Aaron Judge is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $4.4K and DraftKings at $5.2K on 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.8 FanDuel points and 8.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$827 short of $4.4K on FanDuel and -$441 short of $5.2K 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Juan Soto10.9 FD Points$4000
#25 Austin Meadows10.9 FD Points$3500
#26 Aaron Judge10.8 FD Points$4400
#27 J.D. Davis10.7 FD Points$3100
#28 Willie Calhoun10.7 FD Points$3700
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Austin Meadows8.3 DK Points$4700
#18 Juan Soto8.1 DK Points$5100
#19 Aaron Judge8.1 DK Points$5200
#20 Thomas Pham8 DK Points$4400
#21 Willie Calhoun8 DK Points$5000

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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 73.02 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Kyle Schwarber and ahead of Corey Dickerson. He has averaged 3.28 fantasy points in his past 190 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.21 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#21) 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 #61 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Thomas Pham (99% OWN)74 FP, 3.16 per game404 FP, 135 gp, 2.99 per game (#21)
#22 Kyle Schwarber (79% OWN)73 FP, 2.88 per game336 FP, 135 gp, 2.49 per game (#55)
#23 Aaron Judge (100% OWN)73 FP, 3.21 per game368 FP, 110 gp, 3.35 per game (#8)
#24 Corey Dickerson (52% OWN)73 FP, 2.93 per game347 FP, 135 gp, 2.57 per game (#47)
#25 Khris Davis (81% OWN)73 FP, 2.93 per game520 FP, 150 gp, 3.46 per game (#4)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aaron Judge is projected for 2.96 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #29 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Alex Gordon but behind Jorge Soler the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 24 is the same as it is in Week 23. He is projected for 17.47 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#27 Willie Calhoun2.98 FP (70% ST)3.19 FP
#28 Jorge Soler2.97 FP (87% ST)3.25 FP
#29 Aaron Judge2.96 FP (97% ST)3.21 FP
#30 Alex Gordon2.95 FP (50% ST)2.78 FP
#31 Mallex Smith2.94 FP (43% ST)2.43 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#27 Jordan Luplow17.8 FP (1% ST)2.78 FP
#28 Bryan Reynolds17.6 FP (79% ST)2.99 FP
#29 Aaron Judge17.5 FP (97% ST)3.21 FP
#30 Joc Pederson17.4 FP (52% ST)3.08 FP
#31 Oscar Mercado17.3 FP (47% ST)2.66 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 2019735.113.715.915.01.0
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.20.220.600.700.660.04
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)3.00.220.510.660.520.04
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)17.51.23.33.93.50.24
2019 Season255194356513
-- Per Game (80 GP)3.20.240.540.700.640.04
2018 to 2019624461101331259
-- Per Game (190 GP)3.30.240.580.700.660.05