Twist & Turn Tuesday: MLB’s Prime Picks, Pivotal Props, and Must-Watch Matchups


Step Up to the Plate: Your Daily Fantasy Sports Roundup

Alright, sports fans, get ready for another day of baseball madness! We've got a whopping 14 games on the slate today, with the first pitch being thrown at 6:40 PM EST in the Phillies vs Marlins showdown at Marlins Park. Let's dive into the stats and see who's hot and who's not.

Swinging for the Fences: Today's Top DFS Batters

  • Freddie Freeman is on fire 🔥, with 19 hits from 45 at-bats, averaging 0.422, and racking up 4 HRs and 10 RBIs in the last two weeks. He's up against Graham Ashcraft today, who's been struggling with a 5.63 ERA.
  • Austin Riley is another hot hitter, with 16 hits from 41 at-bats, a 0.390 average, and a whopping 7 HRs and 17 RBIs. He's facing Colin Rea, who's got a 4.53 ERA.
  • Corbin Carroll has been steady, with 11 hits from 38 at-bats, a 0.289 average, and 3 HRs and 9 RBIs. He's up against Luis Castillo, who's got a 3.08 ERA.
  • Max Muncy is also one to watch, with 10 hits from 42 at-bats, a 0.238 average, and 6 HRs and 17 RBIs. He's also facing Graham Ashcraft today.
  • Christian Walker rounds out our top five, with 14 hits from 42 at-bats, a 0.333 average, and 4 HRs and 10 RBIs. He's going up against Luis Castillo.

And let's not forget Michael Harris from ATL, who's been on a hit streak for 11 games. Keep an eye on this guy!

Pitch Perfect: Today's Top DFS Pitchers

  • Jesus Luzardo from MIA is a top pick, with an ERA of 3.47, 135 KOs, and only 12 HRs allowed in 20 games.
  • Jose Berrios from TOR is another strong choice, with an ERA of 3.61, 117 KOs, and 14 HRs allowed in 21 games.

Batter Up: Today's DFS Showdowns to Watch

🔥 Phillies 56-48 (-144) vs Marlins 56-49 (-157) 4.0 O/U

With the Phillies' Tarik Skubal (4.85 ERA) facing off against the Marlins' Rich Hill (4.89 ERA), this game promises to be a tight one. The Marlins bats are struggling, ranking #29 overall, but LoanDepot Park's reputation for being tough on HRs might level the playing field.

❄️ Rays 63-44 (+106) vs Yankees 55-49 (+114) 9.0 O/U

The Rays are struggling to score, averaging just 3.7 runs per game. However, with Dean Kremer (4.59 ERA) on the mound, they might have a fighting chance against the Yankees and their pitcher, Brandon Bielak (3.62 ERA).

🔥 Tigers 47-58 (+131) vs Pirates 46-58 (+121) 9.0 O/U

The Tigers' Cristopher Sanchez (2.98 ERA) will be up against the Pirates' Jesus Luzardo (3.24 ERA). Luzardo has the #15 highest strikeout rate in baseball, averaging 6.75 per start, so this could be a tough game for the Tigers.

The Showdown Showstopper

Out of all these matchups, my favorite pick of the day has to be the Tigers at +131. Despite their underdog status, Cristopher Sanchez's solid ERA and the Pirates' reliance on Jesus Luzardo's strikeout rate make this a potentially profitable game. So, get your popcorn ready, folks, and let's enjoy some baseball!

🏁 Home Run Prop Favorites

🥇Max Muncy LAD +360

Max Muncy of the LA Dodgers is my top pick. He's facing Graham Ashcraft, who has an ERA of 5.64 and gives up a homer to 3.4% of batters faced. Muncy has a homerun rate of 8.97% and has hit 6 homeruns in the last two weeks. The weather at Dodger Stadium is hazy, but the wind is not a significant factor.

🥈Jake Burger CWS +340

Next up is Jake Burger of the Chicago White Sox. He's up against Aaron Civale, who has a lower ERA of 2.54 but gives up a homer to 1.8% of batters faced. Burger has a homerun rate of 8.51% and has hit 4 homeruns in the last two weeks. The wind at Guaranteed Rate Field is blowing out to left field at 11MPH, which could give Burger an extra push.

🥉Jose Siri TB +490

Finally, my third pick is Jose Siri of the Tampa Bay Rays. He's facing Brandon Bielak, who has an ERA of 3.62 and gives up a homer to 4.3% of batters faced. Siri has a homerun rate of 8.81% and has hit 2 homeruns in the last two weeks. The weather at Minute Maid Park is sunny and the wind is not a significant factor.

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