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Fanduel MLB Experts Top Free Picks For Thursday 5/4/2017 MLB DFS Contests. Daily Fantasy MLB DFS Picks and Lineup advice For Fanduel & DraftKings 2017 May 2nd.

Pitchers

 

Chase Anderson MIL @ STL   FD $8,400 DK $6,100

Chase Anderson will get the nod for the sixth time of the season, looking to improve his record to 3-0. Anderson allowed four runs in six innings pitched to the Braves in his previous start, and finished with the no decision. The young right-hander enters this matchup with great numbers, featuring a 2.10 ERA along with a 1.07 WHIP in 30 innings of work. He faced the Cardinals a few weeks ago and was flawless, allowing one run (zero earned), and owns a dazzling 1.97 ERA with an 0-2 record in 32 career innings pitched against St. Louis. Matt Carpenter is 3 for 12 against Anderson, while Yadier Molina is 3 for 11, and Randal Grichuk is 4 for 10 with three RBI’s. Travis Shaw is quietly putting up solid numbers, already driving in 21 runs with six home runs and a .263 average. The 27-year old third baseman hit a three-run homer in the tenth inning to give the Brewers the win over the Cardinals on Monday night, and is now 7 for 24 with two homers and eight RBI’s in six games against St. Louis this season.

 

Max Scherzer  WAS vs. ARI   FD $11,400 DK $12,600

Toeing the rubber for the Nationals will be Max Scherzer and he has gone 3-2 with a 2.94 ERA in five starts this year, including 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts here at home. Scherzer has gone 24-13 with a 4.00 ERA in 51 games (48 starts) during the month of May and he has gone 13-12 with a 3.09 ERA in 33 career starts here at Nationals Park, while against the Diamondbacks in his career he has gone 4-0 with a 2.65 ERA in five starts.

Washington has been a very good offensive team this year so far as they come in ranked 1st in the league in scoring, putting up 6.65 rpg, while also ranking 1st in hitting at .292 and 2nd in homers with 43. On the mound they have been poor in the early going as they come in ranked 24th in the league in ERA at 4.54, while also ranking 10th in WHIP at 1.26.

 

 

Catchers

Evan Gattis – C HOU Fanduel: 3100 Draftkings: 3900  – Gattis goes against A.J. Griffin at Minute Maid Park (Houston, Texas).  Griffin has an ERA against righties of 2.89 with a wOBA of 0.207.  His ERA on the road is 2.25 and his wOBA is 0.187.  Gattis at home0.103 and has a wOBA of 0.399.  Gattis hits righties big time, to the tune of an ISO of 0.128 and has a wOBA of 0.358.  He can be in for a very nice game today.

 

J.T. Realmuto – C MIA Fanduel: 2500 Draftkings: 3700  – Realmuto will go against Matt Andriese at Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg, Florida).  Andriese has an ERA against righties of 5.40 with a wOBA of 0.367.  His ERA at home is 4.8 and his wOBA is 0.355.  Realmuto on the road is great!  His ISO is 0.190 and has a wOBA of 0.434.  Realmuto hits righties big time, to the tune of an ISO of 0.086 and has a wOBA of 0.332.

 

Jonathan Lucroy – C TEX Fanduel: 2800 Draftkings: 3600  – Lucroy will go against Joe Musgrove at Minute Maid Park (Houston, Texas).  Musgrove has an ERA against righties of 6.00 with a wOBA of 0.386.  His ERA at home is 4.41 and his wOBA is 0.347.  Lucroy on the road0.167 and has a wOBA of 0.326.

 

Stephen Vogt – C OAK Fanduel: 2300 Draftkings: 3300  – Vogt is taking on Kyle Gibson at Target Field (Minneapolis, Minnesota) which ranks number 3 in runs scored and number 14 in home runs allowed.  Gibson has an ERA against lefties of 9.49 with a wOBA of 0.409.  He’s playing poorly big time at home.  His ERA at home is 8.31 and his wOBA is 0.454.

