Jesus Aguilar

Projected for 11.6 FanDuel pts Jesus Aguilar is the #8 ranked C/1Bs. At $2500 he is expected to be the #45 C/1Bs. Based on the projection, Aguilar is worth $3.7K. There are 5 other options at $2500 (Miguel Cabrera, Tyler Flowers, Wilson Ramos, Buster Posey, Pedro Severino) and Aguilar is ranked #2 among the 6. Albert Pujols (7.3 FP), Yadier Molina (8.9 FP), Robinson Chirinos (9.4 FP), Brian McCann (4.5 FP), and Neil Walker (7.3 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Aguilar but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 5.5 FPs, a value reached in 106 of 198 games (54%). The combined 'cover percentage' for shortstops expected to start is 41%.

Jesus Aguilar is underrated on DraftKings with a projected 8.6 DK pts (#9 among first basemen). At $3400 he is expected to be the #49 first basemen. Using our calculation of expected points per dollar, Aguilar is worth $4.4K. Chris Davis is also priced at $3400 and is a better option at this price. Renato Nunez (13.6 FP) is projected for more points at a lower salary. Albert Pujols (5.6 FP), Neil Walker (5.6 FP), Joey Votto (7.7 FP), Pablo Sandoval (4.1 FP), and Mark Reynolds (5.5 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Aguilar but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 6.6 FPs, a value reached in 81 of 198 games (41%). The combined 'cover percentage' for first basemen expected to start is 33%.

Rowdy Tellez and Rougned Odor are also good values on both FanDuel and DraftKings on 5/15.

Cody Bellinger

Projected for 8 DraftKings pts Cody Bellinger is the #13 ranked first basemen. He is the #1 highest priced first basemen ($5600). Based on 5/15 salaries and projected points per dollar, Bellinger is worth $4.1K. Josh Bell is also priced at $5600 and is a better option at this price. Instead of Bellinger consider these better options at lower salaries: Chris Davis (10.8 FP), Justin Smoak (8.7 FP), Wil Myers (8.1 FP), Paul Goldschmidt (8 FP), and Jesus Aguilar (8.6 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 11 FPs, a value reached in 64 of 220 games (29%). The combined 'cover percentage' for first basemen expected to start is 33%.

Projected for 10.7 FanDuel pts Cody Bellinger is the #31 ranked outfielder. At $4600 he is expected to be the #3 outfielder. Using the salaries and projected points for healthy players in in today's pool to calculate expected points per dollar, Bellinger is worth $3.4K. George Springer is also priced at $4600 and is a better option at this price. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Shin-Soo Choo (12.4 FP), Nelson Cruz (11.9 FP), Cameron Maybin (19.9 FP), Michael Brantley (14.8 FP), and Lorenzo Cain (10.8 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 14.6 FPs, a value reached in 64 of 220 games (29%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 42%.

Kris Bryant and Javier Baez are also bad values on both FanDuel and DraftKings.

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TODAY'S GAMES (AVG O/U 8.8) AND PROJECTED FANTASY LEADERS

HOUSTON ASTROS VS DETROIT TIGERS O/U TBD (Sim Projects: 9.7)

  • Justin Verlander (SP) 47.4 FD $12K, 27.6 DK $11K
  • Alex Bregman (3B) 16.7 FD $4.4K, 12.3 DK $5.3K
  • Gregory Soto (SP) 20.5 FD $5.5K, 8.4 DK $5.5K
  • George Springer (OF) 15.7 FD $4.6K, 11.7 DK $5.8K
  • Michael Brantley (OF) 14.8 FD $4.1K, 11.4 DK $5.2K

LOS ANGELES ANGELS VS MINNESOTA TWINS O/U 9.5 (o-103, u-120)

  • Jake Odorizzi (SP) 25.2 FD $9.2K, 12.9 DK $8.2K
  • Trevor Cahill (SP) 23.6 FD $6.7K, 11.9 DK $5.4K
  • Mike Trout (OF) 15.2 FD $4.7K, 11.3 DK $5.7K
  • Jorge Polanco (SS) 11.9 FD $4.1K, 9.1 DK $5.1K
  • Nelson Cruz (OF) 11.9 FD $3.6K, 8.8 DK $4.5K

ST LOUIS CARDINALS VS ATLANTA BRAVES O/U 9.5 (o100, u-121)

  • Mike Soroka (SP) 29.3 FD $9.6K, 14.6 DK $8.8K
  • Michael Wacha (SP) 27.7 FD $7.6K, 14.5 DK $6.7K
  • Marcell Ozuna (OF) 11.2 FD $4K, 8.4 DK $4.5K
  • Paul DeJong (SS) 10.6 FD $4.1K, 8.1 DK $4.9K
  • Paul Goldschmidt (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 10.5 FD $3.9K, 8 DK $4.3K

TORONTO BLUE JAYS VS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS O/U TBD (Sim Projects: 9.1)

