MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 9, 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
Tyler Glasnow LAD $10,100 22.35 2.21
Zack Wheeler PHI $9,600 20.79 2.17
George Kirby SEA $9,400 20.03 2.13
Corbin Burnes BAL $8,700 18.60 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Civale TB $7,700 18.13 2.35
Tyler Glasnow LAD $10,100 22.35 2.21
Zack Wheeler PHI $9,600 20.79 2.17
Corbin Burnes BAL $8,700 18.60 2.14

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,800 10.09 2.10
Willson Contreras STL $3,900 9.63 2.47
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,100 8.38 1.64
Will Smith LAD $4,700 8.26 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Reese McGuire BOS $2,500 6.58 2.63
Shea Langeliers OAK $2,700 7.02 2.60
Willson Contreras STL $3,900 9.63 2.47
Carson Kelly DET $2,700 6.53 2.42

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,800 10.31 1.78
William Contreras MIL $4,800 10.09 2.10
Matt Olson ATL $5,900 10.08 1.71
Yandy Diaz TB $5,600 10.01 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Gallo WSH $3,200 8.60 2.69
Jake Bauers MIL $2,500 6.68 2.67
Reese McGuire BOS $2,500 6.58 2.63
Shea Langeliers OAK $2,700 7.02 2.60

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,500 10.04 1.83
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 9.76 1.88
Andres Gimenez CLE $4,700 9.37 1.99
Marcus Semien TEX $4,900 9.29 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brice Turang MIL $3,000 8.30 2.77
Tony Kemp BAL $2,400 5.99 2.50
Zack Gelof OAK $4,000 9.24 2.31
Adam Frazier KC $2,700 6.05 2.24

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,500 11.30 2.05
CJ Abrams WSH $4,500 10.39 2.31
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,500 10.38 1.89
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,100 10.30 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Hamilton BOS $2,300 5.55 2.41
CJ Abrams WSH $4,500 10.39 2.31
Javier Baez DET $2,900 6.45 2.22
J.P. Crawford SEA $3,900 8.55 2.19

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,100 10.74 3.46
Austin Riley ATL $5,600 9.21 1.64
Isaac Paredes TB $4,900 8.93 1.82
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,800 8.74 1.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,100 10.74 3.46
Abraham Toro OAK $2,200 7.30 3.32
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,300 7.43 3.23
Josh Smith TEX $2,300 6.85 2.98

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 11.41 2.04
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,600 11.26 1.71
Christian Yelich MIL $5,300 11.15 2.10
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,200 11.00 2.12
Will Benson CIN $3,700 10.94 2.96
Aaron Judge NYY $6,200 10.72 1.73
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,700 10.71 1.88
Juan Soto NYY $6,000 10.50 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Benson CIN $3,700 10.94 2.96
Colton Cowser BAL $2,100 5.93 2.82
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,400 6.37 2.66
MJ Melendez KC $3,400 8.92 2.62
Edward Olivares PIT $3,100 7.88 2.54
Matt Wallner MIN $3,100 7.80 2.52
Dominic Canzone SEA $2,700 6.61 2.45
Nick Martini CIN $3,400 8.34 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.