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MLB DFS: Top DraftKings and FanDuel daily Fantasy baseball picks, lineup advice for Monday, August 1, 2022

Mets left fielder Mark Canha finished as the third-highest scoring Fantasy outfielder on DraftKings and FanDuel after he went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI and two runs scored on Sunday. New York swept the Marlins in a pivotal series to maintain its three-game lead in the National League East over Atlanta, after the Braves also swept the Diamondbacks over the weekend. Canha now has seven hits, three RBI and three runs over his last five starts, but should you include him in MLB DFS lineups again on Monday when the Mets begin a new series against Washington?

The Nationals are expected to start Patrick Corbin on the mound, who is coming off of a disastrous showing against the Dodgers in his last outing, when he allowed six runs on seven hits in just two-thirds of an inning pitched. This season, Canha is 3-for-7 against Corbin and is 4-for-10 all-time against him with a home run, which could make him a value pick in the MLB DFS player pool on Monday. Before you make your MLB DFS picks, be sure to check out the MLB DFS advice, strategy and projections from SportsLine daily Fantasy expert Mike McClure.

McClure is a daily Fantasy pro who has won over $2 million in his career. And when it comes to daily Fantasy baseball, McClure is at his best. Recognized in the book “Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune” as a top MLB DFS player, McClure’s proprietary projection model simulates each game 10,000 times, taking factors such as matchups and recent results into account. This allows him to find the best values on every site.

On Sunday, McClure highlighted Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo in his MLB DFS player pool on DraftKings and FanDuel. The result: Rizzo went 2-for-4 in a 8-6 loss to Kansas City, with a three-run seventh inning homer to return 23 Fantasy points on DraftKings and 31.7 points on FanDuel. Anybody that included him in their lineups was well on the way to a profitable day.

Now, as the 2022 MLB season continues, McClure has locked in his top MLB daily Fantasy picks for Monday, August 1. Head to SportsLine now to see them.

McClure’s top MLB DFS picks for Monday, August 1, 2022

For Monday, one of McClure’s MLB DFS picks is Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who is listed at $6,400 on DraftKings and $5,000 on FanDuel. Judge went without a hit in the Yankees’ series finale against Kansas City on Sunday but has had eight multi-hit games over his last 13 starts. In the first three games against the Royals, Judge had four home runs, which brought his total for the season to 42.

On Monday, the Yankees begin a new series at home against the Seattle Mariners, who are expected to start left-handed pitcher Marco Gonzales. Judge doesn’t have a hit in six previous at bats against Gonzales but has only had consecutive games without a hit four times this season. Against lefties this season, Judge has respectable averages, but at home, he has been lights-out with offensive splits of .309/.390/.697.

Another part of McClure’s optimal MLB DFS strategy includes rostering Mets outfielder Starling Marte ($5,700 on DraftKings and $3,800 on FanDuel). Marte had the day off in the Mets’ series finale against the Marlins on Sunday, but otherwise, he has been on fire at the plate. Over his last 10 games, Marte has hits in eight of them and seven of those have been multi-hit performances.

When Corbin takes the mound on Monday against the Mets, Marte should be looking forward to another big day at the plate. He has an extensive history versus the Nats starter, and is 9-for-33 in previous at bats, with two doubles, a home run and five RBI. Against left-handed pitchers like Corbin in 2022, Marte has hit .340 with a .937 OPS and cracked five of his 11 home runs.

How to set your MLB DFS lineups for Monday, August 1, 2022 

McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who is set to explode for huge numbers on Monday. The stars are aligning for him to return tournament-winning value and he comes at a price that won’t break the bank. You can only see who it is here.

So what are the top MLB DFS picks for Monday? Visit SportsLine now to see DFS millionaire Mike McClure’s complete player pool and picks for FanDuel and DraftKings, and cash in big on MLB DFS.

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