Dakota Hudson is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $8.7K and DraftKings at $9.2K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 27.6 FanDuel points and 13.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$1123 short of $8.7K on FanDuel and -$1811 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) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Brock Burke28.1 FD Points$7600
#18 Martin Perez27.7 FD Points$7100
#19 Dakota Hudson27.6 FD Points$8700
#20 Joe Musgrove26.4 FD Points$6000
#21 Homer Bailey25.1 FD Points$7600
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Brock Burke14.1 DK Points$7200
#12 Joe Musgrove13.3 DK Points$6600
#13 Dakota Hudson13.3 DK Points$9200
#14 Michael Wacha12.4 DK Points$5700
#15 Pablo Lopez11.9 DK Points$7200

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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 2.2 projected fantasy points puts him at #93 behind Francellis Montas and ahead of Merrill Kelly. 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 0.39 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#100) 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 85%, he is the #56 most highly owned starting pitcher. Dakota Hudson is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #50 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#91 Tyler Glasnow (72% OWN)2.4 FP, 1.04 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#92 Francellis Montas (27% OWN)2.3 FP, 2.49 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#93 Dakota Hudson (85% OWN)2.2 FP, 0.39 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#94 Merrill Kelly (42% OWN)2.1 FP, 0.44 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)
#95 Kyle Gibson (89% OWN)2 FP, 0.4 per game52 FP, 21 gp, 2.5 per game (#53)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Dakota Hudson is projected for 1.12 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #24 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. 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 Trevor Bauer but behind Eric Lauer the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#95). He is projected for 0.03 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Marcus Stroman (92% OWN)1.26 FP (66% ST)1 FP
#23 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)1.19 FP (16% ST)-0.29 FP
#24 Dakota Hudson (85% OWN)1.12 FP (69% ST)0.39 FP
#25 Trevor Bauer (97% OWN)1.07 FP (74% ST)0.92 FP
#26 Jason Vargas (43% OWN)1.05 FP (30% ST)0.89 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#93 Dustin May (68% OWN)0.07 FP (40% ST)0.52 FP
#94 Alex Wood (52% OWN)0.04 FP (28% ST)1.05 FP
#95 Dakota Hudson (85% OWN)0.03 FP (69% ST)0.39 FP
#96 Trevor Bauer (97% OWN)0.02 FP (74% ST)0.92 FP
#97 Anthony DeSclafani (59% OWN)0.01 FP (42% ST)0.02 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 20192.22.51.7312513.6
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.390.430.295.44.32.4
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)1.10.480.225.14.42.3
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)0.030.420.285.24.12.2
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