4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/21/16
Stacking can be a controversial topic in many daily fantasy sports, but you can count baseball as a glaring exception. Here, it's universal.
Using multiple players on the same team on a given day presents you with the opportunity to double dip. If one of your players hits an RBI double, there's a good chance he drove in another one of your guys. When you get the points for both the run and the RBI, you'll be climbing the leaderboards fast.
Each day here on numberFire, we'll go through four offenses ripe for the stacking. They could have a great matchup, be in a great park, or just have a lot of quality sticks in the lineup, but these are the offenses primed for big days that you may want a piece of.
Premium members can use our new stacking feature to customize their stacks within their optimal lineups for the day, choosing the team you want to stack and how many players you want to include. You can also check out our hitting heat map, which provides an illustration of which offenses have the best combination of matchup and potency.
Now, let's get to the stacks. With the split slates, we'll be focusing exclusively on the main slate beginning at 7 pm Eastern. Here are the teams you should be targeting in daily fantasy baseball today.
They'll be facing Jered Weaver, a guy who probably wishes he never had to pitch outside of Angel Stadium. His second-half SIERA of 5.84 is reason enough to stack, but when you add in that he has more walks than strikeouts on the road in the second half while allowing a 38.2% hard-hit rate and 50.0% fly-ball rate, your insides may feel all tingly. It's hard to pass that up.
Beltre has posted a 39.3% hard-hit rate and 47.2% fly-ball rate over the past 30 days, and he's the cheapest of the big righties in the Rangers' order on FanDuel. Lock him in and build from there.
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