Jeimer Candelario Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3K Than on FanDuel at $2.4 on 8/22

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 6.1 FD points and is worth -$332 less than $2.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.7 points and is worth -$267 less than $3K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (3B) 8/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Matt Duffy7.5 FD Points$2500
#19 Rio Ruiz6.9 FD Points$2000
#20 Jeimer Candelario6.1 FD Points$2400
#21 Martin Prado5.8 FD Points$2000
#22 Todd Frazier5.7 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Rio Ruiz5.3 DK Points$3500
#18 Jon Berti4.9 DK Points$4400
#19 Jeimer Candelario4.7 DK Points$3000
#20 Colin Moran4.4 DK Points$3200
#21 Brandon Drury4.3 DK Points$3300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Jeimer Candelario to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 69.53 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Josh Rojas and ahead of Giovanny Urshela. He has averaged 2.2 fantasy points in his past 216 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.25 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#40) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Jeimer Candelario is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #32 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#22 Jake Lamb (18% OWN)74 FP, 2.33 per game134 FP, 56 gp, 2.38 per game (#16)
#23 Josh Rojas (16% OWN)70 FP, 2.58 per game134 FP, 56 gp, 2.38 per game (#16)
#24 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)70 FP, 2.25 per game341 FP, 143 gp, 2.38 per game (#15)
#25 Giovanny Urshela (90% OWN)65 FP, 3.37 per game21 FP, 15 gp, 1.4 per game (#32)
#26 Matt Duffy (3% OWN)63 FP, 2.33 per game300 FP, 131 gp, 2.29 per game (#17)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jeimer Candelario is projected for 7.35 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week in week 22 which ranks him as the #25 projected third 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 Jake Lamb but behind Evan Longoria the rest of the week. Week 23 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 10.68 fantasy points.

8/22 TO 8/25 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#23 Miguel Sano (73% OWN)7.7 FP (60% ST)3.08 FP
#24 Evan Longoria (26% OWN)7.7 FP (14% ST)2.62 FP
#25 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)7.3 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#26 Jake Lamb (18% OWN)7.3 FP (8% ST)2.33 FP
#27 Josh Rojas (16% OWN)7 FP (7% ST)2.58 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Josh Rojas (16% OWN)11 FP (7% ST)2.58 FP
#27 Martin Prado (1% OWN)10.8 FP1.95 FP
#28 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)10.7 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#29 Todd Frazier (10% OWN)10.1 FP (6% ST)2.47 FP
#30 Carlos Sanchez (3% OWN)10 FP (2% ST)2.15 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.

JEIMER CANDELARIOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019704.611.513.512.51.0
-- Per Game (31 Proj)2.30.150.370.440.410.03
8/19 to 8/25 (3.5 Games)7.30.491.21.41.30.12
8/26 to 9/1 (4.9 Games)10.70.721.72.01.90.16
2019 Season13472427313
-- Per Game (73 GP)1.80.100.330.370.420.04
2018 to 20194752678105976
-- Per Game (216 GP)2.20.120.360.490.450.03