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NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 8, 2021

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Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $8,400 20.01 2.38
Connor McDavid EDM $9,100 19.29 2.12
Aleksander Barkov FLA $7,800 18.77 2.41
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,300 15.72 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Noel Acciari FLA $4,100 10.33 2.52
Artem Anisimov OTT $2,600 6.47 2.49
Ross Colton TB $3,000 7.42 2.47
Max Domi CLS $2,900 7.11 2.45

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,400 18.48 2.20
Alex Ovechkin WAS $8,700 15.81 1.82
David Pastrnak BOS $8,900 15.45 1.74
Brad Marchand BOS $8,100 15.37 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Brown OTT $3,300 9.60 2.91
Corey Perry MON $2,800 8.11 2.90
Colin Blackwell NYR $2,900 7.81 2.69
Radim Zohorna PIT $2,500 6.65 2.66

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton CAR $7,500 15.94 2.13
Victor Hedman TB $7,400 14.67 1.98
Adam Fox NYR $6,700 14.66 2.19
Darnell Nurse EDM $6,400 14.32 2.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Russell EDM $3,000 9.55 3.18
Dmitry Orlov WAS $3,200 8.92 2.79
Scott Mayfield NYI $3,500 9.29 2.66
Brandon Montour BUF $3,800 9.56 2.52

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Swayman BOS $7,800 30.70 3.94
Juuse Saros NSH $8,100 17.43 2.15
Jonathan Bernier DET $7,200 17.38 2.41
Andrei Vasilevskiy TB $8,500 17.08 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Swayman BOS $7,800 30.70 3.94
Jonathan Bernier DET $7,200 17.38 2.41
Anton Forsberg OTT $6,800 15.73 2.31
Juuse Saros NSH $8,100 17.43 2.15

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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