FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Helper: Friday 8/16/19
Coors Field is back on the main slate, and a truly massive implied total should make the Colorado Rockies easily one of the most popular stacks tonight. The Boston Red Sox could also have a big performance in store for us against the Baltimore Orioles.
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On that note, let's highlight some of the top options for today's FanDuel main slate.
Pitchers to Target
Charlie Morton ($11,300 on FanDuel): Charlie Morton is the best combination of talent and matchup on the slate, bringing a 3.54 SIERA and 30.5% strikeout rate into a home date against the Detroit Tigers. The whiff-happy Tigers continue to be an elite matchup for opposing hurlers, and their active roster enters tonight with a 74 wRC+ and 26.9% strikeout rate versus right-handed pitching -- both the worst marks in the league. Detroit's tiny 2.83 implied total is easily the slate's lowest, and Morton is the top overall pitching play on the night.
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