MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 19, 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
Justin Verlander HOU $9,300 19.29 2.07
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,500 19.25 2.03
Joe Ryan MIN $8,900 18.96 2.13
Nick Lodolo CIN $9,700 17.77 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yariel Rodriguez TOR $5,000 11.79 2.36
Joe Boyle OAK $6,700 15.69 2.34
Brayan Bello BOS $6,200 13.89 2.24
Joe Ryan MIN $8,900 18.96 2.13

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.73 1.95
Jonah Heim TEX $4,000 8.59 2.15
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $4,600 8.48 1.84
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,000 8.42 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Wong BOS $2,900 7.74 2.67
Francisco Alvarez NYM $3,600 8.32 2.31
Danny Jansen TOR $3,300 7.55 2.29
Gary Sanchez MIL $2,800 6.41 2.29

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.73 1.95
Pete Alonso NYM $5,300 9.36 1.77
Matt Olson ATL $6,000 9.29 1.55
Triston Casas BOS $4,800 9.25 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Wong BOS $2,900 7.74 2.67
Rowdy Tellez PIT $3,000 7.06 2.35
Francisco Alvarez NYM $3,600 8.32 2.31
Gary Sanchez MIL $2,800 6.41 2.29

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 10.84 2.08
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 10.21 1.86
Marcus Semien TEX $5,100 9.20 1.80
Edouard Julien MIN $3,800 8.81 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa PHI $2,400 7.33 3.05
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,800 7.66 2.73
Joey Wendle NYM $2,100 5.33 2.54
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.31 2.53

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,400 11.87 2.20
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,400 10.86 1.70
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.45 2.27
Trea Turner PHI $6,000 9.81 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $2,500 6.98 2.79
Masyn Winn STL $2,600 6.26 2.41
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.45 2.27
Blaze Alexander ARI $3,500 7.80 2.23

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $6,000 9.49 1.58
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,900 8.78 1.49
Jordan Westburg BAL $4,200 8.56 2.04
Isaac Paredes TB $4,500 8.51 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Toro OAK $2,900 7.41 2.56
Gio Urshela DET $2,800 6.86 2.45
Tyler Wade SD $2,300 5.62 2.44
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,300 7.80 2.36

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 11.51 1.77
Mike Trout LAA $6,500 11.37 1.75
Jarren Duran BOS $4,700 11.04 2.35
Spencer Steer CIN $5,200 10.75 2.07
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,700 10.40 1.82
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,300 10.33 1.95
Taylor Ward LAA $5,100 10.16 1.99
Juan Soto NYY $6,000 10.13 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,400 7.45 3.10
Dominic Fletcher CWS $2,200 6.67 3.03
Jacob Young WSH $3,000 8.95 2.98
Wilyer Abreu BOS $3,200 9.09 2.84
Stuart Fairchild CIN $2,800 7.93 2.83
Kevin Kiermaier TOR $2,100 5.85 2.79
DJ Stewart NYM $2,700 7.47 2.77
Harrison Bader NYM $2,800 7.48 2.67

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.