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MLB DFS Picks for Tuesday 5/18/21

This MLB DFS Picks article is a Morning Preview I’m going to publish daily. In this article, I will go game by game and quickly highlight some MLB DFS Picks in good spots today in each game. I will try not to make this a “deep dive” style article, but, I tend to get a little carried away so forgive me in advance.

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MLB DFS Picks for 5/18/21

EARLY GAME

⚾ SFG @ CIN 6:40pm

L.Castillo – 3.45 xfip 27.6% k rate
169 iso 10.6% BB 38% HC vs LHB
targets – Tauchman, Yaz, Dickerson

A.DeSclafani – 4.54 xfip 22.6% k rate
335/203 woba/iso 43% FB 44% HC vs LHB
targets – Winker, Naquin, Moustakas

MAIN SLATE

⚾ TB @ BAL 7:05pm

M.Harvey – 5.00 xfip 15.9% k rate
368/219 woba/iso 14.7% k rate 10.3% BB rate 45% HC vs LHB
346/191 woba/iso 16.9% k rate vs RHB
targets – Arozarena, Meadows, Choi, Lowe

L.Patino – 5.83 xfip 24.3% k rate
small sample – 359/182 woba/iso 52% FB 41% HC vs RHB
targets – Hays, Mancini

⚾ MIA @ PHI 7:05pm

Z.Wheeler – 3.94 xfip 23% k rate
very good woba/iso numbers vs LHB and RHB
slightly worse vs LHB compared to RHB
targets – Chisholm, Dickerson

C.Poteet – 3.18 xfip 31.6% k rate
small sample – only 15 LHB faced and 4 RHB faced since 2019
targets – Harper, Realmuto, Miller

⚾ NYM @ ATL 7:20pm

T.Davidson (L) – 11.15 xfip 15.4% k rate
very small sample size only 5 LHB face and 8 RHB faced
targets – Alonso, McCann

J.Yamamoto – 5.32 xfip 23.8% k rate
248 iso 11.4% BB rate 41% FB 51% HC vs LHB
358/202 woba/iso 10% BB rate 44% FB 46% HC vs RHB
targets – Acuna, Freeman, Ozuna, Albies

⚾ BOS @ TOR 7:37pm

H.Ryu (L) – 3.31 xfip 23.4% k rate
great woba/iso numbers vs both LHB and RHB
slightly worse against RHB
targets – Martinez, Bogaerts, Renfroe

E.Rodriguez (L) – 3.96 xfip 25% k rate
178 iso vs LHB
8.4% BB rate vs RHB
targets – Semien, Bichette, Guerrero, Hernandez, Grichuk, Gurriel

⚾ WAS @ CHC 7:40pm

Z.Davies – 4.95 xfip 16.8% k rate
172 iso 14.2% k rate 8.2% BB rate 37% FB vs LHB
7.8% BB rate 43% HC vs RHB
targets – Turner, Soto, Bell, Schwarber

P.Corbin (L) – 3.90 xfip 25.5% k rate
187 iso 41% HC vs RHB
targets – Contreras, Bryant, Baez

⚾ CHW @ MIN 7:40pm

M.Pineda – 4.38 xfip 23.6% k rate
186 iso 41% FB 43% HC vs LHB
targets – Eaton, Moncada, Grandal

L.Lynn – 3.94 xfip 27.9% k rate
8.2% BB rate 37% FB 36% HC vs LHB
174 iso 42% FB 38% HC vs RHB
targets – Donaldson, Cruz, Sano

⚾ PIT @ STL 7:45pm

J.Gant – 4.80 xfip 22% k rate
19% BB rate 39% HC vs LHB
10.7% BB rate 37% HC vs RHB
targets – Reynolds

J.Brubaker – 4.08 xfip 24.3% k rate
9.4% BB rate 36% HC vs LHB
176 iso vs RHB
targets – Goldy, Arenado

⚾ NYY @ TEX 8:05pm

M.Foltynewicz – 4.52 xfip 21.1% k rate
337/253 woba/iso 8.8% BB rate 47% FB 41% HC vs LHB
333/214 woba/iso 43% HC vs RHB
targets – LeMahieu, Voit, Judge, Urhsela

