Justin Turner Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $4.8K Than on FanDuel at $3.5 on 8/29

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 10.3 FD points and is worth +$331 more than $3.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8 points and is worth +$410 more than $4.8K. 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) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Nolan Arenado11.2 FD Points$4700
#6 Miguel Sano11.2 FD Points$3900
#7 Justin Turner10.3 FD Points$3500
#8 Kyle Seager10.1 FD Points$3600
#9 Starlin Castro9.9 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Eugenio Suarez10.6 DK Points$4500
#2 Nolan Arenado8.4 DK Points$5700
#3 Justin Turner8 DK Points$4800
#4 Kyle Seager7.6 DK Points$4400
#5 Kris Bryant7.5 DK Points$4000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Justin Turner to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 75.56 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind J.D. Davis and ahead of Evan Longoria. He has averaged 3.19 fantasy points in his past 224 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.99 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 98% ownership, he is also the #12 most highly owned third baseman. He is also currently the #12 ranked third baseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#10 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)76 FP, 3.04 per game42 FP, 17 gp, 2.5 per game (#54)
#11 J.D. Davis (60% OWN)76 FP, 2.72 per game32 FP, 37 gp, 0.88 per game (#36)
#12 Justin Turner (98% OWN)76 FP, 2.99 per game336 FP, 101 gp, 3.33 per game (#5)
#13 Evan Longoria (32% OWN)75 FP, 2.63 per game280 FP, 124 gp, 2.26 per game (#18)
#14 Kyle Seager (70% OWN)73 FP, 2.69 per game349 FP, 155 gp, 2.25 per game (#19)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Turner is projected for 12 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #5 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 Miguel Sano but behind Matt Chapman the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 16.63 fantasy points.

8/29 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)14.4 FP (95% ST)3.12 FP
#4 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)13.4 FP (94% ST)3.48 FP
#5 Justin Turner (98% OWN)12 FP (91% ST)2.99 FP
#6 Miguel Sano (79% OWN)11.8 FP (69% ST)3.19 FP
#7 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)11.6 FP (98% ST)3.09 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (99% OWN)17.6 FP (75% ST)3.04 FP
#9 Miguel Sano (79% OWN)17.3 FP (69% ST)3.19 FP
#10 Justin Turner (98% OWN)16.6 FP (91% ST)2.99 FP
#11 Evan Longoria (32% OWN)15.9 FP (20% ST)2.63 FP
#12 Renato Nunez (65% OWN)15.7 FP (40% ST)2.91 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.

JUSTIN TURNERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019763.811.514.79.80.6
-- Per Game (25 Proj)3.00.150.460.580.390.02
8/26 to 9/1 (3.9 Games)12.00.631.82.31.70.09
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)16.60.742.53.42.30.14
2019 Season378246175472
-- Per Game (123 GP)3.10.200.500.610.380.02
2018 to 201971438113137944
-- Per Game (224 GP)3.20.170.500.610.420.02