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NHL Draftkings Picks for Jan 16, 2021

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Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $8,500 23.40 2.75
Mika Zibanejad NYR $8,000 21.77 2.72
Auston Matthews TOR $8,200 20.19 2.46
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,300 17.61 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derek Stepan OTT $2,500 9.80 3.92
Sam Bennett CGY $2,800 9.76 3.48
Josh Norris OTT $2,500 7.94 3.18
Gabriel Vilardi LA $2,600 8.18 3.15

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $7,400 21.05 2.84
Kevin Fiala MIN $6,600 18.30 2.77
Evander Kane SJ $7,000 16.14 2.31
Brady Tkachuk OTT $6,400 15.71 2.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Drake Batherson OTT $2,500 9.27 3.71
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins EDM $7,400 21.05 2.84
Nick Foligno CLS $2,900 8.19 2.83
Nicolas Deslauriers ANH $2,500 7.08 2.83

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shea Theodore VGK $6,800 16.98 2.50
Roman Josi NSH $6,900 16.02 2.32
Ryan Ellis NSH $5,800 15.83 2.73
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,400 14.14 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Erik Gudbranson OTT $2,500 9.00 3.60
Haydn Fleury CAR $2,800 9.19 3.28
Vladislav Gavrikov CLS $2,600 8.46 3.25
David Savard CLS $3,500 11.02 3.15

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cam Talbot MIN $8,000 20.42 2.55
Juuse Saros NSH $7,800 17.39 2.23
MacKenzie Blackwood NJ $7,200 16.83 2.34
Petr Mrazek CAR $8,300 15.79 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cam Talbot MIN $8,000 20.42 2.55
MacKenzie Blackwood NJ $7,200 16.83 2.34
Juuse Saros NSH $7,800 17.39 2.23
Martin Jones SJ $7,500 15.32 2.04

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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