DraftKings & FanDuel MLB DFS Lineups & Picks for April 6, 2018
We have 11 games on the MLB DFS slate for Friday, 4/6/18. Like we’ve mentioned numerous times in all of our videos, weather is extremely important at this time of the season, and lineups are constantly changing. Make sure you keep an eye on both, but check back here for updates.
Below is a list of our top MLB DFS pitchers, hitters, and stacks to target in Cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel.
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Best MLB DFS Pitchers for April 6, 2018
Career vs Current Orioles Roster
AVG: 0.252 [81 for 322], BABIP: 0.290, K%: 21.6, BB%: 5.2
FIP: 3.79 Strikeout: 75 Groundout: 58 Single: 51Flyout: 38 Pop Out: 23 Lineout: 23 Walk: 18Double: 17 Home Run: 11 Forceout: 9 Grounded Into DP: 8 Field Error: 4 Sac Fly: 3 Bunt Groundout: 2 Sac Bunt: 2 Triple: 2 Hit By Pitch:2 Triple Play: 1
Career vs Current Pirates Roster
AVG: 0.118 [2 for 17], BABIP: 0.222, K%: 47.1, BB%: 0.0
FIP: 0.00 Strikeout: 8 Groundout: 6 Double: 1Pop Out: 1 Single: 1
Career vs Current Rangers Roster
AVG: 0.184 [14 for 76], BABIP: 0.236, K%: 25.6, BB%: 6.1
FIP: 2.51 Strikeout: 20 Groundout: 19 Flyout: 13Single: 9 Pop Out: 7 Walk: 5 Triple: 2 Double: 2Grounded Into DP: 1 Home Run: 1 Strikeout – DP: 1 Double Play: 1 Sac Bunt: 1
Career vs Current Brewers Roster
AVG: 0.185 [24 for 130], BABIP: 0.227, K%: 28.4, BB%: 5.7
FIP: 3.09 Strikeout: 40 Groundout: 36 Single: 16Flyout: 11 Lineout: 10 Walk: 8 Home Run: 4Double: 4 Pop Out: 3 Forceout: 3 Sac Bunt: 2Field Error: 2 Bunt Groundout: 1 Hit By Pitch: 1
Lance McCullers Jr.
Career vs Current Padres Roster
AVG: 0.214 [3 for 14], BABIP: 0.375, K%: 42.9, BB%: 0.0
FIP: -0.55 Strikeout: 5 Flyout: 2 Groundout: 2Double: 2 Pop Out: 1 Single: 1 Strikeout – DP: 1
Others to consider: Kenta Maeda (weather concern), Carlos Carrasco (early)
Best MLB DFS hitters for April 6, 2018
Adam Jones vs CC Sabathia
In yesterday’s article I mentioned the whole Miggy vs Shields match-up as it was a clear indicator that BvP was real and the same goes for this match-up tonight. With both of these players being in the AL East they have seen a ton of each other. Jones is 24 for 87 with 14 singles, 4 doubles, a triple, and 5 HRs. If you’re not putting CC out there on the mound, you need exposure to Jones tonight. Plus, he’s coming off a HR in last night’s game against Tanaka.
Manny Machado vs CC Sabathia
Just like his teammate, Machado has dominated CC in the past. Machado is 18 for 57 (.316 BA) including 9 singles, 6 doubles, and 3 HRs. If you wanted to go a little contrarian in tonight’s slate, look at a small O’s STACK.
Brett Gardner vs Kevin Gausman
Gardy has had mild success with facing Gausman with 11 hits in 34 ABs which includes 8 singles, 2 doubles, 1 HR. Gardner is always a threat to swipe a bag but since last year, he’s had the HR pop as well.
Aaron Judge vs Kevin Gausman
It’s looking to be a Yankees/O’s game stack of some sorts. It’s been well documented that Aaron Judge absolutely owns the Orioles. Last year I believe he hit 11 HRs and over .400 BA against them. Last night he homered as well. He hasn’t seen a ton of Gausman but he has 6 hits in 12 ABs including a double and 3 HRs. Load him up as he should be on fire again tonight.
Other Batters To Consider: Whit Merrifield, Matt Olson
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