Jose Ramirez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.5K) and DraftKings ($4.3K) for 8/21

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 13.2 FanDuel points and 9.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1139 more than $3.5K on FanDuel and +$1279 more than $4.3K 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) 8/21 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Anthony Rendon13.4 FD Points$4400
#4 Matt Chapman13.3 FD Points$3900
#5 Jose Ramirez13.2 FD Points$3500
#6 Alex Bregman12.6 FD Points$4500
#7 Asdrubal Cabrera11.1 FD Points$3000
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/21 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Anthony Rendon10.1 DK Points$5300
#3 Matt Chapman10 DK Points$4700
#4 Jose Ramirez9.9 DK Points$4300
#5 Alex Bregman9.4 DK Points$5200
#6 Brian Anderson8.8 DK Points$4300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Jose Ramirez to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 128.41 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Anthony Rendon and ahead of Alex Bregman. He has averaged 3.56 fantasy points in his past 279 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.78 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite third baseman. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Jose Ramirez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #10 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)133 FP, 3.85 per game476 FP, 134 gp, 3.55 per game (#4)
#2 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)128 FP, 3.78 per game619 FP, 157 gp, 3.94 per game (#1)
#3 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)125 FP, 3.85 per game592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)
#4 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)125 FP, 3.57 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#5 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)115 FP, 3.23 per game306 FP, 101 gp, 3.03 per game (#9)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jose Ramirez is projected for 17.34 fantasy points in 5 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #3 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Nolan Arenado but behind Alex Bregman the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 23 is the same as it is in Week 22. He is projected for 22.15 fantasy points.

8/21 TO 8/25 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)18.5 FP (99% ST)3.85 FP
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)18.5 FP (100% ST)3.85 FP
#3 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)17.3 FP (98% ST)3.78 FP
#4 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)17.1 FP (100% ST)3.57 FP
#5 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)14.7 FP (98% ST)3.23 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)26.1 FP (100% ST)3.57 FP
#2 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)22.5 FP (90% ST)3.5 FP
#3 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)22.1 FP (98% ST)3.78 FP
#4 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)21.3 FP (92% ST)3.08 FP
#5 Justin Turner (98% OWN)21.2 FP (88% ST)3.2 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.

JOSE RAMIREZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191287.3242314.36.5
-- Per Game (34 Proj)3.80.210.710.670.420.19
8/19 to 8/25 (4.8 Games)17.30.983.23.12.00.88
8/26 to 9/1 (5.7 Games)22.11.34.03.82.41.1
2019 Season3732074655024
-- Per Game (122 GP)3.10.160.610.530.410.20
2018 to 20199925918017515658
-- Per Game (279 GP)3.60.210.650.630.560.21