3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 5/18/17

Facing the struggling Julio Teheran, Ezequiel Carrera is primed for a big night. Who else makes for a great sleeper play for Thursday's MLB DFS contests?

If you've played daily fantasy sports for a while, you realize by now the importance of being contrarian, especially in large-field tournaments. Recognizing which players are going to be owned by the majority of the field and finding players who you think have a similar point projection but will come at much lower ownership can really separate yourself from your opponents.

The purpose of this article is to bring you some high-risk, high-reward players who will likely go overlooked and can give you an edge. We'll be focusing on the five-game slate that begins at 7:35pm ET.