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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 8, 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
Walker Buehler LAD $9,900 36.89 3.73
Corbin Burnes MIL $10,400 36.64 3.52
Charlie Morton ATL $9,000 34.59 3.84
Logan Webb SF $8,800 33.20 3.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Morton ATL $9,000 34.59 3.84
Logan Webb SF $8,800 33.20 3.77
Walker Buehler LAD $9,900 36.89 3.73
Shane Baz TB $7,800 28.04 3.60

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,900 11.64 2.98
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,800 11.34 4.05
Mike Zunino TB $3,000 11.19 3.73
José Abreu CWS $3,800 10.97 2.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,800 11.34 4.05
Rowdy Tellez MIL $2,300 9.19 3.99
Mike Zunino TB $3,000 11.19 3.73
Will Smith LAD $2,900 9.90 3.41

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,000 12.83 3.21
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,100 11.57 2.82
Kolten Wong MIL $3,000 10.60 3.53
Kiké Hernández BOS $2,900 9.75 3.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,100 7.86 3.74
Kolten Wong MIL $3,000 10.60 3.53
Kiké Hernández BOS $2,900 9.75 3.36
Jose Altuve HOU $4,000 12.83 3.21

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $3,900 12.87 3.30
Wander Franco TB $3,400 12.23 3.60
Tim Anderson CWS $3,600 11.72 3.25
Brandon Crawford SF $3,300 11.62 3.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $3,400 12.23 3.60
Brandon Crawford SF $3,300 11.62 3.52
Corey Seager LAD $3,900 12.87 3.30
Tim Anderson CWS $3,600 11.72 3.25

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $4,100 12.84 3.13
Austin Riley ATL $3,800 12.16 3.20
Justin Turner LAD $3,100 11.21 3.62
Yoán Moncada CWS $2,900 9.42 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $3,100 11.21 3.62
Evan Longoria SF $2,700 8.79 3.26
Yoán Moncada CWS $2,900 9.42 3.25
Austin Riley ATL $3,800 12.16 3.20

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,300 13.55 4.11
Luis Robert CWS $3,400 13.48 3.97
Randy Arozarena TB $3,700 13.02 3.52
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,400 12.75 3.75
Jorge Soler ATL $3,500 11.56 3.30
Mookie Betts LAD $3,600 11.08 3.08
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,700 10.87 2.94
Jordan Luplow TB $2,200 10.44 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Luplow TB $2,200 10.44 4.74
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,300 13.55 4.11
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,100 8.37 3.99
Adam Engel CWS $2,200 8.73 3.97
Luis Robert CWS $3,400 13.48 3.97
Chas McCormick HOU $2,300 8.90 3.87
Avisaíl García MIL $2,700 10.18 3.77
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,400 12.75 3.75

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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