DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE
He is projected for 10.4 FanDuel points and 7.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$544 more than $3.2K on FanDuel and +$692 more than $3.9K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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
Expect Matt Carpenter to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 64.68 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Matt Olson and ahead of Ryan Zimmerman. He has averaged 2.83 fantasy points in his past 263 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.75 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#39) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 71%, he is the #23 most highly owned first baseman. Matt Carpenter is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #31 fantasy position rank.
WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Matt Carpenter is projected for 17.96 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #17 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Ji-Man Choi but behind Khris Davis. Week 25 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 17.01 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.