Elvis Andrus is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.3K) and DraftKings ($4.1K) for 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.4 FanDuel points and 8.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$351 more than $3.3K on FanDuel and +$678 more than $4.1K 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Willy Adames10.9 FD Points$2300
#8 Trea Turner10.9 FD Points$4100
#9 Elvis Andrus10.4 FD Points$3300
#10 Paul DeJong10.3 FD Points$3500
#11 Jonathan Villar9.3 FD Points$3500
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Trea Turner8.5 DK Points$5000
#4 Willy Adames8.3 DK Points$3700
#5 Elvis Andrus8.1 DK Points$4100
#6 Paul DeJong7.7 DK Points$4200
#7 Amed Rosario7 DK Points$3900

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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 62.43 projected fantasy points puts him at #15 behind Adalberto Mondesi and ahead of Eric Sogard. He has averaged 2.57 fantasy points in his past 221 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.87 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#21) 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 93%, he is the #10 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
#13 Jean Segura (93% OWN)65 FP, 2.71 per game410 FP, 144 gp, 2.85 per game (#8)
#14 Adalberto Mondesi (93% OWN)63 FP, 2.92 per game204 FP, 75 gp, 2.71 per game (#11)
#15 Elvis Andrus (93% OWN)62 FP, 2.87 per game232 FP, 97 gp, 2.39 per game (#18)
#16 Eric Sogard (37% OWN)62 FP, 2.94 per game30 FP, 50 gp, 0.59 per game (#44)
#17 Scott Kingery (71% OWN)62 FP, 2.66 per game209 FP, 138 gp, 1.51 per game (#37)

START ELVIS ANDRUS IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF JORGE POLANCO

Elvis Andrus is projected for 21.18 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #2 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 Jorge Polanco but behind Francisco Lindor. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#24). He is projected for 14.11 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)23.3 FP (99% ST)3.55 FP
#2 Elvis Andrus (93% OWN)21.2 FP (77% ST)2.87 FP
#3 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)21.1 FP (92% ST)3.15 FP
#4 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)20.8 FP (96% ST)3.48 FP
#5 Eric Sogard (37% OWN)20.2 FP (27% ST)2.94 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Eric Sogard (37% OWN)14.6 FP (27% ST)2.94 FP
#23 Adalberto Mondesi (93% OWN)14.4 FP (35% ST)2.92 FP
#24 Elvis Andrus (93% OWN)14.1 FP (77% ST)2.87 FP
#25 Amed Rosario (64% OWN)14 FP (49% ST)2.63 FP
#26 Scott Kingery (71% OWN)13.9 FP (55% ST)2.66 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 2019622.011.112.64.73.9
-- Per Game (22 Proj)2.90.090.510.580.220.18
9/2 to 9/8 (6.5 Games)21.20.723.74.21.51.3
9/9 to 9/15 (5.3 Games)14.10.412.52.91.000.89
2019 Season3361061682827
-- Per Game (124 GP)2.70.080.490.550.230.22
2018 to 201956816941215632
-- Per Game (221 GP)2.60.070.430.550.250.14