Saturday Showdown: MLB DFS Picks & Props to Boost Your Lineup
Step Up to the Plate: Your Daily Fantasy Sports Lowdown
Hey there, sports fans! We've got a full roster of 15 games today, with the first pitch being thrown at 3:07 PM EST between the Angels and Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Let's dive into the stats and see who's hot and who's not. ⚾️
Swinging for the Fences: Today's Top DFS Batters
- Chas McCormick is on fire with 19 hits in his last 49 at-bats, boasting an average of 0.388, 5 HRs, and 17 RBIs. He's up against Zack Littell today, who's got an ERA of 4.76.
- Kyle Tucker is another one to watch, with 19 hits in his last 52 at-bats, an average of 0.365, 5 HRs, and 13 RBIs. He's also facing Zack Littell today.
- Freddie Freeman is keeping pace with 20 hits in his last 55 at-bats, an average of 0.364, 4 HRs, and 12 RBIs. He's up against Graham Ashcraft today, who's got an ERA of 5.64.
- Cody Bellinger is smashing it with 22 hits in his last 58 at-bats, an average of 0.379, 6 HRs, and 17 RBIs. He's facing Steven Matz today, who's got an ERA of 4.74.
- Ronald Acuna Jr. is holding his own with 17 hits in his last 49 at-bats, an average of 0.347, 3 HRs, and 6 RBIs. He's up against Colin Rea today, who's got an ERA of 4.53.
🔥 And let's not forget Michael Harris from team ATL who's on an 11-game hit streak!
Pitch Perfect: Today's Top DFS Pitchers
- Jesus Luzardo from MIA is a force to be reckoned with, boasting an ERA of 3.47, 135 KOs in 20 games, and only 12 HRs allowed.
- Jose Berrios from TOR is another strong contender, with an ERA of 3.62, 117 KOs in 21 games, and 14 HRs allowed.
Batter Up: Today's DFS Showdowns You Can't Afford to Miss
Here are the matchups we're keeping an eye on today:
🔥 Angels 54-51 (+159) vs Blue Jays 59-46 (-194) O/U 9.5
The Angels are bringing Reid Detmers to the mound with his 4.35 ERA, while the Blue Jays are countering with Jose Berrios and his 3.40 ERA. The Angels are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.3) per game, and Detmers has the #18 highest strikeout rate in baseball. This game is sure to be a slugfest!
🔥 Tigers 47-58 (+132) vs Marlins 56-49 (-158) O/U 4.0
With Tarik Skubal (ERA 4.85) pitching for the Tigers and Jesus Luzardo (ERA 3.24) for the Marlins, this game is set to be a pitching duel. Luzardo has the #15 highest strikeout rate in baseball, so expect some swings and misses.
🔥 Phillies 56-48 (-147) vs Pirates 46-58 (+123) O/U 9.0
Aaron Nola (ERA 4.31) is up for the Phillies against Rich Hill (ERA 4.89) for the Pirates. Nola has the #30 highest strikeout rate in baseball, so the Pirates will need to bring their A-game.
Matchup of the Day
My favorite pick of the day? I'm liking the Angels at +159. With their home run stats and Detmers' strikeout rate, they're a solid bet. 🍀
🏁 Home Run Prop Favorites
🥇Jake Burger CWS +330Jake Burger of the Chicago White Sox is a heavy hitter, with a homerun percentage of 8.51%. His recent performance is impressive, with 6 homeruns in the last two weeks. He's up against Aaron Civale, who has an ERA of 2.54 and gives up a homer to 1.8% of batters faced, but Burger's power at the plate gives him a solid chance.
🥈Max Muncy LAD +350Max Muncy of the Los Angeles Dodgers is another strong contender, with a homerun percentage of 8.97%. He's been on a roll in the last two weeks, hitting 6 homeruns. He's facing Graham Ashcraft, who has a high ERA of 5.64 and gives up a homer to 3.4% of batters faced, making Muncy a strong bet.
🥉Pete Alonso NYM +320Pete Alonso of the New York Mets is a force to be reckoned with, boasting a homerun percentage of 8.52%. He's hit 4 homeruns in the last two weeks, showing he's in good form. He's up against Patrick Corbin, who has a high ERA of 5.37 and gives up a homer to 3.9% of batters faced, which gives Alonso a good shot at hitting one out of the park.
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