MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 1, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Bradish BAL $9,600 20.58 2.14
Bobby Miller LAD $8,900 19.59 2.20
Eduardo Rodriguez DET $9,400 18.16 1.93
Hunter Greene CIN $8,800 18.02 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Miller LAD $8,900 19.59 2.20
Kyle Bradish BAL $9,600 20.58 2.14
Hunter Greene CIN $8,800 18.02 2.05
Dane Dunning TEX $7,800 15.31 1.96

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,200 9.89 2.35
William Contreras MIL $4,800 9.45 1.97
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $3,800 9.21 2.42
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,200 9.13 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Wells NYY $3,100 8.91 2.87
Jason Delay PIT $2,200 6.27 2.85
Carlos Perez CWS $2,000 5.29 2.65
Kyle Higashioka NYY $2,900 7.47 2.58

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman LAD $6,300 12.27 1.95
Matt Olson ATL $6,500 11.34 1.74
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,200 9.89 2.35
Carlos Santana MIL $4,100 9.55 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Young CHC $2,600 8.35 3.21
Austin Wells NYY $3,100 8.91 2.87
Jason Delay PIT $2,200 6.27 2.85
Luken Baker STL $2,400 6.82 2.84

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,800 11.34 1.96
Zack Gelof OAK $4,600 10.65 2.31
Jose Altuve HOU $6,200 10.41 1.68
Marcus Semien TEX $5,800 10.12 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Xavier Edwards MIA $2,900 7.69 2.65
Michael Massey KC $2,900 7.63 2.63
Brendan Rodgers COL $3,800 9.03 2.38
Brice Turang MIL $2,900 6.87 2.37

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 10.66 1.72
Xander Bogaerts SD $4,800 10.58 2.20
CJ Abrams WAS $4,600 10.32 2.24
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,500 10.11 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Farmer MIN $3,700 9.25 2.50
Nick Allen OAK $2,100 5.21 2.48
Brayan Rocchio CLE $2,600 6.02 2.31
CJ Abrams WAS $4,600 10.32 2.24

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,900 9.56 1.62
Max Muncy LAD $5,000 9.43 1.89
Austin Riley ATL $5,700 9.28 1.63
Rafael Devers BOS $4,900 9.07 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Mastrobuoni CHC $2,400 7.62 3.17
Ildemaro Vargas WAS $2,600 7.16 2.75
Eduardo Escobar LAA $2,500 6.48 2.59
Casey Schmitt SF $2,000 4.99 2.50

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,800 14.07 2.07
Juan Soto SD $5,500 12.34 2.24
Nolan Jones COL $4,800 11.43 2.38
Josh Lowe TB $4,500 11.35 2.52
J.D. Martinez LAD $5,200 10.69 2.06
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,700 10.42 1.83
Nick Castellanos PHI $5,100 10.29 2.02
Max Kepler MIN $5,100 10.28 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Phillips LAA $2,200 6.46 2.94
Alexander Canario CHC $3,400 9.87 2.90
Tim Locastro NYM $2,100 6.09 2.90
Nick Martini CIN $3,000 8.70 2.90
Jordan Luplow MIN $2,800 8.09 2.89
Heston Kjerstad BAL $2,700 7.65 2.83
Will Benson CIN $3,300 9.27 2.81
Alex Call WAS $2,400 6.74 2.81

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.