How to Play All Day Slate (May 29)
FanDuel and DraftKings don’t have matching slates on Saturday, so this DFS breakdown features FanDuel’s All Day slate. It contains several games with two titles: Orioles-White Sox (Game 1) and Rockies-Pirates (Game 2). No Brewers-Nationals game is on this slate and each double-title game lasts only seven innings. Rain and cool temperatures are littered throughout the games.
The All Day Slate features 14 games and locks at 1:10 p.m. ET.
There is a significant gap between pitchers over $ 11,000 and the rest of the starting pitchers:
- Julio Urias (L) $ 11,500, LAD vs SF
- Zack Wheeler (R) $ 11,200, RPS @ To
- Yu darvish (R) $ 11,000, SD @ HOU
It’s the Julio Urias it was expected since he donned the Dodger blue six years ago. The 24-year-old has career records radiation and walking rate, as well as ERA as input. Its expected ERA and Expected Fielder independent launcher are almost on par with its ERA 3.03. Urias has high barrel and hard hit rates, but no high expected metrics. His BABIP of .245 is concerning, but he swings the pendulum the other way with a superb first strike percentage (76.9%) and 34.2% follow through and an oscillating strike rate.
Urias has a challenge against the San Francisco Giants. Surprise in NL West has the best Home Run-to-Flyball Ratio (HR / FB) against left-handed pitch on the road. Urias can neutralize the Giants offense by keeping the ball on the ground. Simple, right? The Giants have a Groundball / Flyball ratio of 1.42 in the same situation.
Zack Wheeler is a road favorite against the Tampa Bay Rays. He’s pitched better than I expected since signing with the Phillies and his peripherals are all below 3.00, led by his 2.38 ERA. It never hurts to have a career high either fast ball speed. Rays are the definition of average in attack (96 wRC + at home against right-handed people). They have a low HR / FB of 10 and the second highest takeout rate at home against right-handed pitching. Despite being on the road, Wheeler is my favorite among the high-priced pitchers.
In my house we rent Yu darvish, now and forever. Darvish continues the downtrend in ERA among the trio with a sparkling ERA of 1.75. Sound .259 BABIP and 88.7 Percentage left on the base indicate a regression and he faces the infraction with the lowest home withdrawal rate. The Houston Astros also have one of the lowest walk rates in baseball, meaning Darvish may have lower scoring stats to add to his fantasy tally.
The three elite options are outside of the top 10 pitching options depending on the ball model.
Zach Davies gave a 27 innings home run this month and got pitching friend Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds. Winds are expected to be blowing and a playing time temperature of 55 degrees. The Cubs won 1-0 on Friday under similar conditions. Davies is the best pitcher using the Bales model and only costs $ 6,000.
Dallas keuchel ($ 6,500) leads all pitchers with 10 Pro Trends in his double start against the Baltimore Orioles. Keuchel has also increased his strikeout total in his last two starts after not missing the bats. He has 10 K in 11 innings since May 17. The White Sox are the favorites in race 1.4 at 9:30 a.m. CST.
Nate eovaldi ($ 7,500) has a 100% odds in his home start against the Miami Marlins. The Marlins-Red Sox have the second highest chance of rain behind the Braves-Mets. Like Friday night, be prepared to trade players.
The Chicago Cubs sport a 102 wRC + at home against the righties and have the elements that work against their offense. Luis Castillo ($ 6,400) was a negative majority in 2021, but is an excellent pivot as a road underdog in a game tied for the lowest projected run total.
Austin gomber ($ 8,900) has one run or less in five consecutive starts and has a FanDuel point floor of 21 during that time period. Although they played well against lefties at home, the Pirates have a top 10 Slight success rate and the lower ratio of 10 HR / FB.
A small late night attack is the top stack:
- Paul Goldschmidt (D)
- Tommy edman (S)
- Nolan Arenado (D)
- Dylan carlson (S)
Total salary: $ 11,600
The Cardinals are on a three-game winning streak and have 17 points in that span. All four hitters are among the top 10 hitters in the Bales model, with Edman and Carlson leading the standings. Cardinals-Diamondbacks has a planned total of 9.5 races.
Justin turner is only $ 2,900 and is 4-9 against the Giants in this series. He’s also 2-for-3 against the Giants starter Logan webb. Small sample size, but Turner can get some hot streaks and has two home runs in his last four games.
Josh rojas has a nine-game streak on base and has reached five goals in 10 home plate appearances against the Cardinals in the first two games of their series. He’s in the top 10 and is one of the Diamondbacks to enter the Cardinals stack.
Jesse winker is 4-for-7 with a home run and two RBIs against Zach Davies.
Cody bellinger is should start against the Giants tonight. Glad to have one of the biggest names in baseball on the DFS slates.
The Minnesota Twins have a team score rating of 89 on FanDuel. Timeless Ervin Santana starts for the Kansas City Royals. Miguel Sano is only $ 3,100 and was the Twins’ best hitter. Andrelton Simmons is the Twins’ only hitter with “extended” hitting against Santana, with a 3-for-7 record. It costs only $ 2,200 and will have low ownership.