Evan Longoria is Projected to Be the #12 Third Baseman...Behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Ahead of Miguel Sano the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Evan Longoria to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 72.2 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and ahead of Miguel Sano. He has averaged 2.44 fantasy points in his past 227 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.71 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#27) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 33%, he is the #21 most highly owned third baseman. Evan Longoria is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #17 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#10 J.D. Davis (61% OWN)73 FP, 2.8 per game32 FP, 37 gp, 0.88 per game (#37)
#11 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)72 FP, 2.98 per game32 FP, 37 gp, 0.88 per game (#37)
#12 Evan Longoria (33% OWN)72 FP, 2.71 per game280 FP, 124 gp, 2.26 per game (#19)
#13 Miguel Sano (78% OWN)70 FP, 3.11 per game152 FP, 71 gp, 2.15 per game (#22)
#14 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)70 FP, 2.89 per game141 FP, 52 gp, 2.71 per game (#13)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Evan Longoria is projected for 4.91 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #18 projected third baseman 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 Colin Moran but behind Josh Donaldson the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 17.22 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Sheldon Neuse (3% OWN)5.5 FP (1% ST)3.02 FP
#17 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)5.3 FP (94% ST)2.89 FP
#18 Evan Longoria (33% OWN)4.91 FP (21% ST)2.71 FP
#19 Colin Moran (23% OWN)4.86 FP (17% ST)2.61 FP
#20 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)4.72 FP (76% ST)2.98 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)19.1 FP (95% ST)3.04 FP
#7 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)18.8 FP (94% ST)3.13 FP
#8 Evan Longoria (33% OWN)17.2 FP (21% ST)2.71 FP
#9 Justin Turner (98% OWN)17.1 FP (91% ST)3.13 FP
#10 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)16.5 FP (76% ST)2.98 FP

EVAN LONGORIA IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.9K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $3.1 ON 8/31

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 8.9 FD points and is worth $3.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.9 points and is worth +$196 more than $3.9K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (3B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Matt Thaiss9 FD Points$2400
#22 Vladimir Guerrero Jr.8.9 FD Points$3100
#23 Evan Longoria8.9 FD Points$3100
#24 Dawel Lugo8.6 FD Points$2200
#25 Colin Moran8.4 FD Points$3800
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Manny Machado7.5 DK Points$3900
#12 Yoan Moncada7.1 DK Points$4800
#13 Evan Longoria6.9 DK Points$3900
#14 Matt Carpenter6.9 DK Points$3600
#15 Colin Moran6.4 DK Points$5000

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.

EVAN LONGORIAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019724.314.112.97.30.7
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.70.160.530.480.270.03
8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)4.90.270.910.840.490.05
9/2 to 9/8 (6.7 Games)17.20.953.43.11.80.17
2019 Season273175951322
-- Per Game (103 GP)2.70.170.570.500.310.02
2018 to 201955433113102545
-- Per Game (227 GP)2.40.150.500.450.240.02