Joe Musgrove is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($6K) and DraftKings ($6.6K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 26.4 FanDuel points and 13.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1249 more than $6K on FanDuel and +$789 more than $6.6K 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 (P) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Martin Perez27.7 FD Points$7100
#19 Dakota Hudson27.6 FD Points$8700
#20 Joe Musgrove26.4 FD Points$6000
#21 Homer Bailey25.1 FD Points$7600
#22 Michael Wacha24.9 FD Points$6400
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Reynaldo Lopez14.6 DK Points$7600
#11 Brock Burke14.1 DK Points$7200
#12 Joe Musgrove13.3 DK Points$6600
#13 Dakota Hudson13.3 DK Points$9200
#14 Michael Wacha12.4 DK Points$5700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Joe Musgrove to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 5.93 projected fantasy points puts him at #64 behind Danny Salazar and ahead of Rich Hill. He has averaged -0.36 fantasy points in his past 53 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.99 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#78) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 69%, he is the #74 most highly owned starting pitcher. Joe Musgrove is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #114 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#62 Marcus Stroman (92% OWN)6 FP, 1 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.8 per game (#1)
#63 Danny Salazar (29% OWN)5.9 FP, 3.29 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.8 per game (#1)
#64 Joe Musgrove (69% OWN)5.9 FP, 0.99 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.8 per game (#1)
#65 Rich Hill (47% OWN)5.8 FP, 3.22 per game79 FP, 25 gp, 3.15 per game (#30)
#66 Miles Mikolas (88% OWN)5.6 FP, 0.98 per game155 FP, 34 gp, 4.55 per game (#14)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Joe Musgrove is projected for 0.4 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #35 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Brock Burke but behind Gio Gonzalez the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#76). He is projected for 0.35 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#33 Zach Plesac (78% OWN)0.52 FP (51% ST)0.87 FP
#34 Gio Gonzalez (38% OWN)0.51 FP (22% ST)0.73 FP
#35 Joe Musgrove (69% OWN)0.4 FP (39% ST)0.99 FP
#36 Brock Burke (13% OWN)0.36 FP (7% ST)-0.83 FP
#37 Steven Matz (77% OWN)0.33 FP (40% ST)0.85 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#74 Michael Pineda (86% OWN)0.52 FP (61% ST)2.16 FP
#75 CC Sabathia (25% OWN)0.39 FP (9% ST)1.18 FP
#76 Joe Musgrove (69% OWN)0.35 FP (39% ST)0.99 FP
#77 Genesis Cabrera (1% OWN)0.33 FP-0.2 FP
#78 Ross Stripling (40% OWN)0.32 FP (5% ST)0.93 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.

JOE MUSGROVEFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20195.92.02.433296.3
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.990.340.395.54.81.0
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)0.400.340.365.64.51.0
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)0.350.290.415.34.91.1
2019 Season-15.1781214813134
-- Per Game (34 GP)-0.450.240.354.43.91.0
2018 to 2019-18.83142126323157
-- Per Game (53 GP)-0.360.260.405.04.41.1