 

Martin Maldonado – C LAA Fanduel: 2200 Draftkings: 2300  – Maldonado faces Ariel Miranda at Safeco Field (Seattle, Washington).  Miranda has an ERA against righties of 4.79 with a wOBA of 0.317.  His ERA at home is 2.84 and his wOBA is 0.245.  Maldonado on the road is awesome and his ISO is 0.050 and has a wOBA of 0.337.  His matchup it too much to overlook.

 

First Base

Albert Pujols – 1B LAA Fanduel: 2800 Draftkings: 4100  – Pujols will be facing Ariel Miranda at Safeco Field (Seattle, Washington).  Miranda has an ERA against righties of 4.79 with a wOBA of 0.317.  His ERA at home is 2.84 and his wOBA is 0.245.

 

Edwin Encarnacion – 1B CLE Fanduel: 3200 Draftkings: 4000  – Encarnacion is going against Michael Fulmer at Comerica Park (Detroit, Michigan).  Fulmer has an ERA against righties of 7.00 with a wOBA of 0.418.  His ERA at home is 3 and his wOBA is 0.272.  Encarnacion on the road is great!  His ISO is 0.179 and has a wOBA of 0.324.  He has a great matchup today.

 

Mike Napoli – 1B TEX Fanduel: 2800 Draftkings: 3700  – Napoli will be facing Joe Musgrove at Minute Maid Park (Houston, Texas).  Musgrove has an ERA against righties of 6.00 with a wOBA of 0.386.  His ERA at home is 4.41 and his wOBA is 0.347.

 

Chris Davis – 1B BAL Fanduel: 3300 Draftkings: 4200  – Davis will be seeing Kyle Kendrick at Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts) which ranks number 5 in runs scored.  10, so expect some runs to be scored. Kendrick has an ERA against lefties of 0.00 with a wOBA of 0.000.  His ERA at home is 0 and his wOBA is 0.000.  This guy should crush it today if he is starting.

 

Second Baseman

Dustin Pedroia – 2B BOS Fanduel: 2900 Draftkings: 4300  – Pedroia is taking on Ubaldo Jimenez at Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts) which ranks number 5 in runs scored.  This game has a high over under of 10, so expect a lot of runs to happen!  Jimenez has an ERA against righties of 5.79 with a wOBA of 0.346.  Additionally, he isn’t doing well on the road.  His ERA on the road is 5.4 and his wOBA is 0.324.

 

Jace Peterson – 2B ATL Fanduel: 2200 Draftkings: 3000  – Peterson is facing Zack Wheeler at Turner Field (Atlanta, Georgia).  Wheeler has an ERA against lefties of 6.94 with a wOBA of 0.357.  His ERA on the road is 3.48 and his wOBA is 0.272.  Peterson hits righties extremely hard.  His ISO is 0.111 and has a wOBA of 0.32.

 

Adam Rosales – 2B OAK Fanduel: 2400 Draftkings: 2400  – Rosales will be battling Kyle Gibson at Target Field (Minneapolis, Minnesota) which ranks number 3 in runs scored and number 14 in home runs allowed.  Gibson has an ERA against righties of 6.30 with a wOBA of 0.422.  He really isn’t doing well at home.  His ERA at home is 8.31 and his wOBA is 0.454.

 

DJ LeMahieu – 2B COL Fanduel: 2900 Draftkings: 3900  – LeMahieu will be seeing Luis Perdomo at Petco Park (San Diego, California).  Perdomo has an ERA against righties of 3.18 with a wOBA of 0.155.  In addition, he is really struggling at home.  His ERA at home is 6.97 and his wOBA is 0.319.

 

Third Baseman

Jose Reyes – 3B NYM Fanduel: 2800 Draftkings: 3900  – Reyes squares off verse Jaime Garcia at Turner Field (Atlanta, Georgia).  Garcia has an ERA against switch hitters of 4.76 with a wOBA of 0.343.  His ERA at home is 2.84 and his wOBA is 0.296.  Reyes on the road is awesome and his ISO is 0.234 and has a wOBA of 0.339.

