Brandon Crawford is Projected to Be the #39 Shortstop...Behind Austin Nola and Ahead of Jordy Mercer the Rest of the Season

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 53.44 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 270 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)54 FP, 2.15 per game318 FP, 128 gp, 2.5 per game (#15)
#38 Austin Nola (22% OWN)54 FP, 2.47 per game318 FP, 128 gp, 2.5 per game (#15)
#39 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)53 FP, 2.16 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#23)
#40 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)52 FP, 2.05 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)
#41 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)52 FP, 2.22 per game226 FP, 116 gp, 1.95 per game (#30)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brandon Crawford is projected for 4.79 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #45 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 Addison Russell but behind Mauricio Dubon the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#32). He is projected for 12.58 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#43 Yairo Munoz (2% OWN)5.1 FP (1% ST)2.75 FP
#44 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)5.1 FP (1% ST)2.22 FP
#45 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)4.79 FP (4% ST)2.16 FP
#46 Addison Russell (5% OWN)4.52 FP (2% ST)2.41 FP
#47 Ehire Adrianza (1% OWN)4.29 FP (1% ST)2.91 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Kevin Newman (42% OWN)13.3 FP (35% ST)2.49 FP
#31 Willi Castro (3% OWN)13 FP (1% ST)2.28 FP
#32 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)12.6 FP (4% ST)2.16 FP
#33 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)12.4 FP (1% ST)2.05 FP
#34 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)12.3 FP (23% ST)2.58 FP

Brandon Crawford Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.3K Than on FanDuel at $2.7 on 8/30

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 7.8 FD points and is worth $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.9 points and is worth $3.3K. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 J.P. Crawford8.2 FD Points$2900
#22 Orlando Arcia7.8 FD Points$2500
#23 Brandon Crawford7.8 FD Points$2700
#24 Jose Iglesias7.7 FD Points$2800
#25 Nicky Lopez7.6 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#16 J.P. Crawford6.2 DK Points$4100
#17 Jose Iglesias6 DK Points$3300
#18 Brandon Crawford5.9 DK Points$3300
#19 Willi Castro5.8 DK Points$3200
#20 Bo Bichette5.8 DK Points$5000

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 2019532.310.010.78.00.7
-- Per Game (25 Proj)2.20.090.400.430.320.03
8/26 to 9/1 (2.7 Games)4.80.180.921.00.780.08
9/2 to 9/8 (6 Games)12.60.522.32.51.90.16
2019 Season252105052403
-- Per Game (120 GP)2.10.080.420.430.330.02
2018 to 201958024104115907
-- Per Game (270 GP)2.20.090.390.430.330.03