MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 16, 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
Zack Wheeler PHI $8,700 19.27 2.22
Zac Gallen ARI $8,500 17.62 2.07
Framber Valdez HOU $8,200 16.89 2.06
Nathan Eovaldi TEX $7,800 16.47 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Wheeler PHI $8,700 19.27 2.22
Nathan Eovaldi TEX $7,800 16.47 2.11
Zac Gallen ARI $8,500 17.62 2.07
Framber Valdez HOU $8,200 16.89 2.06

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver TEX $3,600 8.24 2.29
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,200 8.01 1.91
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,500 7.80 2.23
Jonah Heim TEX $3,200 6.37 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver TEX $3,600 8.24 2.29
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,500 7.80 2.23
Jonah Heim TEX $3,200 6.37 1.99
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,200 8.01 1.91

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,200 11.15 2.15
Christian Walker ARI $4,600 9.70 2.11
Jose Abreu HOU $4,000 8.63 2.16
Mitch Garver TEX $3,600 8.24 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver TEX $3,600 8.24 2.29
Gabriel Moreno ARI $3,500 7.80 2.23
Jose Abreu HOU $4,000 8.63 2.16
Bryce Harper PHI $5,200 11.15 2.15

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $4,700 9.68 2.06
Jose Altuve HOU $5,800 9.30 1.60
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 9.30 1.75
Bryson Stott PHI $3,800 7.69 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $4,700 9.68 2.06
Bryson Stott PHI $3,800 7.69 2.02
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 9.30 1.75
Jose Altuve HOU $5,800 9.30 1.60

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner PHI $5,500 9.93 1.81
Corey Seager TEX $6,300 9.17 1.46
Geraldo Perdomo ARI $3,000 6.17 2.06
Jeremy Pena HOU $3,300 6.02 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Geraldo Perdomo ARI $3,000 6.17 2.06
Jeremy Pena HOU $3,300 6.02 1.82
Trea Turner PHI $5,500 9.93 1.81
Corey Seager TEX $6,300 9.17 1.46

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $4,800 8.26 1.72
Josh Jung TEX $4,100 7.61 1.86
Alec Bohm PHI $3,700 7.39 2.00
Evan Longoria ARI $2,900 5.13 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Bohm PHI $3,700 7.39 2.00
Josh Jung TEX $4,100 7.61 1.86
Evan Longoria ARI $2,900 5.13 1.77
Alex Bregman HOU $4,800 8.26 1.72

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,600 11.90 2.13
Yordan Alvarez HOU $6,200 10.08 1.63
Nick Castellanos PHI $4,400 10.05 2.28
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,000 9.59 1.92
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,100 9.02 1.77
Kyle Schwarber PHI $4,500 8.63 1.92
Tommy Pham ARI $3,400 8.11 2.39
Robbie Grossman TEX $2,900 7.92 2.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robbie Grossman TEX $2,900 7.92 2.73
Brandon Marsh PHI $2,900 7.51 2.59
Tommy Pham ARI $3,400 8.11 2.39
Leody Taveras TEX $3,100 7.24 2.34
Nick Castellanos PHI $4,400 10.05 2.28
Alek Thomas ARI $2,800 6.27 2.24
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. ARI $3,200 7.10 2.22
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,600 11.90 2.13

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.