Must DFS Play (Starling) and Fade (Reynolds) Advice

Bubba Starling

He is projected for 9.3 FanDuel points and 7.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$709 more than $2.4K on FanDuel and +$1073 more than $3K on DraftKings. There may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#42 Kyle Schwarber9.5 FD Points$3500
#43 Mike Yastrzemski9.5 FD Points$3300
#44 Bubba Starling9.3 FD Points$2400
#45 Dwight Smith9.2 FD Points$2800
#46 Adam Duvall9.2 FD Points$2500
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#28 Mike Yastrzemski7.3 DK Points$4300
#29 Brandon Nimmo7.1 DK Points$3900
#30 Bubba Starling7.1 DK Points$3000
#31 Kyle Schwarber7.1 DK Points$4400
#32 Dwight Smith7.1 DK Points$3800

Meibrys Viloria and Brian O'Grady are also good values on both FanDuel and DraftKings on 9/22.

Bryan Reynolds

He is projected for 4.8 FanDuel points and 3.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$1697 short of $3.3K on FanDuel and -$2379 short of $4.5K on DraftKings. There should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#132 Sam Hilliard4.9 FD Points$2600
#133 Jaylin Davis4.9 FD Points$2200
#134 Bryan Reynolds4.8 FD Points$3300
#135 Derek Fisher4.8 FD Points$2400
#136 Mason Williams4.8 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#86 Austin Riley3.8 DK Points$4300
#87 Jaylin Davis3.7 DK Points$2100
#88 Bryan Reynolds3.7 DK Points$4500
#89 Austin Dean3.7 DK Points$3000
#90 Mason Williams3.7 DK Points$3200

Mitch Garver and Avisail Garcia are also bad values on both FanDuel and DraftKings.

This information was last updated at 9/22/2019 7:44:46 AM. SportsLine has a Daily Fantasy Cheat Sheet and Optimal Lineups based on the latest computer projections. It also features lineups from DFS Millionaire, Mike McClure, visit SportsLine for more.

TODAY'S GAMES (AVG O/U 9.1) AND PROJECTED FANTASY LEADERS

KANSAS CITY ROYALS VS MINNESOTA TWINS O/U 10.5 (o-120, u-100)

  • Martin Perez (SP) 23 FD $6.5K, 10.8 DK $5.9K
  • Adalberto Mondesi (SS) 15 FD $3.8K, 11.4 DK $5.1K
  • Nelson Cruz (1B/DH) 14.2 FD $4.2K, 10.5 DK $5.4K
  • Whit Merrifield (2B) 13.8 FD $3.3K, 10.5 DK $4.3K
  • Jorge Polanco (SS) 12.5 FD $3.7K, 9.5 DK $4.9K

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES VS CLEVELAND INDIANS O/U 10 (o-110, u-110)

  • Vincent Velasquez (SP) 23.4 FD $6.8K
  • Adam Plutko (SP) 21.7 FD $7.4K
  • Bryce Harper (OF) 13.2 FD $4K
  • Jose Ramirez (3B) 12.6 FD $3.4K
  • Francisco Lindor (SS) 11.9 FD $4.2K

LOS ANGELES ANGELS VS HOUSTON ASTROS O/U 9.5 (o-120, u100)

  • Justin Verlander (SP) 43.2 FD $12K, 24.7 DK $12.8K
  • George Springer (OF) 14.7 FD $4K, 10.9 DK $5.5K
  • Alex Bregman (3B) 14.8 FD $4.4K, 10.8 DK $5.4K
  • Yordan Alvarez (OF) 14.7 FD $4.3K, 10.7 DK $5.6K
  • Jose Altuve (2B) 12.9 FD $4.2K, 9.7 DK $5.1K

TORONTO BLUE JAYS VS NEW YORK YANKEES O/U 9.5 (o-117, u-103)

  • Luis Severino (SP) 36.5 FD $8K, 20.3 DK $10.9K
  • Giancarlo Stanton (1B/DH) 13.1 FD $3.6K, 9.6 DK $4K
  • Aaron Judge (OF) 13.1 FD $4.5K, 9.6 DK $4.8K
  • Brett Gardner (OF) 11.7 FD $3.3K, 8.9 DK $4.3K
  • Didi Gregorius (SS) 11.4 FD $3.4K, 8.4 DK $4.2K

SEATTLE MARINERS VS BALTIMORE ORIOLES O/U 9.5 (o-103, u-117)

  • Marco Gonzales (SP) 30.8 FD $7.5K, 16.1 DK $6.8K
  • John Means (SP) 26.1 FD $8.5K, 13.8 DK $6.5K
  • Kyle Seager (3B) 11.2 FD $3.5K, 8.4 DK $4.3K
  • Kyle Lewis (OF) 10.7 FD $4K, 8.1 DK $4.3K
  • Austin Nola (SS) 10.6 FD $3K, 8.1 DK $4.3K

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS VS ATLANTA BRAVES O/U 9.5 (o-101, u-120)

