Today’s MLB DFS coverage is for the small seven-game main slate that starts at 4:05 pm ET on both DraftKings and FanDuel. Starting pitching is headlined by James Paxton and Mitch Keller. 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 Wilson is on the MLB DFS 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 Pitchers

Gavin Williams, Cleveland Guardians (DraftKings: $7,000)

Williams has pitched pretty decently through three starts, albeit with a very low K-rate (12 strikeouts in 19 innings), but we don’t have a ton of options to choose from. He had his best game against these Royals, firing seven innings of one-hit, shutout baseball with 6 strikeouts to finish with 26 fantasy points on DraftKings. I would view him as more of a cheap cash game option today or boring tourney option. 

Brady Singer, Kansas City Royals (DraftKings: $6,100 / FanDuel: $6,600)

On the other side of that game, we have Singer who has been very tough to predict this year. He just dominated the Dodgers in his last start, two outings after getting shelled by the Tigers. He did pitch well against the Guardians in between those two starts, firing six shutout innings with three strikeouts. He’s a GPP only play on Saturday. 

MLB DFS Value Hitters

Andrew Monasterio, SS, Milwaukee Brewers (DraftKings: $2,500 / FanDuel: $2,400)

Monasterio is hitting .316 over his last ten games with a stolen base. He has a home run, three steals, and 15 total R/RBI across 54 at-bats this year. He hasn’t played a ton, but he’s been productive when he has. Today he faces Luke Weaver, who has been one of the worst pitchers in the league this season with a 6.72 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. He has given up 15 home runs and opponents are hitting .308 against him.

Jurickson Profar, OF, Colorado Rockies (DraftKings: $3,200 / FanDuel: $2,800)

Profar is hot right now, hitting .324 with a .904 OPS over his last ten games where he has a home run and a steal in that span. He now has six home runs and 68 total R/RBI on the year across 77 games. We know he is going to hit in the top of the Rockies lineup and that continues to provide him with more opportunities to score points. I like him to stay hot today. 

Will Benson, OF, Cincinnati Reds (DraftKings: $3,000 / FanDuel: $2,900)

Benson just continues to play well, scoring 17 and 11 fantasy points on DraftKings in his last two starts. He is hitting .333 with three stolen bases over his last ten games and now has three home runs and seven steals across 112 at-bats this year. Colin Rea has a 4.40 ERA this season and is not anything special on the mound, so I like Benson to stay hot. 

Travis Jankowski, OF, Texas Rangers (DraftKings: $2,800 / FanDuel: $2,500)

Jankowski has been absurd lately, hitting .429 with a 1.114 OPS over his last ten games with a home run, three steals, and 14 total R/RBI. He now has 11 steals on the year and that’s where much of his upside comes from. He faces Jake Irvin, who has a 4.70 ERA and 1.45 WHIP on the year (4.93 and 1.46 over his last ten starts, respectively). Jankowski should stay hot. 

Raimel Tapia, OF, Milwaukee Brewers (DraftKings: $2,200 / FanDuel: $2,300)

Tapia is playing pretty well right now with a .900 OPS over his last ten games, swatting a pair of home runs and swiping a bag in that span while scoring nine runs. And as mentioned in Monasterio’s section, Weaver has been awful this year. I like Tapia to stay hot today (just make sure he’s playing, as he doesn’t start a whole lot) and like the Brewers offense as a whole, but they will probably also be on the chalkier side.  


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