MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 8, 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
Pablo Lopez MIN $9,000 21.92 2.44
Framber Valdez HOU $8,700 18.34 2.11
Jordan Montgomery TEX $7,600 16.13 2.12
Grayson Rodriguez BAL $6,700 16.00 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Lopez MIN $9,000 21.92 2.44
Grayson Rodriguez BAL $6,700 16.00 2.39
Jordan Montgomery TEX $7,600 16.13 2.12
Framber Valdez HOU $8,700 18.34 2.11

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,400 8.69 2.55
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,800 8.59 1.79
Mitch Garver TEX $3,700 7.88 2.13
Jonah Heim TEX $3,200 7.46 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,400 8.69 2.55
Jonah Heim TEX $3,200 7.46 2.33
Martin Maldonado HOU $2,600 5.55 2.14
Mitch Garver TEX $3,700 7.88 2.13

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,400 8.69 2.55
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,800 8.59 1.79
Ryan Mountcastle BAL $4,000 8.01 2.00
Mitch Garver TEX $3,700 7.88 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,400 8.69 2.55
Jonah Heim TEX $3,200 7.46 2.33
Jose Abreu HOU $3,300 7.58 2.30
Martin Maldonado HOU $2,600 5.55 2.14

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $6,000 9.48 1.58
Marcus Semien TEX $5,600 9.36 1.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TEX $5,600 9.36 1.67
Jose Altuve HOU $6,000 9.48 1.58

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager TEX $6,500 9.91 1.52
Carlos Correa MIN $3,600 7.55 2.10
Jorge Mateo BAL $2,800 7.44 2.66
Kyle Farmer MIN $3,100 7.13 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jorge Mateo BAL $2,800 7.44 2.66
Kyle Farmer MIN $3,100 7.13 2.30
Carlos Correa MIN $3,600 7.55 2.10
Jeremy Pena HOU $3,400 5.85 1.72

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce Lewis MIN $5,900 11.84 2.01
Alex Bregman HOU $4,900 8.35 1.70
Josh Jung TEX $4,600 7.32 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce Lewis MIN $5,900 11.84 2.01
Alex Bregman HOU $4,900 8.35 1.70
Josh Jung TEX $4,600 7.32 1.59

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,800 10.63 1.83
Evan Carter TEX $4,500 10.57 2.35
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,500 9.91 1.80
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,300 9.15 1.73
Anthony Santander BAL $4,300 7.85 1.83
Max Kepler MIN $4,100 7.77 1.90
Aaron Hicks BAL $2,900 7.50 2.58
Chas McCormick HOU $3,900 7.44 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael A. Taylor MIN $2,700 7.14 2.65
Aaron Hicks BAL $2,900 7.50 2.58
Leody Taveras TEX $3,000 7.23 2.41
Evan Carter TEX $4,500 10.57 2.35
Austin Hays BAL $3,600 7.07 1.97
Michael Brantley HOU $3,600 6.90 1.92
Chas McCormick HOU $3,900 7.44 1.91
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,700 7.07 1.91

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.