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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1Le'Veon Bell (PIT)RB
2Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
3Mark Ingram (NO)RB
4Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
5LeSean McCoy (BUF)RB
6Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
7Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
8Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
9Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
10Carlos Hyde (SF)RB
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11A.J. Green (CIN)WR
12Julio Jones (ATL)WR
13Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
14Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
15Lamar Miller (HOU)RB
16Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
17DeMarco Murray (TEN)RB
18Samaje Perine (WAS)RB
19Brandin Cooks (NE)WR
20Tevin Coleman (ATL)RB
21Travis Kelce (KC)TE
22Dion Lewis (NE)RB
23Doug Baldwin (SEA)WR
24Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
25Alfred Morris (DAL)RB
26Orleans Darkwa (NYG)RB
27Michael Thomas (NO)WR
28Mike Evans (TB)WR
29Jerick McKinnon (MIN)RB
30Latavius Murray (MIN)RB
1Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
2Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
3Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
4Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
5Mookie Betts (BOS)RF
6Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
7Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
8Joey Votto (CIN)1B
9Kris Bryant (CHC)1B,3B
10Chris Sale (BOS)SP
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11Manny Machado (BAL)3B,SS
12Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
13Corey Seager (LAD)SS
14Giancarlo Stanton (MIA)RF
15Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
16Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
17Daniel Murphy (WSH)1B,2B
18Nelson Cruz (SEA)RF,DH
19George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
20Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
21Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
22Edwin Encarnacion (CLE)1B,DH
23Josh Donaldson (TOR)3B,DH
24Yu Darvish (FA)SP
25Robinson Cano (SEA)2B
26Bryce Harper (WSH)RF
27Miguel Cabrera (DET)1B,DH
28J.D. Martinez (FA)RF
29Madison Bumgarner (SF)SP
30Jose Abreu (CWS)1B,DH
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)SF,PF
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
30Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C