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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 4, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,100 45.31 4.08
Stephen Curry GS $9,500 44.40 4.67
Trae Young ATL $9,400 43.21 4.60
John Wall HOU $8,500 41.56 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Payton Pritchard BOS $3,700 21.21 5.73
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $3,700 20.09 5.43
Elfrid Payton NY $5,300 28.28 5.34
Cole Anthony ORL $3,800 19.80 5.21

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,400 52.35 4.59
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 40.28 5.10
Collin Sexton CLE $7,100 37.41 5.27
Khris Middleton MIL $7,700 35.65 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Ross ORL $5,700 30.30 5.32
Collin Sexton CLE $7,100 37.41 5.27
David Nwaba HOU $3,700 19.46 5.26
Kevin Huerter ATL $4,500 23.02 5.12

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,500 41.15 4.84
Tobias Harris PHI $8,000 39.11 4.89
Brandon Ingram NO $8,400 38.16 4.54
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,900 37.70 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $4,700 25.70 5.47
Cam Reddish ATL $4,600 23.15 5.03
De’Andre Hunter ATL $5,400 26.77 4.96
RJ Barrett NY $6,100 30.01 4.92

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,400 53.84 4.72
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,200 44.23 4.81
Christian Wood HOU $9,100 43.11 4.74
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,100 42.99 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Johnson DAL $3,500 21.00 6.00
Kelly Olynyk MIA $4,600 23.98 5.21
John Collins ATL $6,800 35.36 5.20
Julius Randle NY $8,100 41.32 5.10

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $9,900 45.47 4.59
Andre Drummond CLE $9,500 44.88 4.72
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,300 41.44 4.99
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,700 39.69 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $4,700 25.92 5.51
Tristan Thompson BOS $4,300 23.06 5.36
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,500 29.08 5.29
James Wiseman GS $4,600 24.33 5.29

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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