|Jason Castro's Fantasy Scouting Report|
DAILY FANTASY VALUE
Castro is not the best option on DraftKings with a projected 2.8 DK pts (#25 among catchers). He is the #13 highest priced catcher ($2900). Based on 3/28 salaries and projected points per dollar, Castro is worth $2K. There are 5 other options at $2900 (Russell Martin, James McCann, Mike Zunino, Tom Murphy, Jose Briceno) and Castro is ranked #3 among the 6. Instead of Castro consider these better options at lower salaries: Jeff Mathis (4.2 FP), Martin Maldonado (4.8 FP), Max Stassi (3 FP), Caleb Joseph (2.9 FP), and Roberto Perez (4 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 3.1 FPs, a value reached in 7 of 19 games (37%). The combined 'cover percentage' for catchers expected to start is 47%.
FANDUEL VALUE: Projected for 3.7 FanDuel pts Jason Castro is the #79 ranked C/1Bs. At $2000 he is expected to be the #89 C/1Bs. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $1.3K. There are many other options (20) at $2000 and Castro is ranked #7 among the 21. Russell Martin (3.2 FP), Erik Kratz (2 FP), Austin Romine (3.6 FP), Travis d'Arnaud (3.4 FP), and Curt Casali (2.6 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Castro but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 2.1 FPs, a value reached in 15 of 19 games (79%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 48%.
Castro is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. SportsLine.com also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.
WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE
When compared to other catchers in week 1 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Jeff Mathis (4 FP), Stephen Vogt (5 FP), Caleb Joseph (3 FP), Jesus Sucre (3 FP), and Sandy Leon (4 FP). He is projected for more points than 2 other catchers starting in more leagues: Tom Murphy (2 FP) and Cam Gallagher (2 FP). Starting in 1% of leagues he is expected to produce 3.1 fantasy points (WK 1). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #50 catcher of the week, but he is projected to be the #60 catcher. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 0.6 short of expectations.
He is projected for 2.6 fantasy points in week 1 (#60 C) in limited action.
Jason Castro last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.
REST OF SEASON VALUE
His latest projection based rank among catchers is #41. Based on ownership percentage (2%), Jason Castro has a market rank of #50 among catchers. Jason Castro's projection rank is better than their market rank. There could be a nice opportunity to acquire him before the market realizes he is undervalued. Unless someone offers an even better catcher value, we advise you to hold on to him. He is projected for 181 fantasy points in 81 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#52) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Jason Castro behind Perez and above Murphy and the projections agree.
His value decreases in leagues where winning specific categories is important because he has more relative weaknesses than strengths.
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