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NHL FanDuel Picks for Feb 16, 2021

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Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $8,300 21.65 2.61
Anze Kopitar LA $7,200 17.23 2.39
Jack Eichel BUF $7,600 16.17 2.13
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,800 16.09 2.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cody Glass VGK $3,500 9.57 2.73
Jaret Anderson-Dolan LA $3,200 8.68 2.71
Gabriel Vilardi LA $3,200 8.65 2.70
Nathan MacKinnon COL $8,300 21.65 2.61

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Ovechkin WSH $8,400 20.60 2.45
Mikko Rantanen COL $7,700 18.32 2.38
Bryan Rust PIT $6,300 17.96 2.85
Kevin Fiala MIN $5,700 17.09 3.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Aston-Reese PIT $3,300 10.80 3.27
Kevin Fiala MIN $5,700 17.09 3.00
Bryan Rust PIT $6,300 17.96 2.85
Jeff Carter LA $4,300 12.10 2.81

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shea Theodore VGK $6,200 16.70 2.69
John Carlson WSH $7,100 15.27 2.15
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,400 14.89 2.33
Drew Doughty LA $5,900 14.44 2.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ty Smith NJ $3,800 13.15 3.46
Alec Martinez VGK $4,300 13.03 3.03
Adam Fox NYR $4,500 13.23 2.94
Damon Severson NJ $4,300 12.11 2.82

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Blackwood NJ $7,000 21.66 3.09
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,300 15.04 2.06
Marc-Andre Fleury VGK $8,900 12.59 1.41
Kaapo Kahkonen MIN $7,800 11.24 1.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MacKenzie Blackwood NJ $7,000 21.66 3.09
Igor Shesterkin NYR $7,300 15.04 2.06
Jonathan Quick LA $6,700 10.34 1.54
Kaapo Kahkonen MIN $7,800 11.24 1.44

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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