This is the final MLB DFS expert recap for the 2018 season. Congrats to the top three expert rankers on the Pitching leaderboard with DailyFantasySportsRankings taking home the title followed by DailyFantasyNerd and Rotogrinders-Consensus. On the Hitting leaderboard, there were some familiar sites with Rotogrinders-Consensus taking home top honors followed by FantasyTeamAdvice and DailyFantasySportsRankings.

It was a great season with many great selections by our panel of about 20 experts that we tracked this season. Check out the full MLB Expert Standings to see how all of our MLB DFS experts fared this season. We hope you enjoyed the MLB Weighted Consensus series and all of the other MLB content that we produced this season. And be sure to keep subscribing or sign up for a FREE 7-day trial to DailyOverlay, as we have a ton of high-quality content for the NFL and College Football season.

Final Leaderboard

The Top 3 for both pitchers and hitters are below. Be sure to check out the full MLB Expert Standings to see how your favorite experts check out.

Pitchers

#1) DailyFantasySportsRankings (Score: 5.03) takes home 1st place on the pitching side with strong selections the entire season which put them on the top of the leaderboard for most of the season.

#2) DailyFantasyNerd (Score: 4.98) produced solid pitching selection with its optimizer this season to finish in the number two spot.

#3) RotoGrinders – Consensus (Score: 4.94) rounds out the Top 3 on the pitching side showing that there is power in consensus rankings of good DFS minds.

Hitters

#1) RotoGrinders – Consensus (Score: 3.13) finishes in 1st place on the hitting leaderboard to be one of two experts picks that accomplished the feat of finishing in the Top 3 on both the hitting and pitching leaderboard.

#2) FantasyTeamAdvice (Score: 3.08) challenged for the top spot on the hitting side all season providing consistently strong selections all year.

#3) DailyFantasySportsRankings (Score: 2.98) finished in a distant third place but held on over the rest of the competition to be the other side that finished in the Top 3 in both leaderboards.

Week in Review

Pitchers

Expert Mon Rk Tues Rk Wed Rk Fri Rk Avg
Sportsline 10.00 1 10.00 1 2.00 7 3.00 13 6.25
FantasyAlarm 7.00 5 4.50 2 5.50 5 5.67
FantasyPros 5.25 7 5.00 11 6.25 1 5.50
RotoGrinders-Consensus 5.75 5 8.25 4 2.00 7 4.50 12 5.13
DailyOverlay – On the Hill 7.00 2 5.00 11 2.67 6 5.33 7 5.00
FantasyLabs 4.33 9 6.00 8 4.00 3 5.67 4 5.00
RotoGrinders-Lineup Builder 0.50 13 10.00 1 3.50 4 6.00 3 5.00
Scout Fantasy 6.67 3 5.00 11 3.00 5 4.71 11 4.85
Industry Consensus 4.60 8 7.00 5 1.00 13 5.50 5 4.53
FantasyTeamAdvice 6.00 8 0.00 17 7.50 1 4.50
DailyRoto 5.73 10 1.89 10 4.80 10 4.14
Rotowire 6.00 4 7.00 5 2.00 7 0.50 16 3.88
Rotoballer 1.00 11 10.00 1 1.50 11 3.00 13 3.88
FantasyCPR 5.00 11 1.33 12 5.00 9 3.78
DailyFantasySportsRankings 5.00 11 0.33 16 5.33 7 3.55
DailyFantasyNerd 5.50 6 5.00 11 0.50 15 2.50 15 3.38
DK Playbook 1.00 11 1.00 17 1.00 13 7.50 1 2.63

Hitters

Expert Mon Rk Tues Rk Wed Rk Fri Rk Avg
DailyFantasyNerd 3.57 2 3.13 7 5.00 1 3.71 1 3.85
DailyOverlay – On the Hill 5.63 1 2.08 13 3.00 6 2.71 4 3.36
FantasyCPR 2.25 12 5.00 1 0.71 14 2.65
Scout Fantasy 2.25 5 2.26 11 3.15 5 2.81 3 2.62
DailyFantasySportsRankings 4.00 3 0.82 17 3.00 2 2.61
FantasyPros 3.36 3 1.73 15 2.55 8 2.55
DailyRoto 3.43 5 1.87 15 2.14 6 2.48
RotoGrinders-Lineup Builder 2.86 4 4.14 2 2.43 9 0.43 15 2.47
Rotoballer 1.00 11 4.00 3 4.50 3 0.25 16 2.44
FantasyLabs 2.00 7 2.07 14 4.17 4 1.10 13 2.34
FantasyAlarm 3.08 8 2.05 13 1.67 8 2.27
Sportsline 0.71 13 5.29 1 1.71 16 1.20 11 2.23
RotoGrinders-Consensus 1.42 9 3.07 9 2.27 10 2.08 7 2.21
Industry Consensus 1.67 8 3.19 6 2.13 11 1.54 9 2.13
FantasyTeamAdvice 1.56 17 3.00 6 1.50 10 2.02
DK Playbook 1.27 10 2.80 10 2.09 12 1.13 12 1.82
Rotowire 2.14 6 1.71 16 0.13 18 2.38 5 1.59
DailyOverlay – Stacks 0.80 12 2.00 14 1.40

