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MLB DFS Picks for FanDuel and DraftKings – 5/18/17



DailyRotoHelp is back with more mlb dfs analysis for  your 5/18/17 breakdown! 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.

For this daily fantasy baseball season, each day we’ll be writing up a group of pitchers and hitters that we’re considering for our cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel. We’ll also provide a list of stacks to considerAs with any DFS sport, the advice below is relevant for fantasy purposes. A player or team might be better or worse from a fantasy perspective than they are in real life due to matchup, price, park factor, etc. This is important when constructing a roster.

One thing to remember outside of making sure your guy is in the lineup, is to always check the weather. Always. Make this something that is part of your basic routine. Baseball games can get postponed! Your players receive no points from postponed games!

Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/18/17): MLB DFS Advice

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/18/17): MLB DFS Advice wants to help you win a ton of cash while also allowing you to feel like you’re making it yourself. You may not agree with all of our picks, but that’s what makes a DFS player a GREAT DFS Player.

Our daily plays are from a collection of experts and a ton of research that goes into them. We have spent countless hours a day crunching the numbers from a dozen different aspects of each sport and bring you the best options each day.

If you take away from our articles the ability to build your own lineups that’s great! If you are still wanting some help definitely subscribe to our Optimal NBA and NFL DFS, or MLB Lineups for both Fanduel and DraftKings for that added boost! Good Luck and bring home that bacon.

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Daily Matchups for 5/18/2017

Cash Pitchers

 Jon Lester

 Hyun-Jin Ryu

Julio Teheran

Marcus Stroman

  GPP (Tournament Pitchers)

Amir Garrett

Zach Davies

Jordan Montgomery

Dylan Bundy


Caleb Joseph

Tucker Barnhart

Gary Sanchez

Yasmani Grandal

Sandy Leon

First Base: 

Chris Davis

Joey Votto

Justin Smoak

Mitch Moreland

Eric Thames

Second Base:

Cesar Hernandez

Jose Peraza

Starlin Castro

Chase Utley

Dustin Pedroia

Third Base:

Manny Machado

Travis Shaw

Justin Turner

Chase Headley

Kyle Seager

Short Stop:

JJ Hardy

Zack Cozart

Xander Bogaerts

Corey Seager

Jean Segura


Andrew McCutchen

Bryce Harper

Billy Hamilton

Matt Holliday

Andrew Benintendi

Giancarlo Stanton

Aaron Hicks

Adam Jones

Mikie Mahtook

Teams To Stack:

Nationals vs Tanner Roark

Rockies vs Jose Berrios

Red Sox vs Sonny Gray

Dodgers vs Edinson Volquez

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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.

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