MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 20, 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
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,500 25.62 2.44
Shota Imanaga CHC $9,400 22.85 2.43
Jose Berrios TOR $8,400 21.50 2.56
Zac Gallen ARI $10,400 20.53 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cole Ragans KC $7,800 20.45 2.62
Jose Berrios TOR $8,400 21.50 2.56
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,500 25.62 2.44
Shota Imanaga CHC $9,400 22.85 2.43

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.85 1.97
Willson Contreras STL $4,400 8.81 2.00
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,700 8.43 1.79
Yainer Diaz HOU $4,000 8.34 2.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Bart PIT $2,100 6.82 3.25
Jair Camargo MIN $2,000 5.81 2.90
James McCann BAL $2,300 5.69 2.47
Ivan Herrera STL $3,000 7.24 2.41

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.85 1.97
Pete Alonso NYM $5,300 9.54 1.80
Matt Olson ATL $5,900 9.36 1.59
Bryce Harper PHI $6,100 9.33 1.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Bart PIT $2,100 6.82 3.25
Jair Camargo MIN $2,000 5.81 2.90
James McCann BAL $2,300 5.69 2.47
Ivan Herrera STL $3,000 7.24 2.41

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,100 11.20 2.20
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 10.56 1.92
Marcus Semien TEX $5,400 9.98 1.85
Luis Rengifo LAA $4,000 8.56 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,000 6.02 3.01
Jorge Mateo BAL $2,400 7.18 2.99
Joey Wendle NYM $2,100 6.03 2.87
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,900 7.66 2.64

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,400 11.02 2.04
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 10.72 1.73
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.41 2.26
Trea Turner PHI $6,000 10.35 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Masyn Winn STL $2,500 7.00 2.80
Blaze Alexander ARI $3,700 10.24 2.77
Nick Allen OAK $2,100 5.22 2.49
Jose Caballero TB $3,500 8.01 2.29

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,800 9.18 1.58
Ryan McMahon COL $5,100 8.98 1.76
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,100 8.78 1.44
Isaac Paredes TB $4,600 8.58 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,300 5.90 2.57
Abraham Toro OAK $2,900 7.25 2.50
Ramon Urias BAL $2,100 5.15 2.45
Jeimer Candelario CIN $3,600 8.35 2.32

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.51 1.80
Esteury Ruiz OAK $4,300 10.99 2.55
Mike Trout LAA $6,300 10.90 1.73
Juan Soto NYY $6,000 10.86 1.81
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,300 10.66 2.01
Spencer Steer CIN $5,100 10.65 2.09
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 10.53 1.88
Jarren Duran BOS $5,000 10.28 2.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Bouchard COL $2,600 9.18 3.53
Bubba Thompson CIN $2,000 6.64 3.32
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,400 7.76 3.23
DJ Stewart NYM $2,700 8.64 3.20
Rob Refsnyder BOS $2,500 7.69 3.07
Kevin Kiermaier TOR $2,100 6.04 2.87
Stuart Fairchild CIN $2,800 7.98 2.85
Dominic Fletcher CWS $2,000 5.68 2.84

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.