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Predicting Home Runs is Eaaaaaaaaaasy. No, Seriously:

Predicting Home Runs is Eaaaaaaaaaasy. No, Seriously:

NARRATOR: Predicting home runs is not easy Alright, I lied a little. It’s not exactly easy. That’s because some simple math shows us that even the best home run hitters in baseball (like, the absolute very best) average a ding dong on only 6-7% of their plate appearances. via GIPHY The average game might allow…

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7/14 MLB DFS Studs & Values

7/14 MLB DFS Studs & Values

It’s the weekend before the MLB all star break. Tonight’s main DFS MLB slate has 6 games to navigate. Favorable wind conditions in Baltimore, Colorado, Los Angeles and San Francisco make paying up for hitting worth considering. The Rockies and the Orioles are my favorite offenses to target tonight, both with expected run totals over…

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7/8 MLB DFS Studs & Values

7/8 MLB DFS Studs & Values

This Sunday’s MLB DFS main slate consists of 11 games in the 1:00 P.M. EST window. Once again, it’s a great weather day throughout the country with no concerns. The Astros, Red Sox, Indians, Yankees and Twins lead the day on implied run totals; they are all expected to plate 5+ runs. Pitching on this…

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7/7 MLB DFS (Early) Studs & Values

7/7 MLB DFS (Early) Studs & Values

9 games on the MLB DFS 4:05 P.M. EST fantasy baseball slate this afternoon, and that’s the one I’ll be playing, personally. Absolutely zero weather concern for this slate; park factors and matchups are the only criteria at play. There are a lot of ace level pitchers available – honing in on the ones worth…

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7/1 MLB DFS Studs & Values

7/1 MLB DFS Studs & Values

July already? Season is flying by! No real weather concerns once again this afternoon, so the fantasy baseball matchups are the biggest decision criteria. Here’s how I see this afternoon’s DFS slate playing out: Pitchers Stud: Mike Foltynewicz (@ St. Louis) Folty gave up 6 earned runs in a start against the Giants on May…

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MLB DFS 6/30 Studs & Values (Main)

MLB DFS 6/30 Studs & Values (Main)

Tonight’s 7:05pm slate of contests has 7 games to consider. There’s no real weather issues tonight – it’s just hot and humid throughout most of the east coast, so offense projects well. With the bulk of the day’s aces going during the afternoon, starting pitcher looks dicey this evening. It’s pretty much Chris Sale and…

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6/16 MLB DFS Studs & Values

6/16 MLB DFS Studs & Values

Took last weekend off from DFS, but I’m back with a vengeance tonight. It is World Cup season, and I’ve come to a very obvious conclusion about my fantasy “football” DFS capabilities: I suck! But that doesn’t mean I won’t still be dipping my toe in the water on some of these World Cup slates…

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6/3 MLB DFS Studs & Values

6/3 MLB DFS Studs & Values

The Yankees-Orioles game this afternoon has been postponed, which leaves just seven games (eight on DraftKings) to navigate. Favorable wind conditions ¬†are expected in Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington today. Here are my favorite plays this afternoon: Pitchers: Stud: Mike Clevinger (@ Minnesota) Clevinger is coming off a nice outing against the White Sox, where he…

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6/2 MLB DFS Studs & Values

6/2 MLB DFS Studs & Values

There are eight games on the schedule tonight, and a lot of attractive high priced options in salary cap contests to consider. Rain is moving in to New York City, which threatens the Cubs-Mets game a little bit, so monitor it before locking in any players from that game. Here are my favorite plays for…

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5/27 MLB DFS Studs & Values

5/27 MLB DFS Studs & Values

The Sunday slate this Memorial Day weekend features 9 games (with 2 3:05PM EST games on DraftKings for an 11 game slate). There are some rainy conditions expected throughout the northeast today, with games in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh expected to be a little wet. Each of these games are expected to be…

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