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MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Sunday (8/8)

Aug 8, 2021
Lance McCullers

This season has been flying by, and we’re down to the final two months. This is where teams really separate themselves, which is evident in some of the money lines. What’s interesting about this slate is the pitching. We have a mixture of aces and dark horses, and it should make for some fascinating roster construction. That’s where we’re going to kick things off, so let’s get into it!

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Sunday’s Starting Pitcher Rankings 

Sunday's Starting Pitcher Strategy

Zack Wheeler (PHI) vs. NYM

Wheeler is the most expensive player on the board, and rightfully so. He's the only pitcher averaging more than 20 DraftKings points per game, dropping a 23.3-point average. That looks even better against New York, with the Mets ranked 29th in scoring this year. That's on full display when you see that Wheeler has a 3.10 ERA and 1.23 WHIP in three starts against them.


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