Carlos Santana Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $4.1K Than on DraftKings at $4.9K on 8/16

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 12.9 FD points and is worth +$544 more than $4.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 9.6 points and is worth +$321 more than $4.9K. 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) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jose Abreu14.2 FD Points$3800
#2 Trey Mancini13.2 FD Points$4000
#3 Carlos Santana12.9 FD Points$4100
#4 Freddie Freeman12.3 FD Points$4100
#5 Mitch Garver12.2 FD Points$3400
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jose Abreu10.7 DK Points$4200
#2 Trey Mancini10 DK Points$4900
#3 Carlos Santana9.6 DK Points$4900
#4 Danny Santana9.2 DK Points$4900
#5 Freddie Freeman9.1 DK Points$5200

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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 137.24 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Freddie Freeman making him our #1 ranked first baseman. He has averaged 3.28 fantasy points in his past 280 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.79 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #8 most highly owned first baseman. Carlos Santana is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #2 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Carlos Santana (99% OWN)137 FP, 3.79 per game466 FP, 161 gp, 2.89 per game (#11)
#2 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)132 FP, 3.5 per game524 FP, 162 gp, 3.23 per game (#3)
#3 Rhys Hoskins (100% OWN)128 FP, 3.35 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#6)
#4 Anthony Rizzo (100% OWN)126 FP, 3.21 per game487 FP, 150 gp, 3.25 per game (#2)
#5 Josh Bell (100% OWN)126 FP, 3.33 per game370 FP, 148 gp, 2.5 per game (#26)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Santana is projected for 11.31 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked first baseman 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 the highest ranked first baseman the rest of the week, ahead of Jose Abreu. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 19.4 fantasy points.

8/16 TO 8/18 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Carlos Santana (99% OWN)11.3 FP (98% ST)3.79 FP
#2 Jose Abreu (99% OWN)11.2 FP (96% ST)3.27 FP
#3 Anthony Rizzo (100% OWN)10.9 FP (98% ST)3.21 FP
#4 Pete Alonso (100% OWN)10.6 FP (97% ST)3.15 FP
#5 Max Muncy (100% OWN)9.6 FP (96% ST)3.27 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)20.4 FP (100% ST)3.5 FP
#7 Jose Abreu (99% OWN)19.8 FP (96% ST)3.27 FP
#8 Carlos Santana (99% OWN)19.4 FP (98% ST)3.79 FP
#9 Daniel Murphy (93% OWN)18.3 FP (74% ST)3.03 FP
#10 Ji-Man Choi (9% OWN)17.8 FP (4% ST)2.76 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 20191378.72527230.8
-- Per Game (36 Proj)3.80.240.680.750.630.02
8/12 to 8/18 (2.9 Games)11.30.791.82.32.00.04
8/19 to 8/25 (5.4 Games)19.41.23.63.83.10.13
2019 Season452297589893
-- Per Game (119 GP)3.80.240.630.750.750.03
2018 to 2019918531611711995
-- Per Game (280 GP)3.30.190.570.610.710.02