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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 16, 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
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 43.50 4.68
Trae Young ATL $8,800 42.17 4.79
Ben Simmons PHI $8,300 39.19 4.72
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,400 38.91 5.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,400 38.91 5.26
Terry Rozier CHA $6,900 33.98 4.92
Shake Milton PHI $5,600 27.09 4.84
Trae Young ATL $8,800 42.17 4.79

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $9,200 44.22 4.81
James Harden BKN $9,700 43.93 4.53
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 38.09 4.82
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,100 37.07 4.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Nwaba HOU $4,400 21.65 4.92
Devonte’ Graham CHA $5,800 28.44 4.90
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 38.09 4.82
Kevin Huerter ATL $4,900 23.62 4.82

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,100 49.52 4.90
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,900 41.84 4.70
Jerami Grant DET $7,900 37.41 4.74
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,800 34.89 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Harris BKN $4,400 23.37 5.31
Jae’Sean Tate HOU $4,900 25.23 5.15
Rudy Gay SA $4,200 21.61 5.15
De’Andre Hunter ATL $6,000 30.17 5.03

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Wood HOU $9,000 41.86 4.65
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,200 40.95 4.99
Chris Boucher TOR $8,100 35.05 4.33
P.J. Washington CHA $6,700 34.14 5.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,000 22.68 5.67
Tony Bradley PHI $4,200 22.21 5.29
Robert Covington POR $4,400 23.14 5.26
P.J. Washington CHA $6,700 34.14 5.10

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,400 43.65 4.64
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $7,100 35.35 4.98
Clint Capela ATL $6,400 31.24 4.88
Enes Kanter POR $5,200 27.99 5.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Enes Kanter POR $5,200 27.99 5.38
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $7,100 35.35 4.98
Bismack Biyombo CHA $4,300 21.11 4.91
Clint Capela ATL $6,400 31.24 4.88

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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