Baseball Picks Daily Fantasy Expert Advice

Doug Norrie
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DraftKings and FanDuel MLB Picks for Wednesday 6/7/23 (Main Slate)

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Max ScherzerMax Scherzer FD 9600 DK 9700
Opponent - ATL (Charlie Morton) Park - ATL
FD - 33.94 DK - 19.06

Max Scherzer (P - NYM) may not be a huge favorite against the Atlanta Braves, who are a strong team, but he is undoubtedly one of the best pitchers on the slate. With an impressive 47 innings pitched, a 3.21 ERA, and 48 strikeouts, Scherzer has shown his dominant form this season even if the Ks have dipped some. He has consistently performed well and has a strikeout rate of 10.02 per 9 innings. Despite the tough matchup, Scherzer's track record and skill set make him a top option for fantasy lineups. He brings a wealth of experience and the ability to deliver solid fantasy points, making him a valuable asset in any format.

Tanner BibeeTanner Bibee FD 9000 DK 8500
Opponent - BOS (Kutter Crawford) Park - BOS
FD - 36.1 DK - 19.02

Tanner Bibee (P - CLE) is a promising rookie who has shown potential in his first season. Despite limited data, Bibee has already pitched 39 innings with a 3.20 ERA and 40 strikeouts. He has demonstrated good control with a WHIP of 1.12 and has been able to generate outs efficiently. While facing a solid opponent in the Boston Red Sox, Bibee's performance has been impressive, and he has the potential to deliver solid fantasy points. With his strikeout ability (more than a K per inning) and promising track record, Bibee presents an intriguing option for fantasy lineups.

If you think that Corbin Burnes (FD $10000 DK $10200) has started to turn the corner after a disastrous start, then he is in a fine spot against the Orioles.


First Base

LaMonte Wade Jr.LaMonte Wade Jr. FD 3400 DK 3900
Opponent - COL (Connor Seabold) Park - COL
FD - 15 DK - 11.34

Lamonte Wade Jr. (1B - SF) had a fantastic performance in the Giants' game Tuesday night, contributing to their 10-run output. He went 3-for-3 at the plate, scoring three runs and also drawing three walks. This impressive display demonstrates his ability to get on base and make a significant impact for this team. Wade has been productive throughout the season, with solid numbers in home runs, RBI, OBP, slugging, and OPS. He has also shown a keen eye at the plate, evidenced by his high walk percentage. While facing the Colorado Rockies and pitcher Connor Seabold, Wade has the potential to continue his hot streak and provide valuable fantasy points for your lineup.

Strongly consider Blake Sabol (FD $3200 DK $4100) in the Giants’ lineup as well.

Second Base

Thairo EstradaThairo Estrada FD 3900 DK 5000
Opponent - COL (Connor Seabold) Park - COL
FD - 15.66 DK - 12.11

Thairo Estrada (2B - SF) finds himself in an excellent position for fantasy production at Coors Field. Hitting second in the lineup, Estrada benefits from the high implied run total for the Giants in this game. Despite being undervalued, his performance has been impressive, with solid numbers in home runs, RBI, OBP, slugging, OPS, and wOBA. He has also showcased his speed on the basepaths with 13 stolen bases this season. Facing pitcher Connor Seabold of the Colorado Rockies, Estrada has a great opportunity to contribute to the Giants' offensive output with a massive implied run total. Given the favorable conditions and his affordable price, Estrada should be a strong consideration for your lineup.


Miguel RojasMiguel Rojas FD 2200 DK 2500
Opponent - CIN (Brandon Williamson) Park - CIN
FD - 9.42 DK - 7.32

For a budget-friendly option at shortstop, consider Miguel Rojas (SS - LAD)  hitting in the lower part of the Dodgers' lineup. Facing left-handed pitcher Brandon Williamson of the Cincinnati Reds, Rojas may offer value given the high implied run total for the Dodgers' offense. Projected to hit ninth in the lineup, Rojas has displayed some speed with stolen bases this season. Although his offensive numbers are not particularly impressive, his affordable price makes him an appealing choice for those looking to save salary cap space at the shortstop position.

