Joc Pederson is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.3K) and DraftKings ($4.4K) for 8/29

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.7 FanDuel points and 8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$238 more than $3.3K on FanDuel and +$281 more than $4.4K 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 (OF) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Mallex Smith11.1 FD Points$2600
#19 Austin Meadows11 FD Points$3300
#20 Joc Pederson10.7 FD Points$3300
#21 Shin-Soo Choo10.6 FD Points$3500
#22 Thomas Pham10.6 FD Points$3400
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Max Muncy8.8 DK Points$5300
#6 Joey Votto8.8 DK Points$3900
#7 Joc Pederson8 DK Points$4400
#8 Derek Dietrich7.8 DK Points$3600
#9 Daniel Vogelbach7.7 DK Points$4100

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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 66.84 projected fantasy points puts him at #46 behind Franmil Reyes and ahead of A.J. Pollock. He has averaged 2.5 fantasy points in his past 258 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 (#36) 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 #33 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#44 Jorge Soler (96% OWN)68 FP, 3.21 per game158 FP, 61 gp, 2.58 per game (#41)
#45 Franmil Reyes (73% OWN)67 FP, 3.06 per game181 FP, 86 gp, 2.1 per game (#78)
#46 Joc Pederson (77% OWN)67 FP, 3.08 per game331 FP, 135 gp, 2.45 per game (#55)
#47 A.J. Pollock (82% OWN)67 FP, 3.06 per game318 FP, 113 gp, 2.81 per game (#25)
#48 Gerardo Parra (2% OWN)66 FP, 3.07 per game259 FP, 135 gp, 1.92 per game (#88)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Joc Pederson is projected for 10.26 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #25 projected outfielder 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 Eloy Jimenez but behind Christian Yelich the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#29). He is projected for 17.34 fantasy points.

8/29 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#23 Oscar Mercado10.5 FP (49% ST)2.66 FP
#24 Christian Yelich10.4 FP (98% ST)3.98 FP
#25 Joc Pederson10.3 FP (54% ST)3.08 FP
#26 Eloy Jimenez10.1 FP (64% ST)2.68 FP
#27 Juan Soto10 FP (96% ST)3.46 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#27 Bryan Reynolds17.9 FP (79% ST)3.17 FP
#28 Jay Bruce17.5 FP (4% ST)2.89 FP
#29 Joc Pederson17.3 FP (54% ST)3.08 FP
#30 Ronald Acuna17.3 FP (98% ST)3.41 FP
#31 Aaron Judge17.2 FP (96% ST)3.22 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 2019675.412.013.68.10.3
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.10.250.550.630.370.02
8/26 to 9/1 (3.3 Games)10.30.841.82.11.30.05
9/2 to 9/8 (5.3 Games)17.31.43.23.62.00.07
2019 Season314275863411
-- Per Game (123 GP)2.50.220.470.510.330.01
2018 to 201964452113127812
-- Per Game (258 GP)2.50.200.440.490.310.01