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NBA FanDuel Picks for Saturday, January 12, 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 Kemba Walker
PG Kyrie Irving
SG Dennis Schroder
SG Josh Okogie
SF Royce O’Neale
SF Paul George
PF Bam Adebayo
PF Josh Jackson
C Karl-Anthony Towns
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 303.82

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,400 54.28 4.38
Kemba Walker CHA $8,500 40.66 4.78
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,300 40.64 4.90
Mike Conley MEM $8,400 36.39 4.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Anthony Melton PHO $4,400 22.77 5.18
D.J. Augustin ORL $4,500 22.12 4.91
Kyrie Irving BOS $8,300 40.64 4.90
Kemba Walker CHA $8,500 40.66 4.78

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $9,100 41.53 4.56
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,600 38.81 4.51
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,100 37.01 4.57
Zach LaVine CHI $6,900 31.90 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malik Beasley DEN $3,900 19.74 5.06
Dennis Schroder OKC $5,200 25.83 4.97
Josh Okogie MIN $4,200 19.96 4.75
Jeremy Lamb CHA $5,800 27.23 4.70

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George OKC $9,700 45.38 4.68
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,400 32.60 4.41
Josh Richardson MIA $6,500 30.57 4.70
Justise Winslow MIA $6,700 29.53 4.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce O’Neale UTA $3,500 20.65 5.90
Jae Crowder UTA $4,800 23.42 4.88
Joe Ingles UTA $6,100 29.10 4.77
Nicolas Batum CHA $5,300 24.94 4.71

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $12,800 60.83 4.75
Blake Griffin DET $9,900 44.25 4.47
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,500 38.99 4.59
Tobias Harris LAC $7,900 35.25 4.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $5,000 30.91 6.18
Josh Jackson PHO $5,100 29.70 5.82
Richaun Holmes PHO $3,800 21.79 5.73
James Johnson MIA $4,100 22.18 5.41

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,500 50.09 4.77
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 49.15 4.47
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,500 44.63 4.70
Andre Drummond DET $9,800 42.15 4.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bismack Biyombo CHA $4,100 21.06 5.14
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,400 42.00 5.00
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,500 50.09 4.77
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,500 44.63 4.70

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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