Mike Moustakas Dominates Daily Fantasy on 8/18... Chase Anderson Crushes DFS Owners

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Mike Moustakas (MIL 3-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) owners made a +$12125 profit and got +44.4 more fantasy points than expected at a $3400 price. SportsLine accurately rated Moustakas as a Strong Play yesterday. He has had 2 or more HRs in 4 of his 266 prior starts. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games. He is expected to play again today (MIL@STL) and his salary is $3.6K. You can check out the SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet if you want to get his latest FanDuel projection and the Computer's Optimal Lineup.

Brian Dozier (WAS 3-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) needed 8.4 FPs too live up to his $2300 salary, and he went on to have 50.4 fantasy points. SportsLine accurately rated Dozier as a Strong Play yesterday. In his previous 244 he only had 1 other multi-HR game. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games. He is expected to play again today (WAS@PIT) and his salary is $2.2K.

Yusei Kikuchi (SEA CGSO Win 9 IP, 8 K, 0 ERA, 0.33 WHIP) needed 23.8 FPs too live up to his $6500 salary, and he went on to have 61 fantasy points. A shutout victory with 8 strikeouts carried him to a big night. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games.

Mike Freeman (CLE 3-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R) was priced at $2300 and based on the active 8/18 pool, he delivered 35.7 more FPs than his salary expectations. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. In his previous 29 he never had a game with three or more runs. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored from this recent sample of games. He does not play again until 8/20. Check out for updates, but our current projection is for him to have a below average game.

Oscar Mercado (CLE 3-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, 2 SB, 1 BB) owners made a +$9749 profit and got +35.7 more fantasy points than expected at a $3000 price. SportsLine accurately rated Mercado as a Strong Play yesterday. In his previous 72 he only had 1 other game with 3 or more RBI. In his previous games sample, he has never had this many fantasy points. He does not play again until 8/20. He is projected to have 11.6 FPs in this game.

Griffin Canning (LAA Win 7 IP, 8 K, 1.29 ERA, 0.86 WHIP) had 52 FPs and delivered +$6390 over his $7800 salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. His game ERA was -3.52 less than his average ERA in 16 prior starts. In his previous games sample, he has never had this many fantasy points.

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Chase Anderson (MIL Loss 2.1 IP, 1 K, 42.86 ERA, 5.24 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $7600 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 27.8 fantasy points. In his previous 49 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 6 other times.

Zack Wheeler (NYM 5 IP, 2 K, 5.4 ERA, 1 WHIP) needed 40.3 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 12. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet.

Freddie Freeman (ATL 0-4, 2 KO) cost owners $4300, who were expecting at least 15.7 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 40 of his 287 prior starts. His next game is 8/20 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.

Bo Bichette (TOR 0-4, 1 KO) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $4300 salary, who were expecting at least 15.7 points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 2 of his 19 prior starts.

Josh Bell (PIT 0-3, 1 KO) cost owners $4100, who were expecting at least 15 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 40 of his 253 prior starts. He has a chance today to bounce back and is once again priced at $4.1K.

DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Mike Moustakas (MIL 3-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) had 41 FPs and delivered +$14745 over his $4100 salary. SportsLine accurately rated Moustakas as a Strong Play yesterday. He has had 2 or more HRs in 4 of his 266 prior starts. This is the most DraftKings points he has scored from this recent sample of games. His next game is today (MIL@STL) and his salary is $4K. The DraftKings Cheat Sheet will tell you if he is a good value again today and he is in the Optimal Lineup.

Brian Dozier (WAS 3-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB) was priced at $3500 and based on the active 8/18 pool, he was worth $13504 more than his salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. In his previous 244 he only had 1 other multi-HR game. This is the most DraftKings points he has scored from this recent sample of games. He is expected to play again today (WAS@PIT) and his salary is $3.3K.

Yusei Kikuchi (SEA CGSO Win 9 IP, 8 K, 0 ERA, 0.33 WHIP) needed 13.3 FPs too live up to his $6100 salary, and he went on to have 40.9 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. He had a shutout with 8 strikeouts which clearly leads to a great night for fantasy owners. In his previous games sample, he has never had this many fantasy points.

Mike Freeman (CLE 3-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R) owners made a +$11483 profit and got +25 more fantasy points than expected at a $3200 price. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. In his previous 29 he never had a game with three or more runs. In his previous games sample, he has never had this many fantasy points.

Adam Eaton (WAS 2-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB) was priced at $4300 and based on the active 8/18 pool, he delivered 24.6 more FPs than his salary expectations. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. He has had 3 or more runs in 4 of his 188 prior starts. His 34 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 1 of his previous 188 games. His next game is today (WAS@PIT) and his salary is $4.6K.

Mike Clevinger (CLE Win 5 IP, 10 K, 0 ERA, 1 WHIP) owners made a +$3675 profit and got +8 more fantasy points than expected at a $11100 price. Allowing no earned runs over 5 innings not surprisingly translated into a big night. His 32.2 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 8 of his previous 45 games (18%).

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Chase Anderson (MIL Loss 2.1 IP, 1 K, 42.86 ERA, 5.24 WHIP) cost owners $7400, and they were banking on him getting over 16.1 fantasy points. In his previous 49 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 6 other times.

Nathan Eovaldi (BOS 2 IP, 1 K, 22.5 ERA, 3 WHIP) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $8300 salary, and they were banking on him getting over 18.1 fantasy points. In his previous 27 starts he allowed as many earned runs as innings pitched 6 other times.

Freddie Freeman (ATL 0-4, 2 KO) cost owners $5100, who were expecting at least 11.1 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 40 of his 287 prior starts.

Bo Bichette (TOR 0-4, 1 KO) produced zero fantasy points and cost his owners his full $4800 salary, who were expecting at least 10.4 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 2 of his 19 prior starts.

J.T. Realmuto (PHI 0-4, 1 KO) cost owners $4800, who were expecting at least 10.4 points. He had 4 or more at bats with no total hits in 38 of his 225 prior starts. His next game is 8/20 and you may want to consider him based on our current projection which as him bouncing back with a better than average game.