  • Thomas Pannone (SP) 26.5 FD $5.7K, 13.9 DK $7.7K
  • Randal Grichuk (OF) 12.8 FD $3.3K, 9.7 DK $4.2K
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (3B) 12.7 FD $2.7K, 9.6 DK $3.7K
  • Rowdy Tellez (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 12.6 FD $3K, 9.4 DK $3.7K
  • Justin Smoak (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 11.9 FD $3.4K, 8.7 DK $3.9K

TEXAS RANGERS VS KANSAS CITY ROYALS O/U 9 (o-118, u-104)

  • Mike Minor (SP) 33.8 FD $8.8K, 18.5 DK $9.4K
  • Jorge Lopez (SP) 22.9 FD $6.6K, 11.4 DK $5K
  • Joey Gallo (OF) 15.9 FD $4.2K, 11.6 DK $5.4K
  • Elvis Andrus (SS) 13.5 FD $3.9K, 10.3 DK $5.1K
  • Asdrubal Cabrera (3B) 13.1 FD $3K, 9.8 DK $4.2K

CHICAGO CUBS VS CINCINNATI REDS O/U 9 (o-115, u-106)

  • Sonny Gray (SP) 30.1 FD $6.8K, 16.4 DK $6.9K
  • Yu Darvish (SP) 26.8 FD $8.6K, 13.9 DK $8K
  • Eugenio Suarez (3B) 11.3 FD $4.1K, 8.4 DK $5.1K
  • Javier Baez (SS) 10.9 FD $4.2K, 8.3 DK $5.7K
  • Derek Dietrich (OF FD, 2B DK) 11 FD $2.9K, 8.1 DK $4.7K

MILWAUKEE BREWERS VS PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES O/U 9 (o-108, u-113)

  • Jake Arrieta (SP) 31.5 FD $8.1K, 16.1 DK $8K
  • Gio Gonzalez (SP) 27 FD $7.4K, 14.3 DK $7.3K
  • Christian Yelich (OF) 16 FD $4.8K, 12 DK $5.7K
  • Mike Moustakas (3B FD, 2B DK) 12.2 FD $3.5K, 9.1 DK $4.5K
  • Jesus Aguilar (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 11.6 FD $2.5K, 8.6 DK $3.4K

COLORADO ROCKIES VS BOSTON RED SOX O/U 8.5 (o-117, u-105)

  • German Marquez (SP) 31.6 FD $8.7K, 16.6 DK $9K
  • Eduardo Rodriguez (SP) 30.9 FD $8.4K, 16.1 DK $8.2K
  • Nolan Arenado (3B) 15.1 FD $4.5K, 11.4 DK $5.1K
  • Trevor Story (SS) 12.9 FD $4K, 9.8 DK $5K
  • Mookie Betts (OF) 12.9 FD $4.4K, 9.7 DK $5K

NEW YORK METS VS WASHINGTON NATIONALS O/U 8 (o-116, u-105)

  • Patrick Corbin (SP) 37.1 FD $9.4K, 19.8 DK $10K
  • Wilmer Font (SP) 23.8 FD $5.5K, 12.3 DK $7.5K
  • Anthony Rendon (3B) 12.5 FD $3.9K, 9.4 DK $4.6K
  • Victor Robles (OF) 11.8 FD $3.1K, 8.9 DK $4K
  • Juan Soto (OF) 11.1 FD $3.8K, 8.2 DK $4.5K

SAN DIEGO PADRES VS LOS ANGELES DODGERS O/U 8 (o-106, u-115)

  • Kenta Maeda (SP) 32.4 FD $8.3K, 18.2 DK $9.2K
  • Matthew Strahm (SP) 26.5 FD $8.5K, 14.5 DK $8.9K
  • Wil Myers (OF FD, 1B DK) 10.6 FD $2.6K, 8.1 DK $3.8K
  • Cody Bellinger (OF FD, 1B DK) 10.7 FD $4.6K, 8 DK $5.6K
  • Eric Hosmer (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 10.5 FD $2.9K, 8 DK $3.5K

TAMPA BAY RAYS VS MIAMI MARLINS O/U TBD (Sim Projects: 7.7)

  • Jose Urena (SP) 26.3 FD $6.9K, 13.4 DK $5.3K
  • Austin Meadows (OF) 12.2 FD $4.3K, 9.3 DK $5.5K
  • Thomas Pham (OF) 10.8 FD $3.6K, 8.2 DK $4.6K
  • Yandy Diaz (3B FD, 1B DK) 9.8 FD $3.9K, 7.4 DK $4.9K
  • Brandon Lowe (2B) 9.4 FD $3.6K, 7.1 DK $4.9K

PITTSBURGH PIRATES VS ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS O/U 7.5 (o-115, u-106)

  • Zack Greinke (SP) 35.7 FD $10.5K, 19.2 DK $10.2K
  • Chris Archer (SP) 30.5 FD $8.2K, 16.1 DK $8.4K
  • Josh Bell (C/1B FD, 1B DK) 11.7 FD $4K, 8.9 DK $5.6K
  • David Peralta (OF) 11.5 FD $4.1K, 8.9 DK $5K
  • Starling Marte (OF) 11 FD $3.4K, 8.6 DK $4.8K