Elvis Andrus is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.2K) and DraftKings ($4.2K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.3 FanDuel points and 8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$336 more than $3.2K on FanDuel and +$353 more than $4.2K 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 (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Marcus Semien10.6 FD Points$4000
#12 Corey Seager10.3 FD Points$3200
#13 Elvis Andrus10.3 FD Points$3200
#14 Paul DeJong10.1 FD Points$3600
#15 Andrelton Simmons9.7 FD Points$2900
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Trea Turner9.7 DK Points$5500
#6 Tim Anderson8.7 DK Points$4700
#7 Elvis Andrus8 DK Points$4200
#8 Marcus Semien7.9 DK Points$5100
#9 Corey Seager7.8 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 71.89 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Jurickson Profar and ahead of Hanser Alberto. He has averaged 2.57 fantasy points in his past 218 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.94 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#14) 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 slightly short of this season-to-date's #10 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#11 Josh VanMeter (37% OWN)74 FP, 2.72 per game352 FP, 134 gp, 2.6 per game (#35)
#12 Jurickson Profar (50% OWN)74 FP, 2.97 per game421 FP, 145 gp, 2.9 per game (#7)
#13 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)72 FP, 2.94 per game232 FP, 97 gp, 2.39 per game (#18)
#14 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)70 FP, 2.58 per game232 FP, 97 gp, 2.39 per game (#18)
#15 Ronny Rodriguez (4% OWN)69 FP, 2.47 per game89 FP, 59 gp, 1.51 per game (#38)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Elvis Andrus is projected for 8.65 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #11 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 Trea Turner the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 20.92 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#9 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)8.9 FP (15% ST)2.58 FP
#10 Trea Turner (100% OWN)8.8 FP (94% ST)3.12 FP
#11 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)8.6 FP (79% ST)2.94 FP
#12 Tim Anderson (87% OWN)8.6 FP (71% ST)3.01 FP
#13 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)8.4 FP (9% ST)2.5 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)23.4 FP (99% ST)3.49 FP
#2 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)20.9 FP (79% ST)2.94 FP
#3 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)20.6 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#4 Jorge Polanco (99% OWN)20.4 FP (91% ST)3.22 FP
#5 Trea Turner (100% OWN)20.4 FP (94% ST)3.12 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 2019722.412.514.45.34.4
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.90.100.510.590.220.18
8/26 to 9/1 (2.8 Games)8.60.321.51.80.610.46
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)20.90.783.44.01.51.2
2019 Season3281059662827
-- Per Game (121 GP)2.70.080.490.550.230.22
2018 to 201956016921195632
-- Per Game (218 GP)2.60.070.420.550.260.15