We have 11 games starting at 1:05 pm ET on the Draftkings main slate and seven games starting at 4:05 pm ET on FanDuel for their main slate, but FanDuel is running an all-day slate, so pulling plays and pricing from them was easy. In order to get some of the top guys like Fernando Tatis Jr., Bryce Harper, and Bobby Witt Jr., we needed to dig a little deeper into the depths of the daily fantasy baseball slate and find some solid value options. Be sure to check out all of our tools including the MLB Lineups page, MLB DFS Projections – powered by FanJections – MLB DFS Ownership, and all of the rest of our tools HERE! Let’s dive into our favorite daily fantasy baseball value plays of the day.


MLB DFS Value Pitchers

Andrew Abbott, Cincinnati Reds (DraftKings - $6,500)

When you think about the Cardinals' offense, this is a tough spot for Abbott and the Reds, but they haven’t been all that good against left-handed pitching this year. They have in the power department, but they’re 17th in OPS and wOBA this season. Abbott looked really sharp in his debut, spanning six scoreless innings while allowing just one hit and striking out six. The Cardinals strike out just over 22% of the time and this could be another solid strikeout outing for Abbott here.

Ryne Nelson, Arizona Diamondbacks (DraftKings - $5,400, FanDuel - $6,300)

I understand Nelson’s been subpar to bad this year, mostly bad, but the Tigers have been worse. They basically rank dead last in every offensive category against right-handed pitching and they’re missing Riley Greene, their best hitter against righties. This feels like a spot we’re going to get a ceiling game out of Nelson and the fourth time this year he tops 16 DKP, which at his price tag is a win.

MLB DFS Value Hitters

Gunnar Henderson, Baltimore Orioles (DraftKings - $3,600, FanDuel - $2,800)

The Orioles have gotten a nice spark from Henderson lately as his numbers have really begun to come around after an abysmal start to the year. He’s coming off a 3-for-3 with two stolen bases on Friday and has two home runs over his last five games as well. Over the last 30 days, Henderson has a .316 ISO and .380 wOBA against right-handed pitching and Brady Singer has really had a subpar year this season. Lefties have a .227 ISO and .389 wOBA along with an astronomical 64% hard-hit rate.

Emmanuel Rivera, Arizona Diamondbacks (DraftKings - $3,200, FanDuel - $2,800)

One of the most pleasant surprises this season for the Diamondbacks has been the emergence of Emmanuel Rivera. Rivera continues to rake against left-handed pitching, posting a .417 wOBA and .156 ISO. He is hitting .444 over his last 10 games with four multi-hit outings over his last five. Righties have gotten to Matthew Boyd and have posted a .160 ISO and .329 wOBA this year. Rivera is one of the top values of the day.

Brandon Dixon, San Diego Padres (DraftKings - $3,000, FanDuel - $2,800)

When you think of Brandon Dixon think of power, because that’s what he brings to the table. Over the last 30 days, Dixon has a .231 ISO against left-handed pitching and is coming off a game in which he homered last night. He gets the Coors Field bump and faces Kyle Freeland who has allowed a .217 ISO and .336 wOBA to right-handed bats. He’s a cheap way to afford your Padres’ stacks on Saturday.

Ramon Laureano, Oakland Athletics (DraftKings - $2,600, FanDuel - $2,700)

Things are going to come crashing down for Julio Teheran sooner rather than later as he has a 1.56 ERA but a 4.84 xFIP and 4.80 SIERA. Laureano is now riding a 10-game hitting streak and has been doing a little of everything. He has hit .353 with six RBI and three stolen bases over that span and is hitting in the middle of the Oakland lineup at an incredibly cheap price point.


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