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MLB DFS Lineup Study 4/14/2022

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Welcome to today’s MLB DFS Lineup Study review article. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the winning lineups from the popular 20 max and 150 max tournaments on Draftkings as well as the popular 150 max tournament on Fanduel.

The purpose of this review will be to identify roster construction trends that will help us make better lineup decisions as we construct our own lineups each day.

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For the MLB lineup study, we are looking at the winners of the MLB Relay Throw 150 max and the MLB Four-Seamer 20 max tournaments on Draftkings and we are also looking at the MLB Squeeze 150 max tournament on Fanduel.  Please note, I am only looking at Main slates for each site.   

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Let’s get to the stats. Draftkings first, then scroll down for Fanduel.

DRAFTKINGS LINEUP STUDY

Last night the 2 winning lineups used 14 batters and 3 pitchers combined.    

Hitter Projections – Last night 14 out of 14 hitters had a projection over 5.  Total over 7 slates is 96%.  Last night 11 out of 14 hitters had a projection over 7.  Total over 7 slates is 72%.

Hitter Rating – Last night 13 out of 14 hitters had a rating over 50.  Total over 7 slates is 89%. Last night 8 out of 14 players had a Rating over 60.  Total over 7 slates is 50%.

Hitter 85% – Last night 10 out of 14 players had an 85% percentile rating of over 20. Total over 7 slates is 76%.

A or B – 12 out of 14 players had a Projected Tier or Value Tier rating of A or B.  Total over 7 slates is 63%.

Hitter wOBA last 50 PA – 7 out of 14 hitters had a wOBA over .300 in their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 63%.  Hitter wOBA last 50 PA over .400 – 4 out of 14 hitters had a .400 wOBA over their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 32%.

Hitter ISO over last 50 PA – 3 out of 14 hitters had an ISO of over .200 over their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 40%.  3 out of 14 hitters had an ISO of over .250 in their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 35%. 

Stack size – Last night we saw a 5/3 and a 4/3 stack from the winners.  So far this season we have seen stack sizes of all types winning tournaments.  See the chart at the bottom of the Draftkings section for the season long breakdown.

Stack Gap (Main Stack) – Last night the winners used a 2 gap and a 0 gap in their stacks. 

Batting order of Main Stack – Last night the winners used 1,3,4,7,9 and 1,2,3,4 in their main stacks.  See the chart at the bottom of the Draftkings section for the season long totals of batting positions used in main stacks. 

Total Stack Rating (Stack Tab of the Hub) – Stacks of at least 3 players had a team stack rating last night of 519.5, 480.51, and 479.96.   See the chart at the bottom of the Draftkings section for the season long totals.

Total Lineup Salary – Last night total lineup salary was $49,900 and $50,000 by the winners.  Total over 7 slates is crazy as 7 different salaries have been used.  I can tell you that 64% of winners have been over $49,500 while 21% of winners were between $49,000 and $49,500 and 14% of the winning lineups used below $49,000.

Pitchers Salary – Pitchers combined salary used was $19,300 and $17,400 by the winners.  Total over 7 slates is 43% used combined pitcher salary between $15,000 and $17,000, 36% used between $17,000 and $19,000 on pitchers, 14% used below $15,000 on their pitchers, and 7% used above $19,000 for their pitchers. 

Individual Pitcher Salary – Last night the winners used salaries of $10,100, $9,200, and $8,200 in their lineups.  Total over 7 slates for individual pitcher salary is 38% used between $8,000 and $10,000, 38% used between $7,000 and $8,000, 21% used above $10,000, and 4% used under $7,000.

Vegas Win % of Pitcher – The winning pitchers had Vegas Win% of 63, 55.6, and 48.8.  Total over 7 slates is in the chart below. 

Vegas Opp run total – The winning pitchers had Vegas Opponent run totals of 4.31, 3.64, 3.52.  Total over 7 slates is in the chart below.

Pitcher K% – The winning pitchers last night had K% of 34.88, 27.81, and 25.33.  Total over 7 slates is in the chart below.  

Pitcher Opponent K% – The winning pitchers had an opponent K% of 29.07, 24.82, and 23.87.  Total over 7 slates is in the chart below. 

Total Lineup Ownership – Last night’s winners had 178.9 and 132.3 total ownership used respectively.  Total over 7 slates slates is 36% have used between 100 and 125, 29% have used between 150 and 175, and 14% were under 100, 14% used between 125 and 150, and 7% used between 175 and 200. 

Ownership – Last night the winners used 2 and 5 players under 10% owned respectively.  Over 7 slates at least 2 players under 10% were used in 100% of winning lineups. 

                                             DRAFTKINGS SEASON TOTALS

 

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FANDUEL LINEUP STUDY

For Fanduel lineup study we are only looking at the winner of the MLB Squeeze 150 max tournament.  The winning lineup will always have 8 hitters and 1 pitcher.  Keep in mind, the numbers represent only players from the winning lineups. 

Hitter Projections – Last night 8 out of 8 hitters had a projection over 9.  Total over 7 slates is 88%.  Last night 5 out of 8 hitters had a projection over 10.  Total over 7 slates is 64%.

Hitter Rating – Last night 8 out of 8 hitters had a rating over 50.  Total over 7 slates is 89%. Last night 3 out of 8 hitters had a rating over 60.  Total over 7 slates is 39%.

A or B – 4 out of 8 players had a Projected Tier or Value Tier rating of A or B.  Total over 7 slates is 46%.

Hitter wOBA last 50 PA – 6 out of 8 hitters had a wOBA over .300 in their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 70%.  Hitter wOBA last 50 PA over .400 – 4 out of 8 hitters had a .400 wOBA over their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 39%.

Hitter ISO over last 50 PA – 4 out of 8 hitters had an ISO of over .200 over their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 48%.  4 out of 8 hitters had an ISO of over .250 in their last 50 plate appearances.  Total over 7 slates is 43%.  BONUS – 32% of players have had a .300 ISO over their last 50 plate appearances. 

Utility Spot – Last night the winner used an OF eligible player in the utility spot.  Total over 7 slates is 43% used a C1B, 29% used a 3B, 14% used an OF, and 14% used a SS eligible player. 

Stack size – Last night we saw a 4/2/2 stack used by the winner.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below. 

Stack Gap (Main Stack) – Last night the winner used a 1 Gap in their 4 man stack, Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.   

Batting order of Main Stack – last night the 4 man stack used players batting 1,3,4,5 in the main stacks.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.

Total Lineup Salary – Last night the total lineup salary was $35,000.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below. 

Pitcher’s Salary – Pitcher’s salary used was $9,100 by the winner.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.  

Vegas Win % of Pitcher – The winning pitcher had a 63.0% Vegas Win projection.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below. 

Vegas Opp run total – The winning pitcher had a 3.64 projected run total for their opponent.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.

Pitcher K% – The winning pitcher had a K% of 27.81.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.

Pitcher Opponent Team K% – The winning pitcher had an opponent team K% of 24.82. Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below. 

Total Lineup Ownership – Last night’s winner had a 88.2 total lineup ownership.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below. 

Ownership – Last night the winner used 7 players under 10% owned.  Total over 7 slates is in the Fanduel charts below.

                                              FANDUEL SEASON TOTALS

That is our look at last night and the season. As always, if you want to discuss any of this, you can find me in TROF discord in the ronin-mlb channel.  I am always looking for ways to improve the article or just to hear any feedback you might have.

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