There are 15 games scheduled for this Friday, August 18, with only one starting in the afternoon. The Jays & Cubs play at 2:20 ET, leaving a 14 game main slate.
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 8/18/17:
Garret: Miguel Cabrera‘s last homerun was July 28th. To me, this anomaly can not last much longer. Over the last 7 Days, Miggy is batting .316. The reason I’m choosing him is because his salary on DK is absurd! I picked him up yesterday facing a Lefty for only $3200 and took the cheap 11.0 FPTS . Tomorrow he faces Rich Hill and his salary is only $3000! Rich Hill is having a stellar year, but Miggy is 4 for 9 against him with a Dong. It feels weird picking up Miguel Cabrera for “salary relief”, but tomorrow I think he will take Rich Hill yard AND help you pay up for an all-star pitcher.
Alex: Gerardo Parra has had a decent month so far posting a .355 wOBA, .481 SLG and a 55% hard hit. Tonight he gets Garza who owns a 6.60 xFIP, 2.2HR/9 and only keeping the ball on the ground a miniscule 28.9% over his last 5 starts. Oh, did I mention that they’re in Coors? And that Parra has a .533 wOBA, 3 triples and 2 doubles over 17 AB vs Garza
Who do you think will hit a home run today? Let us know in the comments!
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