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FanDuel MLB Lineup Advice: Monday (5/1)
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May 1, 2017

Luis Severino is in a good spot to continue his solid start Monday

The first day of May greets us with an 11-game slate, and it’s looking like a solid one to attack. Now that we are a month into the season, some trends are starting to form that will help us make roster construction decisions. Let’s take a look at a lineup for FanDuel.

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Pitcher

Luis Severino (NYY): $8,500 vs. TOR
Severino has scored at least 49 FDP in three straight starts, which leaves him feeling a bit underpriced, especially given the matchup. The Blue Jays rank 29th in wRC+ against right-handed pitching, while they strike out 22.7% of the time. If there’s been an issue with Severino thus far, it’s the 21.1% HR/FB rate, which should correct itself over time. His xFIP of 2.19 backs this claim up, and against an opponent that has lacked any real power against right-handed pitchers thus far, I like him to limit any damage via the long ball. The talented youngster has struck out 32.7% of the hitters he’s faced to date, and he has done a good job generating ground balls (55.6%). Severino brings a solid floor to the table, without having to spend top dollar, and you still get the upside you’re looking for in tournament play.

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Catcher

Brian McCann (HOU): $3,000 vs. TEX
The Astros have an implied team total of five runs, as they face right-handed pitcher Andrew Cashner, who has not gotten off to a very good start to the 2017 season. McCann has fit in well with his new team, and he will hold the platoon advantage at home over a pitcher who has struggled mightily against lefties. Since 2015, Cashner has allowed a whopping .375 wOBA and 1.52 HR/9, including a massive 37.5% hard contact rate. Simply put, Cashner cannot get lefties out, leaving McCann as a solid buy at a tough position to fill.

 

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