Today’s MLB DFS coverage is for the small 6-game main slate that starts at 7:05 pm ET on both DraftKings and FanDuel. Starting pitching is headlined by Nathan Eovaldi, George Kirby and Julio Urias. We do not have Coors Field on the slate, so you don’t have to worry about that when setting lineups. We have a couple mild mlb weather concerns today, so make sure to keep a close eye on the reports leading up to first pitch. Henry is on the playbook today, make sure to give that a read, and don’t forget to check out the MLB Lineups page, Vegas Odds, and all of our MLB DFS Tools. Let’s dive into some of my favorite value options of the day and some we can fit into our cash and tournament lineups!
MLB DFS Value Pitcher
Severino has been a bit confusing lately as he rattled off a 21.3 dk point performance against one of the top offenses in the Texas Rangers, but followed that up with -8.2 points against the St. Louis Cardinals by giving up nine hits and nine runs (seven earned) in four innings of work. However, he’s been way better at home this year with a 2.55 ERA and 1.08 WHIP, compared to a 9.27 ERA and 2.10 WHIP on the road. He is worth a gamble at this price for GPP action.
MLB DFS Value Hitters
Alvarez hit a huge game-tying home run with two outs in the ninth yesterday and has now homered three times in the past four games. He now has 15 home runs on the year with 57 total R/RBI across 62 games of action. You aren’t finding this type of upside at this price tag and it makes him well worth a gamble today. He faces Ryne Nelson, who has a 4.67 ERA and 1.38 WHIP this season.
McCarthy has been hot pretty much since rejoining the Dbacks and that is still the case over the last 10 games, hitting .367 with a .924 OPS and three stolen bases. He now has 18 steals on the year in just 57 games. He has been much better at home this season, hitting .278 with a .754 OPS, compared to a .217 average and .584 OPS on the road. He faces Carlos Carrasco, who has been abysmal this season with a 5.94 ERA and 1.57 WHIP.
Jankowski has been absurd lately, hitting .458 with a 1.206 OPS over his last 10 games with a home run, two steals, and 13 total R/RBI. He now has 10 steals on the year and that’s where much of his upside comes from. He faces Kutter Crawford, who has been a very mid-tier pitcher and has a 4.09 ERA over his last 10 games with a 1.24 WHIP. I’ll take my chances on Jankowski at this price.