MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 8, 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
Blake Snell SF $10,300 19.29 1.87
Luis Castillo SEA $9,400 19.00 2.02
Charlie Morton ATL $10,000 18.79 1.88
Triston McKenzie CLE $11,600 17.75 1.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Berrios TOR $7,100 17.12 2.41
Nestor Cortes NYY $6,700 15.09 2.25
Spencer Turnbull PHI $6,900 15.11 2.19
Luis Castillo SEA $9,400 19.00 2.02

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,400 10.05 2.28
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 8.65 2.16
Will Smith LAD $4,900 8.45 1.73
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $3,800 8.30 2.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Garrett Stubbs PHI $2,400 6.57 2.74
Joey Bart PIT $2,200 5.84 2.65
Nick Fortes MIA $2,300 5.80 2.52
Ivan Herrera STL $2,800 6.63 2.37

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,700 11.06 1.94
Matt Olson ATL $6,000 10.47 1.75
William Contreras MIL $4,400 10.05 2.28
Yandy Diaz TB $4,900 10.05 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Garrett Stubbs PHI $2,400 6.57 2.74
Joey Bart PIT $2,200 5.84 2.65
Nick Fortes MIA $2,300 5.80 2.52
Miguel Sano LAA $3,000 7.41 2.47

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 11.39 2.07
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 10.40 2.00
Marcus Semien TEX $4,900 9.84 2.01
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,300 9.76 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Colt Keith DET $2,200 6.54 2.97
Brice Turang MIL $3,200 7.68 2.40
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,900 6.93 2.39
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,800 6.55 2.34

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager TEX $5,900 11.11 1.88
Oneil Cruz PIT $5,300 10.05 1.90
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,200 9.75 1.87
Trea Turner PHI $5,800 9.39 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Caballero TB $2,800 7.10 2.54
Zach Neto LAA $2,700 6.21 2.30
Nick Ahmed SF $2,300 5.01 2.18
Braden Shewmake CWS $3,000 6.38 2.13

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,400 9.84 1.82
Jose Ramirez CLE $9,600 8.97 0.93
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,000 8.89 2.96
Isaac Paredes TB $4,200 8.86 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,000 8.89 2.96
Kyle Farmer MIN $2,800 7.36 2.63
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,100 5.07 2.41
Josh Smith TEX $2,600 6.26 2.41

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.93 1.86
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,200 11.87 2.28
Spencer Steer CIN $4,800 11.41 2.38
Christian Yelich MIL $5,000 11.19 2.24
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 11.18 2.00
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. ARI $5,300 11.03 2.08
Aaron Judge NYY $6,000 10.67 1.78
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,600 10.63 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob Young WSH $2,200 7.56 3.44
Stuart Fairchild CIN $2,500 7.98 3.19
Taylor Trammell LAD $2,000 5.91 2.95
Bubba Thompson CIN $2,000 5.82 2.91
Mickey Moniak LAA $2,800 7.54 2.69
Parker Meadows DET $3,400 9.01 2.65
Jackson Chourio MIL $3,500 8.65 2.47
Harold Ramirez TB $3,600 8.82 2.45

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.