No afternoon slate on this Tuesday and all 30 teams are in action. That means it’s a jam-packed 15-game slate tonight. Here are my top five stacks.

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1. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

I know, I know … the Diamondbacks again. But seriously, it doesn’t get much better than the potential this stack has tonight at home against RHP Dylan Covey. Arizona is projected for 6.4 runs, while Covey sports a 7.64 ERA that jumps to 8.33 on the road. Covey’s allowed 11 bombs in 35 innings so far this season, getting clobbered by RHB for a .368 average and eight of those dingers.

Players to Consider

  • Paul Goldschmidt ($5,400)
  • Yasmany Tomas ($4,300)
  • Chris Owings ($4,500)
  • Brandon Drury ($3,800)
  • Chris Iannetta ($2,900)
  • Jake Lamb ($5,500)


2. BOSTON RED SOX

The Sox finally return to Fenway Park with some decent weather and are projected for 5.3 runs against RHP Andrew Cashner. Cash is actually having a solid season but has been more than a run worse on the road versus at home this season (3.12 road ERA). This is more about the Red Sox than the opposing pitcher. They should be thrilled to be hitting back at home after a long road trip and a day off.

Players to Consider

  • Andrew Benintendi ($3,900)
  • Mitch Moreland ($3,800)
  • Mookie Betts ($5,000)
  • Dustin Pedroia ($3,900)
  • Xander Bogaerts ($4,700)
  • Jackie Bradley Jr. ($4,200)


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3. HOUSTON ASTROS

The Astros are projected for 5.2 runs at home against RHP Jordan Zimmermann, who’s having a horrible season. Zimmermann’s 6.25 ERA is almost double his career ERA, and he’s been even worse on the road. He’s allowed an HR every four innings and is getting equally demolished by both LHB and RHB, so don’t be afraid to target any bat.

Players to Consider

  • Carlos Beltran ($3,600)
  • Josh Reddick ($3,600)
  • George Springer ($4,300)
  • Jose Altuve ($4,900)
  • Carlos Correa ($4,700)
  • Evan Gattis ($3,600)


4. WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Rain is expected in D.C. so you need to make sure you monitor the weather closely. However, if this game is played, maybe you can get a fantastic stack at low ownership. The Nats are projected for five runs against RHP Christian Bergman, who despite his 2.25 ERA, has only pitched 16 innings this season. His career ERA, which is 5.44, is much more telling of the pitcher he is. In his lone time facing off against Bryce Harper, he was taken deep for a two-run shot.

Players to Consider

  • Bryce Harper ($5,400)
  • Ryan Zimmerman ($4,600)
  • Daniel Murphy ($4,800)
  • Trea Turner ($4,700)
  • Jayson Werth ($3,700)
  • Matt Wieters ($3,400)


5. ATLANTA BRAVES

Finally, we have the Braves. With 30 teams to choose from and their best player injured, they could easily fly under the radar on this slate. However, the Braves have continued to play well without Freddie Freeman. Tonight they’ll face RHP Tyler Glasnow, who’s been atrocious this season. Glasnow comes to Atlanta with a 7.34 ERA on the season, and that number climbs to 9.45 on the road. Both sides of the plate hit him pretty equally with a slight nod going to LHB, but you can target any bats you want here.

Players to Consider

  • Nick Markakis ($3,500)
  • Matt Kemp ($4,600)
  • Matt Adams ($3,200)
  • Ender Inciarte ($3,900)
  • Brandon Phillips ($3,900)
  • Dansby Swanson ($3,600)

 


I am a promoter at DraftKings and am also an avid fan and user (my username is jedlow) and may sometimes play on my personal account in the games that I offer advice on. Although I have expressed my personal view on the games and strategies above, they do not necessarily reflect the view(s) of DraftKings and I may also deploy different players and strategies than what I recommend above.