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NBA FanDuel Picks for Feb 17, 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 $9,500 50.78 5.34
Russell Westbrook WAS $9,200 44.37 4.82
Trae Young ATL $9,500 44.31 4.66
Stephen Curry GS $10,000 43.12 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $6,500 36.54 5.62
Patrick Beverley LAC $4,300 23.37 5.43
Damian Lillard POR $9,500 50.78 5.34
Derrick Rose NY $4,800 24.19 5.04

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,900 45.92 4.64
Zach LaVine CHI $9,500 42.72 4.50
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $8,500 37.40 4.40
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,100 37.29 4.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Huerter ATL $5,300 29.62 5.59
Anthony Edwards MIN $6,000 31.41 5.23
Furkan Korkmaz PHI $3,500 17.92 5.12
Gary Trent POR $5,500 27.94 5.08

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 45.32 4.82
Brandon Ingram NO $8,200 41.72 5.09
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,400 36.66 4.36
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,500 31.92 4.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danuel House HOU $4,700 24.49 5.21
RJ Barrett NY $5,400 27.65 5.12
Brandon Ingram NO $8,200 41.72 5.09
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,500 31.92 4.91

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,700 47.48 4.89
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 46.04 4.90
Zion Williamson NO $8,300 45.01 5.42
Julius Randle NY $9,000 42.05 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Roby OKC $4,700 25.95 5.52
Zion Williamson NO $8,300 45.01 5.42
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $4,400 22.97 5.22
John Collins ATL $7,100 34.96 4.92

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 58.11 5.53
Joel Embiid PHI $10,700 51.31 4.80
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,700 49.73 5.13
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,300 41.62 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robert Williams BOS $3,600 22.92 6.37
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 58.11 5.53
Kelly Olynyk MIA $4,500 24.22 5.38
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,700 49.73 5.13

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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