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MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Sunday (5/2)

May 2, 2021

Though much of the MLB season remains to be played, there have been some surprises in the early going. I am not too sure that many expected the Red Sox, Royals, Athletics, Phillies, Brewers, and Giants to lead their respective divisions as we entered the month of May.

Needless to say, there is still plenty of time for expected playoff teams to turn it around. When building DFS lineups, we will examine trends from the first month of the MLB season, but I will also look at handicap information aggregated over at BettingPros. Let’s dive into Sunday’s MLB DFS slate.

Sunday’s Starting Pitcher Strategy

DraftKings offers a ten-game slate, while FanDuel offers a full fifteen-game all-day slate for Sunday’s action. As usual, building lineups on DraftKings is more challenging with the requirement of two pitchers and fewer games available on the slate. There are some top-tier arms in action on Sunday that are affordable on FanDuel, but identifying a lower-priced value option could be key on DraftKings.


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