DraftKings MLB Lineup Advice: Thursday (4/20)
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by Bobby Sylvester | @bobbyfantasypro | Featured Writer
Apr 20, 2017

Thames may be blazing, but Goldy is still the top play of the day

Tonight, we get a 7-game main slate filled with good pitching. This particular slate lends itself especially well to cash games, as two of the pitchers stand out as safe plays above the rest, but ownership won’t reflect that. Last week, our recommended lineup managed to cash in GPP contests even though Jon Gray left in the 4th inning with an injury. Many thanks are due to Travis d’Arnaud, Wilmer Flores and Marcell Ozuna who carried us with 66 points combined despite less than 10% ownership on every one of them.

We are looking at a potentially postponed game in Cincinnati with rain delays likely in the middle of the game so be very careful even though Wade Miley is fun to pick on. There is nothing else in the weather, including the wind, that should have much if any impact on the games. Let’s take a look at the lineup for tonight:

For reference throughout the season, be sure to bookmark our overview of MLB Park Factors and how to Use Weather to Your Advantage in MLB DFS. Also, check out our GPP and Cash Games Primers to learn more about different daily fantasy game types specific to MLB.

 

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1Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
2Le'Veon Bell (PIT)RB
3Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
4David Johnson (ARI)RB
5Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
6DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
7Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
8Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
9Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)WR
10Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
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11Julio Jones (ATL)WR
12Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
13Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
14Michael Thomas (NO)WR
15Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
16A.J. Green (CIN)WR
17Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
18Davante Adams (GB)WR
19Devonta Freeman (ATL)RB
20Mike Evans (TB)WR
21LeSean McCoy (BUF)RB
22Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
23Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
24Doug Baldwin (SEA)WR
25Jerick McKinnon (SF)RB
26Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
27Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
28Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
29Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
30Travis Kelce (KC)TE
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF
2Mookie Betts (BOS)RF
3Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
4Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
5Bryce Harper (WSH)RF
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
7Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
8Manny Machado (BAL)3B
9Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
10Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
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11Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
12Chris Sale (BOS)SP
13Trea Turner (WSH)SS
14J.D. Martinez (BOS)RF
15Carlos Correa (HOU)SS
16Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
17Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)RF
18Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
19Joey Votto (CIN)1B
20Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
21Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
22Aaron Judge (NYY)RF
23Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
24George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
25Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
26Luis Severino (NYY)SP
27Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
28Jose Abreu (CWS)1B
29Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
30Noah Syndergaard (NYM)SP
1Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
2Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
3James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
4Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
5Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
6Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
7Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
8Kawhi Leonard (SAS)SG,SF
9LeBron James (CLE)SF,PF
10Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
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11John Wall (WAS)PG
12DeMarcus Cousins (NOR)PF,C
13Chris Paul (HOU)PG
14Damian Lillard (POR)PG
15Jimmy Butler (MIN)SG,SF
16Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
17Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
18Hassan Whiteside (MIA)C,PF
19Myles Turner (IND)PF,C
20Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
21Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
22Draymond Green (GSW)SF,PF
23Kristaps Porzingis (NYK)PF,C
24Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
25CJ McCollum (POR)PG,SG
26Mike Conley (MEM)PG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Klay Thompson (GSW)SG,SF
29Marc Gasol (MEM)C
30Gordon Hayward (BOS)SG,SF