Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (8/11/17): MLB DFS Advice for FanDuel and DraftKings

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We have a massive Friday night slate tonight. Some people will be watching the NFL preseason games, but we can still make plenty of money on MLB, especially on the bigger slate. There are plenty of options to choose from, so let's get down to it.

In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for DraftKings and FanDuel on 8/11/17. The lineup picks will range from some of the elite players to mid-priced options and value plays.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to hit me up on Twitter @BalesSJustin.

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DFS Starting Pitchers to Consider

Rich Hill - vs SD (DK - $12,200, FD - $9,300)

Hill struggled a bit when the season began, but he has been playing well recently. Over his last 10 starts, he has a 6-2 record, 3.16 ERA, and 11.4 K/9. He gets an elite matchup against a weak San Diego offense, and Hill is a ridiculous -345 favorite in a game set at 8.5 runs. He makes an elite option in all leagues on the slate tonight.

Adam Wainwright - vs ATL (DK - $7,500, FD - $7,400)

Wainwright has struggled quite a bit this season, but he has performed well at home. Through 10 home starts, Wainwright sports a 7-1 record, 3.19 ERA, and 8.0 K/9. He gets a good matchup against the Braves, and Wainwright is a -148 favorite in a game set at 9 runs. He does come with some risk, but he's cheap enough to be considered in all leagues on this slate.

 

DFS Infielders to Consider

Yadier Molina - C, vs ATL (DK - $3,700, FD - $4,000)

Molina has caught fire over his last 10 games, as he is hitting over .400 with a slugging percentage over .800 over that span. In those games, Molina also has double digit RBIs. He gets a good matchup against Mike Foltynewicz, and Molina has been playing well enough to be used in all leagues.

C.J. Cron - 1B, at SEA (DK - $3,400, FD - $3,300)

Cron is a player that flies under the radar a bit, which can be seen from his low price tags. He has looked outstanding over his last 10 games, though, as he has an average over .300 with good power over that span. He's hitting in the heart of the order for the Angels, and he gets an elite matchup against Marco Gonzales. Cron is a great option in all leagues.

Kaleb Cowart - 2B, at SEA (DK - $2,300, FD - $3,100)

Cowart is another Angels player that has been flying under the radar. He has only played in 14 games this season, but he's hitting over .350 with tremendous power. He has been a much better hitter on the road this season, although it is in a small sample size. He gets a great matchup against Marco Gonzales, and Cowart can be used in all leagues.

Justin Turner - 3B, vs SD (DK - $4,600, FD - $3,800)

Turner is in the midst of an elite season, especially in Los Angeles. Turner is hitting .365 with a slugging percentage over .500 at home. He has also displayed great power over his last 10 games. Turner is a consistent player that also comes with elite upside, and he gets a good matchup against Clayton Richard tonight. Turner can safely be used in all leagues.

Tim Anderson - SS, vs KC (DK - $3,600, FD - $3,000)

Anderson has hit left-handed pitching extremely well this season, and he's expected to lead off for the White Sox tonight. He has also been heating up recently, as he's hitting a bit under .300 with good power over his last 10 games. He gets a good matchup against Danny Duffy, and Anderson can be considered in all leagues.

 

DFS Outfielders to Consider

Michael Conforto - OF, at PHI (DK - $4,700, FD - $3,900)

Conforto has been enjoying a breakout season, and he's hitting .300 with a slugging percentage north of .600 since the All Star Break. He's a player that hits right-handed pitching extremely well, as well. He gets a great matchup against Nick Pivetta in a hitter friendly stadium, and Conforto can be used in all leagues.

Cameron Maybin - OF, at SEA (DK - $3,500, FD - $2,200)

Maybin has been struggling quite a bit recently, but that has caused his price tag to dip. He's a player that brings a good combination of speed and power into the game. He's closing in on 30 steals, and over 30% of his hits have gone for extra-bases this season. He gets a great matchup against Marco Gonzales, as well. Maybin can be used in all leagues.

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