Hunter Dozier is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.3K) and DraftKings ($4.4K) for 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 12 FanDuel points and 9.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$745 more than $3.3K on FanDuel and +$656 more than $4.4K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Yoan Moncada12.5 FD Points$3000
#6 Kris Bryant12.3 FD Points$3900
#7 Hunter Dozier12 FD Points$3300
#8 Renato Nunez11.7 FD Points$3300
#9 Mike Moustakas11.5 FD Points$3200
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Alex Bregman9.4 DK Points$5300
#5 Kris Bryant9.1 DK Points$4400
#6 Hunter Dozier9.1 DK Points$4400
#7 Kyle Seager8.1 DK Points$4500
#8 Miguel Sano8.1 DK Points$4800

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Hunter Dozier to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 64.2 projected fantasy points puts him at #18 behind Kyle Seager and ahead of Renato Nunez. He has averaged 2.57 fantasy points in his past 216 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 93%, he is the #13 most highly owned third baseman. Hunter Dozier is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #13 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#16 Miguel Sano (78% OWN)66 FP, 3.03 per game152 FP, 71 gp, 2.15 per game (#24)
#17 Kyle Seager (70% OWN)65 FP, 2.68 per game349 FP, 155 gp, 2.25 per game (#22)
#18 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)64 FP, 3.2 per game186 FP, 102 gp, 1.83 per game (#31)
#19 Renato Nunez (65% OWN)63 FP, 2.77 per game141 FP, 71 gp, 1.99 per game (#28)
#20 Sheldon Neuse (4% OWN)61 FP, 2.9 per game141 FP, 71 gp, 1.99 per game (#28)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Hunter Dozier is projected for 3.41 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #8 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Renato Nunez but behind Kris Bryant the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#15). He is projected for 15.9 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)3.79 FP (92% ST)3.44 FP
#7 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)3.46 FP (97% ST)3.11 FP
#8 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)3.41 FP (81% ST)3.2 FP
#9 Renato Nunez (65% OWN)3.36 FP (42% ST)2.77 FP
#10 Mike Moustakas (99% OWN)3.22 FP (77% ST)3.23 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Miguel Sano (78% OWN)16.5 FP (64% ST)3.03 FP
#14 Renato Nunez (65% OWN)16.1 FP (42% ST)2.77 FP
#15 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)15.9 FP (81% ST)3.2 FP
#16 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)15.9 FP2.79 FP
#17 J.D. Davis (61% OWN)15.6 FP (48% ST)2.86 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.

HUNTER DOZIERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019644.413.511.77.50.4
-- Per Game (20 Proj)3.20.220.670.580.370.02
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)3.40.220.720.580.290.02
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)15.91.23.43.02.00.10
2019 Season368247564502
-- Per Game (114 GP)3.20.210.660.560.440.02
2018 to 201955535109100745
-- Per Game (216 GP)2.60.160.500.460.340.02