 

Following a 3 hit outting yesterday, Alex Bregman – 3B HOU Fanduel: 2800 Draftkings: 3900  – Bregman will be pitted against A.J. Griffin at Minute Maid Park (Houston, Texas).  Griffin has an ERA against righties of 2.89 with a wOBA of 0.207.  His ERA on the road is 2.25 and his wOBA is 0.187.  During the prior 7 days Bregman has scored 7.9 Fanduel fantasy points while his season average is 7.2.  He has a batting average of 0.333 and a slugging percentage of 0.381 over that time.

 

Evan Longoria – 3B TAM Fanduel: 2900 Draftkings: 4000  – Longoria squares off verse Dan Straily at Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg, Florida).  Straily has an ERA against righties of 3.00 with a wOBA of 0.235.  Also he has been playing poorly on the road.  His ERA on the road is 6.1 and his wOBA is 0.324.  Longoria at home crushes it.  He has an ISO of 0.218 and has a wOBA of 0.32.  Look for a big game.

 

Shortstops

 

J.J. Hardy – SS BAL Fanduel: 2100 Draftkings: 3500  – Hardy will go against Kyle Kendrick at Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts) which ranks number 5 in runs scored.  The over under on this game is huge, at 10,Kendrick has an ERA against righties of 0.00 with a wOBA of 0.000.  His ERA at home is 0 and his wOBA is 0.000.

 

Aledmys Diaz – SS STL Fanduel: 3000 Draftkings: 4100  – Diaz will battle Chase Anderson at Busch Stadium (St. Louis, Missouri) which ranks number 4 in runs scored.  Anderson has an ERA against righties of 2.89 with a wOBA of 0.253.  His ERA on the road is 1.5 and his wOBA is 0.238.

 

Trevor Story – SS COL Fanduel: 3500 Draftkings: 4400  – Story will go against Luis Perdomo at Petco Park (San Diego, California).  Perdomo has an ERA against righties of 3.18 with a wOBA of 0.155.  at home.  His ERA at home is 6.97 and his wOBA is 0.319.  Story on the road is incredible.  His ISO is 0.306 and has a wOBA of 0.327.  He should score some big points for you today if he is starting.

 

 

Outfielders

Rickie Weeks Jr. – OF TAM Fanduel: 2100 Draftkings: 2700  – Weeks Jr. will be seeing Dan Straily at Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg, Florida).  Straily has an ERA against righties of 3.00 with a wOBA of 0.235.  In addition he really has been pretty weak on the road.  His ERA on the road is 6.1 and his wOBA is 0.324.

 

Curtis Granderson – OF NYM Fanduel: 2200 Draftkings: 3300  – Granderson will face Jaime Garcia at Turner Field (Atlanta, Georgia).  Garcia has an ERA against lefties of 1.35 with a wOBA of 0.237.  His ERA at home is 2.84 and his wOBA is 0.296.

 

Joey Rickard – OF BAL Fanduel: 2000 Draftkings: 3300  – Rickard is taking on Kyle Kendrick at Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts) which ranks number 5 in runs scored.  This game is showing a high Over under of 10, so get ready for a lot of runs.  Kendrick has an ERA against righties of 0.00 with a wOBA of 0.000.  His ERA at home is 0 and his wOBA is 0.000.

 

Carlos Gonzalez – OF COL Fanduel: 2700 Draftkings: 4300  – Gonzalez faces Luis Perdomo at Petco Park (San Diego, California).  Perdomo has an ERA against lefties of 9.00 with a wOBA of 0.490.  Also he has not done well at home.  His ERA at home is 6.97 and his wOBA is 0.319.

 

 

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As an athlete in his younger years, Shane Kilgore developed a deep understanding of what it takes for a player to produce at the top of their game. Using that knowledge and an obsessive research habit has led to player picks and insights that many other writers would miss. As a daily fantasy sports player, Shane uses those picks and insights to win! Follow Shane on Twitter @Lineupzone

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