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MLB DFS Top Plays for Thursday 4/6/23

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We have a small 4 game slate today, but here are our MLB DFS Top Plays for Thursday 4/6/23. Whether you’re a seasoned DFS player or a beginner, the list highlights the players with the best matchups, recent form, and potential for high scores today, so lets dig in!

High Priced Hitters:

Charlie Blackmon, OF, Colorado Rockies ($4300) – Blackmon has a great matchup against Josiah Gray of the Washington Nationals, against whom he is slugging .750 with 2 extra base hits in eight ABs. Rockies hitters have a 4-star average matchup against Gray. Blackmon is projected to bat third.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 1B, Toronto Blue Jays ($5500) – Guerrero Jr. has a favorable matchup against Jordan Lyles of the Kansas City Royals. Vlad is slugging .742 in his last 208 PA’s against right-handed pitchers with a similar repertoire to Lyles over the last 2 seasons. Current Blue Jays hitters have an OPS of .830 against soft-throwing right-handed pitchers like Lyles over the last two years. Guerrero Jr. is projected to bat third in this lineup today.

Mid Priced Hitters:

Daulton Varsho, OF, Toronto Blue Jays ($3900) – Varsho has a solid matchup against Jordan Lyles.Β He is slugging .613 in his last 85 PA’s against right-handed pitchers with a similar repertoire to Lyles over the last 2 seasons. Current Blue Jays hitters have an OPS of .830 against soft-throwing right-handed pitchers like Lyles over the last two years. Varsho is projected to bat sixth today.

Luis Robert Jr., OF, Chicago White Sox ($5400) – Robert has a good matchup against Alex Wood of the San Francisco Giants. He has batted .302 (93-for-308) when hitting at home over the last 2 years. Current White Sox hitters are batting .330 against pitchers with a similar repertoire to Wood over the last two years. Robert is projected to bat third.

Low Priced Value Hitters:

Brandon Belt, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays ($2400) – Belt has a favorable matchup against Jordan Lyles, and he is slugging .522 in his last 83 PA’s against right-handed pitchers with a similar repertoire to Lyles over the last 2 seasons. Current Blue Jays hitters have an OPS of .830 against soft-throwing right-handed pitchers like Lyles over the last two years. Belt is projected to bat sixth in the order for today’s game.

Jeimer Candelario, 3B, Washington Nationals ($3100) – Candelario has a great matchup against Kyle Freeland of the Colorado Rockies. He has an OPS of .980 in 52 AB’s against left-handed pitchers with a similar repertoire to Freeland over the last 2 seasons. Pitchers with similar repertoires to Freeland have an ERA of 4.22 against the Nationals over the last year and Candelario is projected to bat third in the heart of the order today.

Overall, the Blue Jays hitters have the most favorable matchups, particularly against soft-throwing right-handed pitchers like Jordan Lyles. Charlie Blackmon and Jeimer Candelario are the best picks for their respective price ranges, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Luis Robert Jr. are good mid-priced options. Brandon Belt and Daulton Varsho offer good value for their low prices.

Thank you for checking out the article, I hope I was able to provide you with some value as you begin to build your DFS lineups for today’s contests.

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