NHL Expert Survey: Wednesday, March 14th

Want to know who our experts are paying up for in NHL DFS today? Wondering which value play they are looking at? You’re in luck. Our daily fantasy sports experts will answer a handful of questions to help you make crucial lineup building decisions for tonight’s contests.

Wednesday, March 14th

Who is your favorite skater in cash games?

JMBWngFn: Evgeni Malkin
Joda: Sidney Crosby
Pepsi7: Evgeni Malkin

Who is your favorite skater in tournaments?

JMBWngFn: Ryan Getzlaf
Joda: Jonathan Marchessault
Pepsi7: Rickard Rakell

Who is your favorite goalie in cash games?

JMBWngFn: John Gibson
Joda: John Gibson
Pepsi7: John Gibson

Who is your favorite goalie in tournaments?

JMBWngFn: Marc-Andre Fleury
Joda: Casey DeSmith
Pepsi7: John Gibson

Which skater will underperform most (compared to seasonal average)?

JMBWngFn: Kyle Palmieri
Joda: Tyler Seguin
Pepsi7: Taylor Hall

Which goalie will underperform most (compared to seasonal average)?

JMBWngFn: Jacob Markstrom
Joda: Kari Lehtonen
Pepsi7: Kari Lehtonen

What is your top overall line stack?

JMBWngFn: Malkin / Hornqvist w/ Letang
Joda: Rakell / Getzlaf / Perry
Pepsi7: Malkin / Hornqvist w/ Letang

What is your top potentially underowned stack?

JMBWngFn: Tuch / Karlsson / Marchessault
Joda: Kane / Pavelski / Donskoi
Pepsi7: Kane / Pavelski / Donskoi

Who is your favorite under-the-radar play (ie: likely low owned)?

JMBWngFn: Mitch Marner
Joda: Mitch Marner
Pepsi7: Phil Kessel

Who is your favorite value play?

JMBWngFn: Alex Tuch
Joda: Joonas Donskoi
Pepsi7: Alex Tuch

Which useful trend or statistic stuck out most during your research?

JMBWngFn: The Las Vegas power-play has been on fire lately; scoring at a 29.6% clip since the All-Star break.

Joda: Sidney Crosby has overpowered the Rangers with 9 goals and 5 assists in the last 11 regular season meetings.

Pepsi7: Evgeni Malkin is on fire, producing 16 goals and 35 points in his last 19 contests, and this includes multi-point efforts in seven of his last 13 games

What’s your hot take of the night?

JMBWngFn: A three point night for Evgeni Malkin

Joda: Kari Lehtonen lets in 4-plus goals against a Matthews-less, yet rested Leafs team

Pepsi7: ANA1 registers a three-goal game

Who is your top overall play and why?

JMBWngFn: Evgeni Malkin – The New York Rangers have allowed an NHL worst 3.60 goals against per game since the All-Star break and will have Alexandar Georgiev between the pipes. Malkin has picked up points in all six games during the month of February and his recent heater (16 goals and 19 assists in 19 games since the break) has pulled him within four points of Nikita Kucherov for the NHL scoring lead.

Joda: Sidney Crosby – He comes at a slight discount to Evgeni Malkin and has made a career out of crushing the Blueshirts

Pepsi7: PIT2 – Geno is in line for another big night, and with Hornqvist on his wing, this is the only Penguins line that has two thirds of the top power play unit.

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