Brian McCann Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.5K Than on DraftKings at $3.9K on 8/14

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 7.1 FD points and is worth $2.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.3 points and is worth -$280 less than $3.9K. 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) 8/14 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#48 Robinson Chirinos7.1 FD Points$2800
#49 Elias Diaz7.1 FD Points$2000
#50 Brian McCann7.1 FD Points$2500
#51 Danny Jansen6.9 FD Points$2900
#52 Chris Davis6.7 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/14 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Wilson Ramos6.1 DK Points$4500
#7 Elias Diaz5.5 DK Points$2900
#8 Brian McCann5.3 DK Points$3900
#9 Jake Rogers5.1 DK Points$3500
#10 Jonathan Lucroy4.5 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 70.7 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Welington Castillo and ahead of Jacob Stallings. 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 2.46 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#36) 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 Omar Narvaez (96% OWN)76 FP, 3.02 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#25)
#11 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)75 FP, 2.26 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#32)
#12 Brian McCann (27% OWN)71 FP, 2.46 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#34)
#13 Jacob Stallings69 FP, 2.1 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#34)
#14 Mike Zunino (14% OWN)69 FP, 2.4 per game189 FP, 109 gp, 1.73 per game (#36)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brian McCann is projected for 7.91 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #13 ranked catcher and a must start for most owners. 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 Mike Zunino but behind Roberto Perez the rest of the week. Week 22 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#15). He is projected for 10.44 fantasy points.

8/14 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)8.9 FP (6% ST)2.26 FP
#12 Roberto Perez (59% OWN)8.4 FP (49% ST)2.57 FP
#13 Brian McCann (27% OWN)7.9 FP (20% ST)2.46 FP
#14 Mike Zunino (14% OWN)7.8 FP (8% ST)2.4 FP
#15 Jacob Stallings (0% OWN)7.5 FP2.1 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Buster Posey (90% OWN)10.9 FP (74% ST)2.37 FP
#14 Jacob Stallings (0% OWN)10.7 FP2.1 FP
#15 Brian McCann (27% OWN)10.4 FP (20% ST)2.46 FP
#16 Kurt Suzuki (28% OWN)10.4 FP (21% ST)2.98 FP
#17 Elias Diaz (8% OWN)10.2 FP (5% ST)2.12 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 2019714.416.312.29.60.1
-- Per Game (29 Proj)2.50.150.570.430.340.00
8/12 to 8/18 (3.5 Games)7.90.501.91.41.10.01
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