Juan Soto Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.4K Than on FanDuel at $3.8 on 8/11

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 11 FD points and is worth -$178 less than $3.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.2 points and is worth +$144 more than $4.4K. 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) 8/11 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 Starling Marte11.2 FD Points$3900
#26 Adam Duvall11.1 FD Points$3000
#27 Juan Soto11 FD Points$3800
#28 Kevin Kiermaier10.9 FD Points$2700
#29 Joc Pederson10.5 FD Points$3000
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/11 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Shin-Soo Choo8.6 DK Points$4600
#20 Adam Duvall8.3 DK Points$4100
#21 Juan Soto8.2 DK Points$4400
#22 Jackie Bradley8 DK Points$3600
#23 Bryan Reynolds7.8 DK Points$4400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Juan Soto to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 144.01 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Ronald Acuna and ahead of Marcell Ozuna. He has averaged 3.5 fantasy points in his past 221 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.27 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#16) 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 outfielder. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. He is also currently the #7 ranked outfielder.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Charlie Blackmon (100% OWN)155 FP, 3.6 per game504 FP, 155 gp, 3.25 per game (#9)
#6 Ronald Acuna (100% OWN)145 FP, 3.54 per game376 FP, 111 gp, 3.39 per game (#4)
#7 Juan Soto (100% OWN)144 FP, 3.27 per game387 FP, 115 gp, 3.37 per game (#6)
#8 Marcell Ozuna (99% OWN)143 FP, 3.34 per game395 FP, 148 gp, 2.67 per game (#33)
#9 Rhys Hoskins (100% OWN)139 FP, 3.3 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#11)

WEEK 20 AND 21 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Juan Soto is projected for 2.85 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 20 which ranks him as the #30 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jackie Bradley but behind Max Kepler the rest of the week. Week 21 will be better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 19.76 fantasy points.

8/11 TO 8/11 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Adam Duvall2.88 FP (33% ST)2.45 FP
#29 Max Kepler2.85 FP (96% ST)3.57 FP
#30 Juan Soto2.85 FP (98% ST)3.27 FP
#31 Jackie Bradley2.82 FP (18% ST)2.46 FP
#32 Bryan Reynolds2.79 FP (57% ST)2.91 FP
8/12 TO 8/18 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Justin Upton20.3 FP (54% ST)2.8 FP
#13 Nick Castellanos19.8 FP (86% ST)3.32 FP
#14 Juan Soto19.8 FP (98% ST)3.27 FP
#15 Willie Calhoun19.7 FP (37% ST)2.89 FP
#16 Anthony Santander19.5 FP (34% ST)2.78 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.

JUAN SOTOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191449.12826253.1
-- Per Game (44 Proj)3.30.210.650.600.580.07
8/5 to 8/11 (1 Game)2.80.220.590.530.510.07
8/12 to 8/18 (5.7 Games)19.81.34.03.63.40.41
2019 Season3862477687310
-- Per Game (106 GP)3.60.230.730.640.690.09
2018 to 20197724514514415215
-- Per Game (221 GP)3.50.200.660.650.690.07