11 games await us Thursday night 4/20 on Draftkings DFS MLB. Today’s writeup will highlight the top cash game plays and values including starting pitchers that should be considered for your 50/50 and GPP lineups.
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Draftkings DFS MLB Thursday 4/20
** Main Slate**
Brian McCann – Houston Astros ($3400)
Catcher looks ROUGH tonight. Once the starting lineups come out, if there is a cheap punt (under $2500) hitting in the top 6 in the order I’m almost guaranteed to pivot to them. As it stands leading into the night’s action McCann looks like our best option as he typically hits 6th in the order for Houston, and has solid numbers against right handed pitching including a .334 wOBA and .182 isolated power rate. His opponent Matt Shoemaker allows a .313 wOBA and 40.1% FB rate to left handed hitters, which should give McCann a decent shot at a home run tonight. Given his reasonable price tag I think Brian is our best bet in cash.
Other Options: Jonathan Lucroy, Alex Avila, Russell Martin
Paul Goldschmidt – Arizona Diamondbacks ($5100)
I understand some DFS player’s hesitancy at taking a guy in San Diego, however I think Goldschmidt is good enough to overcome the park factor as he faces a very hittable lefty in Clayton Richard tonight. Goldy has an eye popping .426 wOBA and .201 ISO against LHP, including a 44% hard hit rate, and he gets to face a pitcher in Richard who allows a .349 wOBA to right handed hitters with just a 10.8% K Rate meaning Paul has about a 90% chance to put the ball in play. If you need to save money, take Brandon Moss, but if paying up I suggest Goldschmidt as the cash first baseman for Draftkings DFS MLB Thursday 4/20.
Other Options: Brandon Moss, Matt Carpenter, Eric Thames