Aaron Judge is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $4.3K and DraftKings at $4.9K on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.7 FanDuel points and 8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$766 short of $4.3K on FanDuel and -$304 short of $4.9K 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.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#22 Juan Soto10.9 FD Points$4000
#23 Kyle Schwarber10.8 FD Points$3100
#24 Aaron Judge10.7 FD Points$4300
#25 Mike Yastrzemski10.6 FD Points$3100
#26 Jay Bruce10.6 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Juan Soto8.2 DK Points$5000
#15 Kyle Schwarber8.1 DK Points$4200
#16 Aaron Judge8 DK Points$4900
#17 Mike Yastrzemski8 DK Points$4300
#18 Alex Dickerson8 DK Points$4300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Aaron Judge to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 71.78 projected fantasy points puts him at #19 behind Thomas Pham and ahead of Eddie Rosario. He has averaged 3.27 fantasy points in his past 191 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#16) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite outfielder. He is not projected for elite value. Aaron Judge is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #62 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#17 Starling Marte (100% OWN)72 FP, 3.11 per game412 FP, 145 gp, 2.84 per game (#23)
#18 Thomas Pham (99% OWN)72 FP, 3.2 per game404 FP, 135 gp, 2.99 per game (#18)
#19 Aaron Judge (100% OWN)72 FP, 3.29 per game368 FP, 110 gp, 3.35 per game (#7)
#20 Eddie Rosario (99% OWN)72 FP, 3.22 per game412 FP, 136 gp, 3.03 per game (#15)
#21 Austin Meadows (98% OWN)71 FP, 3.25 per game110 FP, 58 gp, 1.9 per game (#90)

PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 24 FOR AARON JUDGE WITH FEWER FPS THAN JOC PEDERSON

Aaron Judge is projected for 18.13 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #28 projected outfielder 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 Bryan Reynolds but behind Joc Pederson. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 21.26 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Aristides Aquino18.3 FP (90% ST)3.04 FP
#27 Joc Pederson18.3 FP (52% ST)3.22 FP
#28 Aaron Judge18.1 FP (97% ST)3.29 FP
#29 Bryan Reynolds18 FP (75% ST)2.92 FP
#30 Jay Bruce18 FP (6% ST)2.89 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Mookie Betts21.3 FP (96% ST)3.8 FP
#8 Marcell Ozuna21.3 FP (93% ST)3.27 FP
#9 Aaron Judge21.3 FP (97% ST)3.29 FP
#10 Michael Brantley21.1 FP (97% ST)3.42 FP
#11 Juan Soto20.8 FP (99% ST)3.49 FP

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.

AARON JUDGEFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019725.013.415.914.40.9
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.30.230.610.730.660.04
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)18.11.23.44.13.50.23
9/9 to 9/15 (6.4 Games)21.31.63.94.54.60.29
2019 Season256194357523
-- Per Game (81 GP)3.20.230.530.700.640.04
2018 to 2019625461101341269
-- Per Game (191 GP)3.30.240.580.700.660.05