Colin Moran is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $3.8K and DraftKings at $5K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.4 FanDuel points and 6.4 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$888 short of $3.8K on FanDuel and -$1200 short of $5K 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 (3B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#23 Evan Longoria8.9 FD Points$3100
#24 Dawel Lugo8.6 FD Points$2200
#25 Colin Moran8.4 FD Points$3800
#26 Sean Rodriguez8.4 FD Points$2300
#27 Mike Moustakas8.2 FD Points$3200
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Evan Longoria6.9 DK Points$3900
#14 Matt Carpenter6.9 DK Points$3600
#15 Colin Moran6.4 DK Points$5000
#16 David Fletcher5.7 DK Points$3700
#17 Jace Peterson5.7 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Colin Moran to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 45.97 projected fantasy points puts him at #28 behind Carlos Sanchez and ahead of Cheslor Cuthbert. He has averaged 2.07 fantasy points in his past 270 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.61 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#32) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Colin Moran is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #16 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#26 Matt Duffy (3% OWN)47 FP, 2.27 per game300 FP, 131 gp, 2.29 per game (#17)
#27 Carlos Sanchez (3% OWN)47 FP, 2.17 per game333 FP, 154 gp, 2.16 per game (#21)
#28 Colin Moran (23% OWN)46 FP, 2.61 per game280 FP, 144 gp, 1.94 per game (#27)
#29 Cheslor Cuthbert (3% OWN)45 FP, 2.32 per game50 FP, 30 gp, 1.68 per game (#31)
#30 Marco Hernandez45 FP, 3.35 per game50 FP, 30 gp, 1.68 per game (#31)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Colin Moran is projected for 4.86 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #19 projected third baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Vladimir Guerrero Jr. but behind Evan Longoria the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 9.96 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)5.3 FP (94% ST)2.89 FP
#18 Evan Longoria (33% OWN)4.91 FP (21% ST)2.71 FP
#19 Colin Moran (23% OWN)4.86 FP (17% ST)2.61 FP
#20 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)4.72 FP (76% ST)2.98 FP
#21 Jedd Gyorko (1% OWN)4.36 FP2.87 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Travis Shaw (16% OWN)10.5 FP (3% ST)2.53 FP
#30 Isiah Kiner-Falefa (4% OWN)10.4 FP (2% ST)2.4 FP
#31 Colin Moran (23% OWN)10 FP (17% ST)2.61 FP
#32 Marco Hernandez (0% OWN)10 FP3.35 FP
#33 Brandon Drury (5% OWN)9 FP (3% ST)2.55 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.

COLIN MORANFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201946.02.210.77.75.20.1
-- Per Game (18 Proj)2.60.130.610.440.290.01
8/26 to 9/1 (1.4 Games)4.90.211.20.810.520.00
9/2 to 9/8 (3.9 Games)10.00.452.51.71.20.00
2019 Season278137543260
-- Per Game (126 GP)2.20.100.600.340.210.00
2018 to 20195582413392650
-- Per Game (270 GP)2.10.090.490.340.240.00