87
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,500 36.39 4.85

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $9,000 38.57 4.29
Tobias Harris PHI $7,200 34.93 4.85
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,600 34.53 4.54
Larry Nance CLE $6,800 33.55 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Andre Hunter ATL $4,600 26.28 5.71
Cam Reddish ATL $4,900 26.51 5.41
Eric Gordon HOU $5,000 25.97 5.19
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,400 27.68 5.13

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 47.55 5.06
Christian Wood HOU $8,800 43.64 4.96
Julius Randle NY $8,000 40.03 5.00
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,800 37.52 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Collins ATL $7,000 36.56 5.22
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,400 47.55 5.06
Julius Randle NY $8,000 40.03 5.00
Doug McDermott IND $4,000 19.98 4.99

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond CLE $10,000 48.56 4.86
Joel Embiid PHI $10,500 46.82 4.46
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,400 41.84 4.98
Myles Turner IND $7,700 36.92 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,200 26.01 5.00
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,400 41.84 4.98
Bismack Biyombo CHA $5,000 24.52 4.90
Andre Drummond CLE $10,000 48.56 4.86

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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