MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 21, 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 $11,500 25.86 2.25
Aaron Nola PHI $10,800 19.77 1.83
Sonny Gray STL $9,500 17.94 1.89
George Kirby SEA $11,800 17.71 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Glasnow LAD $11,500 25.86 2.25
Luis Gil NYY $7,900 16.86 2.13
Joe Musgrove SD $8,000 16.75 2.09
Chris Bassitt TOR $8,200 16.41 2.00

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.64 1.93
Cal Raleigh SEA $8,000 9.05 1.13
Willson Contreras STL $4,500 8.95 1.99
Adley Rutschman BAL $4,900 8.30 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $2,500 7.14 2.85
Tyler Heineman BOS $2,000 5.63 2.82
Chadwick Tromp ATL $2,600 6.83 2.63
Matt Thaiss LAA $2,800 7.26 2.59

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Naylor CLE $5,200 10.10 1.94
William Contreras MIL $5,000 9.64 1.93
Bryce Harper PHI $6,000 9.51 1.59
Matt Olson ATL $5,800 9.24 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $2,500 7.14 2.85
Tyler Heineman BOS $2,000 5.63 2.82
Chadwick Tromp ATL $2,600 6.83 2.63
Matt Thaiss LAA $2,800 7.26 2.59

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 10.17 1.85
Marcus Semien TEX $5,200 9.77 1.88
Jose Altuve HOU $5,300 9.54 1.80
Andres Gimenez CLE $5,000 8.72 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.93 2.82
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,100 8.09 2.61
Luis Guillorme ATL $2,400 5.66 2.36
Edouard Julien MIN $3,700 8.66 2.34

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,800 12.26 2.11
CJ Abrams WSH $4,700 11.41 2.43
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,500 10.57 1.92
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,400 10.54 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ Abrams WSH $4,700 11.41 2.43
Blaze Alexander ARI $3,600 8.65 2.40
Masyn Winn STL $2,600 6.18 2.38
Zach Neto LAA $2,500 5.92 2.37

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,600 9.08 1.62
Ryan McMahon COL $9,400 8.85 0.94
Max Muncy LAD $4,700 8.50 1.81
Isaac Paredes TB $4,600 8.45 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,200 6.53 2.97
Buddy Kennedy DET $2,000 5.23 2.61
Tyler Wade SD $2,300 5.82 2.53
Emmanuel Rivera MIA $2,400 5.79 2.41

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,200 11.48 1.85
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,500 11.18 2.03
Juan Soto NYY $6,200 10.84 1.75
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 10.77 1.92
Mike Trout LAA $6,500 10.77 1.66
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,400 10.16 1.88
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,300 10.03 1.89
Taylor Ward LAA $5,000 9.96 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,600 8.42 3.24
Rob Refsnyder BOS $2,700 8.24 3.05
Austin Martin MIN $2,400 7.16 2.98
DJ Stewart NYM $2,800 7.92 2.83
Kevin Kiermaier TOR $2,200 6.08 2.77
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,400 6.55 2.73
Alexander Canario CHC $3,300 9.00 2.73
Nick Gordon MIA $2,600 6.75 2.60

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.