If going cheap, can also consider Nick Ahmed (FD $2300 DK $2200) hitting lower in the Diamondbacks lineup.

Third Base

Chris TaylorChris Taylor FD 2700 DK 2800
Opponent - CIN (Brandon Williamson) Park - CIN
FD - 12.15 DK - 9.24

Chris Taylor (OF - LAD) presents an intriguing option for fantasy lineups against left-handed pitcher Brandon Williamson of the Cincinnati Reds. With the Dodgers having an equal number of implied runs as the Giants, Taylor has a chance to contribute to the team's offensive production. Projected to hit fifth or sixth in the lineup, Taylor offers a blend of power and speed, evident from his home runs (9), RBIs (21), and stolen bases (6) this season. While his OBP and slugging could be improved, Taylor has shown the ability to make an impact at the plate. Although facing a left-handed pitcher, Taylor has performed well in such matchups in the past. Considering the favorable implied run total and his affordable price, Taylor warrants strong consideration for fantasy lineups.

J.D. DavisJ.D. Davis FD 3600 DK 4500
Opponent - COL (Connor Seabold) Park - COL
FD - 14.08 DK - 10.65

He finds himself in a favorable position today, batting cleanup in the Giants' lineup against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. With a high number of implied runs projected for this game, Davis has an opportunity to make an impact. In the 2023 season, he has displayed solid numbers with 9 home runs, 34 RBI, and an impressive OBP of 0.371. With a slugging percentage of 0.481 and an OPS of 0.852, Davis has shown his ability to produce offensively. Additionally, his walk rate of 10.90% shows the patience at the plate. While facing the right-handed pitcher Connor Seabold, who has an ERA of 5.4, Davis will look to take advantage of the favorable hitting conditions at Coors Field and contribute to the Giants' offensive output.


Mookie BettsMookie Betts FD 4000 DK 5800
Opponent - CIN (Brandon Williamson) Park - CIN
FD - 17.3 DK - 13.12

Mookie Betts of the Los Angeles Dodgers is a strong choice for the outfield position. As the leadoff hitter, he is well-positioned to capitalize on the Dodgers' high implied run total against Cincinnati pitcher Brandon Williamson. Betts has been a standout superstar with 15 home runs and 36 RBIs so far in 2023. With an impressive OBP of 0.366 and a slugging percentage of 0.529, he boasts an OPS of 0.895, among the tops in the league. Facing a left-handed pitcher, Betts has crushed in these matchups in the past, with an OPS of 0.983 against lefties in 2022. Consider adding Betts to your lineup for his power and ability to get on base.

Joc PedersonJoc Pederson FD 3500 DK 4100
Opponent - COL (Connor Seabold) Park - COL
FD - 15.57 DK - 11.76

Stacking the Giants in Coors Field is a smart move on this slate, and outfielder Joc Pederson adds to their offensive potential. With a projected spot in the lineup at 3rd, Pederson joins a lineup that is expected to generate plenty of runs against the Rockies' Connor Seabold. Pederson has been productive this season with 5 home runs, 18 RBIs, and solid on-base and slugging percentages. He brings power and a strong track record to the Giants' stack in Coors Field, making him a valuable addition.

Mitch HanigerMitch Haniger FD 3300 DK 3700
Opponent - COL (Connor Seabold) Park - COL
FD - 14.42 DK - 10.94

Stacking the Giants in Coors Field remains a viable strategy, and outfielder Mitch Haniger adds depth to their lineup. Projected to bat 6th, Haniger will benefit from the favorable hitting conditions against Rockies pitcher Connor Seabold. While his 2023 stats may not be impressive, Haniger has shown power in the past with 11 home runs in 2022. Given the Giants' high implied run total, Haniger has the potential to contribute to their offensive production and should be considered as part of a Giants stack for this slate.





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