Gary Sanchez Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.6K Than on FanDuel at $4 on 9/1

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 DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 8 FD points and is worth -$1032 less than $4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.9 points and is worth +$1365 more than $4.6K. 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#37 Justin Smoak8.2 FD Points$2900
#38 Matt Skole8 FD Points$2400
#39 Gary Sanchez8 FD Points$4000
#40 Jacob Stallings7.9 FD Points$2900
#41 Yadier Molina7.7 FD Points$2900
DRAFTKINGS (C) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Josh Phegley6.1 DK Points$3700
#3 Jacob Stallings6.1 DK Points$3400
#4 Gary Sanchez5.9 DK Points$4600
#5 Yadier Molina5.8 DK Points$4000
#6 Yasmani Grandal5.6 DK Points$3700

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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 60.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Jacob Realmuto and ahead of Yadier Molina. He has averaged 2.92 fantasy points in his past 184 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.07 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)65 FP, 2.97 per game377 FP, 125 gp, 3.02 per game (#1)
#2 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)60 FP, 3.07 per game232 FP, 88 gp, 2.64 per game (#4)
#3 Yadier Molina (82% OWN)60 FP, 2.63 per game338 FP, 123 gp, 2.75 per game (#2)
#4 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)60 FP, 2.95 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#5)
#5 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)58 FP, 3.03 per game80 FP, 29 gp, 2.74 per game (#3)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Gary Sanchez is projected for 2.1 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #9 ranked catcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Willians Astudillo but behind Jacob Stallings the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 14.38 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Josh Phegley (25% OWN)2.19 FP (15% ST)2.56 FP
#8 Jacob Stallings (2% OWN)2.18 FP (2% ST)2.05 FP
#9 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)2.1 FP (94% ST)3.07 FP
#10 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)2.01 FP (3% ST)3.03 FP
#11 Robinson Chirinos (72% OWN)1.99 FP (58% ST)2.81 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Buster Posey (85% OWN)14.5 FP (67% ST)2.32 FP
#4 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)14.4 FP (1% ST)2.32 FP
#5 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)14.4 FP (94% ST)3.07 FP
#6 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)13.3 FP (3% ST)3.03 FP
#7 Will Smith (91% OWN)13 FP (81% ST)2.74 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 2019605.314.611.77.60.1
-- Per Game (20 Proj)3.10.270.740.590.380.00
8/26 to 9/1 (0.8 Games)2.10.170.490.460.320.00
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)14.41.23.62.91.80.02
2019 Season304327155330
-- Per Game (96 GP)3.20.330.740.570.340.00
2018 to 201953650124106781
-- Per Game (184 GP)2.90.270.670.580.420.01