16 Apr Daily Fantasy MLB DFS Picks For Fanduel & DraftKings 4/17/17
Dailyrotohelp.com is back for this 10 game Monday 4/17/17 slate. Let’s take a look at some plays we like in the form of Top and Value Pitching, Value bats, and some Top BVP plays to go along with some pitchers we think you should avoid today as well.
Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (4/17/17): MLB DFS Advice
DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (4/17/17): MLB DFS Advice
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Daily Matchups for 4/17/2017
Pitchers To Target:
Jordan Montgomery- With no actual stud pitching in today’s slate, it’s going to be a day with value pitching everywhere. Obviously Montgomery hasn’t faced this White Sox team due to the fact that he just made his ML debut 5 days ago and we loved him then and he didn’t disappoint. In his debut against the Rays he only pitched 4.2 innings (5 H, 2 BB, 7 SO, 2 ER and 29 FP on Fanduel.) If he’s given more than 4.2 innings he could be in store for 40+ output.
Ivan Nova- It’s true that we suggested him last time out against Cincy and he pitched 6 innings and gave up 8 hits, with only 1 K and 16 FP. Not sure what happened there but his first start against ATL he ended up with 40 FP. Absolutely think his match-up tonight against the lackluster Cardinals will be more like his ATL start and a lot less like his Cincy start. He’s capable of striking out 6+, hell that’s what CC did on Saturday and Nova is more consistent/potent than Sabathia now a days anyways. He obviously hasn’t seen much of the Cardinals’ bats since he was with the Yankees his whole career up until last trade deadline but he should fair well tonight.
Career vs Current Cardinals Roster
AVG: 0.250 [5 for 20], BABIP: 0.417, K%: 40.0, BB%: 0.0
FIP: 0.00 Strikeout: 8 Groundout: 5 Single: 4Pop Out: 2 Double: 1
Jaime Garcia- His name is not an attractive one, and if we had more pitchers on this slate, I’m not even sure I’d have him listed here. He hasn’t had much success this season with 18 FP and 6 FP in his first two starts. This is strictly a GPP play today as he comes in with a 5.73 ERA. He’s facing a Padres team that he hasn’t faced much, but he has less than a 1 ERA against them in 22 ABs.
Career vs Current Padres Roster
AVG: 0.091 [2 for 22], BABIP: 0.118, K%: 26.1, BB%: 0.0
FIP: 1.26 Groundout: 7 Strikeout: 6 Lineout:3 Single: 2 Fielders Choice Out: 1 Sac Fly: 1Field Error: 1 Flyout: 1 Grounded Into DP: 1
John Lackey- He’s had two terrific starts this season with a 1 W and 3 ERA. In his last start against the Dodgers he had (6 IP, 4 H, 3 BB, 10 SO, 1 ER, QSTART and 49 FP) without the win. And his first against the Cardinals Lackey pitched 6 innings, giving up 6 hits, 2 BBs, 7 SO, 3 ER, 1 W and 40 FP. He’s got a terrific match-up against the Brewers that he has had success against in the past.
Career vs Current Brewers Roster
AVG: 0.244 [22 for 90], BABIP: 0.333, K%: 31.6, BB%: 5.3
FIP: 2.93 Strikeout: 30 Single: 16 Groundout:13 Flyout: 11 Lineout: 5 Walk: 5 Pop Out: 3Home Run: 3 Double: 3 Double Play: 2Grounded Into DP: 2 Field Error: 1 Forceout:1
Other Pitchers: Robbie Ray, Jharel Cotton
Batters To Target:
Carlos Santana vs Kyle Gibson- 5 for 22 (.227 BA), 2 singles, 3 HRs
Nick Markakis vs Jered Weaver- 9 for 26 (.346 BA), 6 singles, 1 double, 2 HRs
Brian Dozier vs Danny Salazar- 12 for 26 (.462 BA), 4 singles, 6 doubles, 2 HRs
Teams To Stack:
Rays vs Steven Wright
Yankees vs Derek Holland
Pirates vs Lance Lynn
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REMEMBER: These are lineups we use, but feel free to pick and choose plays and make your own lineups. Don’t ALWAYS follow these as they don’t hit 100% of the time. We do use these but sometimes late scratches happen and it’s too late to update the lineup. Good luck and bring home the bacon.