Brian McCann Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.2K Than on FanDuel at $2.4 on 8/17

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 5.6 FD points and is worth -$406 less than $2.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.3 points and is worth +$108 more than $3.2K. 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) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#66 Christian Vazquez5.8 FD Points$2800
#67 Austin Hedges5.7 FD Points$2200
#68 Brian McCann5.6 FD Points$2400
#69 Chris Davis5.5 FD Points$2100
#70 Francisco Mejia5.5 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Christian Vazquez4.4 DK Points$4500
#25 Austin Hedges4.4 DK Points$2600
#26 Brian McCann4.3 DK Points$3200
#27 Francisco Mejia4.2 DK Points$3800
#28 Tucker Barnhart4.1 DK Points$3800

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Brian McCann to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 66.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Omar Narvaez and ahead of Tucker Barnhart. He has averaged 2.13 fantasy points in his past 133 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.49 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#33) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Brian McCann is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #19 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#10 Robinson Chirinos (74% OWN)70 FP, 2.67 per game258 FP, 111 gp, 2.32 per game (#12)
#11 Omar Narvaez (95% OWN)69 FP, 2.95 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#25)
#12 Brian McCann (27% OWN)66 FP, 2.49 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#33)
#13 Tucker Barnhart (19% OWN)66 FP, 2.29 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#20)
#14 Kurt Suzuki (27% OWN)66 FP, 3.19 per game262 FP, 101 gp, 2.6 per game (#7)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brian McCann is projected for 2.87 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #28 projected catcher 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 Chance Sisco but behind Francisco Mejia the rest of the week. Week 22 will be better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 10.6 fantasy points.

8/17 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Jake Rogers (7% OWN)2.91 FP (5% ST)1.97 FP
#27 Francisco Mejia (41% OWN)2.87 FP (29% ST)2.35 FP
#28 Brian McCann (27% OWN)2.87 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
#29 Chance Sisco (16% OWN)2.86 FP (10% ST)2.4 FP
#30 Austin Hedges (10% OWN)2.82 FP (5% ST)2.02 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Kurt Suzuki (27% OWN)10.9 FP (20% ST)3.19 FP
#13 Buster Posey (89% OWN)10.9 FP (73% ST)2.34 FP
#14 Brian McCann (27% OWN)10.6 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
#15 Jacob Stallings (1% OWN)10.4 FP2.02 FP
#16 Omar Narvaez (95% OWN)10 FP (83% ST)2.95 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.

BRIAN MCCANNFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019664.115.111.39.30.1
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.50.150.570.420.350.00
8/12 to 8/18 (1.5 Games)2.90.180.660.520.400.00
8/19 to 8/25 (4.2 Games)10.60.742.41.81.50.01
2019 Season170103925260
-- Per Game (71 GP)2.40.140.550.350.370.00
2018 to 2019284176246450
-- Per Game (133 GP)2.10.130.470.350.340.00