MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 30, 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
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,000 22.02 2.20
Logan Webb SF $8,300 18.67 2.25
Cole Ragans KC $7,800 18.62 2.39
Jose Berrios TOR $8,900 17.62 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cole Ragans KC $7,800 18.62 2.39
Logan Webb SF $8,300 18.67 2.25
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,000 22.02 2.20
Dean Kremer BAL $7,000 14.90 2.13

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,300 10.27 1.94
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,400 9.77 2.22
Willson Contreras STL $9,400 9.40 1.00
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.08 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,000 7.75 2.58
Luke Maile CIN $2,400 5.93 2.47
James McCann BAL $2,500 6.08 2.43
Freddy Fermin KC $2,700 6.40 2.37

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,300 10.27 1.94
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,400 9.77 2.22
Josh Naylor CLE $5,100 9.62 1.89
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 9.44 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,000 7.75 2.58
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF $3,400 8.48 2.49
Luke Maile CIN $2,400 5.93 2.47
Carlos Santana MIN $3,100 7.64 2.46

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,600 10.66 1.90
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,400 10.01 1.85
Edouard Julien MIN $4,400 9.88 2.25
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 8.99 1.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,200 6.06 2.75
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,300 7.81 2.37
Edouard Julien MIN $4,400 9.88 2.25
Thairo Estrada SF $3,500 7.75 2.21

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,000 12.24 2.04
CJ Abrams WSH $5,200 11.86 2.28
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,100 11.20 1.84
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,100 10.75 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Ahmed SF $2,300 5.84 2.54
Willi Castro MIN $3,300 8.31 2.52
Brayan Rocchio CLE $2,500 6.28 2.51
CJ Abrams WSH $5,200 11.86 2.28

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,800 9.63 1.66
Rafael Devers BOS $5,100 8.61 1.69
Maikel Garcia KC $4,500 8.46 1.88
Isaac Paredes TB $4,700 8.31 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,500 7.71 3.08
Davis Wendzel TEX $2,200 5.85 2.66
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,900 7.52 2.59
Josh Rojas SEA $3,400 7.68 2.26

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.21 1.75
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,800 10.90 1.88
Juan Soto NYY $6,300 10.80 1.71
Tyler O’Neill BOS $5,400 10.37 1.92
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,600 10.26 1.83
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,600 10.11 1.81
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,500 9.77 1.78
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $5,500 9.64 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lawrence Butler OAK $2,300 7.18 3.12
Jacob Young WSH $3,100 9.17 2.96
Jo Adell LAA $3,100 8.46 2.73
Joey Wiemer MIL $2,000 5.34 2.67
Tommy Pham CWS $3,200 8.22 2.57
Tyler Freeman CLE $3,000 7.66 2.55
Sean Bouchard COL $3,100 7.86 2.54
Chris Taylor LAD $2,100 5.32 2.53

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.