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NHL DraftKings 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 DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL DraftKings Optimizer.

C Tyler Bozak
C Joe Thornton
W David Perron
W Gustav Nyquist
W Sammy Blais
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic
D Colton Parayko
G Jordan Binnington
Util Brayden Schenn
Salary $49,500
Expected Points 26.12

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Couture ATL $11,300 5.36 0.47
Tomas Hertl ATL $10,400 3.82 0.37
Ryan O’Reilly EDM $9,800 3.27 0.33
Brayden Schenn EDM $5,500 2.72 0.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Thornton ATL $5,100 2.48 0.49
Brayden Schenn EDM $5,500 2.72 0.49
Logan Couture ATL $11,300 5.36 0.47
Tyler Bozak EDM $5,500 2.41 0.44

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $10,800 4.39 0.41
Jaden Schwartz EDM $8,000 4.08 0.51
Timo Meier ATL $9,500 3.97 0.42
David Perron EDM $6,700 3.58 0.53
Joe Pavelski ATL $10,100 3.31 0.33
Gustav Nyquist ATL $5,300 2.74 0.52
Evander Kane ATL $7,000 2.58 0.37
Kevin Labanc ATL $4,900 2.27 0.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Perron EDM $6,700 3.58 0.53
Gustav Nyquist ATL $5,300 2.74 0.52
Sammy Blais EDM $3,100 1.59 0.51
Jaden Schwartz EDM $8,000 4.08 0.51
Kevin Labanc ATL $4,900 2.27 0.46
Alexander Steen EDM $4,800 2.01 0.42
Timo Meier ATL $9,500 3.97 0.42
Marcus Sorensen ATL $3,500 1.48 0.42

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $11,600 4.50 0.39
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $8,600 4.06 0.47
Erik Karlsson ATL $8,300 3.48 0.42
Colton Parayko EDM $5,800 3.27 0.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc-Edouard Vlasic ATL $4,700 3.01 0.64
Colton Parayko EDM $5,800 3.27 0.56
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $8,600 4.06 0.47
Joel Edmundson EDM $5,200 2.33 0.45

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Binnington EDM $7,800 4.32 0.55
Martin Jones ATL $7,500 4.15 0.55
Jake Allen EDM $7,600 0.00 0.00
Aaron Dell ATL $7,300 0.00 0.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Binnington EDM $7,800 4.32 0.55
Martin Jones ATL $7,500 4.15 0.55
Jake Allen EDM $7,600 0.00 0.00
Aaron Dell ATL $7,300 0.00 0.00

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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