Jose Ramirez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.7K) and DraftKings ($5.2K) for 8/18

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 12.7 FanDuel points and 9.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$737 more than $3.7K on FanDuel and +$558 more than $5.2K 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) 8/18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Mike Moustakas13.3 FD Points$3400
#3 Justin Turner12.8 FD Points$3700
#4 Jose Ramirez12.7 FD Points$3700
#5 Anthony Rendon12.6 FD Points$4300
#6 Rafael Devers12.4 FD Points$4400
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Justin Turner9.8 DK Points$5000
#2 Jose Ramirez9.6 DK Points$5200
#3 Anthony Rendon9.4 DK Points$5400
#4 Rafael Devers9.2 DK Points$5700
#5 Manny Machado9.1 DK Points$4100

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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 135.97 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Anthony Rendon and ahead of Alex Bregman. He has averaged 3.57 fantasy points in his past 278 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.79 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 #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)144 FP, 3.85 per game476 FP, 134 gp, 3.55 per game (#4)
#2 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)136 FP, 3.79 per game619 FP, 157 gp, 3.94 per game (#1)
#3 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)135 FP, 3.82 per game592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)
#4 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)134 FP, 3.54 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)121 FP, 3.53 per game444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jose Ramirez is projected for 3.59 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #4 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Rafael Devers but behind Justin Turner the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 22 is the same as it is in Week 21. He is projected for 20.8 fantasy points.

8/18 TO 8/18 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)3.71 FP (99% ST)3.85 FP
#3 Justin Turner (97% OWN)3.63 FP (89% ST)3.2 FP
#4 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)3.59 FP (99% ST)3.79 FP
#5 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)3.54 FP (98% ST)3.39 FP
#6 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)3.49 FP (99% ST)3.54 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)25.5 FP (99% ST)3.85 FP
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)23.3 FP (99% ST)3.54 FP
#4 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)20.8 FP (99% ST)3.79 FP
#5 Mike Moustakas (99% OWN)17.7 FP (85% ST)3.2 FP
#6 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)17.3 FP (91% ST)3.1 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 20191367.7252415.46.9
-- Per Game (36 Proj)3.80.210.710.670.430.19
8/12 to 8/18 (1 Game)3.60.180.630.570.380.21
8/19 to 8/25 (5.6 Games)20.81.23.93.72.41.0
2019 Season3722074655024
-- Per Game (121 GP)3.10.170.610.540.410.20
2018 to 20199925918017515658
-- Per Game (278 GP)3.60.210.650.630.560.21