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NBA FanDuel Picks for Jan 7, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,700 48.20 4.97
Trae Young ATL $10,500 46.07 4.39
Russell Westbrook LAL $8,600 39.26 4.57
Lonzo Ball CHI $8,100 36.23 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Monte Morris DEN $4,900 24.50 5.00
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,700 48.20 4.97
Jaylen Nowell MIN $4,800 23.76 4.95
Russell Westbrook LAL $8,600 39.26 4.57

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $10,200 46.45 4.55
Josh Giddey OKC $7,000 32.03 4.58
Malik Monk LAL $5,900 27.77 4.71
David Duke BKN $3,500 18.66 5.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Duke BKN $3,500 18.66 5.33
Malik Monk LAL $5,900 27.77 4.71
Joshua Primo SA $3,500 16.20 4.63
Josh Giddey OKC $7,000 32.03 4.58

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nassir Little POR $5,500 25.11 4.57
Matisse Thybulle PHI $4,300 21.03 4.89
Keita Bates-Diop SA $4,300 19.53 4.54
Kenrich Williams OKC $4,500 19.21 4.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matisse Thybulle PHI $4,300 21.03 4.89
Nassir Little POR $5,500 25.11 4.57
Stanley Johnson LAL $3,700 16.87 4.56
Keita Bates-Diop SA $4,300 19.53 4.54

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,600 47.52 4.95
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,500 27.07 4.92
Jaden McDaniels MIN $5,200 25.52 4.91
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $5,300 23.80 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,600 47.52 4.95
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,500 27.07 4.92
Jaden McDaniels MIN $5,200 25.52 4.91
Jarred Vanderbilt MIN $5,300 23.80 4.49

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,400 58.19 5.10
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 54.51 5.05
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,100 44.56 4.41
Nikola Vucevic CHI $8,700 43.82 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,000 36.01 6.00
Jakob Poeltl SA $6,100 31.43 5.15
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,400 58.19 5.10
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 54.51 5.05

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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