The Daily Overlay: The Kansas City BBQ Stack

We have a nine game slate on DraftKings for Monday! Don’t forget to check your lineups before lock.

1. The Daily Overlay DK Contest
2. Casual Weather
3. Favorite Stacks
4. Favorite Hitting Plays
5. Favorite Pitching Plays

1. The Daily Overlay DK Contest
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2. Casual Weather
CHC at CIN- Cincy has a 35% chance of rain, but it sounds like it is more likely a delay than a postponement.

MIL at PIT- Pittsburgh also has a 35% chance of rain at game time, but again it sounds like it most likely should play.

CHW at CLE- Cleveland has a 70% chance of rain and this seems like the riskiest game on the slate.

KC at DET- There is a slight chance of rain in Detroit, but it seems pretty safe.


3. Favorite Stacks
Left-Handed Marlins bats versus Asher Wojciechowski. I almost didn’t pick this one because spelling Wojsdnfgejqknrglhabfdvkqbj can be difficult. However, he gave up a .367 wOBA and a .540 SLG against lefties last year.

Red Sox bats versus Zach Godley and Josh Osich. Osich is likely the opener and Godley will follow. Goley has been truly awful since busting in Arizona.

Right-Handed Brewers bats versus Steven Brault. Not a great stack as Brault it’s necessarily a guy that gives up a ton of homers, but in cash games, he is likely to give up a lot of free passes and contact.

Right-Handed Royals bats versus Gregory Soto. Soto is homer prone and wild. Could be a nice day for Royals bats.


4. Favorite Hitting Plays
Catcher (Expensive) J.T. Realmuto vs NYY
Catcher (Punt/Value): Wilson Ramos vs BOS – An affordable option versus two awful pitchers.

1B (Expensive): Ji-Man Choi vs ATL
1B (Punt/Value): CJ Cron vs KC – Cron has already shown off his massive power already this year and has a nice matchup versus Soto.

2B (Expensive): Jose Altuve vs SEA
2B (Punt/Value): Jonathan Schoop vs KC – Schoop has made a fair amount of contact already. It is a matter of time before they start going over the fence.

3B (Expensive): Eugenio Suarez vs CHC
3B (Punt/Value): Yoshi Tsutsugo vs ATL – Tsutsugo has been hitting in the middle of the lineup versus right hand pitchers and is very affordable.

SS (Expensive): Alex Bregman vs SEA
SS (Punt/Value): Jean Segura vs NYY – I am not a big fan of Happ and if you are looking for a cheap shortstop, Segura is a nice play. However, I prefer to pay up here with all the great options.

OF (Expensive) J.D. Martinez vs NYM
OF (Punt/Value): Lorenzo Cain at PIT – Cain is the perfect guy to take advantage of Brault’s pitching approach.


5. Favorite Pitching Plays
Cash Games: Tyler Glasnow vs TB, Aaron Civale vs CHW, Josh James vs SEA, Adrian Houser at PIT

Tournament: Tyler Glasnow vs TB, Josh James vs SEA, Adrian Houser at PIT, Pablo Lopez vs MIA

Contrarian Plays: Wade Miley vs CHC, Michael Wacha at BOS

The Daily Overlay will be running Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday this season, so stay tuned for more DFS content next tomorrow.

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Justin is the co-host on The Sleeper and The Bust Podcast and writes for Rotographs covering the Roto Riteup as well as random topics that float into his juvenile brain. In addition to his work at Rotographs, Justin is the lead fantasy writer/analyst and co-owner for, owner of The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, and a fantasy football and baseball writer for Fantasy Alarm. He is also a certified addiction treatment counselor. Follow Justin on Twitter @JustinMasonFWFB.

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You have Tyler Glasnow listed pitching against Tampa Bay when he pitches for them unless Tampa decided to trade him away.


Why would anyone trade Tyler Glasnow. . . says sad pirates fan.