Justin Upton is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3K) and DraftKings ($3.7K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 11.2 FanDuel points and 8.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$563 more than $3K on FanDuel and +$1010 more than $3.7K 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#23 Victor Robles11.3 FD Points$3200
#24 Mallex Smith11.2 FD Points$2700
#25 Justin Upton11.2 FD Points$3000
#26 Joc Pederson11.1 FD Points$3200
#27 Adam Eaton11 FD Points$3600
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Victor Robles8.4 DK Points$4200
#22 Adam Eaton8.3 DK Points$4700
#23 Justin Upton8.3 DK Points$3700
#24 Kole Calhoun8 DK Points$4400
#25 Aaron Judge7.9 DK Points$5300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Justin Upton to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 68.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #37 behind Ryan Braun and ahead of Oscar Mercado. He has averaged 2.68 fantasy points in his past 197 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.71 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#84) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 82%, he is the #35 most highly owned outfielder. Justin Upton is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #105 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#35 Mike Yastrzemski (51% OWN)70 FP, 2.6 per game34 FP, 26 gp, 1.3 per game (#33)
#36 Ryan Braun (76% OWN)70 FP, 2.98 per game310 FP, 124 gp, 2.5 per game (#49)
#37 Justin Upton (82% OWN)69 FP, 2.71 per game399 FP, 144 gp, 2.77 per game (#28)
#38 Oscar Mercado (70% OWN)69 FP, 2.63 per game399 FP, 144 gp, 2.77 per game (#28)
#39 Jay Bruce (45% OWN)69 FP, 2.88 per game193 FP, 94 gp, 2.05 per game (#83)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Upton is projected for 8.23 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #33 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 Austin Meadows but behind Jackie Bradley the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#42). He is projected for 16.1 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Derek Dietrich8.3 FP (7% ST)2.86 FP
#32 Jackie Bradley8.3 FP (16% ST)2.58 FP
#33 Justin Upton8.2 FP (54% ST)2.71 FP
#34 Austin Meadows8.2 FP (89% ST)3.23 FP
#35 A.J. Pollock7.9 FP (63% ST)3.08 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Alex Dickerson16.2 FP (5% ST)2.6 FP
#41 Josh Naylor16.1 FP (3% ST)2.39 FP
#42 Justin Upton16.1 FP (54% ST)2.71 FP
#43 Kole Calhoun16.1 FP (56% ST)2.81 FP
#44 Brett Gardner15.9 FP (40% ST)3.01 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 UPTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019695.115.914.211.60.9
-- Per Game (25 Proj)2.70.200.620.560.460.04
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)8.20.531.91.71.60.11
9/2 to 9/8 (5.7 Games)16.11.23.53.22.80.22
2019 Season12893329291
-- Per Game (53 GP)2.40.170.620.550.550.02
2018 to 201952739118108929
-- Per Game (197 GP)2.70.200.600.550.470.05