Carlos Correa is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $4K and DraftKings at $4.6K on 8/20

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.5 FanDuel points and 7.8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$306 short of $4K on FanDuel and -$379 short of $4.6K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. 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) 8/20 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Elvis Andrus10.7 FD Points$3400
#12 Jonathan Villar10.6 FD Points$3700
#13 Carlos Correa10.5 FD Points$4000
#14 Willy Adames10.1 FD Points$2500
#15 Corey Seager10.1 FD Points$3300
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/20 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Elvis Andrus8.2 DK Points$4300
#11 Xander Bogaerts8.2 DK Points$4800
#12 Carlos Correa7.8 DK Points$4600
#13 Willy Adames7.8 DK Points$3400
#14 Corey Seager7.5 DK Points$4000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carlos Correa to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 105.96 projected fantasy points puts him at #6 behind Trea Turner and ahead of Marcus Semien. He has averaged 2.93 fantasy points in his past 182 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.16 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#7) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 99% ownership, he is also the #6 most highly owned shortstop. Carlos Correa is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #21 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#4 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)113 FP, 3.26 per game213 FP, 77 gp, 2.77 per game (#9)
#5 Trea Turner (100% OWN)109 FP, 3.07 per game471 FP, 161 gp, 2.93 per game (#6)
#6 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)106 FP, 3.16 per game288 FP, 110 gp, 2.61 per game (#14)
#7 Marcus Semien (95% OWN)106 FP, 3.16 per game406 FP, 157 gp, 2.59 per game (#15)
#8 Jean Segura (94% OWN)106 FP, 2.92 per game410 FP, 144 gp, 2.85 per game (#8)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Correa is projected for 18.47 fantasy points in 6 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #4 ranked shortstop 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 Tim Anderson but behind Trevor Story the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 15.01 fantasy points.

8/20 TO 8/25 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)21 FP (97% ST)3.64 FP
#3 Trevor Story (100% OWN)20.1 FP (99% ST)3.58 FP
#4 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)18.5 FP (93% ST)3.16 FP
#5 Tim Anderson (86% OWN)17.2 FP (72% ST)2.94 FP
#6 Trea Turner (100% OWN)17 FP (98% ST)3.07 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Trea Turner (100% OWN)15.8 FP (98% ST)3.07 FP
#19 Dylan Moore (1% OWN)15.5 FP2.19 FP
#20 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)15 FP (93% ST)3.16 FP
#21 J.P. Crawford (13% OWN)14.8 FP (6% ST)2.55 FP
#22 Scott Kingery (73% OWN)14.6 FP (46% ST)2.79 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.

CARLOS CORREAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191067.12318.813.90.7
-- Per Game (33 Proj)3.20.210.700.560.410.02
8/19 to 8/25 (5.6 Games)18.51.14.13.42.50.13
8/26 to 9/1 (5.6 Games)15.01.13.62.52.00.09
2019 Season246195639341
-- Per Game (72 GP)3.40.260.780.540.470.01
2018 to 20195343412199874
-- Per Game (182 GP)2.90.190.660.540.480.02