FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Wednesday 8/29/18
Tuesday's slate leaned heavy on the hitting side, but we still had plenty of high-end pitching options to choose from. On the other hand, while tonight's board once again grants us plenty of bats, you won't find any aces here. The good news is that leaves us with a surplus of funds to spend on top offenses like the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
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On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Zack Godley ($9,000 on FanDuel): We don't really have a clear-cut top hurler tonight, but Zack Godley arguably checks in as the "safest" arm in a plus matchup against the San Francisco Giants. Against righties, the Giants carry an 88 wRC+ and 23.7% strikeout rate, and when you throw in pitcher-friendly AT&T Park, we get a modest 3.66 implied team total. Meanwhile, Godley hasn't quite matched last season's success, but he's still displaying a solid 4.04 SIERA, 24.0% strikeout rate, and 49.8% ground-ball rate. The downside is a 10.0% walk rate, although he's shown recent improvement in that department, exceeding one walk just once in his last six starts. Godley isn't likely to blow us away with an amazing score, but he should be able to get the job done on a limited slate.
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