Gary Sanchez Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.7K Than on FanDuel at $4 on 8/30

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 7.8 FD points and is worth -$1130 less than $4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.8 points and is worth +$125 more than $4.7K. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#36 Ji-Man Choi8 FD Points$2400
#37 Buster Posey8 FD Points$2400
#38 Gary Sanchez7.8 FD Points$4000
#39 Robinson Chirinos7.8 FD Points$3000
#40 Christian Vazquez7.8 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Christian Vazquez5.9 DK Points$4000
#6 Yadier Molina5.9 DK Points$3900
#7 Gary Sanchez5.8 DK Points$4700
#8 Robinson Chirinos5.8 DK Points$3600
#9 Jose Trevino5.7 DK Points$2600

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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 63.88 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Jacob Realmuto and ahead of Yadier Molina. He has averaged 2.88 fantasy points in his past 182 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.01 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)69 FP, 2.98 per game377 FP, 125 gp, 3.02 per game (#1)
#2 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)64 FP, 3.01 per game232 FP, 88 gp, 2.64 per game (#4)
#3 Yadier Molina (80% OWN)63 FP, 2.59 per game338 FP, 123 gp, 2.75 per game (#2)
#4 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)61 FP, 2.81 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#5)
#5 Buster Posey (85% OWN)60 FP, 2.28 per game262 FP, 105 gp, 2.49 per game (#10)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Gary Sanchez is projected for 7.1 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #3 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 Jacob Realmuto the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 14.36 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Yadier Molina (80% OWN)8.3 FP (58% ST)2.59 FP
#2 Jacob Realmuto (99% OWN)7.2 FP (96% ST)2.98 FP
#3 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)7.1 FP (91% ST)3.01 FP
#4 Will Smith (91% OWN)7 FP (84% ST)2.74 FP
#5 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)6.6 FP (91% ST)2.81 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Yadier Molina (80% OWN)14.9 FP (58% ST)2.59 FP
#3 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)14.5 FP (1% ST)2.32 FP
#4 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)14.4 FP (91% ST)3.01 FP
#5 Buster Posey (85% OWN)13.8 FP (67% ST)2.28 FP
#6 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)13.1 FP (3% ST)2.99 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 2019645.515.412.48.20.1
-- Per Game (21 Proj)3.00.260.720.590.390.00
8/26 to 9/1 (2.5 Games)7.10.621.71.30.750.01
9/2 to 9/8 (4.7 Games)14.41.23.52.81.80.02
2019 Season292306953330
-- Per Game (94 GP)3.10.320.730.560.350.00
2018 to 201952448122104781
-- Per Game (182 GP)2.90.260.670.570.430.01