Lucas Giolito Delivers $12.9K Profit on FanDuel... Charlie Morton Posts Just 15 FD Points

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Lucas Giolito (CHW CGSO Win 9 IP, 12 K, 0 ERA, 0.33 WHIP) was priced at $10500 and based on the active 8/21 pool, he delivered 40.2 more FPs than his salary expectations. He had a shutout with 12 strikeouts which clearly leads to a great night for fantasy owners. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games.

Julio Teheran (ATL Win 7 IP, 9 K, 0 ERA, 1.14 WHIP) was priced at $9000 and based on the active 8/21 pool, he was worth $9568 more than his salary. Allowing no earned runs over 7 innings not surprisingly translated into a big night. He had 58 or more fantasy points in 1 of his previous games sample.

Kevin Kiermaier (TB 2-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R, 1 SB) needed 8.8 FPs too live up to his $2800 salary, and he went on to have 38.2 fantasy points. SportsLine accurately rated Kiermaier as a Strong Play yesterday. He has had 3 or more RBI in 7 of his 180 prior starts. In his previous games sample, he has never had this many fantasy points. His next game is today (TB@BAL) and his salary is $2.8K. You can check out the SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet if you want to get his latest FanDuel projection and the Computer's Optimal Lineup.

Nicholas Castellanos (CHC 4-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R) owners made a +$8128 profit and got +25.4 more fantasy points than expected at a $4000 price. He has had 3 or more RBI in 8 of his 274 prior starts. He had 37.9 or more fantasy points in 4 of his previous games sample (1%). His next game is today (SF@CHC) and his salary is $4K.

Robinson Chirinos (HOU 4-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R) had 33.7 FPs and delivered +$7968 over his $2800 salary. SportsLine accurately rated Chirinos as a Strong Play yesterday. He has had 3 or more hits in 5 of his 192 prior starts. He had 33.7 or more fantasy points in 5 of his previous games sample (3%). He is expected to play again today (DET@HOU) and his salary is $2.7K.

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Charlie Morton (TB 5 IP, 3 K, 5.4 ERA, 1.2 WHIP) owners took a $-6816 loss and got 21.3 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $11600 price. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet.

Dereck Rodriguez (SF 4 IP, 2 K, 13.5 ERA, 2.25 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $6500 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 20.3 fantasy points. In his previous 30 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 5 other times.

Cody Bellinger (LAD 0-4) cost owners $4900, who were expecting at least 15.3 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 40 of his 266 prior starts. He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $4.9K.

Yordan Alvarez (HOU 0-4, 1 KO) cost owners $4300, and they were banking on him getting over 13.4 fantasy points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 8 of his 53 prior starts. They have decreased his salary, perhaps in reaction to this bad game, to $4.2K salary for today.

DJ LeMahieu (NYY 0-5, 1 KO) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $4300 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 13.4 fantasy points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 41 of his 241 prior starts. They have decreased his salary, perhaps in reaction to this bad game, to $4.2K salary for today.

DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Nicholas Castellanos (CHC 4-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R) needed 8 FPs too live up to his $4300 salary, and he went on to have 29 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. He has had 3 or more RBI in 8 of his 274 prior starts. His 29 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 5 of his previous 274 games (2%). He is expected to play again today (SF@CHC). The DraftKings Cheat Sheet will tell you if he is a good value again today and he is in the Optimal Lineup.

Robinson Chirinos (HOU 4-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R) had 27 FPs and delivered +$11071 over his $3500 salary. SportsLine accurately rated Chirinos as a Strong Play yesterday. He has had 3 or more hits in 5 of his 192 prior starts. His 27 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 4 of his previous 192 games (2%). He is expected to play again today (DET@HOU) and his salary is $3.5K.

Julio Teheran (ATL Win 7 IP, 9 K, 0 ERA, 1.14 WHIP) needed 14.8 FPs too live up to his $8000 salary, and he went on to have 33 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. Allowing no earned runs over 7 innings not surprisingly translated into a big night. He had 33 or more fantasy points in 1 of his previous games sample.

Justin Verlander (HOU CG Loss 9 IP, 11 K, 2 ERA, 0.22 WHIP) had 39.6 FPs and delivered +$9397 over his $12000 salary. The SportsLine Computer accurately predicted this performance and had Verlander in its optimal lineup. This was his first double digit strikeout start (last 63 starts). His 39.6 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 4 of his previous 63 games (6%).

Mike Moustakas (MIL 1-1, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, 3 BB) was priced at $4100 and based on the active 8/21 pool, he delivered 16.4 more FPs than his salary expectations. The SportsLine Projection Model gave Moustakas an A Rating as one of the top values in yesterday's slate. He has had 3 or more RBI in 14 of his 268 prior starts. His 24 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 11 of his previous 268 games (4%). His next game (ARI@MIL) is on 8/23. He is projected to have 8.3 FPs in this game.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Adam Wainwright (STL Loss 5 IP, 2 K, 9 ERA, 2.4 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $9000 salary, who were expecting at least 16.7 points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. In his previous 31 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 5 other times.

Patrick Sandoval (LAA 3.1 IP, 3 K, 11.61 ERA, 2.58 WHIP) at $7800 needed to have 14.4 FPs to breakeven, but only had 0.7 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Sandoval. Out of the 2 prior games, he had 0.7 or more fantasy points in all of them.

Yordan Alvarez (HOU 0-4, 1 KO) cost owners $5500, and they were banking on him getting over 10.2 fantasy points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 8 of his 53 prior starts. Based on his $5.8K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

Danny Santana (TEX 0-5, 1 KO) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $5300 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 9.8 fantasy points. An 0-4 or worse game is something he has done in 24% of starts. Based on his $5.4K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.

Cody Bellinger (LAD 0-4) cost owners $5200, and they were banking on him getting over 9.6 fantasy points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 40 of his 266 prior starts. Based on his $5.7K salary for today, he is expected to bounce back (at least based on pricing). Visit SportsLine.com to get the latest projections.