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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 31, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 57.22 5.20
Mike Conley UTA $7,000 42.79 6.11
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 41.64 5.20
Ja Morant MEM $8,400 40.63 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Conley UTA $7,000 42.79 6.11
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 41.64 5.20
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 57.22 5.20
Ben Simmons PHI $7,900 39.53 5.00

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 41.64 5.20
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 41.08 4.51
Dillon Brooks MEM $6,400 35.17 5.49
Jordan Clarkson UTA $6,000 28.27 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dillon Brooks MEM $6,400 35.17 5.49
Seth Curry PHI $4,300 23.29 5.42
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 41.64 5.20
Jordan Clarkson UTA $6,000 28.27 4.71

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 41.08 4.51
Tobias Harris PHI $7,300 36.87 5.05
Dillon Brooks MEM $6,400 35.17 5.49
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,200 32.88 5.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dillon Brooks MEM $6,400 35.17 5.49
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,200 32.88 5.30
Danny Green PHI $4,400 22.43 5.10
Tobias Harris PHI $7,300 36.87 5.05

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $7,300 36.87 5.05
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,200 32.88 5.30
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $6,100 29.83 4.89
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM $5,400 23.59 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,200 32.88 5.30
Tobias Harris PHI $7,300 36.87 5.05
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $6,100 29.83 4.89
Rui Hachimura WAS $4,600 20.90 4.54

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $9,500 42.16 4.44
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,800 42.05 5.39
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $7,700 37.17 4.83
Daniel Gafford WAS $4,300 24.02 5.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Gafford WAS $4,300 24.02 5.59
Derrick Favors UTA $3,200 17.85 5.58
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,800 42.05 5.39
Dwight Howard PHI $4,000 21.16 5.29

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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