Winning Strategies and Key Stats for 04/10/24 MLB Daily Fantasy Slate

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Welcome, fantasy baseball enthusiasts, to another thrilling day of Major League Baseball action. With 14 games on the slate, starting at 1:10 PM EST, there’s plenty of opportunities for you to craft a winning lineup. The spotlight today is on the Arizona Diamondbacks as they visit the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 3:10 PM EST. This matchup, with an Over/Under of 12.5, is shaping up to be a veritable hitting bonanza, promising a wealth of fantasy points for the astute player. As we delve deeper into today’s games, we’ll be highlighting the top projected players at each position, using statistical analysis to give you the edge in your fantasy contests. So, buckle up and get ready as we break down today’s MLB fantasy slate.

GameTime Away Team Home Team O/U Fav
1:10 PM EST Dodgers 10-4 Twins 3-6 9.0 LAD -183
1:15 PM EST Phillies 5-6 Cardinals 6-6 8.5 PHI -135
3:07 PM EST Mariners 4-8 Blue Jays 6-6 8.0 TOR -112
3:10 PM EST Diamondbacks 5-7 Rockies 3-9 12.5 ARI -142
3:45 PM EST Nationals 5-6 Giants 4-8 4.5 SF -197
4:07 PM EST Rays 6-6 Angels 6-5 5.0 TB -132
6:10 PM EST White Sox 2-9 Guardians 8-3 8.5 CLE -250
6:40 PM EST Cubs 7-4 Padres 6-8 8.0 SD -144
6:40 PM EST Brewers 7-3 Reds 6-5 9.0 CIN -135
7:05 PM EST Marlins 1-11 Yankees 10-2 8.5 NYY -220
7:10 PM EST Orioles 6-4 Red Sox 7-4 9.0 BOS -115
7:20 PM EST Mets 4-7 Braves 7-3 9.5 ATL -165
7:40 PM EST Astros 4-8 Royals 7-4 9.0 HOU -120
8:05 PM EST Athletics 4-7 Rangers 6-5 9.0 TEX -190

Top 1B Players to Consider for Your MLB Daily Fantasy Sports Lineup

Yandy Diaz ($4800), Tampa Bay Rays – Projected 13.7 pts

Yandy Diaz of the Tampa Bay Rays, despite playing for a team ranked #39 in generating fantasy points, has shown some potential in the DFS landscape. Over his last ten games, Diaz has averaged 4.1 daily fantasy points, a significant drop from his previous ten-game average of 13.0 points. His performance metrics show a decrease in hits, singles, doubles, and total bases per game, which might be a cause for concern. However, he’s facing Patrick Sandoval of the LAA, who ranks #13 for hits allowed per game, potentially giving Diaz an opportunity to bounce back. With a DraftKings salary of $4800 and projected points of 13.7, Diaz’s DFS Value Score is 2.9, indicating strong value.

Matt Olson ($5900), Atlanta Braves – Projected 13.5 pts

Matt Olson of the Atlanta Braves, a team ranked #15 in generating fantasy points, is another 1B player to watch. In his latest ten-game stretch, Olson has averaged 11.3 daily fantasy points, a slight increase from his previous ten-game average of 9.67 points. His performance metrics reveal a significant increase in doubles and home runs per game, contributing to his improved fantasy points. He’s up against Jose Quintana of the NYM, who ranks #19 for hits allowed per game, which could further boost Olson’s performance. With a DraftKings salary of $5900 and projected points of 13.5, Olson’s DFS Value Score is 2.3, marking him as a core value player.

Top 2B Players to Watch in the Upcoming Slate

Ketel Marte ($5400), Diamondbacks – Projected 15.5 pts

Ketel Marte is a player to watch in the upcoming slate. Despite playing for the Diamondbacks, who are ranked #83 in the MLB at generating fantasy points, Marte has been consistently delivering strong performances. Over the last ten games, he has averaged 8.5 daily fantasy points, a slight increase from his previous ten-game average of 8.33. His performance is expected to continue to improve as he faces Austin Gomber of the COL, who ranks #4.0 for hits allowed per game. Marte’s home runs per game have increased by 36.4% and total bases per game by 28.2%, indicating a promising upward trend. However, his walks per game have decreased by -28.6%, which could impact his overall performance. With a DraftKings salary of $5400 and projected points of 15.5, Marte’s DFS Value Score stands at 2.9, making him a strong value player for the upcoming slate.

Marcus Semien ($5000), Rangers – Projected 13.2 pts

Marcus Semien, playing for the Rangers, is another 2B player to keep an eye on. Despite the Rangers’ low ranking (#98) in generating fantasy points, Semien has been performing well. In his latest ten-game stretch, he averaged 10.0 daily fantasy points, a slight increase from the previous ten games’ average of 9.89. Semien is set to face Alex Wood of the OAK, who ranks #17.0 for hits allowed per game. Semien’s singles per game have increased by a whopping 203.0%, and his walks per game have more than doubled, increasing by 112.1%. However, his home runs per game and total bases per game have decreased by -77.3% and -29.7% respectively. With a DraftKings salary of $5000 and projected points of 13.2, Semien’s DFS Value Score is 2.6, indicating strong value for the upcoming slate.

