Keston Hiura Is Just The #13 2B on FanDuel But Is The #4 Highest Priced on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (2B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Jason Kipnis9.4 FD Points$3400
#12 Brian Dozier9.4 FD Points$2400
#13 Keston Hiura9.3 FD Points$3800
#14 Jonathan Schoop9.3 FD Points$3000
#15 Dee Gordon9.1 FD Points$2100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Keston Hiura to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 78.76 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Yoan Moncada and ahead of Ketel Marte. He has averaged 3.36 fantasy points in his past 68 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.91 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 88%, he is the #12 most highly owned second baseman. Keston Hiura is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)80 FP, 3.19 per game446 FP, 158 gp, 2.82 per game (#7)
#6 Yoan Moncada (98% OWN)80 FP, 2.94 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.22 per game (#25)
#7 Keston Hiura (88% OWN)79 FP, 2.91 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.22 per game (#25)
#8 Ketel Marte (99% OWN)79 FP, 3.11 per game370 FP, 151 gp, 2.45 per game (#16)
#9 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)78 FP, 3.18 per game322 FP, 121 gp, 2.67 per game (#10)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Keston Hiura is projected for 7.61 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #17 projected second baseman 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 Steve Wilkerson but behind Yoan Moncada the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 14.24 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#15 Jeff McNeil (96% OWN)7.8 FP (75% ST)3.05 FP
#16 Yoan Moncada (98% OWN)7.7 FP (78% ST)2.94 FP
#17 Keston Hiura (88% OWN)7.6 FP (72% ST)2.91 FP
#18 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)7.5 FP2.24 FP
#19 Jonathan Schoop (46% OWN)7.2 FP (28% ST)2.81 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Ozzie Albies (100% OWN)14.5 FP (93% ST)2.84 FP
#25 Jason Kipnis (39% OWN)14.3 FP (29% ST)2.53 FP
#26 Keston Hiura (88% OWN)14.2 FP (72% ST)2.91 FP
#27 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)14.1 FP2.24 FP
#28 Dawel Lugo (1% OWN)14 FP2.11 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.

KESTON HIURAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019795.015.616.57.32.5
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.90.190.570.610.270.09
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)7.60.411.41.50.930.29
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)14.20.902.83.01.40.48
2019 Season228164344239
-- Per Game (68 GP)3.40.240.630.650.340.13