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NBA Draftkings Picks for Apr 9, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 57.91 5.26
Stephen Curry GS $9,900 51.04 5.16
Trae Young ATL $9,200 43.84 4.77
Anthony Edwards MIN $7,700 37.72 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeff Teague MIL $3,200 24.23 7.57
Bryn Forbes MIL $3,000 16.35 5.45
Reggie Jackson LAC $4,500 24.10 5.36
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 57.91 5.26

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,300 39.64 4.26
Zach LaVine CHI $7,800 38.53 4.94
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.10 4.76
Kevin Porter Jr. HOU $7,000 35.73 5.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Kennard LAC $3,300 21.58 6.54
Will Barton DEN $5,400 30.80 5.70
PJ Dozier DEN $3,300 18.35 5.56
Bryn Forbes MIL $3,000 16.35 5.45

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,400 47.45 5.05
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,000 39.54 4.94
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.10 4.76
Anthony Edwards MIN $7,700 37.72 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Kennard LAC $3,300 21.58 6.54
Naji Marshall NO $3,900 22.39 5.74
Will Barton DEN $5,400 30.80 5.70
Danny Green PHI $4,600 25.57 5.56

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $9,900 47.35 4.78
Zion Williamson NO $9,000 43.46 4.83
Domantas Sabonis IND $8,700 42.52 4.89
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,000 41.46 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thanasis Antetokounmpo MIL $3,000 20.86 6.95
Jordan Nwora MIL $3,000 19.65 6.55
Naji Marshall NO $3,900 22.39 5.74
Bobby Portis MIL $5,700 32.15 5.64

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 55.99 5.33
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,900 55.10 5.06
Joel Embiid PHI $10,100 49.27 4.88
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 49.15 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $5,700 32.15 5.64
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 49.15 5.40
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,500 55.99 5.33
Kelly Olynyk HOU $6,000 31.61 5.27

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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