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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)||PROJECTION||FANTASY STATS SINCE 2018|
|#10 J.D. Davis (61% OWN)||73 FP, 2.8 per game||32 FP, 37 gp, 0.88 per game (#37)|
|#11 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)||72 FP, 2.98 per game||32 FP, 37 gp, 0.88 per game (#37)|
|#12 Evan Longoria (33% OWN)||72 FP, 2.71 per game||280 FP, 124 gp, 2.26 per game (#19)|
|#13 Miguel Sano (78% OWN)||70 FP, 3.11 per game||152 FP, 71 gp, 2.15 per game (#22)|
|#14 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)||70 FP, 2.89 per game||141 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)||PROJECTION||ROS 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)||PROJECTION||ROS 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 RANK||PROJECTION||SALARY|
|#21 Matt Thaiss||9 FD Points||$2400|
|#22 Vladimir Guerrero Jr.||8.9 FD Points||$3100|
|#23 Evan Longoria||8.9 FD Points||$3100|
|#24 Dawel Lugo||8.6 FD Points||$2200|
|#25 Colin Moran||8.4 FD Points||$3800|
|DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/31 RANK||PROJECTION||SALARY|
|#11 Manny Machado||7.5 DK Points||$3900|
|#12 Yoan Moncada||7.1 DK Points||$4800|
|#13 Evan Longoria||6.9 DK Points||$3900|
|#14 Matt Carpenter||6.9 DK Points||$3600|
|#15 Colin Moran||6.4 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.
|Rest of 2019||72||4.3||14.1||12.9||7.3||0.7|
|-- Per Game (27 Proj)||2.7||0.16||0.53||0.48||0.27||0.03|
|8/26 to 9/1 (1.9 Games)||4.9||0.27||0.91||0.84||0.49||0.05|
|9/2 to 9/8 (6.7 Games)||17.2||0.95||3.4||3.1||1.8||0.17|
|-- Per Game (103 GP)||2.7||0.17||0.57||0.50||0.31||0.02|
|2018 to 2019||554||33||113||102||54||5|
|-- Per Game (227 GP)||2.4||0.15||0.50||0.45||0.24||0.02|