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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jul 7, 2021

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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
Zack Wheeler PHI $11,200 47.08 4.20
Kyle Gibson TEX $9,800 34.10 3.48
Yusei Kikuchi SEA $9,000 33.54 3.73
Sonny Gray CIN $8,000 33.45 4.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Paddack SD $7,600 32.16 4.23
Zack Wheeler PHI $11,200 47.08 4.20
Sonny Gray CIN $8,000 33.45 4.18
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $7,400 30.15 4.07

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,000 13.96 3.49
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,800 13.81 4.93
Jared Walsh LAA $3,800 12.37 3.26
José Abreu CWS $3,700 11.70 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,800 13.81 4.93
Jonah Heim TEX $2,000 9.15 4.58
Tyler Stephenson CIN $2,500 11.15 4.46
Curt Casali SF $2,000 8.80 4.40

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,500 14.36 4.10
Jose Altuve HOU $4,200 13.03 3.10
Ramón Urías BAL $2,700 10.64 3.94
Luis Arraez MIN $2,900 10.51 3.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,000 10.43 5.22
Eli White TEX $2,200 9.95 4.52
Nick Gordon MIN $2,000 8.73 4.36
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,500 14.36 4.10

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 16.72 3.72
Trevor Story COL $4,000 14.14 3.53
Trea Turner WSH $4,300 14.11 3.28
Bo Bichette TOR $3,900 13.26 3.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Orlando Arcia ATL $2,000 10.89 5.45
Alcides Escobar WSH $2,000 9.38 4.69
Zack Short DET $2,100 9.61 4.58
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,400 9.31 3.88

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $4,000 14.53 3.63
Rafael Devers BOS $4,000 12.80 3.20
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,100 11.70 3.77
Nolan Arenado STL $3,800 11.19 2.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Vosler SF $2,000 9.65 4.83
Jake Burger CWS $2,000 8.10 4.05
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,100 11.70 3.77
Abraham Toro HOU $2,500 9.38 3.75

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,600 17.02 3.70
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,400 15.52 3.53
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,900 14.09 3.61
Bryce Harper PHI $3,800 14.02 3.69
Joey Gallo TEX $4,200 13.55 3.23
George Springer TOR $3,700 13.37 3.61
Starling Marte MIA $3,400 13.31 3.92
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,400 12.74 3.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wil Myers SD $2,300 11.48 4.99
Andrew Benintendi KC $2,500 11.36 4.55
Adam Engel CWS $2,000 9.07 4.54
Travis Jankowski PHI $2,000 8.97 4.49
Jake Fraley SEA $2,700 11.61 4.30
Guillermo Heredia ATL $2,400 10.18 4.24
Andrew McCutchen PHI $2,900 11.60 4.00
Austin Hays BAL $2,700 10.72 3.97

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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