Austin Nola is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.7K) and DraftKings ($3.7K) for 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 9.6 FanDuel points and 7.2 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$860 more than $2.7K on FanDuel and +$682 more than $3.7K 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 (C/1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Ryan Zimmerman9.6 FD Points$2300
#20 Eric Hosmer9.6 FD Points$3100
#21 Austin Nola9.6 FD Points$2700
#22 Jesus Aguilar9.5 FD Points$2500
#23 Mitch Moreland8.9 FD Points$3100
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#15 Eric Thames7.2 DK Points$4000
#16 Ryan Zimmerman7.2 DK Points$3700
#17 Austin Nola7.2 DK Points$3700
#18 Jesus Aguilar7.1 DK Points$3400
#19 Logan Forsythe6.8 DK Points$3400

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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 52.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #41 behind Yonder Alonso and ahead of Matt Skole. He has averaged 2.39 fantasy points in his past 47 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.61 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#42) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Austin Nola is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #50 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#39 Matt Thaiss (7% OWN)54 FP, 2.72 per game166 FP, 67 gp, 2.5 per game (#21)
#40 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)54 FP, 2.48 per game356 FP, 142 gp, 2.5 per game (#26)
#41 Austin Nola (20% OWN)53 FP, 2.61 per game356 FP, 142 gp, 2.5 per game (#26)
#42 Matt Skole52 FP, 2.41 per game356 FP, 142 gp, 2.5 per game (#26)
#43 Neil Walker (3% OWN)50 FP, 2.31 per game220 FP, 109 gp, 2.02 per game (#42)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Austin Nola is projected for 2.63 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #22 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Daniel Vogelbach but behind Jesus Aguilar the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#43). He is projected for 11.49 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)2.66 FP (1% ST)2.8 FP
#21 Jesus Aguilar (42% OWN)2.63 FP (24% ST)2.89 FP
#22 Austin Nola (20% OWN)2.63 FP (14% ST)2.61 FP
#23 Daniel Vogelbach (72% OWN)2.6 FP (42% ST)2.61 FP
#24 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)2.59 FP (80% ST)2.78 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#41 Neil Walker (3% OWN)11.8 FP (1% ST)2.31 FP
#42 Garrett Cooper (26% OWN)11.7 FP (16% ST)2.38 FP
#43 Austin Nola (20% OWN)11.5 FP (14% ST)2.61 FP
#44 Cheslor Cuthbert (3% OWN)11.1 FP (1% ST)2.36 FP
#45 Travis d'Arnaud (62% OWN)10.8 FP (47% ST)3.08 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 2019533.510.410.47.20.3
-- Per Game (20 Proj)2.60.170.520.510.360.01
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)2.60.150.560.560.360.01
9/2 to 9/8 (4.9 Games)11.50.842.32.31.80.06
2019 Season11271825120
-- Per Game (47 GP)2.40.150.380.530.260.00