MLB Draftkings Picks for May 7, 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
Shota Imanaga CHC $10,300 23.62 2.29
Yoshinobu Yamamoto LAD $10,100 21.06 2.09
Corbin Burnes BAL $9,900 19.94 2.01
Justin Verlander HOU $9,000 17.84 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Lugo KC $7,200 17.18 2.39
Shota Imanaga CHC $10,300 23.62 2.29
Zach Eflin TB $8,000 17.81 2.23
Bailey Ober MIN $7,600 16.35 2.15

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,600 9.41 2.05
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,500 9.32 1.69
Danny Jansen TOR $4,500 8.99 2.00
Willson Contreras STL $5,300 8.97 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Bethancourt MIA $2,100 5.79 2.76
Garrett Stubbs PHI $2,500 5.85 2.34
Seby Zavala SEA $2,300 5.32 2.31
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,800 6.30 2.25

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,700 9.98 1.75
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,600 9.42 1.68
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,600 9.41 2.05
Christian Walker ARI $4,700 9.40 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Bethancourt MIA $2,100 5.79 2.76
Nolan Schanuel LAA $3,200 8.05 2.52
Dominic Smith BOS $2,500 6.22 2.49
Garrett Stubbs PHI $2,500 5.85 2.34

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,700 10.37 1.82
Ketel Marte ARI $5,200 9.68 1.86
Thairo Estrada SF $4,200 9.48 2.26
Bryson Stott PHI $4,400 9.11 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,300 6.14 2.67
Michael Massey KC $3,300 8.06 2.44
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,800 8.80 2.32
Thairo Estrada SF $4,200 9.48 2.26

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,000 11.63 1.94
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,800 11.39 1.96
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,100 10.49 1.72
Francisco Lindor NYM $4,800 10.31 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $3,000 7.25 2.42
Dylan Moore SEA $3,000 6.98 2.33
Paul DeJong CWS $2,600 5.86 2.25
Francisco Lindor NYM $4,800 10.31 2.15

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $9,800 9.67 0.99
Max Muncy LAD $4,600 9.67 2.10
Josh Rojas SEA $3,700 9.15 2.47
Rafael Devers BOS $5,100 9.11 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cole Tucker LAA $2,400 6.47 2.70
Ramon Urias BAL $2,300 5.74 2.50
Josh Rojas SEA $3,700 9.15 2.47
Bryan Ramos CWS $2,200 5.14 2.34

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
TJ Friedl CIN $4,500 11.25 2.50
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,200 10.96 1.77
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,900 10.89 1.85
Brent Rooker OAK $8,400 10.29 1.23
Josh Lowe TB $4,500 10.27 2.28
Wenceel Perez DET $7,400 10.12 1.37
Juan Soto NYY $6,300 9.99 1.59
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,600 9.55 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonny DeLuca TB $2,700 9.01 3.34
Rafael Ortega CWS $2,100 5.84 2.78
Willie Calhoun LAA $2,700 7.16 2.65
Jacob Young WSH $3,600 9.52 2.64
DJ Stewart NYM $3,100 8.17 2.64
Kevin Pillar LAA $2,600 6.81 2.62
Jo Adell LAA $3,200 8.15 2.55
TJ Friedl CIN $4,500 11.25 2.50

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.