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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 12, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $7,500 28.19 3.76
Charlie Morton TAM $8,000 26.66 3.33
Walker Buehler LOS $9,600 25.75 2.68
Max Fried ATL $8,800 23.01 2.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $7,500 28.19 3.76
Charlie Morton TAM $8,000 26.66 3.33
Walker Buehler LOS $9,600 25.75 2.68
Max Fried ATL $8,800 23.01 2.61

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,200 13.41 3.19
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,100 11.90 3.84
Will Smith LOS $2,900 11.07 3.82
Max Muncy LOS $3,500 10.37 2.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ji-Man Choi TAM $2,500 10.05 4.02
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,100 11.90 3.84
Will Smith LOS $2,900 11.07 3.82
Mike Zunino TAM $2,300 7.87 3.42

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.18 3.69
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,800 10.60 2.79
Brandon Lowe TAM $3,500 10.50 3.00
Chris Taylor LOS $2,700 9.54 3.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.18 3.69
Chris Taylor LOS $2,700 9.54 3.53
Kiké Hernández LOS $2,300 7.93 3.45
Brandon Lowe TAM $3,500 10.50 3.00

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $3,900 12.64 3.24
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 10.94 3.31
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,500 10.47 2.99
Willy Adames TAM $2,400 9.02 3.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames TAM $2,400 9.02 3.76
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 10.94 3.31
Corey Seager LOS $3,900 12.64 3.24
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,500 10.47 2.99

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 11.14 3.01
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.93 3.53
Joey Wendle TAM $2,700 9.77 3.62
Austin Riley ATL $2,800 8.20 2.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Wendle TAM $2,700 9.77 3.62
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.93 3.53
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 11.14 3.01
Austin Riley ATL $2,800 8.20 2.93

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,300 14.77 4.47
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,400 14.17 3.22
George Springer HOU $4,200 13.19 3.14
Mookie Betts LOS $4,300 12.97 3.02
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,100 12.60 3.07
Michael Brantley HOU $3,000 11.53 3.84
Cody Bellinger LOS $4,000 11.18 2.79
AJ Pollock LOS $2,900 11.05 3.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,300 14.77 4.47
Manuel Margot TAM $2,500 9.82 3.93
Michael Brantley HOU $3,000 11.53 3.84
AJ Pollock LOS $2,900 11.05 3.81
Kevin Kiermaier TAM $2,300 8.57 3.72
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,400 14.17 3.22
Nick Markakis ATL $2,200 7.07 3.22
Adam Duvall ATL $2,800 8.84 3.16

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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