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NBA FanDuel Picks for Friday, May 17, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG Eric Bledsoe
PG Seth Curry
SG Danny Green
SG Khris Middleton
SF Kawhi Leonard
SF Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF Al-Farouq Aminu
PF Pascal Siakam
C Marc Gasol
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 283.52

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,800 43.59 4.45
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 40.93 4.40
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 32.51 4.33
Eric Bledsoe MIL $5,100 25.15 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Bledsoe MIL $5,100 25.15 4.93
Stephen Curry GS $9,800 43.59 4.45
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 40.93 4.40
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 32.51 4.33

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,400 36.15 4.30
Khris Middleton MIL $7,200 34.50 4.79
Klay Thompson GS $7,800 31.63 4.06
Andre Iguodala GS $6,500 22.73 3.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $7,200 34.50 4.79
Danny Green TOR $4,400 19.98 4.54
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $5,100 22.07 4.33
CJ McCollum POR $8,400 36.15 4.30

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 58.68 4.89
Kawhi Leonard TOR $10,500 50.29 4.79
Nikola Mirotic MIL $5,200 21.02 4.04
Rodney Hood POR $4,900 15.19 3.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 58.68 4.89
Kawhi Leonard TOR $10,500 50.29 4.79
Nikola Mirotic MIL $5,200 21.02 4.04
Rodney Hood POR $4,900 15.19 3.10

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Draymond Green GS $8,600 39.00 4.53
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,300 35.20 4.82
Serge Ibaka TOR $4,600 19.96 4.34
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,000 18.90 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,300 35.20 4.82
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,000 18.90 4.73
Draymond Green GS $8,600 39.00 4.53
Serge Ibaka TOR $4,600 19.96 4.34

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $5,700 28.32 4.97
Enes Kanter POR $5,300 24.46 4.62
Brook Lopez MIL $4,900 24.36 4.97
Andrew Bogut GS $3,500 11.13 3.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $5,700 28.32 4.97
Brook Lopez MIL $4,900 24.36 4.97
Enes Kanter POR $5,300 24.46 4.62
Andrew Bogut GS $3,500 11.13 3.18

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 – those 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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