Adam Wainwright is Projected to Be the #163 Starting Pitcher... and Not Worth a Roster Spot (52% Owned)

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Adam Wainwright is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His -4.41 projected fantasy points puts him at #163 behind Justus Sheffield and ahead of Ross Detwiler. He has averaged -1.4 fantasy points in his past 33 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.77 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#146) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 52%, he is the #85 most highly owned starting pitcher. Adam Wainwright is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #136 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#161 Tyson Ross (2% OWN)-4.2 FP, -1.77 per game24 FP, 36 gp, 0.7 per game (#59)
#162 Justus Sheffield (26% OWN)-4.4 FP, -0.91 per game24 FP, 36 gp, 0.7 per game (#59)
#163 Adam Wainwright (52% OWN)-4.4 FP, -0.77 per game24 FP, 36 gp, 0.7 per game (#59)
#164 Ross Detwiler (3% OWN)-4.6 FP, -0.92 per game-11 FP, 1 gp (#178)
#165 Nathan Eovaldi (43% OWN)-5.3 FP, -1.11 per game-11 FP, 1 gp (#178)

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START ADAM WAINWRIGHT IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF GREGORY SOTO

Adam Wainwright is projected for -0.95 fantasy points in 4 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #128 projected starting pitcher and not a fantasy relevant player. He is ranked above Gregory Soto but behind Reynaldo Lopez. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#108). He is projected for -0.14 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#126 Mitch Keller (38% OWN)-0.89 FP (20% ST)-1.33 FP
#127 Reynaldo Lopez (47% OWN)-0.95 FP (19% ST)0.41 FP
#128 Adam Wainwright (52% OWN)-0.95 FP (39% ST)-0.77 FP
#129 Gregory Soto (0% OWN)-1.07 FP-2.68 FP
#130 Johnny Cueto (20% OWN)-1.08 FP (1% ST)0.83 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#106 Ryan Brasier (8% OWN)-0.09 FP (3% ST)0.34 FP
#107 Kolby Allard (29% OWN)-0.09 FP (13% ST)-0.37 FP
#108 Adam Wainwright (52% OWN)-0.14 FP (39% ST)-0.77 FP
#109 Genesis Cabrera (1% OWN)-0.15 FP-0.18 FP
#110 Jefry Rodriguez (3% OWN)-0.16 FP-0.55 FP

ADAM WAINWRIGHT IS A BETTER VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $7.3K THAN ON DRAFTKINGS AT $7.6K ON 9/2

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 27.5 FD points and is worth +$155 more than $7.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 13.8 points and is worth $7.6K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (P) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Mike Minor31.9 FD Points$8200
#9 Masahiro Tanaka31.1 FD Points$8000
#10 Adam Wainwright27.5 FD Points$7300
#11 Anthony DeSclafani27.5 FD Points$7800
#12 Mike Leake27.5 FD Points$6500
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Jacob Waguespack14.6 DK Points$7000
#8 Anthony DeSclafani14.5 DK Points$8500
#9 Adam Wainwright13.8 DK Points$7600
#10 Ryan Yarbrough13.2 DK Points$9400
#11 Justus Sheffield13.2 DK Points$5000

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.

ADAM WAINWRIGHTFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-4.412.12.0312811.9
-- Per Game (6 Proj)-0.770.370.345.44.92.1
9/2 to 9/8 (4 Games)-0.950.730.6510.89.43.7
9/9 to 9/15 (2 Games)-0.140.430.305.64.92.1
2019 Season-25.679913513057
-- Per Game (25 GP)-1.030.360.365.45.22.3
2018 to 2019-46.33111317517075
-- Per Game (33 GP)-1.400.330.395.35.22.3