Leading Off – 7.2 – FREE First Look Core GPP Plays – FanDuel and DraftKings MLB


Hey Playmakers!!! We’ve got you a first look Core-5 of MLB DFS Picks to get your lineups started, as well as a few additional plays to consider. These picks work for both DraftKings and FanDuel. We’ll be researching and digging for the best plays throughout the day, so be sure to keep an eye out for our Stack Report, and Premium Core plays closer to lock.


P | Charlie Morton | Tampa Bay Rays  | FD: $10,800 DK: $10,600

Opponent: Baltimore Orioles   

1.  Morton has a K% of 29.9
2.  Morton has an excellent 13.4 K%
3.  Orioles has a K% of 22.9.
4. Orioles have the lowest HCR vs RHP in the league at only 31.1 and a high ground ball rate at 45%

Also Consider:  Trevor Bauer (CLE), Patrick Corbin (WSH)  Jack Flaherty (STL) Matt Strahm

Infielders :

1B | Eric Hosmer | San Diego Padres  | FD: $3,700 | DK: $4,600

Opposing Pitcher: Tyler Beede

1. Hosmer is Slugging .506 vs RHP.
2. Hosmer has a wRC+ of 126.
3. Beede is allowing Lefties to slug .600 against him.
4. Beede is allowing him 2.35/hr per 9 innings .

Also Consider: Max Muncy (LAD), Miguel Cabrera (DET)

2B | Jason Kipnis | Cleveland Indians | FD: $3,000 | DK: $3,600

Opposing Pitcher : Jakob Junis

1. Junis is allowing lefties to slug .534 
2. Junis is allowing almost 2 hr’s per 9 innings 
3. Kipnis has an .iso .236 vs RHP since June 1st
4. Kipnis has a wRC+ of 140 vs RHP since June 1st

Also Consider: Francisco Lindor (CLE), Jose Altuve (HOU)


OF | Yordan Alvarez | Houston Astros | FD: $4,300 | DK: $5,100

 Opposing Pitcher : German Marquez

1. Alverez has a .ISO of .400 vs RHP.
2. Alvarez has a HCR of 60% paired with a FBR of 50% huge for Coors where the ball travels.
3. Marquez has horrible home splits allowing a slugging % of .505 to LHB
4. Again Marquez has horrible home splits allowing almost 2 hr’s/9 innings to LHB

Also Consider: Joc Pederson (LAD)

OF | Franmil Reyes | San Diego Padres | FD:$3,000 DK:$4,400

Opposing Pitcher: Tyler Beede

1. Reyes is a reverse splits guy with a .323 iso vs RHP
2. Reyes has a HCR above 50% with a fly ball rate around 40% vs RHP
3. Beede is allowing a slugging % of .485 on the road
4. Beede is allowing 1.79 hr’s/9 innings on the road

Also Consider: Kyle Schwarber (CHC)

Zachary Williamson is a DailyPlayAction MLB expert, and shares his player research/projections for MLB on DraftKings and FanDuel. Trevor plays on both sites himself, and although he expresses his opinions, he may implement other plays and strategies without notice.