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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 8, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,600 44.96 4.68
LaMelo Ball CHA $9,500 42.03 4.42
Devin Booker PHX $9,000 39.98 4.44
Cole Anthony ORL $8,100 37.19 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keifer Sykes IND $4,200 25.17 5.99
Immanuel Quickley NYK $4,200 24.63 5.86
Tyus Jones MEM $4,400 25.05 5.69
Mike Conley UTA $5,800 31.21 5.38

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,600 44.96 4.68
LaMelo Ball CHA $9,500 42.03 4.42
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,100 40.65 4.47
Devin Booker PHX $9,000 39.98 4.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarrett Culver MEM $1,000 7.03 7.03
Keon Johnson LAC $1,000 6.89 6.89
Ziaire Williams MEM $2,000 12.49 6.24
Brandon Boston Jr. LAC $2,600 15.95 6.13

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,400 47.50 4.57
Khris Middleton MIL $8,200 44.08 5.38
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,100 40.65 4.47
Miles Bridges CHA $7,300 37.97 5.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarrett Culver MEM $1,000 7.03 7.03
Ziaire Williams MEM $2,000 12.49 6.24
Brandon Boston Jr. LAC $2,600 15.95 6.13
Bojan Bogdanovic UTA $5,700 32.46 5.69

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,600 55.30 4.77
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,200 48.56 4.76
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,400 47.50 4.57
Julius Randle NYK $10,100 41.46 4.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wenyen Gabriel LAC $1,000 7.29 7.29
P.J. Tucker MIA $4,000 24.59 6.15
Killian Tillie MEM $1,800 10.60 5.89
Santi Aldama MEM $1,400 8.10 5.79

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,600 55.30 4.77
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,200 48.56 4.76
Deandre Ayton PHX $7,700 34.20 4.44
Omer Yurtseven MIA $6,600 33.88 5.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wenyen Gabriel LAC $1,000 7.29 7.29
P.J. Tucker MIA $4,000 24.59 6.15
Santi Aldama MEM $1,400 8.10 5.79
Hassan Whiteside UTA $3,500 20.14 5.75

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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