Dakota Hudson is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $8.7K and DraftKings at $9.2K on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 27.7 FanDuel points and 13.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$842 short of $8.7K on FanDuel and -$1475 short of $9.2K 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 (P) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Tony Gonsolin29.4 FD Points$6400
#14 Dylan Bundy28.4 FD Points$7000
#15 Dakota Hudson27.7 FD Points$8700
#16 Kolby Allard27.6 FD Points$7500
#17 Chase Anderson25.8 FD Points$6900
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Dylan Bundy15.1 DK Points$8100
#14 Kolby Allard14.3 DK Points$8000
#15 Dakota Hudson13.3 DK Points$9200
#16 CC Sabathia12.4 DK Points$7700
#17 Zac Gallen12.4 DK Points$9800

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Dakota Hudson to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 2.26 projected fantasy points puts him at #96 behind Tanner Roark and ahead of Francellis Montas. He has averaged 0.9 fantasy points in his past 53 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#104) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 84%, he is the #57 most highly owned starting pitcher. Dakota Hudson is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #49 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#94 Mike Leake (51% OWN)2.4 FP, 0.5 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#95 Tanner Roark (70% OWN)2.3 FP, 0.49 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#96 Dakota Hudson (84% OWN)2.3 FP, 0.4 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#97 Francellis Montas (27% OWN)2.2 FP, 2.41 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#98 Adam Plutko (48% OWN)2.1 FP, 0.53 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Dakota Hudson is projected for 1.1 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #37 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Logan Webb but behind Jason Vargas the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#97). He is projected for -0.04 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#35 Trevor Bauer (97% OWN)1.2 FP (73% ST)0.89 FP
#36 Jason Vargas (43% OWN)1.18 FP (30% ST)0.93 FP
#37 Dakota Hudson (84% OWN)1.1 FP (66% ST)0.4 FP
#38 Logan Webb (16% OWN)1.1 FP (6% ST)0.27 FP
#39 Chase Anderson (48% OWN)0.92 FP (23% ST)1.57 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#95 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)-0.03 FP (62% ST)0.83 FP
#96 CC Sabathia (25% OWN)-0.04 FP (9% ST)0.79 FP
#97 Dakota Hudson (84% OWN)-0.04 FP (66% ST)0.4 FP
#98 Austin Voth (3% OWN)-0.05 FP0.61 FP
#99 Chris Stratton (1% OWN)-0.09 FP-1.23 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.

DAKOTA HUDSONFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20192.32.41.7312513.6
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.400.430.305.44.32.4
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)1.10.480.235.14.42.2
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.040.400.305.24.32.3
2019 Season33.813614010666
-- Per Game (27 GP)1.30.480.225.23.92.4
2018 to 201947.617716212584
-- Per Game (53 GP)0.900.320.133.12.41.6