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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 12, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,600 45.28 4.72
Malcolm Brogdon IND $8,400 42.57 5.07
John Wall HOU $7,600 38.76 5.10
Dejounte Murray SA $7,500 35.54 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Teague BOS $1 22.03 22030.00
Payton Pritchard BOS $1 21.31 21314.00
Tomas Satoransky CHI $1 19.89 19891.00
Coby White CHI $2 31.83 15916.00

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $4 49.67 12418.25
James Harden HOU $10,400 48.13 4.63
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $8,500 38.21 4.49
Caris LeVert BKN $7,900 36.84 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $2 30.62 15309.50
Zach LaVine CHI $4 49.67 12418.25
Jordan Clarkson UTA $5,200 24.78 4.77
Andrew Wiggins GS $6,600 31.43 4.76

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,100 48.45 4.80
LeBron James LAL $9,900 46.50 4.70
Jaylen Brown BOS $4 32.31 8077.50
Keldon Johnson SA $6,600 30.38 4.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Williams CHI $1 22.85 22853.00
Garrett Temple CHI $1 20.23 20229.00
Otto Porter CHI $1 19.82 19817.00
Denzel Valentine CHI $1 14.75 14745.00

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $9,800 45.89 4.68
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,200 42.92 4.66
Christian Wood HOU $8,100 39.65 4.90
Larry Nance CLE $7,000 34.94 4.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $1 20.18 20177.00
Lauri Markkanen CHI $2 16.77 8387.00
Jayson Tatum BOS $4 9.41 2353.00
Grant Williams BOS $1 1.88 1877.00

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,400 47.39 4.16
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,000 39.43 4.93
Myles Turner IND $7,400 33.37 4.51
Jarrett Allen BKN $6,800 31.78 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Theis BOS $1 19.52 19523.00
Wendell Carter CHI $2 28.07 14033.00
Robert Williams BOS $1 3.28 3280.00
Tristan Thompson BOS $2 5.09 2543.50

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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