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FanDuel MLB DFS Lineup Picks (6/5/18): Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice

After an extremely small Monday slate, we have a massive Tuesday slate. There are options at all pricing levels on this slate. That goes for pitching and hitting alike.

In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for FanDuel on 6/5/18. The lineup picks will range from some of the elite players to mid-priced options and value plays.

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

Max Scherzer - P, vs TB ($12,000)

Scherzer has been throwing at an elite level this season, recording a 9-1 record with a 1.92 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP through 12 starts. He also boasts a 0.7 HR/9 to go along with a 13.6 K/9. He has recorded double digit strikeouts in four of his last five games, and he gets a great matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight. Scherzer can safely be used in all leagues.

Sean Newcomb - P, at SD ($8,900)

Newcomb has quietly been throwing well over his last 10 starts, posting a 6-0 record with a 2.16 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP over that span. He has also recorded a 0.3 HR/9 and a 9.0 K/9 in those games. He gets a good matchup against the San Diego Padres in a pitcher friendly stadium. Newcomb is also a -129 favorite in a game set at only 7 runs. He's a great option for a lower price tag.

 

FanDuel DFS Infielders

Mitch Moreland - C/1B, vs DET ($3,300)

Moreland has looked outstanding in Boston this season. Through 20 home games, he's hitting .348 with a .681 slugging percentage and a 1.089 OPS. He has also posted a 62.5% extra-base hit rate at home. Moreland gets a great matchup, and he is a huge part of one of the best offenses on the slate.

Jed Lowrie - 2B, at TEX ($3,500)

Lowrie has been playing at a high level this season, and he has been a better hitter on the road. He's hitting .313 with a .557 slugging percentage and a .941 OPS away from home. He has also found quite a bit of success against the Texas Rangers this season, and Lowrie gets an elite matchup against Matt Moore. He has cooled off a bit recently, but Lowrie can still be used in all leagues.

Adrian Beltre - 3B, vs OAK ($2,700)

Beltre comes with a low price tag, but he's hitting over .300 over his last 10 games. He also features 0.076 wOBA and 0.015 ISO differentials against left-handed pitching. Beltre gets a matchup against Sean Manaea, who has struggled against right-handed batters, as well. Beltre has been a safe option with solid upside recently.

Nick Ahmed - SS, at SFG ($2,500)

Ahmed is an option that can always be considered against left-handed pitching. He possesses 0.13 wOBA and 0.156 ISO differentials against lefties. He gets a tough matchup against Madison Bumgarner, but Ahmed will be hitting near the top of the Diamondbacks lineup. He does come with some risk, but he's a great leverage play tonight.

 

FanDuel DFS Outfielders

Andrew Benintendi - OF, vs DET ($4,700)

Benintendi has been playing at an absurd level over his last 10 games, recording a .385 average in those games. He has also recorded nine extra-base hits (four home runs), 12 RBIs, and one steal over that span. Furthermore, Benintendi has been an elite hitter against right-handed pitching in Boston.

Khris Davis - OF, at TEX ($3,600)

Davis is a powerful player that has recorded 50% hard-hit and fly ball rates over the last 15 days. He has also posted a 94 mph exit velocity over that span. Davis gets an elite matchup against Matt Moore tonight, although he has been a better option against right-handed pitching. Still, Davis is a great option for a reasonable price tag.

 

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