Sports from the Basement

NFL FanDuel Picks for 2018 Wild Card

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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 NFL FanDuel Optimizer.

QB Blake Bortles
RB1 Leonard Fournette
RB2 Derrick Henry
WR1 Ted Ginn Jr.
WR2 Mohamed Sanu
WR3 Rishard Matthews
TE Travis Kelce
FLEX Devonta Freeman
D Jacksonville Jaguars
Salary $59,700
Expected Points 123.06

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

Quarterbacks

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Smith WAS $7,800 19.87 2.55
Blake Bortles JAX $7,600 19.44 2.56
Cam Newton CAR $8,300 18.28 2.20
Jared Goff LA $8,500 17.43 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Blake Bortles JAX $7,600 19.44 2.56
Alex Smith WAS $7,800 19.87 2.55
Cam Newton CAR $8,300 18.28 2.20
Marcus Mariota TEN $7,200 15.61 2.17

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Todd Gurley II LA $10,000 21.22 2.12
Leonard Fournette JAX $8,100 19.24 2.38
Alvin Kamara NO $9,100 17.92 1.97
Mark Ingram NO $8,000 15.43 1.93
Kareem Hunt KC $8,200 14.85 1.81
Devonta Freeman ATL $7,000 14.17 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leonard Fournette JAX $8,100 19.24 2.38
Todd Gurley II LA $10,000 21.22 2.12
Derrick Henry TEN $6,500 13.33 2.05
Devonta Freeman ATL $7,000 14.17 2.02
Alvin Kamara NO $9,100 17.92 1.97
Mark Ingram NO $8,000 15.43 1.93

Wide Receivers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Thomas NYG $8,300 14.87 1.79
Julio Jones ATL $8,500 14.28 1.68
Tyreek Hill KC $7,700 13.46 1.75
Robert Woods LA $7,400 12.07 1.63
Devin Funchess CAR $7,000 10.74 1.53
Rishard Matthews NYJ $5,500 10.54 1.92
Ted Ginn Jr. NO $5,900 10.40 1.76
Mohamed Sanu ATL $5,800 10.26 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rishard Matthews NYJ $5,500 10.54 1.92
Michael Thomas NYG $8,300 14.87 1.79
Mohamed Sanu ATL $5,800 10.26 1.77
Ted Ginn Jr. NO $5,900 10.40 1.76
Tyreek Hill KC $7,700 13.46 1.75
Julio Jones ATL $8,500 14.28 1.68
Robert Woods LA $7,400 12.07 1.63
Devin Funchess CAR $7,000 10.74 1.53

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $7,700 13.97 1.81
Delanie Walker TEN $5,800 9.18 1.58
Charles Clay BUF $5,500 7.62 1.39
Greg Olsen CAR $6,500 7.30 1.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $7,700 13.97 1.81
Delanie Walker TEN $5,800 9.18 1.58
Charles Clay BUF $5,500 7.62 1.39
Austin Hooper ATL $4,800 5.61 1.17

Defenses

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacksonville Jaguars JAX $5,600 11.71 2.09
Los Angeles Rams LA $4,700 8.60 1.83
Kansas City Chiefs KC $4,800 8.15 1.70
Carolina Panthers CAR $4,200 6.40 1.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacksonville Jaguars JAX $5,600 11.71 2.09
Los Angeles Rams LA $4,700 8.60 1.83
Kansas City Chiefs KC $4,800 8.15 1.70
Carolina Panthers CAR $4,200 6.40 1.52

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. 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.

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