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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 18, 2020

Daily Player Picks

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


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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $9,000 13.89 1.54
Will Smith LOS $6,000 11.36 1.89
Max Muncy LOS $7,500 11.12 1.48
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $5,500 10.76 1.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $5,500 10.76 1.96
Will Smith LOS $6,000 11.36 1.89
Freddie Freeman ATL $9,000 13.89 1.54
Max Muncy LOS $7,500 11.12 1.48

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $6,000 10.80 1.80
Gavin Lux LOS $4,000 2.07 0.52
Johan Camargo ATL $4,000 1.30 0.32
Kiké Hernández LOS $4,000 1.17 0.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $6,000 10.80 1.80
Gavin Lux LOS $4,000 2.07 0.52
Johan Camargo ATL $4,000 1.30 0.32
Kiké Hernández LOS $4,000 1.17 0.29

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $9,500 14.30 1.51
Dansby Swanson ATL $6,500 10.44 1.61
Chris Taylor LOS $4,500 8.66 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Taylor LOS $4,500 8.66 1.92
Dansby Swanson ATL $6,500 10.44 1.61
Corey Seager LOS $9,500 14.30 1.51

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LOS $7,000 10.43 1.49
Austin Riley ATL $4,500 7.82 1.74
Edwin Ríos LOS $4,500 2.10 0.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $4,500 7.82 1.74
Justin Turner LOS $7,000 10.43 1.49
Edwin Ríos LOS $4,500 2.10 0.47

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $8,000 14.05 1.76
Mookie Betts LOS $8,500 12.95 1.52
Marcell Ozuna ATL $7,000 12.93 1.85
Cody Bellinger LOS $8,000 11.09 1.39
AJ Pollock LOS $5,000 9.66 1.93
Joc Pederson LOS $5,000 8.53 1.71
Cristian Pache ATL $4,500 7.86 1.75
Nick Markakis ATL $4,500 7.69 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
AJ Pollock LOS $5,000 9.66 1.93
Marcell Ozuna ATL $7,000 12.93 1.85
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $8,000 14.05 1.76
Cristian Pache ATL $4,500 7.86 1.75
Joc Pederson LOS $5,000 8.53 1.71
Nick Markakis ATL $4,500 7.69 1.71
Mookie Betts LOS $8,500 12.95 1.52
Cody Bellinger LOS $8,000 11.09 1.39

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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