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NHL Draftkings Picks for Apr 9, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan MacKinnon COL $8,900 20.40 2.29
Mika Zibanejad NYR $8,100 15.51 1.92
Sidney Crosby PIT $7,500 15.37 2.05
Mathew Barzal NYI $6,800 13.05 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare COL $2,500 6.58 2.63
Tomas Nosek VGK $3,100 7.99 2.58
Dylan Gambrell SJ $2,500 6.12 2.45
Tyson Jost COL $2,800 6.65 2.37

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mikko Rantanen COL $7,800 18.66 2.39
Alex Ovechkin WAS $9,100 17.47 1.92
Artemi Panarin NYR $8,600 16.15 1.88
Max Pacioretty VGK $8,100 16.07 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Radim Zohorna PIT $2,500 8.55 3.42
Michael Bunting ARI $3,900 12.39 3.18
David Backes ANH $2,500 7.58 3.03
Valeri Nichushkin COL $3,200 9.29 2.90

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Martinez VGK $5,600 14.79 2.64
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $6,300 14.07 2.23
Jakob Chychrun ARI $6,400 14.02 2.19
Adam Fox NYR $7,000 13.49 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Montour BUF $3,500 9.49 2.71
Alec Martinez VGK $5,600 14.79 2.64
Sean Walker LA $3,600 9.16 2.54
Nicolas Hague VGK $3,300 8.21 2.49

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Martin Jones SJ $7,800 17.37 2.23
Robin Lehner VGK $8,400 17.10 2.04
Kaapo Kahkonen MIN $7,300 16.88 2.31
Calvin Petersen LA $7,700 15.88 2.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kaapo Kahkonen MIN $7,300 16.88 2.31
Martin Jones SJ $7,800 17.37 2.23
Calvin Petersen LA $7,700 15.88 2.06
Robin Lehner VGK $8,400 17.10 2.04

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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