Brandon Crawford is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.5K) and DraftKings ($3.4K) for 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.7 FanDuel points and 6.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$555 more than $2.5K on FanDuel and +$496 more than $3.4K 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 (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Amed Rosario9 FD Points$2800
#15 Nick Ahmed8.9 FD Points$3000
#16 Brandon Crawford8.7 FD Points$2500
#17 Luis Urias8.4 FD Points$2400
#18 Bo Bichette8.4 FD Points$3800
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Paul DeJong7.7 DK Points$4200
#7 Amed Rosario7 DK Points$3900
#8 Brandon Crawford6.6 DK Points$3400
#9 Bo Bichette6.5 DK Points$5400
#10 Dansby Swanson6 DK Points$4600

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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 48.85 projected fantasy points puts him at #37 behind Orlando Arcia and ahead of Luis Rengifo. He has averaged 2.14 fantasy points in his past 273 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.19 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
#35 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)49 FP, 2.14 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)
#36 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)49 FP, 2.03 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#40)
#37 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)49 FP, 2.19 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#38 Luis Rengifo (2% OWN)47 FP, 2.11 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#39 Austin Nola (18% OWN)47 FP, 2.43 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brandon Crawford is projected for 12.99 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #33 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 Dansby Swanson but behind Bo Bichette. Week 25 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 13.53 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)13.1 FP2.14 FP
#32 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)13 FP (68% ST)2.86 FP
#33 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)13 FP (4% ST)2.19 FP
#34 Dansby Swanson (74% OWN)12.8 FP (28% ST)2.59 FP
#35 Luis Rengifo (2% OWN)12.6 FP (1% ST)2.11 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)13.7 FP (68% ST)2.86 FP
#30 Hanser Alberto (28% OWN)13.7 FP (22% ST)2.52 FP
#31 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)13.5 FP (4% ST)2.19 FP
#32 Andrelton Simmons (37% OWN)13.3 FP (12% ST)2.51 FP
#33 Harold Castro (3% OWN)13.2 FP (2% ST)2.25 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 201948.82.29.09.77.20.6
-- Per Game (22 Proj)2.20.100.400.430.320.03
9/2 to 9/8 (6.2 Games)13.00.562.42.62.00.17
9/9 to 9/15 (5.9 Games)13.50.702.42.61.90.15
2019 Season255105052403
-- Per Game (123 GP)2.10.080.410.420.330.02
2018 to 201958324104115907
-- Per Game (273 GP)2.10.090.380.420.330.03