Jason Kipnis Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.5K Than on FanDuel at $3 on 8/17

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 8.8 FD points and is worth +$223 more than $3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.6 points and is worth +$325 more than $3.5K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (2B) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Cesar Hernandez8.9 FD Points$2700
#20 Ozzie Albies8.8 FD Points$3700
#21 Jason Kipnis8.8 FD Points$3000
#22 Josh Rojas8.7 FD Points$2600
#23 Austin Nola8.6 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/17 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#27 Tommy Edman6.7 DK Points$4400
#28 Brian Dozier6.6 DK Points$3400
#29 Jason Kipnis6.6 DK Points$3500
#30 Josh VanMeter6.6 DK Points$4400
#31 Isan Diaz6.6 DK Points$3300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Jason Kipnis to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 82.57 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Steve Wilkerson and ahead of Brandon Lowe. He has averaged 2.49 fantasy points in his past 246 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.63 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#23) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 45% ownership, he is also the #24 most highly owned second baseman. Jason Kipnis is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #19 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#22 Starlin Castro (24% OWN)85 FP, 2.34 per game357 FP, 153 gp, 2.33 per game (#22)
#23 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)83 FP, 2.22 per game357 FP, 153 gp, 2.33 per game (#22)
#24 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)83 FP, 2.63 per game358 FP, 147 gp, 2.44 per game (#18)
#25 Brandon Lowe (65% OWN)82 FP, 3.12 per game99 FP, 42 gp, 2.36 per game (#20)
#26 Howie Kendrick (27% OWN)82 FP, 3.31 per game92 FP, 39 gp, 2.35 per game (#21)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jason Kipnis is projected for 4.61 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #22 projected second baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Brian Dozier but behind Jonathan Schoop the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 12.37 fantasy points.

8/17 TO 8/18 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Ozzie Albies (100% OWN)4.73 FP (98% ST)2.97 FP
#21 Jonathan Schoop (47% OWN)4.72 FP (25% ST)2.69 FP
#22 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)4.61 FP (36% ST)2.63 FP
#23 Brian Dozier (48% OWN)4.6 FP (27% ST)2.61 FP
#24 Joe Panik (5% OWN)4.54 FP (2% ST)2.28 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Niko Goodrum (44% OWN)13 FP (32% ST)2.45 FP
#25 Adam Frazier (21% OWN)12.6 FP (12% ST)2.44 FP
#26 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)12.4 FP (36% ST)2.63 FP
#27 Cesar Hernandez (73% OWN)12 FP (52% ST)2.57 FP
#28 Luis Urias (37% OWN)11.7 FP (15% ST)2.18 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 KIPNISFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019834.018.114.510.81.8
-- Per Game (31 Proj)2.60.130.580.460.340.06
8/12 to 8/18 (1.8 Games)4.60.210.950.820.730.07
8/19 to 8/25 (4.8 Games)12.40.612.72.21.50.29
2019 Season254125641356
-- Per Game (99 GP)2.60.120.570.410.350.06
2018 to 2019612301311069513
-- Per Game (246 GP)2.50.120.530.430.390.05