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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 1, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Anderson ATL $7,500 21.37 2.85
Clayton Kershaw LAD $9,400 20.72 2.20
Zach Davies SD $8,200 18.71 2.28
Luis Castillo CIN $8,600 16.76 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Anderson ATL $7,500 21.37 2.85
Zach Davies SD $8,200 18.71 2.28
Brandon Woodruff MIL $7,400 16.46 2.22
Clayton Kershaw LAD $9,400 20.72 2.20

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.17 1.91
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,500 7.57 1.68
Jacob Nottingham MIL $2,100 7.32 3.49
Sean Murphy OAK $3,800 6.95 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob Nottingham MIL $2,100 7.32 3.49
Tucker Barnhart CIN $2,200 5.67 2.58
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.17 1.91
Sean Murphy OAK $3,800 6.95 1.83

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,400 11.23 2.08
José Abreu CWS $4,800 9.84 2.05
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.17 1.91
Eric Hosmer SD $5,200 8.31 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob Nottingham MIL $2,100 7.32 3.49
Tucker Barnhart CIN $2,200 5.67 2.58
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,400 11.23 2.08
José Abreu CWS $4,800 9.84 2.05

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,900 8.92 1.82
Mike Moustakas CIN $4,000 7.58 1.90
Kolten Wong STL $3,800 7.10 1.87
Jake Cronenworth SD $5,100 6.37 1.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Madrigal CWS $2,200 5.79 2.63
Mike Moustakas CIN $4,000 7.58 1.90
Kolten Wong STL $3,800 7.10 1.87
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,900 8.92 1.82

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $5,400 9.32 1.73
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,500 8.91 1.62
Tim Anderson CWS $4,900 8.44 1.72
Marcus Semien OAK $4,100 8.00 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Orlando Arcia MIL $2,900 6.90 2.38
Marcus Semien OAK $4,100 8.00 1.95
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,900 7.16 1.84
Corey Seager LAD $5,400 9.32 1.73

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,400 8.81 2.59
Manny Machado SD $5,700 8.51 1.49
Justin Turner LAD $5,100 8.20 1.61
Yoán Moncada CWS $4,500 7.27 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,400 8.81 2.59
Luis Urías MIL $2,300 5.72 2.49
Jake Lamb OAK $3,300 6.93 2.10
Austin Riley ATL $3,100 6.07 1.96

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,700 10.88 1.91
Mookie Betts LAD $5,900 10.00 1.70
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,900 9.23 1.88
Christian Yelich MIL $4,200 8.83 2.10
Trent Grisham SD $5,000 8.79 1.76
Eloy Jiménez CWS $4,400 8.43 1.92
AJ Pollock LAD $4,600 8.28 1.80
Adam Duvall ATL $4,500 8.08 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Engel CWS $2,000 6.75 3.37
Nomar Mazara CWS $2,100 6.22 2.96
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,300 6.53 2.84
Shogo Akiyama CIN $2,600 6.96 2.68
Avisaíl García MIL $2,600 6.84 2.63
Harrison Bader STL $2,500 6.42 2.57
Nick Senzel CIN $2,500 6.11 2.44
Dylan Carlson STL $2,900 6.94 2.39

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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