Gary Sanchez Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.4K Than on FanDuel at $4 on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 7.9 FD points and is worth -$1024 less than $4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.8 points and is worth +$653 more than $4.4K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#30 Joey Votto8.1 FD Points$3000
#31 Miguel Cabrera8 FD Points$2700
#32 Gary Sanchez7.9 FD Points$4000
#33 Ryan Zimmerman7.9 FD Points$2300
#34 Yonder Alonso7.7 FD Points$2200
DRAFTKINGS (C) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Mike Zunino6.3 DK Points$2800
#5 Wilson Ramos5.8 DK Points$4000
#6 Gary Sanchez5.8 DK Points$4400
#7 Jose Trevino5.4 DK Points$2900
#8 Pedro Severino5.4 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Gary Sanchez to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 58.28 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Jacob Realmuto and ahead of Wilson Ramos. He has averaged 2.9 fantasy points in his past 185 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.08 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite catcher. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Gary Sanchez is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Jacob Realmuto (99% OWN)62 FP, 2.96 per game377 FP, 125 gp, 3.02 per game (#1)
#2 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)58 FP, 3.08 per game232 FP, 88 gp, 2.64 per game (#4)
#3 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)56 FP, 2.86 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#5)
#4 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)56 FP, 3.02 per game80 FP, 29 gp, 2.74 per game (#3)
#5 Yadier Molina (85% OWN)56 FP, 2.62 per game338 FP, 123 gp, 2.75 per game (#2)

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Gary Sanchez is projected for 14.5 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #5 ranked catcher 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 Will Smith but behind Jose Trevino. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 18.42 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Buster Posey (84% OWN)14.6 FP (66% ST)2.31 FP
#4 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)14.5 FP (1% ST)2.26 FP
#5 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)14.5 FP (95% ST)3.08 FP
#6 Will Smith (91% OWN)13.8 FP (79% ST)2.85 FP
#7 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)13.4 FP (5% ST)3.02 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)18.4 FP (95% ST)3.08 FP
#2 Willson Contreras (93% OWN)16.3 FP (15% ST)2.86 FP
#3 Buster Posey (84% OWN)14.5 FP (66% ST)2.31 FP
#4 Yadier Molina (85% OWN)14.1 FP (67% ST)2.62 FP
#5 Jacob Realmuto (99% OWN)14.1 FP (98% ST)2.96 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.

GARY SANCHEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019585.114.111.57.50.1
-- Per Game (19 Proj)3.10.270.740.610.400.00
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)14.51.23.52.91.90.02
9/9 to 9/15 (5.5 Games)18.41.84.33.32.20.02
2019 Season305327155340
-- Per Game (97 GP)3.10.330.730.570.350.00
2018 to 201953750124106791
-- Per Game (185 GP)2.90.270.670.570.430.01