DraftKings MLB Lineup Advice: Saturday (9/7)
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Sep 7, 2019

If you’re looking for a pitcher cheaper than Justin Verlander today, Chris Bassitt is your guy.

With 12 games being played starting at 7ET, we’re going to key in on that slate. What’s fascinating about that is the fact that we have a bunch of noobs playing these contests. There will be more amateurs in these contests than ever before because there are so many new users signing up for football. That makes things very exciting for us regulars and it’s time to capitalize on this mistake made by the public.

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Pitchers 

Justin Verlander (HOU): $12,400 vs. SEA
It’s going to be tough to fade Verlander. The simple fact is, this is the best pitcher of our generation in the midst of yet another special season. What’s amazing is that he’s still doing it at the age of 36, pitching to a 2.56 ERA and 0.77 WHIP. Those absurd numbers are backed up by a 35 percent K rate, which is simply one of the best marks in baseball. That’s truly scary for a bad offense like this, with the Mariners ranked 28th in K rate, 20th in OBP and 25th in xwOBA. That’s why Verlander and the Astros enter this matchup as a -440 favorite.  

 

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18David Johnson (ARI)RB
19Mark Ingram (BAL)RB
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21Davante Adams (GB)WR
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26Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
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28Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
29Mike Evans (TB)WR
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2Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
3Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
4Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
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7Trevor Story (COL)SS
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16Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
17Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
18Juan Soto (WSH)LF
19Anthony Rendon (WSH)3B
20Rafael Devers (BOS)3B
21Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
22Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
23Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
24Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
25Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
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27Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
28Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
29Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
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20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
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22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
25Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
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29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
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