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NHL FanDuel Picks for Jan 17, 2021

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Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,400 19.34 2.30
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,600 16.18 2.13
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,100 12.48 1.76
Nicklas Backstrom WSH $6,400 11.90 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Wennberg FLA $3,700 8.78 2.37
Sidney Crosby PIT $8,400 19.34 2.30
Noel Acciari FLA $3,600 8.21 2.28
Evgeni Malkin PIT $7,600 16.18 2.13

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Kane CHI $8,000 18.09 2.26
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,500 18.00 2.12
Jake Guentzel PIT $7,400 14.42 1.95
Patric Hornqvist FLA $5,200 14.37 2.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patric Hornqvist FLA $5,200 14.37 2.76
Bryan Rust PIT $5,300 13.11 2.47
Anthony Duclair FLA $4,600 11.09 2.41
Alex DeBrincat CHI $5,700 13.69 2.40

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Carlson WSH $6,700 15.01 2.24
Duncan Keith CHI $5,000 12.20 2.44
Kris Letang PIT $6,300 10.80 1.71
MacKenzie Weegar FLA $4,100 10.61 2.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Weegar FLA $4,100 10.61 2.59
Duncan Keith CHI $5,000 12.20 2.44
Connor Murphy CHI $3,900 9.25 2.37
John Carlson WSH $6,700 15.01 2.24

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Driedger FLA $7,600 20.94 2.76
Ilya Samsonov WSH $7,600 11.39 1.50
Collin Delia CHI $6,700 7.99 1.19
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,700 6.45 0.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Driedger FLA $7,600 20.94 2.76
Ilya Samsonov WSH $7,600 11.39 1.50
Collin Delia CHI $6,700 7.99 1.19
Casey DeSmith PIT $7,700 6.45 0.84

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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