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FanDuel MLB DFS Lineup Picks (6/19/18): Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice

There are a plethora of games tonight, and they are all on one slate. That does not happen often, but it always makes for a fun night when it does. It leaves the door open for multiple different forms of lineup construction, as well.

If you're looking to stack tonight, there are a few elite options - Colorado Rockies, Cleveland Indians, and Atlanta Braves.

You can also read more DFS lineup picks for DraftKings and other sports too. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me up on Twitter @BalesSJustin.

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FanDuel DFS Pitchers

Justin Verlander - P, vs TB ($11,500)

Verlander has been enjoying an elite season, posting a 9-2 record with a 1.62 ERA and a 0.76 WHIP through 15 starts. He also owns a 0.7 HR/9 to go along with a 10.8 K/9 through 100.1 innings. He gets a great matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays, who have struggled offensively this season. Verlander is a -253 favorite in a game set at 7 runs, and he can be used in all leagues.

Jameson Taillon - P, vs MIL ($7,700)

Taillon has struggled at times this season, but he has performed well overall. Through 14 starts, Taillon owns a 4-5 record with a 3.94 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP. He has also posted a solid 1.0 HR/9 and an 8.2 K/9 through 77.2 innings. He gets a solid matchup against the Milwaukee Brewers, who rank second on the slate in strikeouts per at-bat. Taillon is a -114 favorite in a game set at 8 runs, and he has been playing well enough to be considered in all leagues.


FanDuel DFS Infielders

Yan Gomes - C/1B, vs CWS ($2,900)

Gomes has been heating up over his last 10 games, posting a .333 average with seven extra-base hits (three home runs) and 11 RBIs over that span. He has been a more consistent hitter with more power in Cleveland, as well. Gomes also gets a good matchup against Carlos Rodon, and Gomes is a great option in all leagues.

DJ LeMahieu - 2B, vs NYM ($4,100)

LeMahieu has been enjoying a successful season, especially at home. He's a consistent hitter, and he has found more power in Coors throughout his career. He has also looked outstanding against left-handed pitching, featuring 0.102 wOBA and 0.159 ISO differentials against lefties. LeMahieu gets an elite matchup against Jason Vargas, and he can be used in all leagues.

Alex Bregman - 3B, vs TB ($4,400)

Bregman has struggled at times this season, but he's hitting .310 with a .714 slugging percentage and a 1.089 OPS over the last 10 days. He has scored fantasy points in 25 consecutive games, including 16 games with double digit fantasy points. He gets a good matchup against Blake Snell, and there's no reason to avoid Bregman on this slate.

Dansby Swanson - SS, at TOR ($3,000)

Swanson has looked awful on paper recently, but he owns 50% hard-hit and 41% fly ball rates over the last 15 days. He also features a 95 mph exit velocity over that span. Swanson is now hitting near the top of the Braves order, and they are projected to be one of the top offenses on the slate. He is a high upside salary relief option in tournaments.


FanDuel DFS Outfielders

Shin-Soo Choo - OF, at KC ($3,600)

Choo has been playing well recently, posting a .324 average with a .514 slugging percentage and a .993 OPS over his last 10 games. He gets a good matchup against Jason Hammel tonight, and Choo has been a more powerful option against right-handed pitching. He has been playing well enough to be considered in all leagues.

Niko Goodrum - OF, at CIN ($2,800)

Goodrum has been struggling a bit recently, but he has scored fantasy points in 16 of his last 17 games. He has also posted double digit fantasy points in five of those games. He owns 0.023 wOBA and 0.076 ISO differentials against right-handed pitching. He gets a solid matchup against Sal Romano, and Goodrum is a great salary relief option in all leagues.


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