Carlos Correa is Projected to Be the #5 Shortstop...Behind Jorge Polanco and Ahead of Trea Turner the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carlos Correa to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 111.9 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Jorge Polanco and ahead of Trea Turner. He has averaged 2.95 fantasy points in his past 181 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.25 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is 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
#3 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)118 FP, 3.46 per game456 FP, 135 gp, 3.38 per game (#4)
#4 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)115 FP, 3.23 per game213 FP, 77 gp, 2.77 per game (#9)
#5 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)112 FP, 3.25 per game288 FP, 110 gp, 2.61 per game (#14)
#6 Trea Turner (99% OWN)110 FP, 3.03 per game471 FP, 161 gp, 2.93 per game (#6)
#7 Tim Anderson (84% OWN)109 FP, 2.99 per game338 FP, 153 gp, 2.21 per game (#22)

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WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Correa is projected for 21.92 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #3 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 Francisco Lindor but behind Elvis Andrus. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 15.29 fantasy points.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Trevor Story (100% OWN)23.7 FP (99% ST)3.6 FP
#2 Elvis Andrus (93% OWN)23.7 FP (78% ST)2.99 FP
#3 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)21.9 FP (94% ST)3.25 FP
#4 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)20.8 FP (97% ST)3.64 FP
#5 Tim Anderson (84% OWN)20.4 FP (68% ST)2.99 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Trea Turner (99% OWN)15.5 FP (98% ST)3.03 FP
#19 Dylan Moore (1% OWN)15.5 FP2.17 FP
#20 Carlos Correa (99% OWN)15.3 FP (94% ST)3.25 FP
#21 J.P. Crawford (12% OWN)14.6 FP (6% ST)2.5 FP
#22 Tim Lopes (0% OWN)14.6 FP2.4 FP

Carlos Correa Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $4K Than on DraftKings at $5K on 8/19

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 12.1 FD points and is worth $4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 9 points and is worth $5K. 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) 8/19 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Trevor Story13.2 FD Points$4200
#2 Jonathan Villar12.2 FD Points$3500
#3 Carlos Correa12.1 FD Points$4000
#4 Tim Anderson11.4 FD Points$3200
#5 Elvis Andrus11.4 FD Points$3300
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/19 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Trevor Story10 DK Points$5200
#2 Carlos Correa9 DK Points$5000
#3 Tim Anderson9 DK Points$4600
#4 Trea Turner8.8 DK Points$5100
#5 Elvis Andrus8.8 DK Points$4300

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 20191127.5242014.60.8
-- Per Game (34 Proj)3.30.220.710.580.420.02
8/19 to 8/25 (6.5 Games)21.91.44.93.92.80.15
8/26 to 9/1 (5.6 Games)15.31.23.62.52.10.10
2019 Season246195639341
-- Per Game (71 GP)3.50.270.790.550.480.01
2018 to 20195343412199874
-- Per Game (181 GP)3.00.190.670.550.480.02