Aledmys Diaz Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.8K Than on DraftKings at $4.1K on 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 7.8 FD points and is worth +$112 more than $2.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.9 points and is worth -$511 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Joe Panik8 FD Points$2100
#22 Cavan Biggio7.9 FD Points$3200
#23 Aledmys Diaz7.8 FD Points$2800
#24 Jason Kipnis7.5 FD Points$3400
#25 Derek Dietrich7.2 FD Points$2100
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 Yonder Alonso6.1 DK Points$3400
#26 Justin Smoak6 DK Points$3400
#27 Aledmys Diaz5.9 DK Points$4100
#28 Luke Voit5.7 DK Points$4500
#29 Rowdy Tellez5.6 DK Points$3000

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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 58.6 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Andrelton Simmons and ahead of Nick Ahmed. He has averaged 2.46 fantasy points in his past 174 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.34 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 #36 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Harold Castro (3% OWN)59 FP, 2.25 per game$5900
#22 Andrelton Simmons (38% OWN)59 FP, 2.66 per game386 FP, 145 gp, 2.66 per game (#12)
#23 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)59 FP, 3.34 per game299 FP, 126 gp, 2.37 per game (#18)
#24 Nick Ahmed (53% OWN)58 FP, 2.5 per game334 FP, 149 gp, 2.24 per game (#19)
#25 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)57 FP, 2.84 per game334 FP, 149 gp, 2.24 per game (#19)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aledmys Diaz is projected for 2.3 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #23 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Nicky Lopez but behind Trea Turner the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#21). He is projected for 13.88 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Willy Adames (27% OWN)2.5 FP (17% ST)2.29 FP
#22 Trea Turner (100% OWN)2.49 FP (97% ST)3.08 FP
#23 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)2.3 FP (3% ST)3.34 FP
#24 Nicky Lopez (5% OWN)2.28 FP (3% ST)2.13 FP
#25 J.P. Crawford (13% OWN)2.22 FP (7% ST)2.43 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Harold Castro (3% OWN)15.3 FP (2% ST)2.25 FP
#20 Andrelton Simmons (38% OWN)14.4 FP (13% ST)2.66 FP
#21 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)13.9 FP (3% ST)3.34 FP
#22 Amed Rosario (65% OWN)13.8 FP (50% ST)2.75 FP
#23 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)13.7 FP (9% ST)2.52 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 2019593.011.511.75.90.6
-- Per Game (18 Proj)3.30.170.650.660.340.03
8/26 to 9/1 (0.7 Games)2.30.130.480.350.250.02
9/2 to 9/8 (4.2 Games)13.90.752.92.61.20.12
2019 Season12973125130
-- Per Game (48 GP)2.70.150.650.520.270.00
2018 to 2019428258679363
-- Per Game (174 GP)2.50.140.490.450.210.02