Jason Heyward Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3K Than on DraftKings at $4.1K on 8/14

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 8.8 FD points and is worth +$143 more than $3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.8 points and is worth -$233 less than $4.1K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/14 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#60 Nick Senzel8.8 FD Points$3100
#61 Hunter Pence8.8 FD Points$3700
#62 Jason Heyward8.8 FD Points$3000
#63 Khris Davis8.7 FD Points$2700
#64 Gerardo Parra8.7 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/14 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Randy Arozarena6.9 DK Points$3700
#19 Bryce Harper6.9 DK Points$4600
#20 Jason Heyward6.8 DK Points$4100
#21 Adam Duvall6.8 DK Points$4200
#22 Niko Goodrum6.5 DK Points$4200

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Jason Heyward to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 93.83 projected fantasy points puts him at #57 behind Shohei Ohtani and ahead of Adam Duvall. He has averaged 2.59 fantasy points in his past 235 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.71 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#87) 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 56%, he is the #59 most highly owned outfielder. Jason Heyward is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #33 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#55 Randy Arozarena (4% OWN)95 FP, 2.64 per game34 FP, 31 gp, 1.1 per game (#61)
#56 Shohei Ohtani (94% OWN)95 FP, 2.89 per game292 FP, 103 gp, 2.83 per game (#24)
#57 Jason Heyward (56% OWN)94 FP, 2.71 per game314 FP, 124 gp, 2.53 per game (#48)
#58 Adam Duvall (35% OWN)94 FP, 2.45 per game234 FP, 135 gp, 1.73 per game (#102)
#59 Lorenzo Cain (85% OWN)93 FP, 2.45 per game391 FP, 139 gp, 2.81 per game (#26)

START JASON HEYWARD IN WEEK 21... AHEAD OF DAVID PERALTA

Jason Heyward is projected for 11.9 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #40 ranked outfielder. 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 David Peralta but behind Hunter Pence the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#60). He is projected for 13.11 fantasy points.

8/14 TO 8/18 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#38 Joc Pederson12.2 FP (53% ST)3.14 FP
#39 Hunter Pence12.2 FP (35% ST)3.29 FP
#40 Jason Heyward11.9 FP (41% ST)2.71 FP
#41 David Peralta11.7 FP (61% ST)2.75 FP
#42 Mallex Smith11.7 FP (41% ST)2.5 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#58 Harold Ramirez13.3 FP (4% ST)2.22 FP
#59 Joc Pederson13.3 FP (53% ST)3.14 FP
#60 Jason Heyward13.1 FP (41% ST)2.71 FP
#61 Lorenzo Cain13 FP (55% ST)2.45 FP
#62 Tyler Naquin12.9 FP (3% ST)2.77 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.

JASON HEYWARDFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019944.216.518.513.01.7
-- Per Game (35 Proj)2.70.120.480.530.380.05
8/12 to 8/18 (4.2 Games)11.90.522.12.41.60.21
8/19 to 8/25 (4.7 Games)13.10.632.32.61.80.22
2019 Season294174857477
-- Per Game (111 GP)2.70.150.430.510.420.06
2018 to 201960825106123898
-- Per Game (235 GP)2.60.110.450.520.380.03