Austin Nola Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.7K Than on DraftKings at $4.1K on 8/31

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 9.3 FD points and is worth +$578 more than $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.1 points and is worth -$101 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 (C/1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#26 Mitch Moreland9.4 FD Points$3200
#27 Gerardo Parra9.3 FD Points$2000
#28 Austin Nola9.3 FD Points$2700
#29 Paul Goldschmidt9.2 FD Points$3700
#30 Will Smith9.2 FD Points$3000
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Ryan O'Hearn7.2 DK Points$3300
#19 Matt Adams7.1 DK Points$4300
#20 Austin Nola7.1 DK Points$4100
#21 Mitch Moreland7 DK Points$4300
#22 Paul Goldschmidt7 DK Points$3900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Austin Nola to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 51.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #39 behind Brandon Crawford and ahead of Jordy Mercer. He has averaged 2.47 fantasy points in his past 46 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.44 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#40) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Austin Nola is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #46 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#37 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)52 FP, 2.13 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#38 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)51 FP, 2.15 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#39 Austin Nola (22% OWN)51 FP, 2.44 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#40 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)51 FP, 2.05 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)
#41 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)49 FP, 2.18 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Austin Nola is projected for 4.82 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #27 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 Willy Adames but behind Scott Kingery the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#38). He is projected for 10.37 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Corey Seager (94% OWN)5.1 FP (77% ST)2.78 FP
#26 Scott Kingery (72% OWN)5 FP (54% ST)2.64 FP
#27 Austin Nola (22% OWN)4.82 FP (16% ST)2.44 FP
#28 Willy Adames (28% OWN)4.73 FP (18% ST)2.25 FP
#29 Harold Castro (4% OWN)4.66 FP (2% ST)2.23 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)11.8 FP (1% ST)2.18 FP
#37 J.T. Riddle (1% OWN)11.6 FP2.01 FP
#38 Austin Nola (22% OWN)10.4 FP (16% ST)2.44 FP
#39 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)10.4 FP (6% ST)2.06 FP
#40 Miguel Rojas (5% OWN)10.3 FP (1% ST)2.41 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.

AUSTIN NOLAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019512.69.210.65.71.0
-- Per Game (21 Proj)2.40.130.440.500.270.05
8/26 to 9/1 (1.8 Games)4.80.240.891.10.570.10
9/2 to 9/8 (4.9 Games)10.40.601.92.11.30.22
2019 Season11471825120
-- Per Game (46 GP)2.50.150.390.540.260.00