We have 10 games across the majors on Thursday, which means there are still multiple opportunities to come away with a win in DraftKings baseball DFS. The main slate has five games starting at 7:20 p.m. ET, while the other five early games are already in progress.
Sometimes with a plus-matchup on the MLB game slate, we get an opportunity to slot multiple players from the same team into our DFS lineups. You can learn more about MLB DFS strategy, including team stacks, here.
Here, we’ll break down three of the best team stacks for the MLB slate on April 29th.
Cubs vs. Braves, 7:20 p.m. ET
Willson Contreras ($5300)
Javier Baez ($4900)
Kris Bryant ($4700)
Anthony Rizzo ($4000)
Jake Marisnick ($2800)
We’ve seen a ton offense between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves in their six games against each other. On Wednesday, the Braves defeated the Cubs 10-0 to a commanding 3-0 series lead. We should expect to see more offense on Thursday night with Adbert Alzozay on the mound for Chicago, while Atlanta will have Bryse Wilson on the mound.
The Cubs have not scored a single run in two-straight games, but DraftKings Sportsbook has the run total currently set at 9.5 for tonight’s matchup. Both Wilson and Alzozay have ERAs above 5.00, but the former has been getting hit around.
The 23-year-old has a record of 1-1 with an ERA of 5.00. In his first start of the year, which came against Chicago, Wilson allowed seven hits, two earned runs (two home runs), a walk, and only struck one in 5.0 IP. This season, right-handed hitters have crushed Wilson hitting .417/.417/.500, while left-handed hitters have slugged four home runs.
Red Sox vs. Rangers, 8:05 p.m. ET
J.D. Martinez ($5700)
Xander Bogaerts ($5500)
Rafael Devers ($5200)
Alex Verdugo ($4600)
Christian Vazquez ($4300)
The one of the best offenses in the American League will be taking their talents down to the Lone Star state to play the Texas Rangers at 8:05 p.m. ET. Boston is riding a three-game win streak and have four out of their last five games. The Red Sox are averaging 4.88 runs per game this season and 5.22 runs a game on the road.
DraftKings Sportsbook has the run total currently set at nine. The Red Sox will be going up against Rangers starter Kyle Gibson, who has pitched relatively well this season. Gibson has a record of 2-0 and ERA of 2.30. He has yet to allow home run, while striking out 23 in 27.1 IP. But in seven starts against the Red Sox, Gibson has a record of 2-4 and ERA of 3.63. Right handed batters have had some success against the veteran pitcher this season, slugging .283/.367/.340.
Rockies vs. Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET
David Peralta ($5000)
Carson Kelly ($4700)
Eduardo Escobar ($4400)
Asdrubal Cabrera ($3600)
Nick Ahmed ($2900)
In the final game on Thursday night, we have an NL West matchup between the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. Antonio Senzatela will be on the mound for Colorado, while Arizona will start Luke Weaver. The Diamondbacks’ offense has come alive, despite missing Ketel Marte in the batting order. Arizona is currently averaging 5.17 runs per game, which is second in the majors behind the Cincinnati Reds.
They will be going up against Senzatela, who does not induced many strikeouts. He has a record of 1-3 and ERA of 5.76 through five starts. In his lone start away from Coors Field, the 26-year-old pitcher has an ERA of 13.50 with two strikeouts and three home runs allowed.