Jason Kipnis Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.9K Than on DraftKings at $4K on 8/16

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 8.8 FD points and is worth +$654 more than $2.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.7 points and is worth $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) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Luis Urias9 FD Points$2400
#14 Hanser Alberto8.9 FD Points$2800
#15 Jason Kipnis8.8 FD Points$2900
#16 Starlin Castro8.7 FD Points$2900
#17 Brian Dozier8.7 FD Points$2200
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Starlin Castro6.8 DK Points$3900
#18 Luis Urias6.7 DK Points$3400
#19 Jason Kipnis6.7 DK Points$4000
#20 Isan Diaz6.6 DK Points$3400
#21 DJ LeMahieu6.6 DK Points$5000

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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 84.81 projected fantasy points puts him at #22 behind Starlin Castro and ahead of Luis Urias. He has averaged 2.5 fantasy points in his past 245 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 (#25) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 45%, he is the #21 most highly owned second baseman. Jason Kipnis is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #16 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#20 Kolten Wong (43% OWN)87 FP, 2.52 per game235 FP, 118 gp, 1.99 per game (#33)
#21 Starlin Castro (24% OWN)87 FP, 2.33 per game357 FP, 153 gp, 2.33 per game (#20)
#22 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)85 FP, 2.63 per game358 FP, 147 gp, 2.44 per game (#17)
#23 Luis Urias (36% OWN)84 FP, 2.2 per game26 FP, 12 gp, 2.17 per game (#25)
#24 Brandon Lowe (65% OWN)82 FP, 3.1 per game99 FP, 42 gp, 2.36 per game (#19)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jason Kipnis is projected for 6.84 fantasy points in 3 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 Cesar Hernandez but behind Brian Dozier the rest of the week. Week 22 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 12.11 fantasy points.

8/16 TO 8/18 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Isan Diaz (25% OWN)6.9 FP (10% ST)2.27 FP
#21 Brian Dozier (48% OWN)6.8 FP (26% ST)2.63 FP
#22 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)6.8 FP (36% ST)2.63 FP
#23 Cesar Hernandez (74% OWN)6.8 FP (53% ST)2.57 FP
#24 Kolten Wong (43% OWN)6.7 FP (27% ST)2.52 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Adam Frazier (21% OWN)12.8 FP (11% ST)2.44 FP
#22 Cesar Hernandez (74% OWN)12.5 FP (53% ST)2.57 FP
#23 Jason Kipnis (45% OWN)12.1 FP (36% ST)2.63 FP
#24 Jose Peraza (25% OWN)11.9 FP (12% ST)2.27 FP
#25 Jurickson Profar (53% OWN)11.6 FP (29% 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.

JASON KIPNISFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019854.118.514.811.11.8
-- Per Game (32 Proj)2.60.130.570.460.340.06
8/12 to 8/18 (2.6 Games)6.80.331.41.20.980.13
8/19 to 8/25 (4.8 Games)12.10.602.62.11.50.29
2019 Season254125641356
-- Per Game (98 GP)2.60.120.570.420.360.06
2018 to 2019612301311069513
-- Per Game (245 GP)2.50.120.530.430.390.05