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MLB Headlines – September 1st

Dallas Keuchel Spins Another Gem at Home

-In 15 home starts this season, Keuchel is averaging 28.7 DraftKings fantasy points per start. That compares to just 17.9 fantasy points per start on the road.

-Keuchel was on 38.82% of winning lineups last night on DraftKings, so people are clearly buying into the Minute Maid Park advantage.



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-Bartolo Colon made his way into the Perfect Lineup in back-to-back starts and continues todominate the Phillies. On August 26th, he posted 30.95 fantasy points in Philadelphia and he one-upped that on Monday. His 37 fantasy points were the most among all starters on Monday.

– Dallas Keuchel was excellent again on Monday but Mark Trumbo snuck through with a pair of home runs to find his way into the optimal lineup.

-Mark Canha has been on an absolute tear lately, with double digit fantasy points in four of his last ten games but was just 0.8% owned last night on DraftKings.

-No team had more than 1 player in the DraftKings Perfect Lineup last night.



Top Scorers


-Pitching was again solid last night, as indicated by the relatively low scores on DraftKings and the fact that 5 pitchers were in the top 7 fantasy point performers overall. 9 pitchers were in the top 20 overall.

-The Astros were the highest scoring team on average last night, averaging 11.87 fantasy points per player.

-The Athletics were surprisingly 2nd in average fantasy points per player, despite only having one player in the top 20 overall performers.

-The Rangers, despite their recent hot streak, were the lowest scoring team on average. Texas players averaged just 1.49 fantasy points against Tyson Ross and the Padres.



Highest Owned


– David Price and Dallas Keuchel had nearly identical price tags on Monday, but Price got the nodon a slightly higher number of DraftKings lineups. Keuchel turned out to be the right call though, scoring 6 more fantasy points than Price.

-Cubs rookie stud Kyle Schwarber continues to be extremely popular on DraftKings and last night found himself at 30% owned despite a high price tag.

-Games at Coors Field are always likely to be highly owned because of the expectation of lots ofruns. Last night DK users clearly favored the Diamondbacks (5.05% owned on average) to the Rockies (just 2.36% owned on average).

-The Cubs were the highest owned team on average last night at 5.41% owned per player.

-The Mariners were the lowest owned team last night at 0.56% owned per player. Mark Trumbo excelled but overall they averaged just 5.32 fantasy points per player.



Value Plays

1 – Value Plays defined by top 20 players in terms of $/Pt (salary divided by total fantasy points).


-Travis Jankowski may have been hitting 9th last night but at the minimum price tag he truly excelled, finishing the night as the best value play.

-None of the top 10 best value players were over 5% owned last night on DraftKings.

-The Reds were an unpopular team at just 0.91% owned on average but they finished the night as the best team for value, averaging $3200 DK points per dollar spent.

-The worst value team last night was the Mets despite a gem from Bartolo Colon. Their prices have skyrocketed of late and the bats weren’t too impressive last night, leaving them with an average value of $4815 per player.



Highest Owned Winning lineups

1 – Keys to success defined as highest owned players on winning lineups. This stat is a derivative of percentage owned, except it includes only lineups that finished in the money on DraftKings.