D.J. Stewart is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.1K) and DraftKings ($3.4K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.5 FanDuel points and 8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1383 more than $2.1K on FanDuel and +$1059 more than $3.4K 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) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#32 Adam Eaton10.6 FD Points$3600
#33 Chris Taylor10.5 FD Points$2700
#34 D.J. Stewart10.5 FD Points$2100
#35 Yasiel Puig10.5 FD Points$3300
#36 Eloy Jimenez10.4 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Marcell Ozuna8.1 DK Points$4500
#19 Aristides Aquino8 DK Points$5400
#20 D.J. Stewart8 DK Points$3400
#21 Victor Robles8 DK Points$4200
#22 Chris Taylor7.9 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 56.58 projected fantasy points puts him at #68 behind Greg Allen and ahead of Ben Zobrist. He has averaged 1.89 fantasy points in his past 37 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#118) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. D.J. Stewart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #144 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#66 Rafael Ortega (1% OWN)57 FP, 2.63 per game54 FP, 41 gp, 1.33 per game (#122)
#67 Greg Allen (6% OWN)57 FP, 2.53 per game142 FP, 83 gp, 1.71 per game (#103)
#68 D.J. Stewart (2% OWN)57 FP, 2.5 per game42 FP, 17 gp, 2.47 per game (#54)
#69 Ben Zobrist (6% OWN)56 FP, 2.57 per game352 FP, 134 gp, 2.63 per game (#35)
#70 Kevin Kiermaier (36% OWN)56 FP, 2.56 per game188 FP, 87 gp, 2.17 per game (#75)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

D.J. Stewart is projected for 5.24 fantasy points in 2 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 Yasiel Puig but behind Ryan Braun the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#64). He is projected for 13.35 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#42 Brett Gardner5.4 FP (41% ST)2.97 FP
#43 Ryan Braun5.3 FP (57% ST)2.98 FP
#44 D.J. Stewart5.2 FP (1% ST)2.5 FP
#45 Yasiel Puig5.2 FP (86% ST)3.14 FP
#46 Corey Dickerson5.1 FP (39% ST)2.93 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Avisail Garcia13.7 FP (24% ST)2.73 FP
#63 Austin Dean13.7 FP2.24 FP
#64 D.J. Stewart13.3 FP (1% ST)2.5 FP
#65 Jackie Bradley13.2 FP (16% ST)2.55 FP
#66 Victor Reyes12.9 FP (2% ST)1.93 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 2019573.010.310.86.81.4
-- Per Game (23 Proj)2.50.130.460.480.300.06
8/26 to 9/1 (1.8 Games)5.20.260.981.00.660.12
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)13.30.672.52.61.60.33
2019 Season28.003551
-- Per Game (20 GP)1.40.000.150.250.250.05
2018 to 2019703131393
-- Per Game (37 GP)1.90.080.350.350.240.08