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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 7, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,600 34.20 3.56
Shane McClanahan TB $8,800 29.14 3.31
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $8,400 25.98 3.09
Lance Lynn CWS $10,300 23.55 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,600 34.20 3.56
Shane McClanahan TB $8,800 29.14 3.31
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $8,400 25.98 3.09
Lance Lynn CWS $10,300 23.55 2.29

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,900 11.22 3.87
Mike Zunino TB $2,900 10.96 3.78
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,400 10.93 4.55
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,700 10.58 3.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,400 10.93 4.55
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,700 10.58 3.92
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,900 11.22 3.87
Mike Zunino TB $2,900 10.96 3.78

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 12.92 3.31
Kiké Hernández BOS $2,800 11.37 4.06
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,100 8.03 3.82
Alex De Goti HOU $2,000 1.89 0.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kiké Hernández BOS $2,800 11.37 4.06
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,100 8.03 3.82
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 12.92 3.31
Alex De Goti HOU $2,000 1.89 0.95

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Anderson CWS $3,600 11.91 3.31
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,000 11.90 2.98
Wander Franco TB $3,400 11.52 3.39
Carlos Correa HOU $3,500 10.89 3.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $3,400 11.52 3.39
Tim Anderson CWS $3,600 11.91 3.31
Carlos Correa HOU $3,500 10.89 3.11
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,000 11.90 2.98

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $3,800 11.75 3.09
Yoán Moncada CWS $2,800 11.02 3.93
Alex Bregman HOU $3,100 9.58 3.09
Josh Lowe TB $2,000 2.40 1.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yoán Moncada CWS $2,800 11.02 3.93
Rafael Devers BOS $3,800 11.75 3.09
Alex Bregman HOU $3,100 9.58 3.09
Josh Lowe TB $2,000 2.40 1.20

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,100 12.19 3.93
Randy Arozarena TB $3,600 12.18 3.38
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,400 11.82 3.48
Luis Robert CWS $3,500 11.80 3.37
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,600 11.58 3.22
Hunter Renfroe BOS $2,900 10.46 3.61
Nelson Cruz TB $3,300 10.38 3.14
Jordan Luplow TB $2,000 10.21 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Luplow TB $2,000 10.21 5.11
Jake Meyers HOU $2,000 9.24 4.62
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,100 8.74 4.16
Adam Engel CWS $2,200 8.77 3.98
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,100 12.19 3.93
Hunter Renfroe BOS $2,900 10.46 3.61
Manuel Margot TB $2,300 8.10 3.52
Michael Brantley HOU $2,500 8.77 3.51

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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