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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 31, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 52.53 4.78
Mike Conley UTA $8,100 40.80 5.04
Ben Simmons PHI $8,800 39.71 4.51
Ja Morant MEM $8,200 38.85 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Conley UTA $8,100 40.80 5.04
Jordan Clarkson UTA $5,600 26.99 4.82
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 52.53 4.78
Ja Morant MEM $8,200 38.85 4.74

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,600 39.77 4.14
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 39.71 4.96
Dillon Brooks MEM $7,100 35.84 5.05
Seth Curry PHI $3,700 22.37 6.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry PHI $3,700 22.37 6.05
Dillon Brooks MEM $7,100 35.84 5.05
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,000 39.71 4.96
Joe Ingles UTA $4,600 20.31 4.42

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,900 33.91 4.91
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $5,600 28.31 5.05
Danny Green PHI $4,700 22.31 4.75
Rui Hachimura WAS $4,600 20.39 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $5,600 28.31 5.05
Kyle Anderson MEM $6,900 33.91 4.91
Danny Green PHI $4,700 22.31 4.75
Rui Hachimura WAS $4,600 20.39 4.43

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $7,900 36.07 4.57
Daniel Gafford WAS $5,400 25.48 4.72
Jaren Jackson MEM $5,700 24.40 4.28
Royce O’Neale UTA $4,400 19.67 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Gafford WAS $5,400 25.48 4.72
Tobias Harris PHI $7,900 36.07 4.57
Royce O’Neale UTA $4,400 19.67 4.47
Jaren Jackson MEM $5,700 24.40 4.28

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,500 42.60 5.01
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 41.11 4.03
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $8,000 35.97 4.50
Dwight Howard PHI $4,300 21.22 4.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,500 42.60 5.01
Dwight Howard PHI $4,300 21.22 4.94
Derrick Favors UTA $4,000 18.56 4.64
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $8,000 35.97 4.50

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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