Eduardo Rodriguez Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $8.4K Than on DraftKings at $9K on 8/17

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 31.8 FD points and is worth +$396 more than $8.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 17 points and is worth +$290 more than $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 (P) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Jose Berrios36.6 FD Points$9100
#5 Dinelson Lamet32 FD Points$8200
#6 Eduardo Rodriguez31.8 FD Points$8400
#7 Zach Eflin30.9 FD Points$6500
#8 Jon Lester29.8 FD Points$7300
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Jose Berrios19.8 DK Points$9800
#5 Dinelson Lamet18.2 DK Points$9400
#6 Eduardo Rodriguez17 DK Points$9000
#7 Zach Eflin16.7 DK Points$6900
#8 Rogelio Armenteros15.9 DK Points$9200

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Eduardo Rodriguez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 13.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #49 behind Kyle Gibson and ahead of Madison Bumgarner. He has averaged 1.98 fantasy points in his past 52 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.79 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#60) 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 96%, he is the #28 most highly owned starting pitcher. Eduardo Rodriguez is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #42 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#47 Alex Young (51% OWN)15.2 FP, 2.05 per game28 FP, 20 gp, 1.4 per game (#47)
#48 Kyle Gibson (90% OWN)15 FP, 1.88 per game28 FP, 20 gp, 1.4 per game (#47)
#49 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)13.4 FP, 1.79 per game66 FP, 27 gp, 2.46 per game (#39)
#50 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)13.4 FP, 1.81 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#65)
#51 Miles Mikolas (89% OWN)13.3 FP, 1.58 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.55 per game (#14)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Eduardo Rodriguez is projected for 2.84 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #10 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Zach Eflin but behind Ryan Yarbrough the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#32). He is projected for 3.43 fantasy points.

8/17 TO 8/18 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Zack Wheeler (97% OWN)3.16 FP (76% ST)2.23 FP
#9 Ryan Yarbrough (77% OWN)3.07 FP (62% ST)2.52 FP
#10 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)2.84 FP (79% ST)1.79 FP
#11 Zach Eflin (39% OWN)2.63 FP (16% ST)1.18 FP
#12 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)2.36 FP (87% ST)5.4 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Zach Eflin (39% OWN)3.47 FP (16% ST)1.18 FP
#31 Mike Minor (97% OWN)3.45 FP (85% ST)3.31 FP
#32 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)3.43 FP (79% ST)1.79 FP
#33 Jake Odorizzi (96% OWN)3.35 FP (73% ST)3.27 FP
#34 Kenta Maeda (93% OWN)3.26 FP (64% ST)2.87 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.

EDUARDO RODRIGUEZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201913.43.61.8434315.3
-- Per Game (8 Proj)1.80.480.245.75.72.0
8/12 to 8/18 (1 Game)2.80.560.135.35.91.9
8/19 to 8/25 (2 Games)3.40.470.226.15.81.8
2019 Season36.413514614556
-- Per Game (25 GP)1.50.520.205.85.82.2
2018 to 20191032610270291101
-- Per Game (52 GP)2.00.500.195.25.61.9