Dwight Smith is Projected to Be the #40 Outfielder...Behind Joc Pederson and Ahead of Ryan Braun the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Dwight Smith to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 62.06 projected fantasy points puts him at #40 behind Joc Pederson and ahead of Ryan Braun. He has averaged 2.27 fantasy points in his past 115 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.55 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#110) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Dwight Smith is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #81 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#38 Oscar Mercado (66% OWN)64 FP, 2.73 per game-1.7 FP, 1 gp (#247)
#39 Joc Pederson (76% OWN)62 FP, 3.22 per game331 FP, 135 gp, 2.45 per game (#55)
#40 Dwight Smith (14% OWN)62 FP, 2.55 per game50 FP, 30 gp, 1.68 per game (#108)
#41 Ryan Braun (74% OWN)62 FP, 2.94 per game310 FP, 124 gp, 2.5 per game (#49)
#42 Mark Canha (59% OWN)60 FP, 3.09 per game271 FP, 118 gp, 2.3 per game (#64)

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START DWIGHT SMITH IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF MIKE YASTRZEMSKI

Dwight Smith is projected for 17.04 fantasy points in 7 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #34 projected outfielder 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 Mike Yastrzemski but behind Jordan Luplow. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#64). He is projected for 13.92 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Ronald Acuna17.6 FP (99% ST)3.42 FP
#33 Jordan Luplow17.3 FP (1% ST)2.85 FP
#34 Dwight Smith17 FP (2% ST)2.55 FP
#35 Mike Yastrzemski17 FP (31% ST)2.73 FP
#36 Oscar Mercado16.8 FP (46% ST)2.73 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Ben Zobrist14.1 FP (1% ST)2.51 FP
#63 Randal Grichuk14 FP (32% ST)2.62 FP
#64 Dwight Smith13.9 FP (2% ST)2.55 FP
#65 Greg Allen13.9 FP (2% ST)2.61 FP
#66 Ramon Laureano13.8 FP (7% ST)2.98 FP

DWIGHT SMITH IS A GREAT DFS VALUE ON FANDUEL ($2.6K) AND DRAFTKINGS ($3.6K) FOR 9/2

He is projected for 8.4 FanDuel points and 6.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$175 more than $2.6K on FanDuel and +$23 more than $3.6K 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#51 Manuel Margot8.5 FD Points$3000
#52 Franmil Reyes8.5 FD Points$3600
#53 Dwight Smith8.4 FD Points$2600
#54 Jarrod Dyson8.3 FD Points$2500
#55 Randal Grichuk8.2 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#32 Brandon Nimmo6.4 DK Points$3400
#33 Dexter Fowler6.4 DK Points$4100
#34 Dwight Smith6.3 DK Points$3600
#35 Randal Grichuk6.2 DK Points$3600
#36 Jose Martinez6.2 DK Points$3600

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.

DWIGHT SMITHFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019623.612.511.56.91.1
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.60.150.510.470.290.05
9/2 to 9/8 (6.7 Games)17.00.913.53.21.90.34
9/9 to 9/15 (5.6 Games)13.90.872.82.61.50.24
2019 Season211124841234
-- Per Game (85 GP)2.50.140.560.480.270.05
2018 to 2019262145650304
-- Per Game (115 GP)2.30.120.490.430.260.03