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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 23, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,800 58.13 5.38
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,400 44.92 4.78
Stephen Curry GS $9,700 42.59 4.39
Chris Paul PHO $6,900 38.34 5.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Paul PHO $6,900 38.34 5.56
Luka Doncic DAL $10,800 58.13 5.38
Jalen Brunson DAL $4,300 22.65 5.27
Jordan McLaughlin MIN $4,000 20.74 5.18

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,200 51.53 5.05
Zach LaVine CHI $9,300 46.81 5.03
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,500 41.04 4.83
Kendrick Nunn MIA $6,500 32.86 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry PHI $4,500 23.70 5.27
James Harden BKN $10,200 51.53 5.05
Kendrick Nunn MIA $6,500 32.86 5.05
Zach LaVine CHI $9,300 46.81 5.03

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,700 51.39 4.80
LeBron James LAL $9,900 47.80 4.83
Jerami Grant DET $8,500 40.24 4.73
Brandon Ingram NO $7,700 35.17 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Garrett Temple CHI $3,800 22.33 5.88
Jae’Sean Tate HOU $4,000 21.34 5.34
Saddiq Bey DET $3,500 18.58 5.31
Joe Harris BKN $4,500 23.71 5.27

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $9,800 45.45 4.64
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,700 37.44 4.30
Zion Williamson NO $7,900 35.57 4.50
Lauri Markkanen CHI $6,700 32.39 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $3,800 25.63 6.74
Daniel Gafford CHI $3,500 18.72 5.35
Kyle Kuzma LAL $4,100 21.55 5.26
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,400 21.97 4.99

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 60.88 5.44
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 52.81 5.18
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,400 39.44 4.69
Deandre Ayton PHO $7,800 37.38 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins HOU $4,900 31.60 6.45
Mason Plumlee DET $5,100 28.01 5.49
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 60.88 5.44
Naz Reid MIN $4,800 25.65 5.34

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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