Sports from the Basement

NBA DraftKings Picks for Saturday, March 23, 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 NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG Ben Simmons
SG Bradley Beal
SF Kevin Durant
PF Robert Williams
C Daniel Theis
G Mike Conley
F Lauri Markkanen
Util Josh Richardson
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 271.88

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $10,100 48.46 4.80
Kyrie Irving BOS $12,000 47.17 3.93
Devin Booker PHX $8,800 45.60 5.18
Ben Simmons PHI $8,300 43.36 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Quinn Cook GS $3,000 22.14 7.38
Devonte’ Graham CHA $1,400 9.62 6.87
Tyler Dorsey MEM $3,400 23.18 6.82
Shaquille Harrison CHI $4,100 24.54 5.98

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,300 50.29 5.41
Klay Thompson GS $7,400 38.87 5.25
Jimmy Butler PHI $7,100 37.89 5.34
Buddy Hield SAC $7,400 36.87 4.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwayne Bacon CHA $2,800 19.95 7.12
Malik Monk CHA $2,000 13.99 6.99
Justin Jackson DAL $3,400 20.98 6.17
Justin Holiday MEM $4,000 22.03 5.51

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,100 46.95 5.16
Tobias Harris PHI $7,200 36.28 5.04
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,200 32.00 3.90
Jabari Parker WAS $6,500 31.36 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $4,000 25.60 6.40
Kevin Durant GS $9,100 46.95 5.16
Tobias Harris PHI $7,200 36.28 5.04
Jae Crowder UTA $4,700 23.33 4.96

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Blake Griffin DET $8,200 39.73 4.85
Lauri Markkanen CHI $6,900 36.99 5.36
John Collins ATL $7,000 36.98 5.28
Marvin Bagley III SAC $6,300 34.05 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robert Williams BOS $1,000 14.12 14.12
Thomas Bryant WAS $4,400 25.85 5.87
Bobby Portis WAS $5,800 33.42 5.76
Maxi Kleber DAL $4,800 26.16 5.45

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,700 55.69 5.20
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,500 54.64 5.20
Andre Drummond DET $9,000 45.63 5.07
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,800 42.44 6.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Theis BOS $1,600 18.63 11.64
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $6,800 42.44 6.24
Hassan Whiteside MIA $5,200 29.58 5.69
DeMarcus Cousins GS $7,300 41.02 5.62

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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