MLB DFS 10/19 - Welcome to the League Championship Series! Today’s slate is consistent across the board as DraftKings, Yahoo and FanDuel will all start at 4:35 pm ET and include both matchups. The Astros and Yankees do battle in Game 1 of the ALCS, while the Padres and Phillies move to Game 2 with the Phillies currently leading 1-0. With being just a two game slate, things get a bit tricky and you have to find ways to mix and match plays. We do appear to free of any possible mlb weather concerns, but still make sure to check the weather center leading up to first pitch. Lastly, don’t forget to check out mlb implied runs totals using our Vegas Odds link and to use our mlb dfs lineup generator. Let’s dive into our mlb dfs picks today!



Philadelphia Phillies Top Plays:

Aaron Nola – He was better on the road this year with a 2.83 ERA and 0.95 WHIP (3.32 and 0.97 at home).

J.T. Realmuto – The best catcher in the game is 4-10 (.400) with a dinger against Snell in his career. 

Jean Segura – Segura is slashing .300/.382/.367 over his last 10 games with a steal. 


San Diego Padres Top Plays:

Blake Snell – High strikeout rate and will likely produce solid points at a cheaper price tag. 

Juan Soto – Soto is 9-33 (.273) with three home runs against Nola in his career. 

Trent Grisham – Having a strong postseason, hitting .333 with three home runs and 7 runs scored. 


New York Yankees Top Plays:

Giancarlo Stanton – Boom or bust play as he is hitting .176 over his last 10 games, but with five home runs. 

Harrison Bader – Bader has three dingers and a steal over his last 10 games and is very cheap. 

Kyle Higashioka – Slashing .400/.424/.667 over his last 10 games and is the minimum price. 


Houston Astros Top Plays:

Justin Verlander – JV was crazy good this year with an 18-4 record, 2.01 ERA, and 0.87 WHIP.

Yordan Alvarez – The slugger is 2-6 (.333) with a bomb against Taillon in his career. 

Kyle Tucker – Tucker is 3-5 (.600) with a dinger against Taillon in his career. 

Alex Bregman – Bregs is 2-6 (.333) with a home run against Taillon in his career and he’s much better at home. 

Jeremy Peña – Pena is slashing .318/.333/.659 over his last 10 games and averaging 11.3 dk ppg in that span. 

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