Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 5, 2020

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


SFTB Plus from Sports from the Basement brings you the preparation tools you need to win money at Daily Fantasy Sports, Horse Racing, or Sports Betting.

For only $10 a month, you get access to advanced data and optimizers for DFS, Horse Racings, and Sports Betting. With data updated throughout the day, you’ll see changes reflected as they happen.

DFS Tools are currently available for NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, MLB Baseball, and NFL Football. We offer Horse Racing advanced data for all major tracks. Sports Betting advanced information is COMING SOON.

If you want to find value and win money – Check out SFTB Plus from Sports from the Basement.

Sign Up Now and take advantage of our free 7-day trial.


Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $10,900 47.56 4.36
Chris Bassitt OAK $8,700 28.39 3.26
Blake Snell TAM $9,100 23.48 2.58
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,500 20.98 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $10,900 47.56 4.36
Chris Bassitt OAK $8,700 28.39 3.26
Blake Snell TAM $9,100 23.48 2.58
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,500 20.98 2.21

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Voit NYY $4,000 12.36 3.09
Sean Murphy OAK $2,600 10.85 4.17
Ji-Man Choi TAM $2,600 9.70 3.73
Matt Olson OAK $3,300 9.14 2.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,600 10.85 4.17
Ji-Man Choi TAM $2,600 9.70 3.73
Mike Zunino TAM $2,400 7.74 3.23
Luke Voit NYY $4,000 12.36 3.09

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu NYY $4,000 14.46 3.61
Brandon Lowe TAM $3,800 11.50 3.03
Jose Altuve HOU $3,400 9.98 2.94
Mike Brosseau TAM $2,700 1.77 0.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu NYY $4,000 14.46 3.61
Brandon Lowe TAM $3,800 11.50 3.03
Jose Altuve HOU $3,400 9.98 2.94
Tyler Wade NYY $2,200 1.53 0.70

Use our SFTB Plus optimizers to perfect your DFS roster. Include or Exclude players and teams, and see our 10 best rosters for every available slate.


Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $3,500 11.23 3.21
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,400 11.23 3.30
Carlos Correa HOU $3,200 8.42 2.63
Willy Adames TAM $2,700 8.07 2.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,400 11.23 3.30
Marcus Semien OAK $3,500 11.23 3.21
Willy Adames TAM $2,700 8.07 2.99
Carlos Correa HOU $3,200 8.42 2.63

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gio Urshela NYY $3,500 10.79 3.08
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,700 10.29 3.81
Tommy La Stella OAK $3,100 10.18 3.28
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 10.01 2.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,700 10.29 3.81
Jake Lamb OAK $2,500 8.83 3.53
Joey Wendle TAM $2,800 9.67 3.45
Tommy La Stella OAK $3,100 10.18 3.28

Use our SFTB Plus optimizers to perfect your DFS roster. Include or Exclude players and teams, and see our 10 best rosters for every available slate.


Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,200 13.67 4.27
George Springer HOU $4,100 12.27 2.99
Aaron Judge NYY $4,300 11.58 2.69
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,100 11.40 3.68
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $4,000 11.04 2.76
Michael Brantley HOU $3,200 10.33 3.23
Mark Canha OAK $3,000 10.25 3.42
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,700 9.87 2.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,200 13.67 4.27
Manuel Margot TAM $2,600 9.79 3.77
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,100 11.40 3.68
Mark Canha OAK $3,000 10.25 3.42
Michael Brantley HOU $3,200 10.33 3.23
Kevin Kiermaier TAM $2,700 8.32 3.08
Josh Reddick HOU $2,500 7.50 3.00
George Springer HOU $4,100 12.27 2.99

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.

Upcoming Bankroll Contests
Tuesday Parx Racing
Begins Tue, Oct 27 12:55 PM ET
Go To Lobby
SFTB Plus

$10 a Month Gets You DFS Optimizers, Horse Racing Advanced Stats, and More.

Sign up now and get 7 days free of charge!

Learn More
SFTB Parties

Choose Your Events and Create Your Own Sportsbook for You and Your Friends.

Only $3 to set up, and includes unlimited guests.

Learn More
Scoreboard
MLB Baseball
8:08 PM ET
Tampa Bay Rays
Los Angeles Dodgers
Details
Europe - Champions League
4:00 PM ET
Marseille
Manchester City
Details
England - League One
3:45 PM ET
Plymouth
Doncaster
Details
England - League One
3:00 PM ET
Ipswich
Gillingham
Details
Europe - Champions League
4:00 PM ET
Liverpool
FC Midtjylland
Details
England - Championship
3:45 PM ET
Blackburn Rovers
Reading
Details
England - League Two
3:00 PM ET
Carlisle Utd
Morecambe
Details
England - Championship
3:45 PM ET
Swansea
Stoke
Details
England - League One
3:45 PM ET
Portsmouth
Northampton
Details
England - League Two
3:00 PM ET
Newport County
Colchester
Details
Go to Scoreboard