  • Dallas Keuchel (SP) 31 FD $9K, 15.6 DK $8.8K
  • Logan Webb (SP) 23.4 FD $5.6K, 12.1 DK $5.4K
  • Ronald Acuna (OF) 12.3 FD $4.4K, 9.2 DK $5.7K
  • Freddie Freeman (1B/DH) 12.1 FD $4.2K, 8.9 DK $4.7K
  • Kevin Pillar (OF) 10.7 FD $3.1K, 8.2 DK $3.8K

CHICAGO WHITE SOX VS DETROIT TIGERS O/U 9 (o-108, u-112)

  • Matt Boyd (SP) 36.3 FD $9.1K, 20.3 DK $10.5K
  • Reynaldo Lopez (SP) 31.8 FD $8.2K, 17 DK $7.4K
  • Yoan Moncada (2B) 13.4 FD $3.8K, 10.2 DK $4.4K
  • Jose Abreu (1B/DH) 12.2 FD $3.7K, 9.1 DK $4K
  • Eloy Jimenez (OF) 12 FD $4.1K, 9.2 DK $4.1K

WASHINGTON NATIONALS VS MIAMI MARLINS O/U 9 (o-105, u-115)

  • Austin Voth (SP) 31.1 FD $7.7K, 17.5 DK $8K
  • Pablo Lopez (SP) 23.7 FD $7.2K, 11.5 DK $6.2K
  • Anthony Rendon (3B) 13.6 FD $4.3K, 10.1 DK $5.2K
  • Juan Soto (OF) 13 FD $4.2K, 9.6 DK $5K
  • Trea Turner (SS) 12.5 FD $4.4K, 9.5 DK $5.3K

PITTSBURGH PIRATES VS MILWAUKEE BREWERS O/U 9 (o-105, u-115)

  • Brandon Woodruff (SP) 29.2 FD $7.8K, 15.4 DK $8.4K
  • Trevor Williams (SP) 26 FD $7K, 12.9 DK $4.8K
  • Keston Hiura (2B) 10.6 FD $3.7K, 8.1 DK $5.3K
  • Mike Moustakas (3B) 10.3 FD $3.6K, 7.7 DK $4.9K
  • Trent Clark (OF) 9.2 FD $2.8K, 7 DK $4.4K

COLORADO ROCKIES VS LOS ANGELES DODGERS O/U 9 (o-103, u-117)

  • Hyun-Jin Ryu (SP) 34.6 FD $8.1K
  • Antonio Senzatela (SP) 19.2 FD $6K
  • Cody Bellinger (1B/DH) 13.3 FD $4.6K
  • Max Muncy (1B/DH) 12.4 FD $3.7K
  • Joc Pederson (OF) 11.5 FD $3.3K

ST LOUIS CARDINALS VS CHICAGO CUBS O/U TBD (Sim Projects: 8.7)

  • Yu Darvish (SP) 32.3 FD $10.5K, 17.8 DK $11.6K
  • Miles Mikolas (SP) 28.8 FD $6.9K, 15 DK $7.7K
  • Marcell Ozuna (OF) 11.9 FD $3.2K, 8.9 DK $3.7K
  • Tommy Edman (SS) 11 FD $3K, 8.5 DK $4.1K
  • Paul Goldschmidt (1B/DH) 11 FD $3.5K, 8.3 DK $3.8K

NEW YORK METS VS CINCINNATI REDS O/U 8.5 (o-120, u-101)

  • Trevor Bauer (SP) 33.9 FD $10K, 17.7 DK $10.2K
  • Marcus Stroman (SP) 32.6 FD $8.3K, 17.4 DK $9.3K
  • Pete Alonso (1B/DH) 12.1 FD $3.7K, 9 DK $4.9K
  • Michael Conforto (OF) 10.4 FD $3K, 7.7 DK $4.1K
  • Aristides Aquino (OF) 10.3 FD $3.4K, 7.8 DK $4.7K

BOSTON RED SOX VS TAMPA BAY RAYS O/U 8.5 (o-116, u-104)

  • Ryan Yarbrough (SP) 23.7 FD $7.3K, 11.8 DK $7.1K
  • Nathan Eovaldi (SP) 21 FD $6.3K, 10.6 DK $5.1K
  • J.D. Martinez (1B/DH) 11.6 FD $4.1K, 8.7 DK $4.3K
  • Austin Meadows (OF) 11.3 FD $4.4K, 8.5 DK $5.3K
  • Thomas Pham (OF) 10.6 FD $3.8K, 8 DK $4.6K

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS VS SAN DIEGO PADRES O/U 8.5 (o-107, u-114)

  • Robbie Ray (SP) 34.1 FD $9.3K
  • Garrett Richards (SP) 24.1 FD $5.7K
  • Manny Machado (SS) 10.8 FD $3.2K
  • Wil Myers (OF) 9.7 FD $2.8K
  • Nick Ahmed (SS) 8.7 FD $2.6K

TEXAS RANGERS VS OAKLAND ATHLETICS O/U 8 (o-112, u-107)

  • Lance Lynn (SP) 35.2 FD $9.5K
  • Tanner Roark (SP) 30.2 FD $7.6K
  • Marcus Semien (SS) 11.7 FD $3.9K
  • Danny Santana (OF) 11.2 FD $3.3K
  • Willie Calhoun (OF) 10.4 FD $3.1K