Jason Kipnis Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.9K Than on DraftKings at $4K on 8/15

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 9 FD points and is worth +$391 more than $2.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.8 points and is worth +$250 more than $4K. 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) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Jonathan Schoop9.4 FD Points$2700
#9 Ozzie Albies9.3 FD Points$3700
#10 Jason Kipnis9 FD Points$2900
#11 Carlos Sanchez8.9 FD Points$2000
#12 Cesar Hernandez8.9 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#9 Josh VanMeter6.9 DK Points$4000
#10 Carlos Sanchez6.8 DK Points$2500
#11 Jason Kipnis6.8 DK Points$4000
#12 Cesar Hernandez6.8 DK Points$3300
#13 Eduardo Escobar6.5 DK Points$4800

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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 85.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #22 behind Brian Dozier and ahead of Starlin Castro. He has averaged 2.48 fantasy points in his past 244 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#23) 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 45%, he is the #24 most highly owned second baseman. Jason Kipnis is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #20 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#20 Kolten Wong (42% OWN)89 FP, 2.51 per game235 FP, 118 gp, 1.99 per game (#34)
#21 Brian Dozier (48% OWN)87 FP, 2.59 per game382 FP, 151 gp, 2.53 per game (#14)
#22 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)86 FP, 2.6 per game358 FP, 147 gp, 2.44 per game (#18)
#23 Starlin Castro (23% OWN)86 FP, 2.25 per game357 FP, 153 gp, 2.33 per game (#22)
#24 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)86 FP, 2.25 per game357 FP, 153 gp, 2.33 per game (#22)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jason Kipnis is projected for 8.69 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #13 ranked second 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 Joe Panik but behind Asdrubal Cabrera the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 11.62 fantasy points.

8/15 TO 8/18 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Scooter Gennett (66% OWN)9 FP (35% ST)2.38 FP
#12 Asdrubal Cabrera (49% OWN)8.9 FP (26% ST)2.8 FP
#13 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)8.7 FP (35% ST)2.6 FP
#14 Joe Panik (5% OWN)8.6 FP (2% ST)2.26 FP
#15 Kolten Wong (42% OWN)8.6 FP (27% ST)2.51 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Cesar Hernandez (74% OWN)12.3 FP (52% ST)2.58 FP
#27 Luis Urias (35% OWN)11.7 FP (13% ST)2.19 FP
#28 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)11.6 FP (35% ST)2.6 FP
#29 Isan Diaz (25% OWN)11.3 FP (9% ST)2.22 FP
#30 Dee Gordon (60% OWN)11.2 FP (30% ST)2.03 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 2019864.119.015.111.41.9
-- Per Game (33 Proj)2.60.120.570.460.340.06
8/12 to 8/18 (3.4 Games)8.70.441.91.51.20.18
8/19 to 8/25 (4.8 Games)11.60.542.62.01.50.28
2019 Season247115540356
-- Per Game (97 GP)2.50.110.570.410.360.06
2018 to 2019605291301059513
-- Per Game (244 GP)2.50.120.530.430.390.05