Brian McCann Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.4K Than on FanDuel at $2.5 on 8/15

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 6 FD points and is worth -$332 less than $2.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.5 points and is worth $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 (C/1B) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#38 Alex Avila6.5 FD Points$2500
#39 Garrett Cooper6.2 FD Points$2400
#40 Brian McCann6 FD Points$2500
#41 James McCann5.9 FD Points$2600
#42 Roberto Perez5.8 FD Points$2600
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Dustin Garneau4.9 DK Points$3200
#12 Alex Avila4.8 DK Points$3900
#13 Brian McCann4.5 DK Points$3400
#14 James McCann4.5 DK Points$3600
#15 Roberto Perez4.3 DK Points$3400

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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 68.8 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 131 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.45 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) 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 (75% OWN)76 FP, 2.75 per game258 FP, 111 gp, 2.32 per game (#12)
#11 Omar Narvaez (96% OWN)73 FP, 2.97 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#25)
#12 Brian McCann (27% OWN)69 FP, 2.45 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#33)
#13 Tucker Barnhart (19% OWN)68 FP, 2.25 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#20)
#14 Kurt Suzuki (27% OWN)67 FP, 3.19 per game262 FP, 101 gp, 2.6 per game (#7)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brian McCann is projected for 5.93 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #17 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 Jorge Alfaro but behind Dustin Garneau the rest of the week. Week 22 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 10.38 fantasy points.

8/15 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#15 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)6.3 FP (48% ST)3.14 FP
#16 Dustin Garneau (0% OWN)6.3 FP2.53 FP
#17 Brian McCann (27% OWN)5.9 FP (20% ST)2.45 FP
#18 Jorge Alfaro (40% OWN)5.9 FP (29% ST)2.05 FP
#19 Tucker Barnhart (19% OWN)5.9 FP (13% ST)2.25 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Jacob Stallings (1% OWN)10.8 FP2.05 FP
#15 Elias Diaz (8% OWN)10.5 FP (5% ST)2.11 FP
#16 Brian McCann (27% OWN)10.4 FP (20% ST)2.45 FP
#17 Omar Narvaez (96% OWN)10.2 FP (83% ST)2.97 FP
#18 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)9.9 FP (48% ST)3.14 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 2019694.315.911.89.30.1
-- Per Game (28 Proj)2.50.150.570.420.330.00
8/12 to 8/18 (2.8 Games)5.90.361.41.00.860.01
8/19 to 8/25 (4.2 Games)10.40.712.41.81.50.01
2019 Season166103925240
-- Per Game (69 GP)2.40.140.570.360.350.00
2018 to 2019280176246430
-- Per Game (131 GP)2.10.130.470.350.330.00