Sports from the Basement

NHL FanDuel Picks for Wednesday, February 13, 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 NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C Connor McDavid
C Bo Horvat
W Nick Ritchie
W Bryan Rust
W Daniel Sprong
W Leon Draisaitl
D Oscar Klefbom
D Kris Letang
G Matt Murray
Salary $54,800
Expected Points 127.4

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid ANA $8,700 19.74 2.27
Sidney Crosby PHI $9,000 16.96 1.88
Elias Pettersson WPG $7,300 15.99 2.19
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ANA $6,500 14.86 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Horvat WPG $5,600 13.71 2.45
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ANA $6,500 14.86 2.29
Connor McDavid ANA $8,700 19.74 2.27
Jared McCann PHI $3,600 8.07 2.24

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl ANA $7,700 18.04 2.34
Jake Guentzel PHI $7,600 15.66 2.06
Brock Boeser WPG $6,800 15.01 2.21
Bryan Rust PHI $5,500 11.77 2.14
Rickard Rakell LA $5,900 10.41 1.76
Phil Kessel PHI $7,400 10.38 1.40
Nick Ritchie LA $3,500 9.77 2.79
Jakob Silfverberg LA $4,600 9.20 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Ritchie LA $3,500 9.77 2.79
Leon Draisaitl ANA $7,700 18.04 2.34
Daniel Sprong LA $3,900 8.76 2.24
Brock Boeser WPG $6,800 15.01 2.21
Jake Virtanen WPG $3,900 8.56 2.19
Bryan Rust PHI $5,500 11.77 2.14
Josh Leivo WPG $3,600 7.69 2.13
Antoine Roussel WPG $3,700 7.66 2.07

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Letang PHI $7,500 16.18 2.16
Darnell Nurse ANA $5,600 12.03 2.15
Oscar Klefbom ANA $3,800 10.25 2.70
Brandon Montour LA $4,300 9.30 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oscar Klefbom ANA $3,800 10.25 2.70
Kris Letang PHI $7,500 16.18 2.16
Brandon Montour LA $4,300 9.30 2.16
Darnell Nurse ANA $5,600 12.03 2.15

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Murray PHI $8,600 19.18 2.23
Jacob Markstrom WPG $8,300 18.24 2.20
Mikko Koskinen ANA $7,100 8.92 1.26
Michael DiPietro WPG $7,000 8.46 1.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Murray PHI $8,600 19.18 2.23
Jacob Markstrom WPG $8,300 18.24 2.20
Mikko Koskinen ANA $7,100 8.92 1.26
Michael DiPietro WPG $7,000 8.46 1.21

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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