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MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Thursday (6/17)

by Josh Shepardson | @BChad50 | Featured Writer
Jun 17, 2021
MLB DFS picks for DraftKings and FanDuel with Marcus Stroman

Marcus Stroman’s made his return from an opt-out year seamlessly.

Tonight’s main slate is of the eight-game variety. With a handful of strong pitching options, I suspect the percentage of rosters the top options will be spread out more than on most slates. However, I do think the top stacks have the potential to be on the chalky side.

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Thursday's Starting Pitcher Strategy

There isn't a slam-dunk pitching selection tonight. I'm torn between Marcus Stroman and Rich Hill as the top option. Ultimately, Stroman's the better bet to pitch deep, nudging him ahead of Hill -- who is a stellar option in his own right. I'm unwilling to pony up for Shohei Ohtani on FanDuel. Yet, he remains a steal on DraftKings. Brandon Woodruff is strictly a talent-bet GPP option at Coors Field.


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