Jacob Realmuto Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.5K Than on FanDuel at $3.6 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 9.6 FD points and is worth $3.6K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.3 points and is worth +$1854 more than $4.5K. 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
#12 Ji-Man Choi10.3 FD Points$2800
#13 Will Smith9.6 FD Points$3100
#14 Jacob Realmuto9.6 FD Points$3600
#15 Brandon Belt9.4 FD Points$3300
#16 Jedd Gyorko9.3 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (C) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jacob Realmuto7.3 DK Points$4500
#2 Buster Posey6.9 DK Points$3100
#3 Yadier Molina6.4 DK Points$4200
#4 Mike Zunino6.3 DK Points$2800
#5 Wilson Ramos5.8 DK Points$4000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Jacob Realmuto to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 62.2 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Gary Sanchez making him our #1 ranked catcher. He has averaged 2.92 fantasy points in his past 254 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.96 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#7) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #2 most highly owned catcher. He is also currently the #1 ranked catcher.

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

Jacob Realmuto is projected for 17.3 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #1 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 the highest ranked catcher for the week, ahead of Yadier Molina. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 14.05 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Jacob Realmuto (99% OWN)17.3 FP (98% ST)2.96 FP
#2 Yadier Molina (85% OWN)15.5 FP (67% ST)2.62 FP
#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
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#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
#6 Yasmani Grandal (99% OWN)13.9 FP (95% ST)2.79 FP
#7 Will Smith (91% OWN)13.8 FP (79% ST)2.85 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.

JACOB REALMUTOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019623.612.013.16.81.0
-- Per Game (21 Proj)3.00.170.570.620.320.05
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)17.31.13.33.61.90.28
9/9 to 9/15 (4.6 Games)14.10.752.93.11.60.22
2019 Season364207181387
-- Per Game (129 GP)2.80.160.550.630.290.05
2018 to 2019740411451557610
-- Per Game (254 GP)2.90.160.570.610.300.04