Aledmys Diaz Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.7K Than on DraftKings at $4.1K on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 8.4 FD points and is worth +$357 more than $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.3 points and is worth -$340 less than $4.1K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (2B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Cesar Hernandez8.5 FD Points$2900
#22 Kolten Wong8.5 FD Points$3100
#23 Aledmys Diaz8.4 FD Points$2700
#24 Marco Hernandez8.2 FD Points$2000
#25 Rougned Odor8 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#36 Logan Forsythe6.4 DK Points$3200
#37 Jesus Aguilar6.4 DK Points$3300
#38 Aledmys Diaz6.3 DK Points$4100
#39 Matt Thaiss6.3 DK Points$3500
#40 Ji-Man Choi6.1 DK Points$3800

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Aledmys Diaz to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 62.64 projected fantasy points puts him at #26 behind Harold Castro and ahead of Bo Bichette. He has averaged 2.48 fantasy points in his past 172 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Aledmys Diaz is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #42 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#24 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)63 FP, 2.58 per game288 FP, 134 gp, 2.15 per game (#25)
#25 Harold Castro (3% OWN)63 FP, 2.24 per game288 FP, 134 gp, 2.15 per game (#25)
#26 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)63 FP, 3.3 per game299 FP, 126 gp, 2.37 per game (#19)
#27 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)62 FP, 2.84 per game299 FP, 126 gp, 2.37 per game (#19)
#28 Nick Ahmed (54% OWN)61 FP, 2.47 per game334 FP, 149 gp, 2.24 per game (#20)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aledmys Diaz is projected for 6.92 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #26 projected shortstop 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 Nicky Lopez but behind Scott Kingery the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 24 is the same as it is in Week 23. He is projected for 13.57 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Austin Nola (22% OWN)7 FP (18% ST)2.47 FP
#25 Scott Kingery (72% OWN)7 FP (52% ST)2.63 FP
#26 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)6.9 FP (3% ST)3.3 FP
#27 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)6.9 FP (3% ST)2.15 FP
#28 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)6.8 FP (23% ST)2.58 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)13.7 FP2.48 FP
#25 Nick Ahmed (54% OWN)13.6 FP (39% ST)2.47 FP
#26 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)13.6 FP (3% ST)3.3 FP
#27 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)13.5 FP (9% ST)2.5 FP
#28 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)13.4 FP (67% ST)2.84 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.

ALEDMYS DIAZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019633.212.212.56.20.6
-- Per Game (19 Proj)3.30.170.640.660.330.03
8/26 to 9/1 (2.2 Games)6.90.391.51.10.620.05
9/2 to 9/8 (4.2 Games)13.60.762.92.51.10.12
2019 Season12773025120
-- Per Game (46 GP)2.80.150.650.540.260.00
2018 to 2019426258579353
-- Per Game (172 GP)2.50.150.490.460.200.02