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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 12, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $7,300 15.06 2.06
Walker Buehler LAD $8,500 14.86 1.75
Charlie Morton TB $7,100 14.75 2.08
Max Fried ATL $7,600 12.61 1.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Morton TB $7,100 14.75 2.08
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $7,300 15.06 2.06
Walker Buehler LAD $8,500 14.86 1.75
Max Fried ATL $7,600 12.61 1.66

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,500 9.02 2.00
Will Smith LAD $4,200 8.31 1.98
Mike Zunino TB $3,500 5.88 1.68
Martín Maldonado HOU $3,700 5.40 1.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,500 9.02 2.00
Will Smith LAD $4,200 8.31 1.98
Mike Zunino TB $3,500 5.88 1.68
Martín Maldonado HOU $3,700 5.40 1.46

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,900 9.97 2.03
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,500 9.02 2.00
Will Smith LAD $4,200 8.31 1.98
Max Muncy LAD $4,600 7.56 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,900 9.97 2.03
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,500 9.02 2.00
Will Smith LAD $4,200 8.31 1.98
Ji-Man Choi TB $3,800 7.48 1.97

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,700 9.19 1.96
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,500 8.14 1.81
Brandon Lowe TB $4,300 7.92 1.84
Chris Taylor LAD $3,800 7.18 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,700 9.19 1.96
Chris Taylor LAD $3,800 7.18 1.89
Brandon Lowe TB $4,300 7.92 1.84
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,500 8.14 1.81

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $4,900 9.51 1.94
Carlos Correa HOU $4,600 8.22 1.79
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,200 7.88 1.88
Willy Adames TB $3,300 6.83 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames TB $3,300 6.83 2.07
Corey Seager LAD $4,900 9.51 1.94
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,200 7.88 1.88
Carlos Correa HOU $4,600 8.22 1.79

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $4,600 8.34 1.81
Justin Turner LAD $4,400 8.26 1.88
Joey Wendle TB $4,200 7.61 1.81
Austin Riley ATL $3,600 6.18 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $4,400 8.26 1.88
Alex Bregman HOU $4,600 8.34 1.81
Joey Wendle TB $4,200 7.61 1.81
Austin Riley ATL $3,600 6.18 1.72

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $4,500 11.23 2.49
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,000 10.59 2.12
George Springer HOU $4,800 10.00 2.08
Mookie Betts LAD $5,200 9.84 1.89
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,600 9.47 2.06
Michael Brantley HOU $3,700 8.85 2.39
Cody Bellinger LAD $4,700 8.41 1.79
AJ Pollock LAD $3,900 8.36 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $4,500 11.23 2.49
Michael Brantley HOU $3,700 8.85 2.39
Manuel Margot TB $3,200 7.54 2.36
Kevin Kiermaier TB $3,000 6.47 2.16
AJ Pollock LAD $3,900 8.36 2.14
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,000 10.59 2.12
George Springer HOU $4,800 10.00 2.08
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,800 7.91 2.08

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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