MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 6, 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
Kevin Gausman TOR $9,800 20.06 2.05
Michael Wacha KC $8,800 17.92 2.04
Kenta Maeda DET $7,900 17.47 2.21
Joe Ryan MIN $9,200 16.08 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenta Maeda DET $7,900 17.47 2.21
Paul Blackburn OAK $7,400 15.68 2.12
Kevin Gausman TOR $9,800 20.06 2.05
Michael Wacha KC $8,800 17.92 2.04

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $3,900 9.50 2.44
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,700 8.90 1.89
William Contreras MIL $4,400 8.25 1.88
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,300 8.12 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shea Langeliers OAK $2,400 6.88 2.86
Ivan Herrera STL $2,500 6.97 2.79
James McCann BAL $2,400 6.50 2.71
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $3,900 9.50 2.44

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,500 11.41 2.07
Yandy Diaz TB $5,700 10.50 1.84
Freddie Freeman LAD $6,100 10.39 1.70
Christian Encarnacion-Strand CIN $3,900 9.79 2.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shea Langeliers OAK $2,400 6.88 2.86
Ivan Herrera STL $2,500 6.97 2.79
James McCann BAL $2,400 6.50 2.71
Daniel Vogelbach TOR $3,000 7.53 2.51

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 10.96 2.11
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,400 10.34 1.92
Ketel Marte ARI $5,000 9.80 1.96
Marcus Semien TEX $4,900 9.75 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Reyes BOS $2,700 7.60 2.82
Colt Keith DET $2,500 6.87 2.75
Brice Turang MIL $3,000 7.58 2.53
Nick Loftin KC $3,200 7.58 2.37

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 11.47 1.85
Corey Seager TEX $5,800 10.92 1.88
Gunnar Henderson BAL $4,900 10.47 2.14
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,000 9.93 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Smith TEX $2,300 5.83 2.54
Nick Allen OAK $2,300 5.06 2.20
Gunnar Henderson BAL $4,900 10.47 2.14
Brayan Rocchio CLE $2,700 5.67 2.10

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaac Paredes TB $5,000 10.06 2.01
Austin Riley ATL $5,500 9.36 1.70
Christopher Morel CHC $4,600 9.14 1.99
Maikel Garcia KC $4,100 9.13 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oliver Dunn MIL $2,100 6.26 2.98
Gio Urshela DET $2,900 7.45 2.57
Luis Rengifo LAA $3,600 8.59 2.39
Nick Madrigal CHC $2,700 6.41 2.37

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.91 1.86
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 11.52 2.06
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,200 11.42 2.20
Nolan Jones COL $5,400 10.79 2.00
Christian Yelich MIL $4,900 10.64 2.17
Taylor Ward LAA $4,500 10.50 2.33
Juan Soto NYY $6,100 10.34 1.70
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,000 10.22 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrone Taylor NYM $2,700 8.26 3.06
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,400 6.58 2.74
Will Benson CIN $3,700 9.72 2.63
Nick Martini CIN $3,500 8.99 2.57
Nelson Velazquez KC $3,600 9.07 2.52
Edward Olivares PIT $3,300 8.15 2.47
Matt Wallner MIN $3,200 7.82 2.44
Parker Meadows DET $3,500 8.34 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.