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NBA FanDuel Picks for Apr 8, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,300 50.19 4.87
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,300 45.28 4.87
Damian Lillard POR $9,200 43.74 4.75
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,800 39.64 4.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Smith DET $4,000 28.79 7.20
Luka Doncic DAL $10,300 50.19 4.87
De’Aaron Fox SAC $9,300 45.28 4.87
Dennis Schroder LAL $7,200 34.86 4.84

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,200 41.81 5.10
Devin Booker PHO $9,000 41.42 4.60
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 38.62 4.95
Paul George LAC $8,700 38.32 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Svi Mykhailiuk OKC $3,800 20.18 5.31
Zach LaVine CHI $7,200 37.01 5.14
CJ McCollum POR $8,200 41.81 5.10
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 38.62 4.95

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $10,000 45.25 4.52
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 44.22 4.70
Khris Middleton MIL $8,200 32.79 4.00
OG Anunoby TOR $8,000 29.68 3.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Williams CHI $4,500 24.12 5.36
Cameron Johnson PHO $3,500 16.90 4.83
Jimmy Butler MIA $9,400 44.22 4.70
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $5,300 24.42 4.61

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,700 40.73 4.68
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,400 38.85 4.62
Robert Covington POR $5,900 32.12 5.44
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,300 31.80 5.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Stewart DET $3,700 27.09 7.32
Robert Covington POR $5,900 32.12 5.44
Harrison Barnes SAC $6,300 31.80 5.05
Markieff Morris LAL $5,000 24.81 4.96

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,900 48.66 4.91
Bam Adebayo MIA $9,000 44.45 4.94
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,100 38.76 4.78
Richaun Holmes SAC $6,500 34.24 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond LAL $5,200 28.39 5.46
Richaun Holmes SAC $6,500 34.24 5.27
Chris Boucher TOR $6,000 29.87 4.98
Bam Adebayo MIA $9,000 44.45 4.94

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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