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NHL DraftKings Picks for Saturday, March 16, 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 Boone Jenner
C Max Domi
W David Perron
W Josh Anderson
W Jared McCann
D Ben Chiarot
D Shea Weber
G Thomas Greiss
Util Nikita Kucherov
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 40.72

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

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aleksander Barkov CHI $11,900 5.55 0.47
Sidney Crosby PHI $7,900 5.34 0.68
Auston Matthews OTT $7,700 5.32 0.69
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,300 5.23 0.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Boone Jenner TB $4,100 3.32 0.81
Nick Bjugstad PHI $4,100 3.02 0.74
Patrice Bergeron BOS $7,300 5.23 0.72
Max Domi CAR $5,900 4.20 0.71

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikita Kucherov DET $7,600 6.03 0.79
Patrick Kane STL $7,900 5.55 0.70
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 5.28 0.74
Jonathan Huberdeau CHI $11,400 5.18 0.45
Leon Draisaitl ANA $7,200 5.05 0.70
Mitchell Marner OTT $7,400 4.95 0.67
Blake Wheeler PIT $7,300 4.92 0.67
Alex Ovechkin DAL $7,700 4.85 0.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Perron EDM $5,000 4.56 0.91
Josh Anderson FLA $4,700 3.83 0.81
Nikita Kucherov DET $7,600 6.03 0.79
Jared McCann PHI $4,900 3.87 0.79
William Nylander OTT $3,900 3.05 0.78
Brad Marchand BOS $7,100 5.28 0.74
Brendan Gallagher CAR $6,400 4.67 0.73
Andreas Johnsson OTT $4,500 3.30 0.73

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Josi CGY $6,100 4.58 0.75
Shea Weber CAR $5,900 4.46 0.76
Morgan Rielly OTT $6,600 4.38 0.66
Mark Giordano CEN $6,200 4.12 0.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Myers PIT $3,800 2.92 0.77
Shea Weber CAR $5,900 4.46 0.76
Roman Josi CGY $6,100 4.58 0.75
Ben Chiarot PIT $3,500 2.62 0.75

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Greiss NJ $8,200 7.83 0.95
Matt Murray PHI $8,300 6.24 0.75
Sam Montembeault CHI $7,900 6.15 0.78
Darcy Kuemper ARZ $7,900 5.12 0.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Greiss NJ $8,200 7.83 0.95
Sam Montembeault CHI $7,900 6.15 0.78
Matt Murray PHI $8,300 6.24 0.75
Jordan Binnington EDM $7,200 5.12 0.71

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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