Top 3B Players for Daily Fantasy Sports

Jose Ramirez ($9600), Cleveland Indians – Projected 13.5 pts

Jose Ramirez has been a consistent performer for the Cleveland Indians, averaging 10.2 daily fantasy points over his last ten games, a 33.0% increase from his previous ten games. Despite Cleveland’s low ranking of #110 in the MLB for generating fantasy points, Ramirez’s individual performance has been impressive. His hits per game have slightly decreased by 2.8%, but he’s shown significant improvement in doubles per game with an 81.8% increase. His walks per game have seen a significant drop of 77.3%, but his runs per game have skyrocketed by 233.3%. He’s up against Erick Fedde of the CWS, whose ranking for hits allowed per game is not available. With a DraftKings salary of $9600 and projected points of 13.5, Ramirez’s DFS Value Score is 1.4, indicating a player with bad value.

Isaac Paredes ($4200), Tampa Bay Rays – Projected 12.3 pts

Isaac Paredes of the Tampa Bay Rays has been showing strong performance recently, averaging 10.8 daily fantasy points in his last ten games, a 20.0% increase from his previous ten games. Even though Tampa Bay is ranked #87 in the MLB at generating fantasy points, Paredes has been a standout player. His hits per game have increased by 20.0%, and his home runs per game have seen a significant increase of 81.8%. However, his walks per game have decreased by 46.4%. He’s up against Patrick Sandoval of the LAA, who lets up 9.21 per game, ranking #13.0 for hits allowed per game. With a DraftKings salary of $4200 and projected points of 12.3, Paredes’s DFS Value Score is 2.9, indicating a player with strong value.

Top Shortstop Picks for Today’s MLB DFS Slate

Corey Seager ($6000), Texas Rangers – Projected 14.1 pts

Corey Seager has been a consistent performer for the Texas Rangers, who currently rank 13th in the MLB at generating fantasy points. Over his last ten games, Seager has averaged 8.5 daily fantasy points, a 9.3% increase from his previous ten-game stretch. His hits per game have also seen a significant increase of 26.1%. However, his home run rate has seen a decline of 54.5%. Seager is set to face Alex Wood of the Oakland Athletics, who ranks 17th for hits allowed per game. With a DraftKings salary of $6000 and projected points of 14.1, Seager has a DFS Value Score of 2.4, making him a core value player for today’s slate.

Gunnar Henderson ($5300), Baltimore Orioles – Projected 14.0 pts

Despite the Baltimore Orioles’ low rank of 74th in the MLB at generating fantasy points, Gunnar Henderson has been a standout player. In his latest ten-game stretch, Henderson has averaged 9.9 daily fantasy points, a remarkable 41.4% increase from his previous ten games. His hits per game have also increased by 15.4%, and his home run rate has soared by 81.8%. Henderson will be facing Kutter Crawford of the Boston Red Sox, who ranks 44th for hits allowed per game. With a DraftKings salary of $5300 and projected points of 14.0, Henderson has a DFS Value Score of 2.6, indicating strong value for today’s slate.

Top MLB Catchers for Daily Fantasy Sports

Adley Rutschman ($4900), Orioles – Projected 12.0 pts

Adley Rutschman of the Orioles is a player to watch in the upcoming slate. Despite the Orioles’ ranking of #198 in the MLB at generating fantasy points, Rutschman has managed to average 7.8 daily fantasy points over his last ten games. He’s up against Kutter Crawford of the Red Sox, who ranks #44 for hits allowed per game. Rutschman’s performance has seen a slight dip compared to his previous ten games, with a decrease in DraftKings and FanDuel points per game, hits per game, and total bases per game. However, he has shown an increase in singles per game and runs per game. With a DraftKings salary of $4900 and projected points of 12.0, Rutschman has a DFS Value Score of 2.4, making him a core value player for the upcoming slate.

Gabriel Moreno ($4200), Diamondbacks – Projected 11.8 pts

Gabriel Moreno of the Diamondbacks is another catcher to consider for your DFS lineup. Despite the Diamondbacks’ low ranking of #256 in generating fantasy points, Moreno has averaged 5.4 daily fantasy points in his last ten games. He’ll be facing Austin Gomber of the Rockies, who ranks #4 for hits allowed per game. Moreno’s performance has been fairly consistent, with only slight decreases in DraftKings and FanDuel points per game, and hits per game. However, he has shown an increase in walks per game and runs per game. With a DraftKings salary of $4200 and projected points of 11.8, Moreno has a DFS Value Score of 2.8, indicating strong value for the upcoming slate.

Top Outfielders for Today’s MLB Daily Fantasy Sports

Corbin Carroll ($5800), Diamondbacks – Projected 19.7 pts

Corbin Carroll of the Diamondbacks has been showing a consistent performance in the outfield. Despite Arizona’s #41 ranking in the MLB for generating fantasy points, Carroll has managed to average 8.0 daily fantasy points over his last ten games. He’s set to face Austin Gomber of the Rockies, who is known for allowing an average of 10.62 hits per game. Although Carroll’s performance has dipped slightly in his last ten games compared to the previous ten, his walks per game have seen a significant increase of 81.8%. With a DraftKings salary of $5800 and projected points of 19.7, Carroll’s DFS value score stands at 3.4, making him an elite value player for today’s slate.

Ronald Acuna Jr. ($6500), Braves – Projected 15.6 pts

Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves is another player to watch out for in the outfield. Despite a slight decrease in his performance over the last ten games, Acuna Jr. has managed to maintain an average of 10.5 daily fantasy points. He’s up against Jose Quintana of the Mets, who allows an average of 8.92 hits per game. Acuna Jr.’s walks per game have seen a remarkable increase of 218.2% in his last ten games, indicating his ability to get on base. With a DraftKings salary of $6500 and projected points of 15.6, Acuna Jr.’s DFS value score is 2.4, marking him as a core value player in today’s lineup.

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