Joc Pederson is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $3.2K and DraftKings at $4.4K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 4.8 FanDuel points and 3.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$1607 short of $3.2K on FanDuel and -$2372 short of $4.4K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#114 Trent Clark5 FD Points$2600
#115 Michael Conforto4.9 FD Points$3300
#116 Joc Pederson4.8 FD Points$3200
#117 Brandon Drury4.7 FD Points$2300
#118 Pablo Reyes4.2 FD Points$2500
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#37 Martin Prado4.7 DK Points$2000
#38 Brandon Belt4.6 DK Points$3700
#39 Logan Forsythe4.4 DK Points$3400
#40 Adrian Sanchez4.2 DK Points$3200
#41 Joc Pederson3.6 DK Points$4400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Joc Pederson to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 62.63 projected fantasy points puts him at #47 behind Gerardo Parra and ahead of A.J. Pollock. He has averaged 2.49 fantasy points in his past 260 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.08 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 77%, he is the #39 most highly owned outfielder. Joc Pederson is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #32 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#45 Jason Heyward (53% OWN)63 FP, 2.79 per game314 FP, 124 gp, 2.53 per game (#47)
#46 Gerardo Parra (2% OWN)63 FP, 3.01 per game259 FP, 135 gp, 1.92 per game (#88)
#47 Joc Pederson (77% OWN)63 FP, 3.08 per game331 FP, 135 gp, 2.45 per game (#55)
#48 A.J. Pollock (81% OWN)63 FP, 3.09 per game318 FP, 113 gp, 2.81 per game (#25)
#49 Lorenzo Cain (82% OWN)62 FP, 2.45 per game391 FP, 139 gp, 2.81 per game (#26)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Joc Pederson is projected for 4.14 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #68 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Manuel Margot but behind Harold Ramirez the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 17.12 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#66 Robbie Grossman4.19 FP (2% ST)2.48 FP
#67 Harold Ramirez4.19 FP (4% ST)2.32 FP
#68 Joc Pederson4.14 FP (54% ST)3.08 FP
#69 Manuel Margot4.11 FP (16% ST)2.45 FP
#70 Franmil Reyes4.11 FP (58% ST)3.04 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Kyle Schwarber17.4 FP (64% ST)2.92 FP
#30 Ronald Acuna17.3 FP (99% ST)3.47 FP
#31 Joc Pederson17.1 FP (54% ST)3.08 FP
#32 Anthony Santander17 FP (30% ST)2.74 FP
#33 Kevin Kiermaier16.9 FP (19% ST)2.56 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.

JOC PEDERSONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019635.011.212.97.40.3
-- Per Game (20 Proj)3.10.240.550.630.360.02
8/26 to 9/1 (1.4 Games)4.10.310.750.850.600.03
9/2 to 9/8 (5.3 Games)17.11.33.13.61.90.07
2019 Season318275865421
-- Per Game (125 GP)2.50.220.460.520.340.01
2018 to 201964852113129822
-- Per Game (260 GP)2.50.200.430.500.320.01