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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 16, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Framber Valdez HOU $8,300 17.52 2.11
Blake Snell TB $8,700 14.99 1.72
Dustin May LAD $7,200 9.04 1.26
Ian Anderson ATL $9,200 4.65 0.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Framber Valdez HOU $8,300 17.52 2.11
Blake Snell TB $8,700 14.99 1.72
Dustin May LAD $7,200 9.04 1.26
Justin Verlander HOU $4,000 4.32 1.08

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 7.86 1.79
Will Smith LAD $4,700 7.75 1.65
Martín Maldonado HOU $3,600 5.98 1.66
Mike Zunino TB $3,800 5.45 1.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 7.86 1.79
Martín Maldonado HOU $3,600 5.98 1.66
Will Smith LAD $4,700 7.75 1.65
Mike Zunino TB $3,800 5.45 1.43

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,800 10.23 2.13
Max Muncy LAD $5,100 8.83 1.73
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 7.86 1.79
Will Smith LAD $4,700 7.75 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,800 10.23 2.13
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 7.86 1.79
Max Muncy LAD $5,100 8.83 1.73
Yuli Gurriel HOU $3,200 5.51 1.72

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,900 10.24 2.09
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,500 8.46 1.88
Brandon Lowe TB $4,100 6.61 1.61
Chris Taylor LAD $3,900 6.43 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,900 10.24 2.09
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,500 8.46 1.88
Chris Taylor LAD $3,900 6.43 1.65
Brandon Lowe TB $4,100 6.61 1.61

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $5,300 10.16 1.92
Carlos Correa HOU $4,400 8.57 1.95
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,000 7.52 1.88
Willy Adames TB $3,600 6.82 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Correa HOU $4,400 8.57 1.95
Corey Seager LAD $5,300 10.16 1.92
Willy Adames TB $3,600 6.82 1.89
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,000 7.52 1.88

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $4,500 8.42 1.87
Justin Turner LAD $4,700 8.10 1.72
Yandy Díaz TB $3,700 7.38 1.99
Joey Wendle TB $4,200 6.67 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yandy Díaz TB $3,700 7.38 1.99
Alex Bregman HOU $4,500 8.42 1.87
Justin Turner LAD $4,700 8.10 1.72
Joey Wendle TB $4,200 6.67 1.59

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $4,700 12.59 2.68
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,200 10.16 1.95
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,300 9.73 2.26
George Springer HOU $4,500 9.69 2.15
Mookie Betts LAD $5,400 9.38 1.74
Cody Bellinger LAD $5,000 8.79 1.76
Michael Brantley HOU $3,600 8.27 2.30
Hunter Renfroe TB $3,200 7.81 2.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $4,700 12.59 2.68
Hunter Renfroe TB $3,200 7.81 2.44
Michael Brantley HOU $3,600 8.27 2.30
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,300 9.73 2.26
Cristian Pache ATL $3,100 6.78 2.19
George Springer HOU $4,500 9.69 2.15
Manuel Margot TB $3,300 7.07 2.14
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,200 10.16 1.95

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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