Andrew Benintendi is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.4K) and DraftKings ($4.4K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 11.4 FanDuel points and 8.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$385 more than $3.4K on FanDuel and +$396 more than $4.4K 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) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Nick Castellanos11.7 FD Points$3200
#20 Eddie Rosario11.4 FD Points$3600
#21 Andrew Benintendi11.4 FD Points$3400
#22 Kole Calhoun11.4 FD Points$3300
#23 Christian Yelich11.2 FD Points$4600
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Mallex Smith9.1 DK Points$4700
#12 Justin Upton8.8 DK Points$3700
#13 Andrew Benintendi8.6 DK Points$4400
#14 Kole Calhoun8.5 DK Points$4400
#15 Steve Wilkerson8.2 DK Points$3200

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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 75.59 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Thomas Pham and ahead of Corey Dickerson. He has averaged 3.13 fantasy points in his past 263 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.94 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#52) 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 #20 most highly owned outfielder. Andrew Benintendi is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#22 Bryan Reynolds (85% OWN)76 FP, 3.03 per game240 FP, 112 gp, 2.1 per game (#28)
#23 Thomas Pham (99% OWN)76 FP, 3.12 per game404 FP, 135 gp, 2.99 per game (#18)
#24 Andrew Benintendi (99% OWN)76 FP, 2.94 per game482 FP, 147 gp, 3.28 per game (#8)
#25 Corey Dickerson (50% OWN)75 FP, 2.93 per game347 FP, 135 gp, 2.57 per game (#42)
#26 Austin Meadows (98% OWN)75 FP, 3.2 per game110 FP, 58 gp, 1.9 per game (#90)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Andrew Benintendi is projected for 5.78 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #30 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 Alex Gordon but behind Sam Travis the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#36). He is projected for 16.48 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Kole Calhoun5.8 FP (58% ST)2.77 FP
#29 Sam Travis5.8 FP (1% ST)3.17 FP
#30 Andrew Benintendi5.8 FP (65% ST)2.94 FP
#31 Alex Gordon5.8 FP (51% ST)2.77 FP
#32 Austin Meadows5.7 FP (89% ST)3.2 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#34 Oscar Mercado16.9 FP (48% ST)2.62 FP
#35 Mike Yastrzemski16.6 FP (31% ST)2.68 FP
#36 Andrew Benintendi16.5 FP (65% ST)2.94 FP
#37 Alex Dickerson16.4 FP (4% ST)2.59 FP
#38 Hunter Pence16.3 FP (21% ST)3.07 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 2019762.814.214.89.92.3
-- Per Game (26 Proj)2.90.110.550.580.390.09
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)5.80.211.11.20.640.15
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)16.50.643.23.32.20.51
2019 Season342126463519
-- Per Game (116 GP)2.90.100.550.540.440.08
2018 to 20198242815116612230
-- Per Game (263 GP)3.10.110.570.630.460.11