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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 20, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Clayton Kershaw LAD $11,400 20.13 1.77
Tyler Glasnow TB $10,600 16.46 1.55
Blake Snell TB $10,400 3.40 0.33
Walker Buehler LAD $10,800 3.38 0.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Clayton Kershaw LAD $11,400 20.13 1.77
Tyler Glasnow TB $10,600 16.46 1.55
Yonny Chirinos TB $4,000 1.92 0.48
Brendan McKay TB $4,000 1.49 0.37

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $7,800 8.78 1.13
Austin Barnes LAD $4,800 6.30 1.31
Mike Zunino TB $6,800 5.86 0.86
Keibert Ruiz LAD $4,000 1.70 0.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Barnes LAD $4,800 6.30 1.31
Will Smith LAD $7,800 8.78 1.13
Mike Zunino TB $6,800 5.86 0.86
Keibert Ruiz LAD $4,000 1.70 0.43

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $7,800 8.78 1.13
Max Muncy LAD $8,800 8.22 0.93
Austin Barnes LAD $4,800 6.30 1.31
Mike Zunino TB $6,800 5.86 0.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Barnes LAD $4,800 6.30 1.31
Will Smith LAD $7,800 8.78 1.13
Max Muncy LAD $8,800 8.22 0.93
Mike Zunino TB $6,800 5.86 0.86

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Lowe TB $7,400 7.55 1.02
Chris Taylor LAD $7,200 7.50 1.04
Gavin Lux LAD $4,600 1.52 0.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Taylor LAD $7,200 7.50 1.04
Brandon Lowe TB $7,400 7.55 1.02
Gavin Lux LAD $4,600 1.52 0.33

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $10,000 10.52 1.05
Willy Adames TB $6,200 6.56 1.06
Zach McKinstry LAD $4,800 0.68 0.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames TB $6,200 6.56 1.06
Corey Seager LAD $10,000 10.52 1.05
Zach McKinstry LAD $4,800 0.68 0.14

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $8,400 8.53 1.02
Joey Wendle TB $7,600 7.19 0.95
Edwin Ríos LAD $5,800 1.54 0.27
Yoshi Tsutsugo TB $4,200 1.09 0.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $8,400 8.53 1.02
Joey Wendle TB $7,600 7.19 0.95
Edwin Ríos LAD $5,800 1.54 0.27
Yoshi Tsutsugo TB $4,200 1.09 0.26

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $9,600 11.62 1.21
Mookie Betts LAD $9,800 10.22 1.04
Cody Bellinger LAD $9,200 8.85 0.96
Manuel Margot TB $5,400 8.27 1.53
Hunter Renfroe TB $6,400 7.48 1.17
Joc Pederson LAD $5,000 6.58 1.32
Kevin Kiermaier TB $4,200 6.39 1.52
AJ Pollock LAD $7,000 1.55 0.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manuel Margot TB $5,400 8.27 1.53
Kevin Kiermaier TB $4,200 6.39 1.52
Joc Pederson LAD $5,000 6.58 1.32
Randy Arozarena TB $9,600 11.62 1.21
Hunter Renfroe TB $6,400 7.48 1.17
Mookie Betts LAD $9,800 10.22 1.04
Cody Bellinger LAD $9,200 8.85 0.96
Ryan LaMarre TB $4,000 1.11 0.28

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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