Carlos Santana Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.1K Than on FanDuel at $3.7 on 9/1

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 10.9 FD points and is worth +$341 more than $3.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.1 points and is worth +$827 more than $4.1K. 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Danny Santana11.3 FD Points$3100
#7 Trey Mancini11 FD Points$3600
#8 Carlos Santana10.9 FD Points$3700
#9 Rhys Hoskins10.7 FD Points$3700
#10 Matt Beaty10.6 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Danny Santana8.3 DK Points$5400
#6 Trey Mancini8.3 DK Points$4400
#7 Carlos Santana8.1 DK Points$4100
#8 Mark Trumbo8 DK Points$3200
#9 Daniel Murphy7.9 DK Points$4700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Carlos Santana to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 85.7 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Anthony Rizzo and ahead of Paul Goldschmidt. He has averaged 3.28 fantasy points in his past 294 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.64 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite first baseman. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. He is also currently the #4 ranked first baseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#2 J.D. Martinez (100% OWN)87 FP, 3.69 per game600 FP, 150 gp, 4 per game (#1)
#3 Anthony Rizzo (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.3 per game487 FP, 150 gp, 3.25 per game (#3)
#4 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.64 per game466 FP, 161 gp, 2.89 per game (#11)
#5 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)82 FP, 3.02 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.22 per game (#5)
#6 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)80 FP, 3.31 per game524 FP, 162 gp, 3.23 per game (#4)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Santana is projected for 3.08 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #11 ranked first baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Trey Mancini but behind Matt Olson the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 23.59 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#9 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)3.13 FP (97% ST)3.31 FP
#10 Matt Olson (86% OWN)3.1 FP (75% ST)2.98 FP
#11 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)3.08 FP (98% ST)3.64 FP
#12 Trey Mancini (99% OWN)3.06 FP (87% ST)3.2 FP
#13 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)3.03 FP (4% ST)3.03 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Danny Santana (94% OWN)23.9 FP (82% ST)3.13 FP
#2 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)23.6 FP (98% ST)3.64 FP
#3 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)20.9 FP (97% ST)3.02 FP
#4 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)20.3 FP (98% ST)3.64 FP
#5 J.D. Martinez (100% OWN)20.3 FP (99% ST)3.69 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 SANTANAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019865.215.817.214.90.5
-- Per Game (24 Proj)3.60.220.670.730.630.02
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)3.10.180.600.590.540.02
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)23.61.44.54.73.90.15
2019 Season498318296983
-- Per Game (133 GP)3.70.230.620.720.740.02
2018 to 2019963551681782085
-- Per Game (294 GP)3.30.190.570.610.710.02