Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 8, 2021

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


SFTB Plus from Sports from the Basement brings you the preparation tools you need to win money at Daily Fantasy Sports, Horse Racing, or Sports Betting.

For only $10 a month, you get access to advanced data and optimizers for DFS, Horse Racings, and Sports Betting. With data updated throughout the day, you’ll see changes reflected as they happen.

DFS Tools are currently available for NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, MLB Baseball, and NFL Football. We offer Horse Racing advanced data for all major tracks. Sports Betting advanced information is COMING SOON.

If you want to find value and win money – Check out SFTB Plus from Sports from the Basement.

Sign Up Now and take advantage of our free 7-day trial.


Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $8,200 39.32 4.79
Corbin Burnes MIL $9,400 38.43 4.09
José Berríos MIN $9,600 37.92 3.95
Lance Lynn CWS $8,900 36.51 4.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $8,200 39.32 4.79
Marco Gonzales SEA $7,200 29.61 4.11
Lance Lynn CWS $8,900 36.51 4.10
Corbin Burnes MIL $9,400 38.43 4.09

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Walsh LAA $2,900 13.87 4.78
Yermín Mercedes CWS $2,800 13.79 4.93
Salvador Perez KC $3,100 13.46 4.34
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,400 12.75 5.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,400 12.75 5.31
Yermín Mercedes CWS $2,800 13.79 4.93
Jared Walsh LAA $2,900 13.87 4.78
Kurt Suzuki LAA $2,100 9.98 4.75

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,800 14.26 3.75
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,500 9.85 3.94
Kolten Wong MIL $2,900 9.48 3.27
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,100 8.59 4.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,100 8.59 4.09
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,500 9.85 3.94
Jose Altuve HOU $3,800 14.26 3.75
Tony Kemp OAK $2,000 7.27 3.63

Use our SFTB Plus optimizers to perfect your DFS roster. Include or Exclude players and teams, and see our 10 best rosters for every available slate.


Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Correa HOU $3,100 12.44 4.01
Bo Bichette TOR $3,200 10.81 3.38
Trevor Story COL $4,100 10.77 2.63
Javier Báez CHC $3,300 10.42 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias LAA $2,300 10.11 4.39
Carlos Correa HOU $3,100 12.44 4.01
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,300 7.89 3.43
Bo Bichette TOR $3,200 10.81 3.38

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Bryant CHC $3,500 12.38 3.54
Alex Bregman HOU $4,300 12.27 2.85
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,700 12.01 3.25
Rafael Devers BOS $2,900 11.28 3.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phillip Evans PIT $2,400 10.16 4.23
Brian Anderson MIA $2,600 10.54 4.06
Rafael Devers BOS $2,900 11.28 3.89
Kyle Seager SEA $2,800 10.17 3.63

Use our SFTB Plus optimizers to perfect your DFS roster. Include or Exclude players and teams, and see our 10 best rosters for every available slate.


Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout LAA $4,500 15.68 3.49
Nelson Cruz MIN $4,200 13.90 3.31
Michael Brantley HOU $3,600 13.43 3.73
J.D. Martinez BOS $3,800 13.08 3.44
Byron Buxton MIN $3,800 12.59 3.31
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,100 12.28 2.99
Tim Locastro ARI $3,100 12.21 3.94
Ramón Laureano OAK $3,100 12.20 3.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Franchy Cordero BOS $2,200 10.43 4.74
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,300 10.69 4.65
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,100 9.73 4.63
Mark Canha OAK $2,600 11.47 4.41
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR $2,500 11.02 4.41
Jackie Bradley Jr. MIL $2,400 10.36 4.32
Jake Marisnick CHC $2,200 9.37 4.26
Trey Mancini BAL $2,900 12.18 4.20

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.

Upcoming Bankroll Contests
Go To Lobby
SFTB Plus

$10 a Month Gets You DFS Optimizers, Horse Racing Advanced Stats, and More.

Sign up now and get 7 days free of charge!

Learn More
SFTB Parties

Choose Your Events and Create Your Own Sportsbook for You and Your Friends.

Only $3 to set up, and includes unlimited guests.

Learn More
Scoreboard
Go to Scoreboard