Kenta Maeda Dominates Daily Fantasy on 5/15... Wilmer Font Struggles with -2 DK points

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Kenta Maeda (LAD Win 6.2 IP, 12 K, 0 ERA, 0.48 WHIP) owners made a +$13711 profit and got +41.1 more fantasy points than expected at a $8300 price. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. An ERA of 0.0 was great for fantasy owners. He had 66 or more fantasy points in 1 of his previous games sample.

Patrick Corbin (WAS Win 8 IP, 11 K, 1.12 ERA, 0.62 WHIP) was priced at $9400 and based on the active 5/15 pool, he was worth $11943 more than his salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Corbin an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. This was his first double digit strikeout start (last 41 starts). He had 64 or more fantasy points in 1 of his previous games sample.

Jonathan Lucroy (LAA 2-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) owners made a +$9942 profit and got +29.8 more fantasy points than expected at a $2700 price. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. He has had 3 or more RBI in 8 of his 150 prior starts. He had 37.9 or more fantasy points in 2 of his previous games sample (1%). His next game (KC@LAA) is on 5/17. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Eduardo Escobar (ARI 2-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB) had 41.1 FPs and delivered +$9908 over his $3800 salary. In his previous 184 he only had 1 other game with 3 or more runs. His 41.1 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 3 of his previous 184 games (2%). He does not play again until 5/17. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Jarrod Dyson (ARI 2-4, 2 RBI, 3 R, 2 SB, 1 BB) owners made a +$9641 profit and got +28.9 more fantasy points than expected at a $2900 price. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Dyson an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. In his previous 77 he only had 1 other game with 3 or more runs. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games. His next game (SF@ARI) is on 5/17. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Trevor Cahill (LAA Loss 4.1 IP, 1 K, 13.17 ERA, 1.95 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $6700 salary, who were expecting at least 20.1 points. In his previous 28 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 7 other times.

Wilmer Font (NYM Loss 2.1 IP, 2 K, 21.43 ERA, 3.81 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $5500 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 16.5 fantasy points. This is his worst outing based on his ER/IP ratio.

Pete Alonso (NYM 0-4, 2 KO) cost owners $4100, and they were banking on him getting over 12.3 fantasy points. Alonso going 0-4 or worse is a fairly common thing (22% of starts). He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $4.1K.

Whit Merrifield (KC 0-5, 1 KO) cost owners $4000, who were expecting at least 12 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 26 of his 198 prior starts. They have decreased his salary, perhaps in reaction to this bad game, to $3.8K salary for today.

Marcell Ozuna (STL 0-4, 1 KO) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $4000 salary, who were expecting at least 12 points. Ozuna going 0-4 or worse is a fairly common thing (20% of starts). Based on his $4.2K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

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DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Kenta Maeda (LAD Win 6.2 IP, 12 K, 0 ERA, 0.48 WHIP) needed 15.6 FPs too live up to his $9200 salary, and he went on to have 41.2 fantasy points. An ERA of 0.0 was great for fantasy owners. This is the most DraftKings points he has scored from this recent sample of games.

Patrick Corbin (WAS Win 8 IP, 11 K, 1.12 ERA, 0.62 WHIP) owners made a +$13068 profit and got +22.1 more fantasy points than expected at a $10000 price. This was his first double digit strikeout start (last 41 starts). His 39 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 2 of his previous 41 games (5%).

Jonathan Lucroy (LAA 2-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) was priced at $3600 and based on the active 5/15 pool, he was worth $12359 more than his salary. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Lucroy an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. He has had 3 or more RBI in 8 of his 150 prior starts. He had 27 or more fantasy points in 2 of his previous games sample (1%).

Eduardo Escobar (ARI 2-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB) was priced at $4900 and based on the active 5/15 pool, he delivered 20.7 more FPs than his salary expectations. In his previous 184 he only had 1 other game with 3 or more runs. His 29 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 4 of his previous 184 games (2%).

Tommy La Stella (LAA 4-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB) had 25 FPs and delivered +$10585 over his $4200 salary. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. He has had 3 or more hits in 3 of his 55 prior starts. His 25 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 3 of his previous 55 games (5%). He does not play again until 5/17. Based on latest projections, he is expected to deliver another better than average performance.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Wilmer Font (NYM Loss 2.1 IP, 2 K, 21.43 ERA, 3.81 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $7500 salary, who were expecting at least 12.7 points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Font. This is his worst outing based on his ER/IP ratio.

Trevor Cahill (LAA Loss 4.1 IP, 1 K, 13.17 ERA, 1.95 WHIP) cost owners $5400, who were expecting at least 9.1 points. In his previous 28 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 7 other times.

Shohei Ohtani (LAA 1-6, 1 R, 1 KO) needed 13.5 FPs too live up to his $8000 salary, but he went on to only have 5 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Ohtani.

Pete Alonso (NYM 0-4, 2 KO) cost owners $5000, who were expecting at least 8.5 points. An 0-4 or worse game is something he has done in 22% of starts. Based on his $5.3K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

Dwight Smith (BAL 0-4, 2 KO) cost owners $4900, and they were banking on him getting over 8.3 fantasy points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 7 of his 53 prior starts. They have decreased his salary, perhaps in reaction to this bad game, to $4.5K salary for today.

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