FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Monday 9/9/19
Daily football football may be back in our lives, but don't forget that there's still plenty of baseball left this season! Monday's eight-game slate could be a little lighter on offense than usual, with just two teams surpassing a five-run implied total tonight.
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On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Jacob deGrom ($10,600 on FanDuel): Of tonight's high-priced aces, Jacob deGrom arguably deserved top billing in a solid home matchup against the Diamondbacks. Although Arizona's active roster owns a modest 21.1% strikeout rate versus righties, deGrom provides plenty of punchout upside off his own 31.1% strikeout rate, and the D-backs shouldn't offer much resistance with a mere 89 wRC+ in the split. Add in pitcher-friendly Citi Field, and Arizona is left with a slate-low 3.06 implied total, and deGrom should get back on track after a pair of somewhat underwhelming starts against the Cubs and Nationals.
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