Elvis Andrus Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3.2K Than on DraftKings at $4.6K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 10.3 FD points and is worth +$390 more than $3.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.9 points and is worth $4.6K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Tim Anderson11.1 FD Points$2800
#11 Javier Baez10.9 FD Points$3700
#12 Elvis Andrus10.3 FD Points$3200
#13 Didi Gregorius10.1 FD Points$3600
#14 Andrelton Simmons9.8 FD Points$3000
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Trea Turner9.1 DK Points$5300
#4 Tim Anderson8.6 DK Points$4500
#5 Elvis Andrus7.9 DK Points$4600
#6 Andrelton Simmons7.5 DK Points$3800
#7 Dansby Swanson6.9 DK Points$4300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Elvis Andrus to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 68.18 projected fantasy points puts him at #14 behind Ronny Rodriguez and ahead of Hanser Alberto. He has averaged 2.56 fantasy points in his past 219 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) 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 94%, he is the #9 most highly owned shortstop. Elvis Andrus is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #10 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#12 Jurickson Profar (51% OWN)72 FP, 3.01 per game421 FP, 145 gp, 2.9 per game (#7)
#13 Ronny Rodriguez (4% OWN)70 FP, 2.57 per game89 FP, 59 gp, 1.51 per game (#38)
#14 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)68 FP, 2.9 per game232 FP, 97 gp, 2.39 per game (#18)
#15 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)67 FP, 2.57 per game232 FP, 97 gp, 2.39 per game (#18)
#16 Didi Gregorius (89% OWN)67 FP, 3.17 per game450 FP, 133 gp, 3.38 per game (#3)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Elvis Andrus is projected for 6.02 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #12 ranked shortstop 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 Tim Anderson but behind Francisco Lindor the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 20.27 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#10 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)6.1 FP (17% ST)2.57 FP
#11 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)6 FP (99% ST)3.46 FP
#12 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)6 FP (78% ST)2.9 FP
#13 Tim Anderson (87% OWN)5.7 FP (71% ST)2.99 FP
#14 Jurickson Profar (51% OWN)5.7 FP (32% ST)3.01 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)20.5 FP (98% ST)3.53 FP
#3 Jorge Polanco (99% OWN)20.4 FP (91% ST)3.22 FP
#4 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)20.3 FP (78% ST)2.9 FP
#5 Trea Turner (100% OWN)19.4 FP (97% ST)3.08 FP
#6 Jean Segura (94% OWN)19 FP (74% ST)2.73 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.

ELVIS ANDRUSFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019682.212.113.65.04.3
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.90.090.510.580.210.18
8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)6.00.231.11.30.420.32
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)20.30.713.43.91.51.2
2019 Season3281060662827
-- Per Game (122 GP)2.70.080.490.540.230.22
2018 to 201956016931195632
-- Per Game (219 GP)2.60.070.420.540.260.15