Dustin Garneau Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $2.7K Than on FanDuel at $2.2 on 8/16

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 5.7 FD points and is worth -$148 less than $2.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.3 points and is worth +$608 more than $2.7K. 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) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#64 Christian Walker5.7 FD Points$3300
#65 Tyler Flowers5.7 FD Points$2400
#66 Dustin Garneau5.7 FD Points$2200
#67 Austin Hedges5.4 FD Points$2200
#68 Jake Rogers5.4 FD Points$2900
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#23 Tyler Flowers4.3 DK Points$3300
#24 Roberto Perez4.3 DK Points$3400
#25 Dustin Garneau4.3 DK Points$2700
#26 Jake Rogers4.2 DK Points$3000
#27 Austin Hedges4.1 DK Points$2700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Dustin Garneau to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 79.12 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Wilson Ramos and ahead of Yasmani Grandal. He has averaged 2.16 fantasy points in his past 32 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.56 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#25) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Dustin Garneau is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #47 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Will Smith (88% OWN)84 FP, 2.78 per game34 FP, 19 gp, 1.8 per game (#45)
#6 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)84 FP, 2.72 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#6)
#7 Dustin Garneau79 FP, 2.56 per game3 FP, 1 gp (#2)
#8 Yasmani Grandal (99% OWN)77 FP, 2.8 per game353 FP, 139 gp, 2.54 per game (#10)
#9 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)74 FP, 2.35 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#30)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Dustin Garneau is projected for 4.74 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #21 projected catcher 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 Carson Kelly but behind Jacob Stallings the rest of the week. Week 22 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#22). He is projected for 9.03 fantasy points.

8/16 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 James McCann (71% OWN)4.99 FP (60% ST)2.61 FP
#20 Jacob Stallings (0% OWN)4.95 FP2.07 FP
#21 Dustin Garneau (0% OWN)4.74 FP2.56 FP
#22 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)4.69 FP (48% ST)3.14 FP
#23 Brian McCann (27% OWN)4.53 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Jeff Mathis (0% OWN)9.3 FP1.8 FP
#21 Jonathan Lucroy (22% OWN)9.3 FP (10% ST)2.39 FP
#22 Dustin Garneau (0% OWN)9 FP2.56 FP
#23 Jorge Alfaro (40% OWN)9 FP (30% ST)2.14 FP
#24 James McCann (71% OWN)9 FP (60% 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.

DUSTIN GARNEAUFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019794.817.315.810.50.4
-- Per Game (31 Proj)2.60.160.560.510.340.01
8/12 to 8/18 (2.4 Games)4.70.301.10.930.700.02
8/19 to 8/25 (3.8 Games)9.00.582.01.81.20.04
2019 Season6631414100
-- Per Game (31 GP)2.10.100.450.450.320.00
2018 to 20196931514110
-- Per Game (32 GP)2.20.090.470.440.340.00