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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 12, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Morton ATL $7,800 20.99 2.69
Walker Buehler LAD $8,500 20.97 2.47
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $8,200 19.98 2.44
Carlos Rodón CWS $8,100 18.68 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Morton ATL $7,800 20.99 2.69
Walker Buehler LAD $8,500 20.97 2.47
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $8,200 19.98 2.44
Carlos Rodón CWS $8,100 18.68 2.31

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,600 7.95 1.73
Will Smith LAD $4,700 7.75 1.65
Buster Posey SF $4,500 7.41 1.65
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,400 6.00 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Omar Narváez MIL $2,600 5.27 2.03
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,500 4.92 1.97
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,400 6.00 1.77
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,600 7.95 1.73

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,000 8.23 1.65
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,600 7.95 1.73
Will Smith LAD $4,700 7.75 1.65
Gavin Sheets CWS $3,100 7.73 2.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez MIL $2,800 7.20 2.57
Gavin Sheets CWS $3,100 7.73 2.49
Omar Narváez MIL $2,600 5.27 2.03
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,500 4.92 1.97

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner LAD $5,500 9.61 1.75
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,000 9.01 1.80
Jose Altuve HOU $4,800 8.94 1.86
Kolten Wong MIL $3,700 8.10 2.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $3,700 8.10 2.19
Tommy La Stella SF $3,500 6.93 1.98
Cesar Hernandez CWS $2,900 5.59 1.93
Jose Altuve HOU $4,800 8.94 1.86

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $5,200 9.34 1.80
Tim Anderson CWS $4,900 8.90 1.82
Brandon Crawford SF $4,500 8.82 1.96
Carlos Correa HOU $4,400 8.40 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,400 7.38 2.17
Willy Adames MIL $3,900 8.11 2.08
Brandon Crawford SF $4,500 8.82 1.96
Carlos Correa HOU $4,400 8.40 1.91

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $4,500 9.19 2.04
Justin Turner LAD $5,000 7.58 1.52
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,800 7.56 1.99
Alex Bregman HOU $4,400 7.33 1.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $4,500 9.19 2.04
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,800 7.56 1.99
Alex Bregman HOU $4,400 7.33 1.67
Evan Longoria SF $3,900 6.16 1.58

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Robert CWS $4,900 9.17 1.87
Kyle Tucker HOU $4,200 9.07 2.16
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,400 9.04 2.06
Avisaíl García MIL $4,100 7.84 1.91
Mookie Betts LAD $5,400 7.83 1.45
Joc Pederson ATL $3,400 7.65 2.25
Jake Meyers HOU $2,200 7.58 3.44
Kris Bryant SF $4,700 7.31 1.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Meyers HOU $2,200 7.58 3.44
Lorenzo Cain MIL $2,600 6.65 2.56
Joc Pederson ATL $3,400 7.65 2.25
Kyle Tucker HOU $4,200 9.07 2.16
Gavin Lux LAD $3,200 6.82 2.13
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,400 9.04 2.06
Guillermo Heredia ATL $2,500 5.08 2.03
Avisaíl García MIL $4,100 7.84 1.91

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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