MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 7, 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
Spencer Strider ATL $11,200 22.98 2.05
Kyle Bradish BAL $7,500 20.92 2.79
Justin Verlander HOU $8,400 20.31 2.42
Clayton Kershaw LAD $9,100 20.17 2.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Bradish BAL $7,500 20.92 2.79
Justin Verlander HOU $8,400 20.31 2.42
Merrill Kelly ARI $7,800 18.72 2.40
Clayton Kershaw LAD $9,100 20.17 2.22

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,600 8.73 1.90
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,300 8.29 1.93
Will Smith LAD $4,400 8.15 1.85
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,100 7.48 2.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,100 7.48 2.41
Martin Maldonado HOU $2,600 6.07 2.33
Jonah Heim TEX $3,300 7.05 2.14
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,600 7.37 2.05

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman LAD $6,100 10.69 1.75
Bryce Harper PHI $5,100 10.27 2.01
Matt Olson ATL $6,000 9.82 1.64
Christian Walker ARI $4,400 9.31 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Abreu HOU $3,300 8.05 2.44
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,100 7.48 2.41
Martin Maldonado HOU $2,600 6.07 2.33
Alex Kirilloff MIN $3,300 7.21 2.18

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,200 10.61 2.04
Jose Altuve HOU $5,800 9.72 1.68
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 9.35 1.76
Ketel Marte ARI $4,500 9.17 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edouard Julien MIN $3,800 8.83 2.32
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,200 10.61 2.04
Ketel Marte ARI $4,500 9.17 2.04
Bryson Stott PHI $4,100 8.16 1.99

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner PHI $5,400 9.96 1.84
Corey Seager TEX $6,300 9.42 1.50
Carlos Correa MIN $3,600 6.95 1.93
Orlando Arcia ATL $3,400 6.81 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miguel Rojas LAD $2,600 5.79 2.23
Orlando Arcia ATL $3,400 6.81 2.00
Carlos Correa MIN $3,600 6.95 1.93
Jeremy Pena HOU $3,400 6.29 1.85

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce Lewis MIN $5,700 12.09 2.12
Austin Riley ATL $4,900 9.86 2.01
Max Muncy LAD $4,600 9.07 1.97
Alex Bregman HOU $4,300 8.80 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramon Urias BAL $2,500 6.01 2.40
Royce Lewis MIN $5,700 12.09 2.12
Alec Bohm PHI $3,900 8.22 2.11
Alex Bregman HOU $4,300 8.80 2.05

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,600 13.69 2.07
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,100 10.31 2.51
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,500 10.14 1.84
Evan Carter TEX $4,200 9.99 2.38
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 9.79 1.75
Kyle Tucker HOU $4,800 9.66 2.01
J.D. Martinez LAD $4,500 9.47 2.10
Adolis Garcia TEX $4,400 9.23 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Hicks BAL $2,800 7.81 2.79
Michael A. Taylor MIN $2,700 7.06 2.62
Johan Rojas PHI $3,000 7.77 2.59
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,100 10.31 2.51
Brandon Marsh PHI $3,200 7.82 2.44
Robbie Grossman TEX $3,000 7.26 2.42
Jason Heyward LAD $3,100 7.38 2.38
Evan Carter TEX $4,200 9.99 2.38

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.