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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 4, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,100 54.95 4.95
Luka Doncic DAL $10,300 47.52 4.61
Stephen Curry GS $9,300 47.37 5.09
Trae Young ATL $9,800 47.13 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rajon Rondo ATL $3,100 18.20 5.87
Payton Pritchard BOS $3,700 21.01 5.68
John Wall HOU $7,600 42.39 5.58
Collin Sexton CLE $7,200 38.06 5.29

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,100 54.95 4.95
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,300 41.75 5.03
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,700 40.45 5.25
Collin Sexton CLE $7,200 38.06 5.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wayne Ellington DET $3,000 16.51 5.50
Terrence Ross ORL $5,900 31.47 5.33
Collin Sexton CLE $7,200 38.06 5.29
Avery Bradley MIA $3,800 20.11 5.29

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 44.84 5.21
Ben Simmons PHI $9,100 42.32 4.65
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,300 41.75 5.03
Brandon Ingram NO $8,400 40.08 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wayne Ellington DET $3,000 16.51 5.50
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.06 5.42
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,200 27.99 5.38
Terrence Ross ORL $5,900 31.47 5.33

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,800 56.28 5.21
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,500 47.44 4.99
Julius Randle NY $9,000 44.86 4.98
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 44.84 5.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.06 5.42
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,900 31.78 5.39
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,200 27.99 5.38
Bobby Portis MIL $4,900 26.33 5.37

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,800 56.28 5.21
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,500 47.44 4.99
Joel Embiid PHI $9,900 47.07 4.75
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 45.25 4.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelly Olynyk MIA $3,900 24.07 6.17
Christian Wood HOU $7,400 43.38 5.86
Tristan Thompson BOS $4,400 24.00 5.45
Bobby Portis MIL $4,900 26.33 5.37

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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