J.Tailon – 4.15 xfip 24.5% k rate
343/225 woba/iso 8.8% BB rate vs LHB
181 iso 41% FB 37% HC vs RHB
targets – Calhoun, Lowe, Gallo, Garcia

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⚾ MIL @ KC 8:10pm

K.Bubic (L) – 4.75 xfip 21.6% k rate
small sample – 359 woba 35% HC vs LHB
9.8% BB rate 35% HC vs RHB
targets – Garcia, Pina

B.Woodruff – 3.16 xfip 30.7% k rate
elite K rate vs both LHB and RHB 31/30
targets – Santana, Perez, Soler

⚾ CLE @ LAA 9:38pm

A.Heaney (L)- 4.04 xfip 28.4% k rate
8.0% BB rate 39% HC vs LHB
197 iso 42% FB 47% HC vs RHB
targets – A.Rosario, Ramirez, Reyes

Z.Plesac – 4.59 xfip 20.5% k rate
38% FB 37% HC vs LHB
196 iso 37% FB 35% HC vs RHB
targets – Ohtani, Rendon, Walsh

⚾ HOU @ OAK 9:40pm

S.Manaea (L) – 3.76 xfip 24% k rate
175 iso 37% HC vs LHB
170 iso 36% FB 42% HC vs RHB
targets – Altuve, Bregman, Alvarez, Correa, Gurriel

C.Javier – 4.49 xfip 27.5% k rate
212 iso 9.0% BB rate 43% FB 44% HC vs LHB
9.4% BB rate 58% FB vs RHB
targets – Canha, Olson, Chapman

⚾ ARI @ LAD 10:10pm

J.urias (L) – 4.10 xfip 25.1% k rate
49% FB 43% HC vs LHB
37% FB 37% HC vs RHB
targets – Kelly, Escobar, Young, Ahmed

M.Kelly – 4.53 xfip 20.1% k rate
8.3% BB rate 45% HC vs LHB
204 iso 37% FB 44% HC vs RHB
targets – Betts, Muncy, Turner, Beaty, Smith

⚾ DET @ SEA 10:10pm

J.Dunn – 6.50 xfip 19.9% k rate
366/258 woba/iso 24.4% BB rate 49% FB 48% HC vs LHB
10.1% BB rate 52% FB 39% HC vs RHB
targets – Grossman, Cabrera

S.Turnbull – 4.60 xfip 21.7% k rate
9.3% BB rate 40% HC vs LHB
9.3% BB rate 38% HC vs RHB
targets – Haniger, Seager, Lewis

⚾ COL @ SDP 10:10pm

B.Snell (L) – 3.30 xfip 32.2% k rate
elite K rate vs both LHB 37.9% and RHB 30.8%
targets – Story, Cron

A.Gomber (L) – 4.56 xfip 23.2% k rate
12.8% BB rate 35% HC vs LHB
12.3% BB rate 37% HC vs RHB
targets – Machado, Pham

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The MLB DFS Core Builds are also referred to as our MLB DFS Building Blocks. Each staff member identifies the core players they would build their Cash or GPP lineup around for both DraftKings and FanDuel. These MLB DFS Picks are basically the Building Blocks of their MLB DFS Lineups.

MLB Strategy Notebook

The MLB Strategy Notebook gives our staff a place to write notes specific to each slate for members to read regarding strategy for each slate. They will mention which stacks they are targeting, which players make more sense for GPP formats over Cash formats and other lineup building tidbits!

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The MLB DFS Picks and Pools for GPP’s is crucial for Single Entry players. This list of priority picks are players with slate-winning upside each night. They aren’t just the top projected players, they are picks that take into consideration the Rise or Fall ownership projection, tournament leverage, and daily fantasy baseball roster construction.

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The MLB Stacks will display the top stacks of the day using the data from the MLB Study Hub! This will display what teams project the best, which will be higher owned, and a player-by-player breakdown to show which players could be going overlooked.

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