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MLB DFS: Top DraftKings and FanDuel daily Fantasy baseball picks, lineup advice for Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Kevin Gausman used a refreshed arsenal to revitalize his career last season and made his first All-Star appearance with the Giants, but after another sensational season with the Blue Jays, Gausman was snubbed from the 2022 MLB All-Star Game. Gausman has a 2.86 ERA with 100 strikeouts over 88 innings, and his 1.68 FIP is the best in the American League. The veteran righty will look to improve upon those numbers on Tuesday against the Phillies. There are plenty of starting pitching options in the MLB DFS player pool for tonight, but Gausman figures to be one of the most popular options.

But because he carries price tags of $9,300 on DraftKings and $9,900 on FanDuel, you’ll have to find some more affordable options with advantageous matchup to balance your budget. So who should you be targeting for your MLB DFS lineups with the All-Star break just around the corner? Before you make your MLB DFS picks for Tuesday, 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 Monday, McClure highlighted Rangers infielder Josh H. Smith as one of his top MLB DFS picks on DraftKings and FanDuel. The result: Smith hit a two-run home run and also contributed a sac fly to return 18 points on DraftKings and 25.7 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 Tuesday, July 12. Head to SportsLine now to see them.

McClure’s top MLB DFS picks for Tuesday, July 12, 2022

For Tuesday, one of McClure’s MLB DFS picks is Padres first baseman Luke Voit ($3,400 on DraftKings and $3,200 on FanDuel). After hitting 68 home runs over just 1,133 plate appearances with the Yankees over four years, Voit joined the Padres this offseason via trade with the Yankees receiving former first-round pick Justin Lange in return.

And while Voit hasn’t been as productive in Padres pinstripes as he was in New York, the power is still clearly there. His average exit velocity on the season is 90 mph and his hard-hit contact rate is 43.5 percent. Voit has 10 home runs and 36 RBI on the season, and he’s got a great matchup on Tuesday in Coors Field against Rockies lefty Austin Gomber. Voit has 23 home runs in 446 career plate appearances against left-handed pitching, and Gomber has a 6.46 ERA on the season.

Another part of McClure’s optimal MLB DFS strategy includes rostering Orioles outfielder Cedric Mullins ($4,900 on DraftKings and $3,400 on FanDuel). Mullins made his first All-Star appearance in 2021 and went on to become a member of the esteemed 30-30 club (30 home runs and 30 stolen bases) while slashing .291/.360/.518 on the season.

And while he hasn’t been quite as productive overall in 2022 (.709 OPS), he has started to heat up a bit as we’ve gotten into the summer months. Mullins is hitting .290 since the beginning of June and his 16 steals overall this season rank fourth in the American League. He’ll play in hitter-friendly Wrigley Field on Tuesday and it’s expected to be a warm evening with the wind blowing straight out to right field.

How to set your MLB DFS lineups for Tuesday, July 12, 2022 

McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who is set to explode for huge numbers on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday? 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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