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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 16, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Framber Valdez HOU $9,500 32.63 3.43
Blake Snell TAM $9,200 25.43 2.76
Dustin May LOS $7,800 15.80 2.03
Ian Anderson ATL $9,700 7.96 0.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Framber Valdez HOU $9,500 32.63 3.43
Blake Snell TAM $9,200 25.43 2.76
Dustin May LOS $7,800 15.80 2.03
A.J. Minter ATL $5,500 5.51 1.00

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,100 13.83 3.37
Max Muncy LOS $3,800 12.26 3.23
Will Smith LOS $3,100 10.43 3.36
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,000 10.38 3.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,000 10.38 3.46
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,100 13.83 3.37
Will Smith LOS $3,100 10.43 3.36
Mike Zunino TAM $2,200 7.22 3.28

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 13.54 3.47
Mike Brosseau TAM $2,500 10.97 4.39
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,700 10.96 2.96
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,200 8.88 4.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Brosseau TAM $2,500 10.97 4.39
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,200 8.88 4.04
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 13.54 3.47
Chris Taylor LOS $2,700 8.55 3.17

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $4,200 13.69 3.26
Carlos Correa HOU $3,200 11.41 3.56
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,300 9.96 3.02
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 $3,200 11.41 3.56
Corey Seager LOS $4,200 13.69 3.26
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,300 9.96 3.02

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 11.15 3.01
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.64 3.43
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,500 9.67 3.87
Joey Wendle TAM $2,700 8.62 3.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,500 9.67 3.87
Justin Turner LOS $3,100 10.64 3.43
Joey Wendle TAM $2,700 8.62 3.19
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 11.15 3.01

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,700 16.39 4.43
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,200 13.56 3.23
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,000 12.96 3.24
George Springer HOU $4,300 12.72 2.96
Mookie Betts LOS $4,500 12.34 2.74
Cody Bellinger LOS $4,400 11.80 2.68
Michael Brantley HOU $3,100 10.67 3.44
Hunter Renfroe TAM $2,800 10.62 3.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,700 16.39 4.43
Cristian Pache ATL $2,400 9.31 3.88
Hunter Renfroe TAM $2,800 10.62 3.79
Michael Brantley HOU $3,100 10.67 3.44
AJ Pollock LOS $3,000 10.19 3.40
Nick Markakis ATL $2,200 7.26 3.30
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,000 12.96 3.24
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,200 13.56 3.23

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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