Hunter Dozier is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.4K) and DraftKings ($4.4K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.8 FanDuel points and 8.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$347 more than $3.4K on FanDuel and +$489 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Asdrubal Cabrera11.4 FD Points$2800
#9 Justin Turner10.9 FD Points$3500
#10 Hunter Dozier10.8 FD Points$3400
#11 Kyle Seager10.4 FD Points$3600
#12 Matt Carpenter10.3 FD Points$3000
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Asdrubal Cabrera8.4 DK Points$4100
#8 Justin Turner8.4 DK Points$4400
#9 Hunter Dozier8.1 DK Points$4400
#10 Kyle Seager7.8 DK Points$4700
#11 Eugenio Suarez7.7 DK Points$4200

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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 68.35 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Jesus Aguilar and ahead of Justin Smoak. He has averaged 2.55 fantasy points in his past 214 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.14 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) 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 94%, he is the #13 most highly owned first baseman. Hunter Dozier is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #15 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Shin-Soo Choo (88% OWN)70 FP, 2.94 per game417 FP, 146 gp, 2.86 per game (#17)
#22 Jesus Aguilar (42% OWN)69 FP, 2.84 per game445 FP, 147 gp, 3.03 per game (#12)
#23 Hunter Dozier (94% OWN)68 FP, 3.14 per game186 FP, 102 gp, 1.83 per game (#46)
#24 Justin Smoak (40% OWN)68 FP, 2.79 per game387 FP, 143 gp, 2.71 per game (#22)
#25 Matt Adams (11% OWN)68 FP, 3.13 per game240 FP, 118 gp, 2.03 per game (#42)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Hunter Dozier is projected for 9.02 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #13 ranked first baseman 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 Yulieski Gurriel but behind Jose Abreu the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 15.45 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Pete Alonso (100% OWN)9.6 FP (97% ST)3.37 FP
#12 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)9.4 FP (97% ST)3.31 FP
#13 Hunter Dozier (94% OWN)9 FP (82% ST)3.14 FP
#14 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)8.8 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#15 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)8.8 FP (4% ST)3.04 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Matt Olson (87% OWN)16 FP (76% ST)2.96 FP
#22 Joey Votto (83% OWN)15.9 FP (35% ST)2.61 FP
#23 Hunter Dozier (94% OWN)15.5 FP (82% ST)3.14 FP
#24 Justin Smoak (40% OWN)15.4 FP (21% ST)2.79 FP
#25 Mark Trumbo (3% OWN)15.4 FP2.4 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 2019684.814.412.48.20.4
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.10.220.660.570.380.02
8/26 to 9/1 (2.5 Games)9.00.671.91.60.910.05
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)15.51.23.32.92.00.10
2019 Season358237362502
-- Per Game (112 GP)3.20.210.650.550.450.02
2018 to 20195453410798745
-- Per Game (214 GP)2.50.160.500.460.350.02