DraftKings MLB Lineup Advice: Saturday (4/14)

by Joey Korman | Featured Writer
Apr 14, 2018

Stacking Trout and the Angels could pay off big tonight

Welcome to MLB DraftKings Saturday!

If you’ve played MLB DFS before, you probably already know the strategy to take down a tourney — select the top two pitching plays and stack two teams in hopes that they score a whole bunch of runs. Much easier said than done. We have a modest six-game slate tonight with Pirates starter Jameson Taillon leading the way among pitching options at a tremendous $12,000 price point — more than $2,000 more than second-highest priced pitcher, the Dodgers’ Rich Hill.

Among the hitting stacks, expect a lot of tourney exposure on Pirates sluggers who get the privilege of facing somebody named Trevor Richards who is apparently a Major League Baseball pitcher. We may also be seeing a lot of Mariners as well with that game in Oakland between the A’s and the M’s featuring the highest over/under at 8.5 and Kendall “digging his own “Graveman on the mound for Oakland who has yet to put up positive points in three starts this season. Let’s take a look at the top pitching options:

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1Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
2Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
3Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
4Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
5Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
6James Conner (PIT)RB
7Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
8Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
9Julio Jones (ATL)WR
10Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
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11Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)WR
12DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
13Sony Michel (NE)RB
14Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
15Davante Adams (GB)WR
16T.J. Yeldon (JAC)RB
17A.J. Green (CIN)WR
18Mike Evans (TB)WR
19Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
20David Johnson (ARI)RB
21Marshawn Lynch (OAK)RB
22Tevin Coleman (ATL)RB
23JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
24Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
25Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
26James White (NE)RB
27Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
28Carlos Hyde (CLE)RB
29Travis Kelce (KC)TE
30Robert Woods (LAR)WR
1Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
4Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
5Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
6Bryce Harper (WSH)CF,RF
7Manny Machado (LAD)3B,SS
8J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
9Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
10Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
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11Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
12Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
13Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
14Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
15Trea Turner (WSH)SS
16Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
17Carlos Correa (HOU)SS
18Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
19Joey Votto (CIN)1B
20Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
21Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
22Chris Sale (BOS)SP
23Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
24George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
25Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
26Luis Severino (NYY)SP
27Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
28Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
29Starling Marte (PIT)LF,CF
30Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
1Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
4Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
5Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (HOU)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIN)SG,SF
17Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
18Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
19Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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