Juan Soto is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($4.1K) and DraftKings ($4.9K) for 8/12

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 12.7 FanDuel points and 9.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$279 more than $4.1K on FanDuel and +$475 more than $4.9K 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) 8/12 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 David Peralta13.8 FD Points$3800
#4 Aaron Judge13.1 FD Points$4000
#5 Juan Soto12.7 FD Points$4100
#6 Justin Upton12.6 FD Points$3300
#7 Melky Cabrera12.4 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/12 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 George Springer10.3 DK Points$5200
#4 Aaron Judge9.6 DK Points$4400
#5 Juan Soto9.5 DK Points$4900
#6 Michael Brantley9.4 DK Points$4300
#7 Melky Cabrera9.4 DK Points$3100

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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 141.68 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Ronald Acuna and ahead of Marcell Ozuna. He has averaged 3.49 fantasy points in his past 222 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) 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. Juan Soto is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #8 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Mookie Betts (100% OWN)151 FP, 3.78 per game594 FP, 136 gp, 4.36 per game (#1)
#6 Ronald Acuna (100% OWN)143 FP, 3.58 per game376 FP, 111 gp, 3.39 per game (#4)
#7 Juan Soto (100% OWN)142 FP, 3.29 per game387 FP, 115 gp, 3.37 per game (#6)
#8 Marcell Ozuna (99% OWN)139 FP, 3.32 per game395 FP, 148 gp, 2.67 per game (#33)
#9 Rhys Hoskins (100% OWN)135 FP, 3.29 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#11)

PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 21 FOR JUAN SOTO WITH FEWER FPS THAN MARCELL OZUNA

Juan Soto is projected for 19.77 fantasy points in 6 games in week 21 which ranks him as the #16 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 Anthony Santander but behind Marcell Ozuna. Week 22 will be better based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 21.95 fantasy points.

8/12 TO 8/18 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Shohei Ohtani20 FP (69% ST)3.02 FP
#15 Marcell Ozuna19.9 FP (82% ST)3.32 FP
#16 Juan Soto19.8 FP (89% ST)3.29 FP
#17 Anthony Santander19.5 FP (36% ST)2.74 FP
#18 Kole Calhoun19.3 FP (59% ST)2.8 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Austin Meadows22.7 FP (82% ST)3.14 FP
#7 Christian Yelich22.4 FP (82% ST)4 FP
#8 Juan Soto22 FP (89% ST)3.29 FP
#9 Thomas Pham21.7 FP (79% ST)3.01 FP
#10 Marcell Ozuna21.4 FP (82% ST)3.32 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 20191428.92826253.0
-- Per Game (43 Proj)3.30.210.650.600.580.07
8/12 to 8/18 (5.7 Games)19.81.33.93.63.40.41
8/19 to 8/25 (6.7 Games)22.01.24.13.93.70.49
2019 Season3882477697510
-- Per Game (107 GP)3.60.220.720.640.700.09
2018 to 20197764514514515415
-- Per Game (222 GP)3.50.200.650.650.690.07