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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 4, 2021

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


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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $10,400 54.70 5.26
Luka Doncic DAL $10,800 51.77 4.79
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,600 43.63 4.54
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,800 38.79 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malachi Flynn TOR $4,400 27.08 6.16
Goran Dragic MIA $5,100 30.52 5.98
Delon Wright SAC $5,100 27.91 5.47
Brad Wanamaker CHA $3,100 16.69 5.38

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George LAC $9,700 45.42 4.68
Devin Booker PHO $8,200 43.15 5.26
Khris Middleton MIL $8,400 40.27 4.79
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,800 38.79 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Monk CHA $4,300 25.64 5.96
Caleb Martin CHA $3,000 17.63 5.88
Landry Shamet BKN $4,200 24.07 5.73
Delon Wright SAC $5,100 27.91 5.47

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,800 51.77 4.79
Kawhi Leonard LAC $8,800 42.69 4.85
Khris Middleton MIL $8,400 40.27 4.79
Brandon Ingram NO $7,900 37.27 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Iguodala MIA $3,000 20.55 6.85
Caleb Martin CHA $3,000 17.63 5.88
Hamidou Diallo DET $4,000 22.96 5.74
Gabriel Deck OKC $3,300 18.21 5.52

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,700 55.60 5.20
Kevin Durant BKN $9,300 49.10 5.28
Zion Williamson NO $9,900 45.67 4.61
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,900 39.35 4.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Iguodala MIA $3,000 20.55 6.85
Marvin Bagley III SAC $5,000 30.98 6.20
Trevor Ariza MIA $4,300 24.72 5.75
Draymond Green GS $7,100 38.32 5.40

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,700 55.60 5.20
Zion Williamson NO $9,900 45.67 4.61
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,600 42.17 4.90
Draymond Green GS $7,100 38.32 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willie Cauley-Stein DAL $3,000 17.99 6.00
DeAndre Jordan BKN $3,900 21.99 5.64
Draymond Green GS $7,100 38.32 5.40
Richaun Holmes SAC $6,300 33.47 5.31

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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