Francisco Lindor Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $4.1K Than on DraftKings at $5.1K on 7/19

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 11.9 FD points and is worth $4.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 9 points and is worth -$279 less than $5.1K. 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) 7/19 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Trea Turner13.4 FD Points$4000
#3 Xander Bogaerts12.6 FD Points$4500
#4 Francisco Lindor11.9 FD Points$4100
#5 Javier Baez11.7 FD Points$4100
#6 Jean Segura11.6 FD Points$3700
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 7/19 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Trea Turner10.2 DK Points$4700
#3 Xander Bogaerts9.5 DK Points$5700
#4 Francisco Lindor9 DK Points$5100
#5 Jean Segura8.9 DK Points$4100
#6 Andrelton Simmons8.5 DK Points$4000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Francisco Lindor to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 221.95 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Xander Bogaerts making him our #1 ranked shortstop. He has averaged 3.58 fantasy points in his past 233 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.47 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 100%, he is the #3 most highly owned shortstop. Francisco Lindor is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #10 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)222 FP, 3.47 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.78 per game (#1)
#2 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)219 FP, 3.48 per game456 FP, 135 gp, 3.38 per game (#4)
#3 Trevor Story (100% OWN)218 FP, 3.63 per game505 FP, 156 gp, 3.24 per game (#5)
#4 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)199 FP, 3.2 per game213 FP, 77 gp, 2.77 per game (#9)
#5 Manny Machado (100% OWN)189 FP, 3 per game552 FP, 161 gp, 3.43 per game (#2)

WEEK 17 AND 18 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Francisco Lindor is projected for 10.12 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #4 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 Manny Machado but behind Lourdes Gurriel the rest of the week. Week 18 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 24.7 fantasy points.

7/19 TO 7/21 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)11.9 FP (99% ST)3.48 FP
#3 Lourdes Gurriel (95% OWN)10.2 FP (88% ST)2.8 FP
#4 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)10.1 FP (99% ST)3.47 FP
#5 Manny Machado (100% OWN)9.5 FP (99% ST)3 FP
#6 Andrelton Simmons (53% OWN)9.4 FP (35% ST)2.98 FP
7/22 TO 7/28 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)24.7 FP (99% ST)3.47 FP
#2 Trevor Story (100% OWN)22.7 FP (90% ST)3.63 FP
#3 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)22.5 FP (99% ST)3.48 FP
#4 Jorge Polanco (98% OWN)21.1 FP (85% ST)3.2 FP
#5 Elvis Andrus (96% OWN)19.1 FP (74% ST)3.06 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.

FRANCISCO LINDORFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201922213.03647239.2
-- Per Game (64 Proj)3.40.200.560.730.350.14
7/15 to 7/21 (2.9 Games)10.10.561.72.10.950.41
7/22 to 7/28 (6.8 Games)24.71.34.05.12.71.0
2019 Season2361534472613
-- Per Game (75 GP)3.20.200.450.630.350.17
2018 to 2019834531261769638
-- Per Game (233 GP)3.60.230.540.760.410.16