Andrew Cashner is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($5.5K) and DraftKings ($5.3K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 23.4 FanDuel points and 10.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$925 more than $5.5K on FanDuel and +$589 more than $5.3K 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 (P) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#22 Michael Wacha24.9 FD Points$6400
#23 Pablo Lopez23.8 FD Points$7400
#24 Andrew Cashner23.4 FD Points$5500
#25 Jason Vargas23.2 FD Points$6300
#26 Zach Davies22.9 FD Points$6100
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Michael Wacha12.4 DK Points$5700
#15 Pablo Lopez11.9 DK Points$7200
#16 Andrew Cashner10.6 DK Points$5300
#17 Jorge Lopez10.1 DK Points$5000
#18 Dillon Peters10.1 DK Points$6300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Andrew Cashner may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His -1.16 projected fantasy points puts him at #132 behind Aaron Sanchez and ahead of Steven Wright. He has averaged -2.22 fantasy points in his past 58 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#130) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Andrew Cashner is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #78 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#130 Jeremy Hellickson (3% OWN)-0.8 FP, -0.25 per game351 FP, 63 gp, 5.6 per game (#2)
#131 Aaron Sanchez (49% OWN)-1.1 FP, -0.41 per game351 FP, 63 gp, 5.6 per game (#2)
#132 Andrew Cashner (30% OWN)-1.2 FP, -0.2 per game351 FP, 63 gp, 5.6 per game (#2)
#133 Steven Wright-1.2 FP, -0.39 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#59)
#134 Taylor Clarke (3% OWN)-1.4 FP, -0.45 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#59)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Andrew Cashner is projected for -1.14 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #77 projected starting pitcher 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 Tyler Beede but behind Alex Young the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#144). He is projected for -1.75 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#75 Zach Davies (55% OWN)-1.02 FP (23% ST)0.21 FP
#76 Alex Young (43% OWN)-1.13 FP (24% ST)1.13 FP
#77 Andrew Cashner (30% OWN)-1.14 FP (11% ST)-0.2 FP
#78 Tyler Beede (12% OWN)-1.52 FP (5% ST)-3.13 FP
#79 Yusei Kikuchi (41% OWN)-1.64 FP (23% ST)-2.39 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#142 Reynaldo Lopez (51% OWN)-1.34 FP (23% ST)0.65 FP
#143 Julio Teheran (90% OWN)-1.48 FP (65% ST)0.7 FP
#144 Andrew Cashner (30% OWN)-1.75 FP (11% ST)-0.2 FP
#145 Nathan Eovaldi (44% OWN)-1.83 FP (17% ST)-0.82 FP
#146 Martin Perez (54% OWN)-1.87 FP (30% ST)-0.49 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 CASHNERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-1.162.51.7322412.4
-- Per Game (6 Proj)-0.200.440.295.54.12.2
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)-1.140.390.315.73.82.3
9/2 to 9/8 (1 Game)-1.750.370.325.34.22.4
2019 Season11.71171379650
-- Per Game (29 GP)0.400.380.244.73.31.7
2018 to 2019-128.831522287195115
-- Per Game (58 GP)-2.220.260.384.93.42.0