MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 16, 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
Jared Jones PIT $8,500 19.03 2.24
Dylan Cease SD $10,700 18.76 1.75
Grayson Rodriguez BAL $9,400 18.62 1.98
Ranger Suarez PHI $9,200 18.26 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jared Jones PIT $8,500 19.03 2.24
JP Sears OAK $6,300 13.13 2.08
Aaron Civale TB $8,700 17.86 2.05
Jose Quintana NYM $7,200 14.57 2.02

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,800 10.11 2.11
Willson Contreras STL $4,400 9.46 2.15
Bo Naylor CLE $3,900 8.58 2.20
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,700 8.47 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Drew Millas WSH $2,000 6.52 3.26
James McCann BAL $2,200 5.96 2.71
Chadwick Tromp ATL $2,600 6.79 2.61
Danny Jansen TOR $3,100 8.10 2.61

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,800 10.11 2.11
Matt Olson ATL $6,000 10.03 1.67
Josh Naylor CLE $4,800 9.63 2.01
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 9.57 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Drew Millas WSH $2,000 6.52 3.26
James McCann BAL $2,200 5.96 2.71
Jake Bauers MIL $2,800 7.45 2.66
Danny Jansen TOR $3,100 8.10 2.61

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,300 11.12 2.10
Marcus Semien TEX $9,000 9.80 1.09
Ketel Marte ARI $5,400 9.54 1.77
Zack Gelof OAK $4,800 9.40 1.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,700 7.42 2.75
Edouard Julien MIN $3,800 9.15 2.41
Jared Triolo PIT $3,500 7.61 2.17
Brice Turang MIL $3,600 7.75 2.15

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.77 2.34
Corey Seager TEX $9,800 10.68 1.09
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,600 10.67 1.91
Anthony Volpe NYY $4,700 10.06 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Caballero TB $3,100 8.27 2.67
Masyn Winn STL $2,600 6.32 2.43
Zach Neto LAA $2,300 5.38 2.34
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.77 2.34

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,800 10.47 1.80
Isaac Paredes TB $4,400 9.12 2.07
Christopher Morel CHC $4,300 8.95 2.08
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,800 8.72 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eguy Rosario SD $2,700 7.61 2.82
Abraham Toro OAK $3,100 8.09 2.61
Miguel Sano LAA $2,900 6.50 2.24
Josh Rojas SEA $2,900 6.46 2.23

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 12.44 1.94
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,200 11.79 2.27
Will Benson CIN $4,100 10.20 2.49
Juan Soto NYY $6,000 10.10 1.68
Taylor Ward LAA $4,500 10.10 2.24
Mike Trout LAA $6,000 10.05 1.68
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,700 9.90 1.74
Spencer Steer CIN $5,500 9.85 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Gordon MIA $2,400 7.72 3.22
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,600 8.04 3.09
Andy Pages LAD $2,000 5.92 2.96
Lawrence Butler OAK $2,100 5.94 2.83
Jose Azocar SD $2,200 6.07 2.76
Jonatan Clase SEA $2,000 5.46 2.73
Blake Perkins MIL $3,300 8.91 2.70
Jacob Young WSH $2,800 7.43 2.65

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.