Brandon Crawford Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.4K Than on FanDuel at $2.8 on 8/29

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 7.1 FD points and is worth -$402 less than $2.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.4 points and is worth -$212 less than $3.4K. 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) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Nick Ahmed7.6 FD Points$2900
#18 Luis Urias7.2 FD Points$2400
#19 Brandon Crawford7.1 FD Points$2800
#20 Nicky Lopez6.7 FD Points$2300
#21 Mauricio Dubon6.7 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Amed Rosario6.8 DK Points$4000
#8 Nick Ahmed5.8 DK Points$3600
#9 Brandon Crawford5.4 DK Points$3400
#10 Mauricio Dubon5.2 DK Points$3400
#11 Freddy Galvis5.2 DK Points$4100

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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 55.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #39 behind Austin Nola and ahead of Jordy Mercer. He has averaged 2.15 fantasy points in his past 269 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.16 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
#37 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)56 FP, 2.16 per game318 FP, 128 gp, 2.5 per game (#15)
#38 Austin Nola (23% OWN)56 FP, 2.49 per game318 FP, 128 gp, 2.5 per game (#15)
#39 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)55 FP, 2.16 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#40 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)54 FP, 2.07 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)
#41 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)54 FP, 2.24 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brandon Crawford is projected for 6.57 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #40 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 Dansby Swanson but behind Scott Kingery the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#34). He is projected for 12.37 fantasy points.

8/29 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#38 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)6.7 FP (1% ST)2.24 FP
#39 Scott Kingery (73% OWN)6.7 FP (52% ST)2.64 FP
#40 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)6.6 FP (4% ST)2.16 FP
#41 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)6.5 FP (24% ST)2.56 FP
#42 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)6.1 FP (6% ST)2.11 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)12.6 FP (1% ST)2.07 FP
#33 Kevin Newman (42% OWN)12.4 FP (34% ST)2.4 FP
#34 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)12.4 FP (4% ST)2.16 FP
#35 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)12.4 FP (3% ST)2.16 FP
#36 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)12.3 FP (24% ST)2.56 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 2019552.510.310.98.20.7
-- Per Game (26 Proj)2.20.100.400.430.320.03
8/26 to 9/1 (3.5 Games)6.60.281.31.31.000.10
9/2 to 9/8 (6 Games)12.40.502.32.41.90.16
2019 Season251105051393
-- Per Game (119 GP)2.10.080.420.430.330.03
2018 to 201957924104114897
-- Per Game (269 GP)2.20.090.390.420.330.03