D.J. Stewart is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.1K) and DraftKings ($3.3K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 9.1 FanDuel points and 6.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$795 more than $2.1K on FanDuel and +$619 more than $3.3K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#53 Corey Dickerson9.3 FD Points$3400
#54 J.D. Davis9.2 FD Points$2800
#55 D.J. Stewart9.1 FD Points$2100
#56 Jake Cave9 FD Points$2300
#57 Steve Wilkerson9 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#43 Mike Yastrzemski7 DK Points$4400
#44 Corey Dickerson7 DK Points$4500
#45 D.J. Stewart6.9 DK Points$3300
#46 Kevin Kiermaier6.9 DK Points$4000
#47 Nick Senzel6.9 DK Points$4000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

D.J. Stewart may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 59.23 projected fantasy points puts him at #67 behind Eric Thames and ahead of Adam Haseley. He has averaged 1.86 fantasy points in his past 36 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.53 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#112) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. D.J. Stewart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #143 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#65 Hunter Renfroe (72% OWN)60 FP, 2.73 per game304 FP, 117 gp, 2.59 per game (#39)
#66 Eric Thames (18% OWN)59 FP, 2.81 per game178 FP, 94 gp, 1.9 per game (#89)
#67 D.J. Stewart (2% OWN)59 FP, 2.53 per game42 FP, 17 gp, 2.47 per game (#54)
#68 Adam Haseley (5% OWN)59 FP, 2.44 per game42 FP, 17 gp, 2.47 per game (#54)
#69 Tyler Naquin (6% OWN)58 FP, 2.63 per game95 FP, 58 gp, 1.64 per game (#107)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

D.J. Stewart is projected for 7.47 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #44 ranked outfielder. 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 Corey Dickerson but behind Mallex Smith the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#64). He is projected for 13.76 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#42 Shohei Ohtani7.7 FP (63% ST)3.03 FP
#43 Mallex Smith7.5 FP (44% ST)2.44 FP
#44 D.J. Stewart7.5 FP (1% ST)2.53 FP
#45 Corey Dickerson7.5 FP (36% ST)2.89 FP
#46 Michael Conforto7.2 FP (87% ST)3.2 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Austin Dean13.8 FP2.24 FP
#63 Jason Heyward13.8 FP (40% ST)2.78 FP
#64 D.J. Stewart13.8 FP (1% ST)2.53 FP
#65 Kevin Pillar13.6 FP (52% ST)2.5 FP
#66 Randal Grichuk13.5 FP (33% ST)2.61 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.

D.J. STEWARTFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019593.210.911.37.31.5
-- Per Game (23 Proj)2.50.140.460.480.310.06
8/26 to 9/1 (2.6 Games)7.50.401.41.50.960.17
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)13.80.692.62.71.70.36
2019 Season25.003451
-- Per Game (19 GP)1.30.000.160.210.260.05
2018 to 2019673131293
-- Per Game (36 GP)1.90.080.360.330.250.08