FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Wednesday 9/19/18
Wednesday's 10-game slate leans more on the pitching side, with Carlos Carrasco and Walker Buehler leading the way in appealing matchups. We still have plenty to choose from on offense, though, as the Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, and Pittsburgh Pirates are all in plus spots.
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On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Carlos Carrasco ($11,200 on FanDuel): We begin things with Carlos Carrasco, who draws the always enticing matchup against the Chicago White Sox, a team that has struck out at a 25.4% clip against righties this year, and the same one displaying just a 3.21 implied total tonight. We have to love the potential punchout upside in this spot, and Carrasco owns the slate's best SIERA (3.05) and second-best strikeout rate (28.8%). Even more encouraging, he's been in great form in the second half, with those numbers sparkling even brighter (2.57 SIERA, 32.0% strikeout rate). Carrasco may be the most expensive hurler by a sizable margin, but he's worth it as the slate's top pitching option.
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