 

Sleepers of the Week

Monday (September 3)
A+ – Joey Wendle (DailyOverlay – On the Hill)
A+ – Tommy Pham (DailyOverlay – On the Hill)
A+ – Justin Turner (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Amed Rosario (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Jonathan Villar (FantasyPros)
A+ – Jay Bruce (FantasyPros)

Tuesday (September 4)
A+ – Lorenzo Cain (DailyFantasySportsRankings)
A+ – Robinson Cano (DailyRoto)
A+ – Adrian Beltre (DailyRoto)
A+ – Yandy Diaz (RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder)
A+ – Alex Bregman (FantasyAlarm)

Wednesday (September 5)
A+ – Alex Bregman (DailyRoto)
A+ – Sandy Alcantara (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Matt Adams (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Kyle Schwarber (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Kevin Kiermaier (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Aaron Sanchez (FantasyPros)
A+ – Jaime Barria (FantasyPros)

Thursday (September 6)
No Consensus Article

Friday (September 7)
A+ – Salvador Perez (DailyRoto)
A+ – Yan Gomes (DailyRoto)
A+ – Ji-Man Choi (DailyRoto)
A+ – Ramon Laureano (DailyOverlay – On the Hill)
A+ – Masahiro Tanaka (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Johan Camargo (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Lewis Brinson (ScoutFantasy)
A+ – Jeimer Candelario (DailyFantasyNerd)

Ownership Percentage Tracking

Below is the current table showing the data we have tracked so far this season. Results are using DraftKings Double-Up or 50/50s for Cash and large field multi-entry tournaments for GPP. The Count column shows the number of times a player was selected by the experts for a given day. The Cash % chart shows the average ownership percentage of those players in a Cash game. The GPP % chart shows the average ownership percentage of those players in a GPP tournament.

Cash by Position

Count SP C 1B 2B SS 3B OF Total
16 75.40% 75.40%
15 73.18% 75.10% #DIV/0! 57.60% 71.23%
14 74.65% 54.10% 64.85% 52.23% 68.99%
13 63.06% 61.23% 60.70% 57.43% 61.57% 61.40%
12 65.49% 30.10% 40.63% 60.30% 54.15% 56.35% 57.64% 57.55%
11 52.88% 40.60% 48.83% 35.28% 41.98% 49.78% 47.71% 48.94%
10 48.21% 63.50% 40.79% 49.20% 33.36% 45.38% 52.67% 46.91%
9 32.84% 39.56% 24.38% 30.46% 35.92% 33.41% 39.19% 33.71%
8 30.49% 26.50% 27.08% 35.73% 30.31% 26.52% 33.63% 30.32%
7 25.47% 25.33% 24.34% 22.60% 19.47% 22.75% 25.20% 23.91%
6 21.86% 22.87% 16.77% 18.33% 16.50% 17.31% 22.62% 19.87%
5 16.47% 16.57% 13.25% 14.92% 15.30% 12.78% 16.74% 15.31%
4 10.88% 12.73% 8.58% 10.73% 11.15% 7.98% 13.42% 11.19%
3 7.33% 9.43% 6.89% 6.25% 7.69% 5.44% 8.93% 7.63%
2 5.85% 7.91% 4.54% 5.92% 4.72% 4.04% 6.05% 5.65%
1 2.28% 3.86% 2.41% 2.74% 2.80% 1.82% 2.51% 2.63%

 

GPP by Position

Count SP C 1B 2B SS 3B OF Total
16 49.77% 49.77%
15 42.50% 43.40% 29.80% 40.81%
14 45.62% 25.40% 42.30% 32.30% 42.11%
13 45.52% 30.67% 30.30% 35.83% 33.23% 39.07%
12 45.85% 27.50% 24.08% 35.40% 29.35% 28.53% 39.20% 36.89%
11 33.74% 26.40% 28.16% 22.08% 24.60% 28.80% 28.89% 30.05%
10 33.12% 53.15% 24.79% 29.90% 22.06% 30.50% 33.22% 30.69%
9 26.62% 29.30% 17.85% 20.61% 23.45% 22.06% 26.17% 24.09%
8 23.99% 20.74% 18.41% 23.58% 21.41% 18.70% 22.89% 21.68%
7 21.97% 20.59% 16.22% 16.40% 17.28% 17.14% 18.94% 18.63%
6 20.03% 17.12% 12.89% 14.36% 12.63% 13.40% 16.92% 15.76%
5 15.79% 13.78% 10.62% 11.83% 12.64% 11.06% 13.65% 12.88%
4 13.41% 10.94% 8.02% 9.91% 10.20% 7.94% 11.32% 10.45%
3 10.33% 9.97% 6.91% 6.79% 7.98% 6.93% 8.77% 8.28%
2 7.94% 7.40% 5.55% 6.22% 6.00% 5.32% 6.57% 6.49%
1 4.48% 4.20% 3.36% 3.48% 3.81% 3.11% 3.42% 3.67%

 

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