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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 6, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $10,000 49.11 4.91
Russell Westbrook WAS $10,700 47.08 4.40
Trae Young ATL $9,400 41.57 4.42
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,800 41.49 5.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $5,900 32.41 5.49
Shake Milton PHI $4,500 24.21 5.38
Elfrid Payton NY $5,300 28.33 5.35
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,800 41.49 5.32

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,200 53.44 4.77
Bradley Beal WAS $10,000 47.95 4.79
Paul George LAC $9,000 42.53 4.73
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,000 42.01 5.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Ross ORL $5,500 29.39 5.34
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,000 42.01 5.25
Tyler Herro MIA $5,400 28.17 5.22
Derrick Rose DET $6,000 31.14 5.19

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,600 48.11 5.01
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 44.75 4.76
Brandon Ingram NO $8,800 40.69 4.62
Tobias Harris PHI $7,900 37.80 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rui Hachimura WAS $5,000 25.23 5.05
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,600 48.11 5.01
Kelly Oubre GS $5,300 26.38 4.98
Mikal Bridges PHO $5,500 26.86 4.88

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,400 52.18 4.58
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,800 44.42 5.05
Julius Randle NY $9,000 41.83 4.65
John Collins ATL $6,800 36.74 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,100 22.60 5.51
Nicolas Batum LAC $4,400 23.81 5.41
John Collins ATL $6,800 36.74 5.40
Bobby Portis MIL $4,700 24.96 5.31

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $9,900 46.57 4.70
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,700 43.77 5.03
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,600 41.30 4.80
Andre Drummond CLE $9,500 39.46 4.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins HOU $4,100 23.47 5.72
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,500 30.28 5.51
Wendell Carter CHI $4,900 25.37 5.18
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,700 43.77 5.03

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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