Friday July 7, 2017 will get the last series before the All Star break started. There are 15 games in all. Scherzer hosts the Braves. Greinke gets a home start against the Reds. Charlie Morton is back for the ‘Stros. The marquee matchup of the night might be deGrom vs. Martinez at Busch Stadium.
Johnny G invites the MLB experts from Hammer DFS to take an early look at who they predict will go deep to help you fill out your rosters on DraftKings and FanDuel.
Up and down your squad, everyone needs home runs in their DFS lineups. From your high-priced stars hitting value with one swing to your low-owned, minimum-priced punt helping you take down a big dollar contest, we all dig the long ball. The experts will be digging through the match-ups and stats to find players in good spots and sharing them with you.
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Here are Johnny G’s Home Run predictions for 7/7/17:
Garret: Derek Holland is giving up 1.75 HR/9 and 16.3% HR/FB. 39.2% Hard contact and 39.2% FB. Which translates to about a 476 Ft piss missile from Nolan Arenado. He got the day off today, but back to business hopefully tomorrow and he loves to hit lefties! He’s hitting 48% FB against Lefties with 19% HR/FB.
Alex: Hanley Ramirez has been seeing the ball well over the last 2 weeks, posting a .311 ISO, .418 wOBA and 3 HRs. Odorizzi has given up 6 HRs to RHH over his last 6 starts allowing a 47.8 hard hit and 43.3% fly ball rate.
Chris: Sean Manaea is having a solid season and is brutal on lefties. Righty batting averages are 85 points higher. Nelson Cruz has faced Manaea 12 times and reached base 8 of those trips. Overall, he’s 4 for 8 with 2 dongs and 4 walks. He has 4 hits including a HR in his 2 games heading into Thursday night’s action. If his dongs come in bunches, tonight will be a good night to roster Nellie.
Zack Greinke is not a dream matchup when picking hitters, but Joey Votto has had success against him. He is 12 for 29 (.414) in his career with 7 XBH including 3 HRs against Greinke. Ownership numbers could stay low, so if you like a healthy BvP sample size and a great park to hit in, Votto could make us some money today.
Who do you think will hit a home run today? Let us know in the comments!
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