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MLB FanDuel Picks for Aug 7, 2021

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
Julio Urías LAD $10,000 38.26 3.83
Carlos Rodón CWS $10,500 37.39 3.56
Brandon Woodruff MIL $11,000 35.75 3.25
Charlie Morton ATL $8,700 34.35 3.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Flexen SEA $7,500 29.69 3.96
Charlie Morton ATL $8,700 34.35 3.95
Luis Garcia HOU $8,300 32.11 3.87
Julio Urías LAD $10,000 38.26 3.83

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Votto CIN $4,100 15.42 3.76
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $9,500 13.82 1.45
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,700 13.58 3.67
C.J. Cron COL $4,000 12.90 3.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tom Murphy SEA $2,000 10.04 5.02
Brandon Belt SF $2,500 11.55 4.62
Brad Miller PHI $2,200 9.83 4.47
Michael Perez PIT $2,000 8.88 4.44

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kiké Hernández BOS $6,500 12.41 1.91
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,300 12.09 3.66
Marcus Semien TOR $7,000 11.98 1.71
Jose Altuve HOU $4,000 11.88 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hoy Park PIT $2,300 11.40 4.96
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,200 10.09 4.58
Cesar Hernandez CWS $2,700 11.71 4.34
Harold Castro DET $2,100 8.68 4.13

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $8,000 14.86 1.86
Trea Turner LAD $3,500 14.70 4.20
Trevor Story COL $4,300 13.55 3.15
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,200 12.35 3.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner LAD $3,500 14.70 4.20
Richie Martin BAL $2,000 8.18 4.09
Rodolfo Castro PIT $2,900 11.42 3.94
José Iglesias LAA $2,500 9.73 3.89

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,700 14.21 3.84
Austin Riley ATL $3,500 13.58 3.88
Manny Machado SD $3,700 12.26 3.31
Abraham Toro SEA $2,600 12.25 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Toro SEA $2,600 12.25 4.71
Austin Riley ATL $3,500 13.58 3.88
José Ramírez CLE $3,700 14.21 3.84
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,800 10.43 3.73

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer TOR $9,000 16.79 1.87
Bryce Harper PHI $4,500 16.06 3.57
Mookie Betts LAD $4,500 15.85 3.52
Starling Marte OAK $4,100 14.72 3.59
Jesse Winker CIN $4,100 14.01 3.42
Akil Baddoo DET $3,000 13.92 4.64
Teoscar Hernández TOR $6,500 13.62 2.10
Robbie Grossman DET $3,200 13.05 4.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chas McCormick HOU $2,200 10.28 4.67
Andrew Stevenson WSH $2,100 9.82 4.67
Akil Baddoo DET $3,000 13.92 4.64
Anthony Alford PIT $2,000 9.07 4.54
Brian Goodwin CWS $2,500 11.24 4.50
Yadiel Hernandez WSH $2,500 11.12 4.45
Victor Reyes DET $2,100 9.04 4.30
Gerardo Parra WSH $2,300 9.83 4.27

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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