Daniel Murphy Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3.1K Than on DraftKings at $3.9K on 8/25

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 9.5 FD points and is worth +$377 more than $3.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.2 points and is worth +$361 more than $3.9K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#20 Yulieski Gurriel9.8 FD Points$3400
#21 Daniel Vogelbach9.6 FD Points$3400
#22 Daniel Murphy9.5 FD Points$3100
#23 Matt Skole9.3 FD Points$2100
#24 Justin Smoak9.2 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#15 Ji-Man Choi7.5 DK Points$4000
#16 Albert Pujols7.3 DK Points$4100
#17 Daniel Murphy7.2 DK Points$3900
#18 Matt Skole6.9 DK Points$3000
#19 Derek Dietrich6.7 DK Points$3700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Daniel Murphy to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 79.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Jonathan Villar and ahead of Jeff McNeil. He has averaged 2.65 fantasy points in his past 193 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#10) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 92%, he is the #11 most highly owned second baseman. Daniel Murphy is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#11 Ozzie Albies (100% OWN)85 FP, 2.95 per game453 FP, 157 gp, 2.89 per game (#7)
#12 Jonathan Villar (96% OWN)82 FP, 2.82 per game266 FP, 139 gp, 1.91 per game (#36)
#13 Daniel Murphy (92% OWN)80 FP, 3 per game230 FP, 90 gp, 2.56 per game (#13)
#14 Jeff McNeil (95% OWN)78 FP, 2.97 per game168 FP, 63 gp, 2.67 per game (#10)
#15 Cesar Hernandez (72% OWN)78 FP, 2.53 per game400 FP, 161 gp, 2.49 per game (#15)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Daniel Murphy is projected for 2.73 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #7 ranked second baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Javier Baez but behind Luis Arraez the rest of the week. Week 23 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 19.31 fantasy points.

8/25 TO 8/25 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)2.77 FP (97% ST)3.41 FP
#6 Luis Arraez (53% OWN)2.75 FP (43% ST)2.92 FP
#7 Daniel Murphy (92% OWN)2.73 FP (77% ST)3 FP
#8 Javier Baez (100% OWN)2.73 FP (98% ST)3.04 FP
#9 Joe Wendle (12% OWN)2.68 FP (2% ST)2.42 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)21.6 FP (97% ST)3.18 FP
#2 Daniel Murphy (92% OWN)19.3 FP (77% ST)3 FP
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.5 FP (97% ST)3.41 FP
#4 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)18.3 FP (97% ST)3.25 FP
#5 Jose Altuve (100% OWN)18.3 FP (99% ST)3.62 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.

DANIEL MURPHYFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019803.716.914.37.90.5
-- Per Game (27 Proj)3.00.140.630.540.300.02
8/19 to 8/25 (0.9 Games)2.70.120.560.450.330.02
8/26 to 9/1 (5.8 Games)19.30.844.23.61.80.11
2019 Season280116647281
-- Per Game (103 GP)2.70.110.640.460.270.01
2018 to 20195112310887484
-- Per Game (193 GP)2.60.120.560.450.250.02