Carter Kieboom Fantasy Value: Buy, Sell or Hold?


Based on ownership percentage (56%), Carter Kieboom has a market rank of #21 among shortstops. Based on the latest projections the market is overrating Kieboom. The projections have him 21 spots lower in the rankings. He is the lowest rated of the 3 shortstops (Didi Gregorius, Jose Peraza) with this market rank (56% Owned). He is projected for 168 fantasy points in 66 remaining games. Based on average FPs, he is even better with the #32 highest average. The market ranks Carter Kieboom behind Peraza and above Gregorius but the projections rank Gregorius over Carter Kieboom.

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Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
168 (#42) 
0.25 (#39) 
OPS0.723 (#32) 
Home Runs 
8 (#37) 
36 (#36) 
32 (#40) 
Stolen Bases 
4 (#34) 
Strikeouts62 (#20) 

His projected fantasy points is lower than you would like given his relatively strong OPS projection.


Carter Kieboom could be someone to consider. He is projected to be the #32 shortstop in week 7 and he is only starting in 19% of leagues. In week 7 rankings vs other shortstops these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Eric Sogard (18 FP), Brandon Crawford (13 FP), Jordy Mercer (13 FP), Nick Ahmed (15 FP), and Chris Taylor (13 FP). He is projected for more points than 2 other shortstops starting in more leagues: Trea Turner (5 FP) and Fernando Tatis Jr. (10 FP). Starting in 19% of leagues he is expected to produce 13.3 fantasy points (WK 7). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #21 shortstop of the week, but he is projected to be the #32 shortstop. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.3 short of expectations. Even though his per game projected FP average is not better than normal, he will benefit from playing a projected 5 games.

Lower Start%C. Kieboom WK 7Higher Start%
E. Sogard (18 FP)10 FPT. Turner (5 FP)
B. Crawford (13 FP)#21 ShortstopF. Tatis Jr. (10 FP)
J. Mercer (13 FP) 
N. Ahmed (15 FP) 
C. Taylor (13 FP) 

He is projected for 10 fantasy points in week 7 (#32 SS) in 5 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
10.04 (#32) 
0.231 (#47)
0.593 (#44)
Home Runs 
0.49 (#29) 
2.2 (#28) 
1.92 (#30) 
Stolen Bases 
0.26 (#33) 

  • Based on 5/6 start percentages, Carter Kieboom is valued behind Peraza and above Rosario but the projections rank Rosario over Carter Kieboom in week 7.
  • May 6May 7May 8May 9May 10May 11May 12
    1.4 FP @MIL1.8 FP @MIL1.6 FP @MIL1.6 FP @LAD1.5 FP @LAD1 FP @LAD1.2 FP @LAD

    Carter Kieboom last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    5/5 @PHI-1 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-4
    5/4 @PHI4 FP, 15 FD, 12 DK2-4, 2 R, 1 BB
    5/3 @PHI-1 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-4
    5/2 vs STL0 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-1
    5/1 vs STL0 FP, 3 FD, 2 DK0-3, 1 BB


    FANDUEL VALUE (5/6): Kieboom is not the best option on FanDuel with a projected 5.6 FD pts (#22 among shortstops). He is the #16 highest priced shortstop ($2900). At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $2K. There are 2 other options at $2900 (Freddy Galvis, Corey Seager) and Kieboom is ranked #2 among the 3. Instead of Kieboom consider these better options at lower salaries: Brandon Crawford (8.1 FP), Jose Iglesias (5.6 FP), Orlando Arcia (6.5 FP), Mike Freeman (5.8 FP), and Amed Rosario (8 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 5.9 FPs, a value reached in 3 of 10 games (30%). The combined 'cover percentage' for shortstops expected to start is 43%.

    DRAFTKINGS VALUE: Projected for 4.3 DraftKings pts Carter Kieboom is the #15 ranked shortstop. He is the #12 highest priced shortstop ($3900). Based on the projection, Kieboom is worth $2.6K. Amed Rosario is also priced at $3900 and is a better option at this price. Instead of Kieboom consider these better options at lower salaries: Nick Ahmed (6.2 FP), Corey Seager (6.2 FP), Orlando Arcia (5 FP), Willy Adames (6.2 FP), and Richie Martin (5.5 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 6.3 FPs, a value reached in 3 of 10 games (30%). The combined 'cover percentage' for shortstops expected to start is 42%.

    Kieboom is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.


    His FanDuel average was 5.1 points and on DraftKings it was 3.9 per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 1000 and on FanDuel it was 1000 fantasy points. His DraftKings ceiling was -1000 fantasy points and -1000 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

    GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
    All5.1 ($3K)2 G, 5 B3.9 ($3.7K)2 G, 5 B
    5/5 @PHI0 ($3.1K)-5.10 ($3.6K)-3.9
    5/4 @PHI15.4 ($3.1K)+10.312 ($3.7K)+8.1
    5/3 @PHI0 ($3K)-5.10 ($3.7K)-3.9
    5/2 STL0 ($3.3K)-5.10 ($3.8K)-3.9
    5/1 STL3 ($3.2K)--2 ($3.8K)--
    4/30 STL0 ($3.2K)-5.10 ($3.9K)-3.9
    4/29 STL3 ($3K)--2 ($3.7K)--
    4/28 SD24.7 ($2.9K)+19.619 ($3.8K)+15.1
    4/27 SD0 ($2K)-5.10 ($3.7K)-3.9
    4/26 SD18.7--14--