MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 12, 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 $10,500 19.92 1.90
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,300 19.35 2.08
Pablo Lopez MIN $10,300 17.81 1.73
Kevin Gausman TOR $10,000 17.39 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Irvin WSH $5,200 12.69 2.44
Cristopher Sanchez PHI $7,600 15.78 2.08
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,300 19.35 2.08
Michael Wacha KC $8,500 17.17 2.02

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,900 9.43 1.92
Willson Contreras STL $4,400 9.17 2.08
Will Smith LAD $4,600 8.60 1.87
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,000 8.56 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Fortes MIA $2,300 6.01 2.61
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,200 8.33 2.60
James McCann BAL $2,300 5.77 2.51
Martin Maldonado CWS $2,100 4.84 2.30

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $6,000 10.53 1.76
William Contreras MIL $4,900 9.43 1.92
Christian Encarnacion-Strand CIN $4,200 9.37 2.23
Willson Contreras STL $4,400 9.17 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Gallo WSH $2,800 7.89 2.82
Nick Fortes MIA $2,300 6.01 2.61
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,200 8.33 2.60
Jon Singleton HOU $2,000 5.15 2.58

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,600 10.86 1.94
Jose Altuve HOU $5,500 10.65 1.94
Jonathan India CIN $4,200 9.83 2.34
Marcus Semien TEX $5,100 9.69 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,400 6.78 2.83
Zach Remillard CWS $2,200 5.76 2.62
Pablo Reyes BOS $2,800 6.81 2.43
Jonathan India CIN $4,200 9.83 2.34

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,300 12.05 1.91
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,500 11.56 2.10
Corey Seager TEX $6,100 10.80 1.77
CJ Abrams WSH $4,500 10.49 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Caballero TB $3,000 7.92 2.64
Blaze Alexander ARI $3,500 8.63 2.47
Zach Neto LAA $2,300 5.66 2.46
Masyn Winn STL $2,300 5.55 2.41

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,400 10.02 1.86
Christopher Morel CHC $4,500 9.24 2.05
Isaac Paredes TB $4,400 8.84 2.01
Maikel Garcia KC $4,700 8.73 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,200 6.77 3.08
Abraham Toro OAK $2,700 7.29 2.70
Emmanuel Rivera MIA $2,200 5.66 2.57
Jose Miranda MIN $2,800 6.79 2.42

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 12.09 1.86
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,500 11.41 2.07
Christian Yelich MIL $4,900 11.33 2.31
Yordan Alvarez HOU $6,000 11.07 1.85
Spencer Steer CIN $5,400 10.92 2.02
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,600 10.84 2.36
Mike Trout LAA $5,900 10.80 1.83
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,600 10.69 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Colton Cowser BAL $2,500 8.39 3.36
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,600 7.30 2.81
Edward Olivares PIT $3,300 9.06 2.75
Jackson Merrill SD $2,900 7.93 2.73
Will Benson CIN $3,800 10.36 2.73
Jackson Chourio MIL $3,600 9.67 2.69
Jurickson Profar SD $3,100 7.93 2.56
Austin Martin MIN $2,000 5.03 2.52

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.