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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2Le'Veon Bell (PIT)RB
3Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
4Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
5Julio Jones (ATL)WR
6Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)WR
7Mike Evans (TB)WR
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9Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
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12Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
13DeMarco Murray (TEN)RB
14Jay Ajayi (MIA)RB
15Jordy Nelson (GB)WR
16Michael Thomas (NO)WR
17Dez Bryant (DAL)WR
18Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
19T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
20Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
21Lamar Miller (HOU)RB
22Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
23Amari Cooper (OAK)WR
24Doug Baldwin (SEA)WR
25DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
26Carlos Hyde (SF)RB
27Aaron Rodgers (GB)QB
28Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
29Isaiah Crowell (CLE)RB
30Alshon Jeffery (PHI)WR
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF
2Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
3Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
4Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
5Josh Donaldson (TOR)3B
6Bryce Harper (WSH)RF
7Manny Machado (BAL)3B,SS
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9Kris Bryant (CHC)1B,3B
10Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
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12Miguel Cabrera (DET)1B
13Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
14Edwin Encarnacion (CLE)1B,DH
15Madison Bumgarner (SF)SP
16Chris Sale (BOS)SP
17George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
18Jake Arrieta (CHC)SP
19Carlos Correa (HOU)SS
20Andrew McCutchen (PIT)CF,RF
21Nelson Cruz (SEA)RF,DH
22Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
23Joey Votto (CIN)1B
24Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
25Carlos Gonzalez (COL)RF
26Starling Marte (PIT)LF,CF
27J.D. Martinez (DET)RF
28Chris Davis (BAL)1B
29David Price (BOS)SP
30Yoenis Cespedes (NYM)LF,CF