Brandon Crawford is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.7K and DraftKings at $3.3K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 6 FanDuel points and 4.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$607 short of $2.7K on FanDuel and -$604 short of $3.3K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#32 Garrett Hampson6.9 FD Points$2700
#33 Mauricio Dubon6.6 FD Points$2200
#34 Brandon Crawford6 FD Points$2700
#35 Humberto Arteaga6 FD Points$2200
#36 Jon Berti6 FD Points$3300
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#12 Nick Ahmed5.9 DK Points$3600
#13 Richie Martin5.5 DK Points$2200
#14 Brandon Crawford4.6 DK Points$3300
#15 Humberto Arteaga4.6 DK Points$2200
#16 Erik Gonzalez2 DK Points$3300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Brandon Crawford to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 51.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #38 behind Nicky Lopez and ahead of Austin Nola. He has averaged 2.15 fantasy points in his past 271 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.15 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#52) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Brandon Crawford is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#36 J.P. Crawford (14% OWN)52 FP, 2.4 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)
#37 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)52 FP, 2.13 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)
#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)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brandon Crawford is projected for 2.89 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #48 ranked shortstop. 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 Dylan Moore but behind Ehire Adrianza the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 12.62 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Addison Russell (5% OWN)2.95 FP (2% ST)2.38 FP
#47 Ehire Adrianza (1% OWN)2.93 FP2.94 FP
#48 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)2.89 FP (4% ST)2.15 FP
#49 Dylan Moore (1% OWN)2.76 FP2.38 FP
#50 Luis Rengifo (3% OWN)2.71 FP (1% ST)2.43 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Nick Ahmed (54% OWN)13.3 FP (38% ST)2.47 FP
#30 Willi Castro (3% OWN)12.9 FP (1% ST)2.26 FP
#31 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)12.6 FP (4% ST)2.15 FP
#32 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)12.5 FP (70% ST)2.81 FP
#33 Dansby Swanson (75% OWN)12.4 FP (25% ST)2.62 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.

BRANDON CRAWFORDFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019512.29.610.37.70.7
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.10.090.400.430.320.03
8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)2.90.090.580.630.430.06
9/2 to 9/8 (6 Games)12.60.502.42.52.00.17
2019 Season254105052403
-- Per Game (121 GP)2.10.080.410.430.330.02
2018 to 201958224104115907
-- Per Game (271 GP)2.10.090.380.420.330.03