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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 9, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,600 55.91 4.82
Damian Lillard POR $9,700 45.55 4.70
Malcolm Brogdon IND $8,400 41.80 4.98
Trae Young ATL $9,400 40.26 4.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raul Neto WAS $4,200 24.62 5.86
Ish Smith WAS $3,800 21.15 5.57
Dejounte Murray SA $7,100 35.45 4.99
Malcolm Brogdon IND $8,400 41.80 4.98

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,800 40.02 4.55
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,300 37.93 4.57
D’Angelo Russell MIN $7,800 35.24 4.52
Devin Booker PHO $7,500 34.93 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devonte’ Graham CHA $5,200 28.40 5.46
Tyler Herro MIA $5,400 29.22 5.41
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,300 22.23 5.17
Damyean Dotson CLE $3,800 19.12 5.03

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gordon Hayward CHA $8,000 40.13 5.02
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,100 38.46 4.75
Khris Middleton MIL $7,400 37.48 5.07
De’Andre Hunter ATL $6,100 30.02 4.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $3,900 28.54 7.32
Cam Reddish ATL $4,100 25.53 6.23
Rudy Gay SA $4,600 24.91 5.42
Cedi Osman CLE $5,400 28.25 5.23

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,800 42.64 4.85
John Collins ATL $6,800 38.03 5.59
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,400 30.82 4.82
Larry Nance CLE $6,900 30.48 4.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $5,100 30.24 5.93
John Collins ATL $6,800 38.03 5.59
James Johnson DAL $3,500 18.15 5.18
Robert Covington POR $4,800 24.72 5.15

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,500 50.64 4.40
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,500 43.16 5.08
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,800 43.03 4.89
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 41.22 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwight Howard PHI $3,900 21.06 5.40
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,000 35.62 5.09
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,500 43.16 5.08
Willie Cauley-Stein DAL $4,100 20.82 5.08

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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