KBO DFS: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy baseball picks, advice, player pool for May 29
The NC Dinos are off to an impressive 17-3 start behind some of the best starting pitching in the KBO. On Friday, the Dinos will send one of their best to the mound and it should of particular interest to KBO daily Fantasy players. Drew Rucinski is 3-0 on the season with a 2.49 ERA and he threw eight shutout innings with nine strikeouts against the Hanwha Eagles in his last outing. On Friday, he'll match up against the Samsung Lions and, considering he threw six innings of shutout ball against them on May 5, he should be a popular option in the KBO DFS player pool.
But forming well-rounded KBO DFS lineups also requires that you find value further down the KBO DFS price list. The KT Wiz are only 9-11 for the season, but they've got the best offense in the KBO thus far and could be a source for affordable KBO DFS stacks against the Kiwoom Heroes. Before making any KBO DFS picks for Friday, be sure to check out the optimal KBO DFS strategy and advice from DFS millionaire Mike McClure.
McClure has won nearly $2 million on DFS and when it comes to daily Fantasy baseball, he 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.
His model led him to some massive returns from his MLB DFS picks in 2019, producing daily Fantasy baseball lineups on SportsLine that returned as much as 30x. He also finished in the top 1 percent of tournaments four times and the top 0.1 percent of tournaments twice last season.
Now, with the MLB season on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, McClure has turned his attention to the KBO. Head to SportsLine now to see his top daily Fantasy baseball picks for May 29.
McClure's top KBO DFS picks for May 29
One of McClure's top KBO DFS picks for Friday morning is shortstop Ha Seong Kim of the Kiwoom Heroes. Kim is expected to be posted after the season, and plenty of MLB teams should be interested in a 24-year-old middle infielder with power, speed and good instincts defensively. And his ability to make multi-category contributions makes him a solid options for KBO DFS tournaments, cash games and 50-50s on FanDuel and DraftKings.
Kim is already in his seventh professional season and he's slashing .290/.371/.486 through his career with 106 home runs and 113 stolen bases. He'll take on 21-year-old KT Wiz right-hander Min Kim, who has a career ERA of 5.08 and has allowed 27 base runners in 15 2/3 inning so far this season.
McClure also likes Doosan Bears first baseman Jose Miguel Fernandez. The 32-year-old Cuban, who played briefly for the Angels, has slashed .470/.511/.711 this season with four home runs and 21 RBI and he's no driven in a run in six of his last seven games. He's had 13 multi-hit games already this season and he's a must-roster while he continues to ride this current hot streak.
How to set your KBO DFS lineups for May 29
McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who is set to explode for huge numbers on Friday. The stars are aligning for him to return tournament-winning value and he comes at a price that won't break the bank. This pick could be the difference between cashing in big or going home with nothing.
So what are the top KBO DFS picks for Friday? Visit SportsLine right now to see DFS millionaire Mike McClure's complete player pools for FanDuel and DraftKings, and cash in big on KBO DFS.