Andrew Benintendi is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.3K) and DraftKings ($4.3K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 12.3 FanDuel points and 9.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$614 more than $3.3K on FanDuel and +$976 more than $4.3K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Ronald Acuna12.5 FD Points$4000
#15 Yasiel Puig12.4 FD Points$3400
#16 Andrew Benintendi12.3 FD Points$3300
#17 Eddie Rosario12.3 FD Points$3600
#18 Marcell Ozuna12 FD Points$3800
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Ronald Acuna9.5 DK Points$5500
#14 Yasiel Puig9.4 DK Points$3800
#15 Andrew Benintendi9.3 DK Points$4300
#16 Eddie Rosario9.3 DK Points$4600
#17 Jackie Bradley8.9 DK Points$3900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Andrew Benintendi to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 78.89 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Aristides Aquino and ahead of Austin Meadows. He has averaged 3.14 fantasy points in his past 262 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.96 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #19 most highly owned outfielder. Andrew Benintendi is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #26 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Thomas Pham (99% OWN)79 FP, 3.15 per game404 FP, 135 gp, 2.99 per game (#18)
#22 Aristides Aquino (93% OWN)79 FP, 2.99 per game-0.5 FP, 1 gp (#139)
#23 Andrew Benintendi (99% OWN)79 FP, 2.96 per game482 FP, 147 gp, 3.28 per game (#8)
#24 Austin Meadows (97% OWN)79 FP, 3.23 per game110 FP, 58 gp, 1.9 per game (#90)
#25 Aaron Judge (100% OWN)78 FP, 3.2 per game368 FP, 110 gp, 3.35 per game (#7)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Andrew Benintendi is projected for 8.98 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #20 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 Bryce Harper but behind Willie Calhoun the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#37). He is projected for 16.51 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Nick Castellanos9 FP (93% ST)3.39 FP
#19 Willie Calhoun9 FP (71% ST)3.18 FP
#20 Andrew Benintendi9 FP (61% ST)2.96 FP
#21 Bryce Harper8.9 FP (93% ST)3.24 FP
#22 Anthony Santander8.9 FP (28% ST)2.74 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#35 Oscar Mercado16.9 FP (50% ST)2.63 FP
#36 Kyle Schwarber16.6 FP (63% ST)2.83 FP
#37 Andrew Benintendi16.5 FP (61% ST)2.96 FP
#38 Eloy Jimenez16.2 FP (64% ST)2.7 FP
#39 Franmil Reyes16.2 FP (58% ST)3.06 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.

ANDREW BENINTENDIFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019793.014.815.710.42.4
-- Per Game (27 Proj)3.00.110.550.590.390.09
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)9.00.351.71.90.980.23
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)16.50.653.23.32.20.51
2019 Season340126363519
-- Per Game (115 GP)3.00.100.550.550.440.08
2018 to 20198222815016612230
-- Per Game (262 GP)3.10.110.570.630.470.11