April 16, 2018 – The Daily MLB DFS Pitching Rundown
Featuring in-depth analysis of the starting pitchers (SPs) on Monday, April 16, 2018 (4/16). Daily fantasy baseball analysis for today's MLB DFS slate to help you build winning cash game and tournament lineups on FanDuel & DraftKings.
Building winning MLB DFS lineups on FanDuel and DraftKings starts with making the right pitcher selections.
Let's have a look at the day's MLB DFS SP options to consider across the board. As you've come to expect from this column over the last couple years (or if you're reading for the first time - welcome!), I will walk through the top and secondary plays that you'll want on your short list as you make decisions on who to ultimately trot out there in your cash and GPP lineups. In addition to that, we'll also highlight one "daily dice roll" name to consider as a lower own, high ROI upside tournament play.
First and foremost welcome to the Pitching Rundown column for the 2018 MLB DFS Season! We are thrilled to be back to the grind of the baseball season, helping you build killer DFS lineups for FanDuel, DraftKings or whatever other sites you choose to play on. Some changes have been made to the way we play DFS (for example, FanDuel has merged the C and 1B position, adding a UTIL spot as well) surely be a fun 2018 season from a daily standpoint as we adapt to the new format(s).
Slate & Weather Overview
Unlike Sunday (which was a complete weather disaster), the Monday evening slate doesn’t look like it will have a ton of precipitation risk. However, cold situations are certainly in the picture with Chicago and Pittsburgh projected for sub-40 degrees. New York, Atlanta and Oakland aren’t much better, with right around 50 degrees being the forecast there. Winds could shift or die down, but there are quite a few near 20 mph situations to keep an eye on (New York, Atlanta, Oakland, San Diego). It’ll be an interesting slate to say the least.
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