DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE
He is projected for 5.7 FanDuel points and 4.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$918 short of $2.8K on FanDuel and -$1430 short of $3.9K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.
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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK
You can expect Brett Gardner to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 59.73 projected fantasy points puts him at #43 behind Mark Canha and ahead of A.J. Pollock. He has averaged 2.69 fantasy points in his past 255 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.07 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#37) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 56%, he is the #55 most highly owned outfielder. Brett Gardner is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.
SIT BRETT GARDNER IN WEEK 24... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN HUNTER RENFROE
Brett Gardner is projected for 14.26 fantasy points in 5 games which projects to being the #59 ranked outfielder. This may be a week you want to sit Brett Gardner. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jason Heyward but behind Hunter Renfroe. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#13). He is projected for 20.14 fantasy points.
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS
The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.