MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 5, 2024

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
Tarik Skubal DET $10,100 22.32 2.21
Spencer Strider ATL $11,000 22.08 2.01
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,300 19.63 2.11
Dylan Cease SD $10,000 18.71 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tarik Skubal DET $10,100 22.32 2.21
Jared Jones PIT $8,000 17.46 2.18
Jose Quintana NYM $6,400 13.80 2.16
Yusei Kikuchi TOR $6,100 12.98 2.13

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Alvarez NYM $3,200 8.86 2.77
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,400 8.79 2.00
William Contreras MIL $4,600 8.35 1.82
Yainer Diaz HOU $4,200 8.19 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Alvarez NYM $3,200 8.86 2.77
Jake Rogers DET $3,200 7.90 2.47
Luke Maile CIN $2,600 6.10 2.35
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,000 6.83 2.28

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,600 11.13 1.99
Yandy Diaz TB $5,800 10.70 1.84
Freddie Freeman LAD $6,000 9.85 1.64
Pete Alonso NYM $5,200 9.62 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Alvarez NYM $3,200 8.86 2.77
Jake Rogers DET $3,200 7.90 2.47
Luke Maile CIN $2,600 6.10 2.35
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,000 6.83 2.28

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,300 11.30 2.13
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,500 10.64 1.93
Ketel Marte ARI $5,100 10.32 2.02
Marcus Semien TEX $5,000 9.44 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andy Ibanez DET $3,100 7.66 2.47
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,200 7.55 2.36
Brice Turang MIL $3,000 6.93 2.31
Enmanuel Valdez BOS $3,400 7.73 2.27

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager TEX $5,800 11.11 1.91
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,300 10.95 1.74
CJ Abrams WSH $4,800 10.41 2.17
Trea Turner PHI $6,100 10.03 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Caballero TB $3,200 8.88 2.77
Josh Smith TEX $2,300 6.33 2.75
CJ Abrams WSH $4,800 10.41 2.17
J.P. Crawford SEA $4,100 8.57 2.09

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaac Paredes TB $5,100 9.72 1.91
Austin Riley ATL $5,700 9.70 1.70
Christopher Morel CHC $4,500 9.32 2.07
Maikel Garcia KC $4,300 9.18 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,700 7.34 2.72
Graham Pauley SD $2,700 6.74 2.50
Gio Urshela DET $3,000 7.43 2.48
Abraham Toro OAK $2,700 6.50 2.41

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 12.45 1.92
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,700 11.72 2.06
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,400 11.61 2.15
Juan Soto NYY $6,300 10.75 1.71
Nolan Jones COL $5,500 10.53 1.91
Aaron Judge NYY $6,100 10.52 1.73
Spencer Steer CIN $4,700 10.51 2.24
Mike Trout LAA $5,900 10.42 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Nevin OAK $2,100 6.51 3.10
Tyrone Taylor NYM $2,900 8.21 2.83
Stuart Fairchild CIN $3,000 7.77 2.59
Nelson Velazquez KC $3,600 9.08 2.52
Taylor Ward LAA $4,300 10.38 2.41
Jack Suwinski PIT $3,700 8.75 2.37
Jackson Chourio MIL $3,500 8.31 2.37
Brandon Marsh PHI $3,600 8.51 2.36

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.