Jeimer Candelario is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.3K) and DraftKings ($3K) for 8/23

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 7.6 FanDuel points and 5.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$215 more than $2.3K on FanDuel and +$371 more than $3K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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) 8/23 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Asdrubal Cabrera7.9 FD Points$3000
#25 Starlin Castro7.8 FD Points$2200
#26 Jeimer Candelario7.6 FD Points$2300
#27 Giovanny Urshela7.5 FD Points$3400
#28 Hernan Perez6.9 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/23 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Jedd Gyorko6.3 DK Points$3200
#20 Rio Ruiz6.2 DK Points$3800
#21 Jeimer Candelario5.9 DK Points$3000
#22 Giovanny Urshela5.8 DK Points$4200
#23 Brandon Drury5.6 DK Points$3100

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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 67.48 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 Michael Chavis (63% OWN)73 FP, 2.71 per game428 FP, 159 gp, 2.7 per game (#23)
#23 Josh Rojas (15% OWN)70 FP, 2.57 per game428 FP, 159 gp, 2.7 per game (#23)
#24 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)67 FP, 2.25 per game341 FP, 143 gp, 2.38 per game (#15)
#25 Giovanny Urshela (89% OWN)63 FP, 3.4 per game21 FP, 15 gp, 1.4 per game (#31)
#26 Matt Duffy (3% OWN)63 FP, 2.37 per game300 FP, 131 gp, 2.29 per game (#17)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jeimer Candelario is projected for 6.3 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 22 which ranks him as the #21 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 Rio Ruiz but behind Jedd Gyorko the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 10.44 fantasy points.

8/23 TO 8/25 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Carlos Sanchez (3% OWN)6.6 FP (2% ST)2.24 FP
#20 Jedd Gyorko (1% OWN)6.5 FP2.99 FP
#21 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)6.3 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#22 Rio Ruiz (2% OWN)6.2 FP (1% ST)2.37 FP
#23 Giovanny Urshela (89% OWN)6 FP (78% ST)3.4 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Josh Rojas (15% OWN)11 FP (6% ST)2.57 FP
#27 Martin Prado (1% OWN)10.5 FP1.88 FP
#28 Jeimer Candelario (7% OWN)10.4 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#29 Todd Frazier (10% OWN)10.1 FP (7% ST)2.47 FP
#30 Carlos Sanchez (3% OWN)10.1 FP (2% ST)2.24 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 2019674.311.313.312.01.0
-- Per Game (30 Proj)2.20.140.380.440.400.03
8/19 to 8/25 (2.7 Games)6.30.371.11.31.10.09
8/26 to 9/1 (4.9 Games)10.40.671.72.01.80.16
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