FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Saturday 7/6/19
The beauty of daily fantasy baseball is that the top targets are different each and every day. Whether it's the right-handed catcher who destroys left-handed pitching or the mid-range hurler facing a depleted lineup, you're not going to find yourself using the same assets time after time.
While this breaks up the monotony, it can make it hard to decide which players are primed to succeed on a given day. We can help bridge that gap.
In addition to our custom optimal lineups, you can check out our batting and pitching heat maps, which show the pieces in the best spot to succeed on that slate. Put on the finishing touches with our games and lineups page to see who's hitting where and what the weather looks like, and you'll have yourself a snazzy-looking team to put up some big point totals.
If you need help getting started on that trek, here are some of the top options on the board today. We'll be focusing exclusively on the main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Gerrit Cole ($11,500 on FanDuel): Cole has bettered his numbers from his 2018 breakout, producing improved clips in SIERA (2.88), strikeout rate (36.8%), walk rate (6.4%) and swinging-strike rate (15.8%). He's in play on any slate. With that said, the Angels are a mundane matchup as the Halos have the lowest strikeout rate (17.4%) in baseball. But our models have Cole as the top arm on the slate, and he's a -205 moneyline favorite, biggest of the night.
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