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NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 8, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,900 54.29 4.98
Damian Lillard POR $9,500 46.35 4.88
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,300 45.32 4.87
CJ McCollum POR $7,800 42.14 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Smith Jr. DET $3,400 29.01 8.53
Cory Joseph DET $3,500 23.10 6.60
CJ McCollum POR $7,800 42.14 5.40
Malachi Flynn TOR $4,700 24.93 5.30

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $9,200 43.19 4.69
CJ McCollum POR $7,800 42.14 5.40
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,100 40.38 4.99
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,600 40.28 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cory Joseph DET $3,500 23.10 6.60
CJ McCollum POR $7,800 42.14 5.40
Reggie Jackson LAC $4,700 24.66 5.25
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,800 24.50 5.10

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,900 54.29 4.98
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,400 46.34 4.93
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,000 43.99 4.89
Khris Middleton MIL $7,800 34.43 4.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taurean Prince CLE $4,100 22.41 5.47
Patrick Williams CHI $4,500 23.61 5.25
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,800 24.50 5.10
Cameron Johnson PHO $3,500 17.72 5.06

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 41.07 4.83
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,700 39.73 4.57
Richaun Holmes SAC $7,600 33.68 4.43
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,400 32.69 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Taurean Prince CLE $4,100 22.41 5.47
Bobby Portis MIL $5,300 28.44 5.37
Robert Covington POR $5,900 31.45 5.33
Patrick Williams CHI $4,500 23.61 5.25

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 49.72 5.46
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 44.70 5.32
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 41.07 4.83
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,700 39.73 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins LAC $3,000 18.83 6.28
Isaiah Stewart DET $4,100 25.13 6.13
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 49.72 5.46
Derrick Favors UTA $3,000 16.26 5.42

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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