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MLB Daily Fantasy Primer: Friday (10/1)

by Josh Shepardson | @BChad50 | Featured Writer
Oct 1, 2021
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Friday’s main slate includes 14 games.

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Friday's Starting Pitcher Strategy

Sandy Alcantara is my top pitcher on tonight's slate. However, I don't believe it's necessary to spend his sizable salary on DraftKings in cash games. Therefore, I view him as a high-upside GPP option. Instead, Ranger Suarez anchors my pitching selections in cash games. Anthony DeSclafani is my top SP2 at DraftKings and a viable bargain option in all game types at FanDuel. Finally, Steven Matz is erratic, but he has the upside to warrant GPP consideration at his medium salary.

Cash Game Recommendations:

Ranger Suarez (PHI) at MIA
Suarez has dominated from the hill since transitioning to the rotation. According to FanGraphs, in 11 starts, he's spun a 1.69 ERA, 3.45 xFIP, 3.76 SIERA, 1.09 WHIP, 24.0 K%, and 58.7 GB%. The lefty should end his 2021 campaign on a high note against the Marlins.


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