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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 1, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Anderson ATL $9,200 37.48 4.07
Clayton Kershaw LOS $9,800 36.92 3.77
Zach Davies SDP $8,600 32.99 3.84
Luis Castillo CIN $10,200 30.29 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Anderson ATL $9,200 37.48 4.07
Zach Davies SDP $8,600 32.99 3.84
Clayton Kershaw LOS $9,800 36.92 3.77
Adam Wainwright STL $8,300 29.58 3.56

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,200 15.18 3.61
José Abreu CWS $3,900 13.10 3.36
Yasmani Grandal CWS $3,000 12.53 4.18
Will Smith LOS $3,000 12.35 4.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $3,000 12.53 4.18
Will Smith LOS $3,000 12.35 4.12
Jacob Nottingham MIL $2,500 10.14 4.06
Ryon Healy MIL $2,000 7.96 3.98

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,900 11.62 2.98
Mike Moustakas CIN $3,100 10.25 3.31
Kolten Wong STL $2,500 8.95 3.58
Keston Hiura MIL $3,500 8.41 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong STL $2,500 8.95 3.58
Mike Moustakas CIN $3,100 10.25 3.31
Nick Madrigal CWS $2,400 7.14 2.98
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,900 11.62 2.98

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $4,300 12.38 2.88
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $4,400 11.66 2.65
Chris Taylor LOS $3,000 10.73 3.58
Marcus Semien OAK $3,300 10.70 3.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Taylor LOS $3,000 10.73 3.58
Orlando Arcia MIL $2,600 9.09 3.49
Marcus Semien OAK $3,300 10.70 3.24
Corey Seager LOS $4,300 12.38 2.88

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,600 11.85 3.29
Manny Machado SDP $4,000 11.20 2.80
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.73 3.46
Tommy La Stella OAK $3,000 10.71 3.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Lamb OAK $2,400 9.28 3.87
Tommy La Stella OAK $3,000 10.71 3.57
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.73 3.46
Luis Urías MIL $2,200 7.50 3.41

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,400 14.70 3.34
Mookie Betts LOS $4,500 13.14 2.92
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,100 12.21 2.98
Trent Grisham SDP $3,400 11.66 3.43
Christian Yelich MIL $4,000 11.65 2.91
Eloy Jiménez CWS $3,700 10.97 2.97
Adam Duvall ATL $2,900 10.95 3.77
AJ Pollock LOS $3,100 10.89 3.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dylan Carlson STL $2,200 9.22 4.19
Shogo Akiyama CIN $2,200 8.94 4.06
Adam Duvall ATL $2,900 10.95 3.77
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,300 8.66 3.76
Adam Engel CWS $2,300 8.55 3.72
Harrison Bader STL $2,400 8.52 3.55
Nomar Mazara CWS $2,300 8.13 3.53
AJ Pollock LOS $3,100 10.89 3.51

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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