FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Friday 9/6/19
Friday is always a busy night in the big leagues, and today is no different with a full 15-game slate on tap. Both pitching and hitting are in abundance, with the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, and Oakland Athletics among the teams expected to pile up the runs tonight.
Our daily helper is available every day to analyze FanDuel's main slate and help give you a starting point when you're building lineups. Be sure to also incorporate our great tools into your research process. Whether you're looking for daily projections, the latest starting lineups and weather, or batting and pitching heat maps to find the best matchups -- we've got you covered! And don't forget to take a listen to The Solo Shot podcast with Jim Sannes, who breaks down the MLB daily fantasy slate each day.
On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Clayton Kershaw ($11,700 on FanDuel): A shoulder issue entering the season scared many season-long drafters away from Clayton Kershaw back in March, and many feared a sharp decline could be in store for 2019. Yet, here we are in September, and Kershaw's produced yet another strong campaign, sporting a 3.70 SIERA, 27.1% strikeout rate, and 5.4% walk rate over 24 starts. Many of those punchouts have come in the second half, too, where Kershaw he upped his rate to a stellar 33.9%. Despite a misstep against the Diamondbacks in his last start, he shouldn't have a problem handling the Giants at home, who have a mere 3.21 implied total.
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