Kyle Hendricks is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($8.1K) and DraftKings ($8.9K) for 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 34.4 FanDuel points and 18.8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1222 more than $8.1K on FanDuel and +$1340 more than $8.9K 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 (P) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Gerrit Cole46.5 FD Points$12000
#2 Walker Buehler38.6 FD Points$11400
#3 Kyle Hendricks34.4 FD Points$8100
#4 Jake Odorizzi33.4 FD Points$9700
#5 Mike Soroka33.1 FD Points$8400
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jake Odorizzi19 DK Points$10500
#2 Kyle Hendricks18.8 DK Points$8900
#3 Mike Soroka17.4 DK Points$9200
#4 Mike Minor16.9 DK Points$9700
#5 Noah Syndergaard16.8 DK Points$10000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kyle Hendricks to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 21.95 projected fantasy points puts him at #14 behind Shane Bieber and ahead of Lucas Giolito. He has averaged 1.69 fantasy points in his past 59 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.85 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) 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 97%, he is the #19 most highly owned starting pitcher. Kyle Hendricks is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #44 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#12 Hyun-Jin Ryu (97% OWN)23 FP, 6.1 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.11 per game (#10)
#13 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)23 FP, 4.7 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#14 Kyle Hendricks (97% OWN)22 FP, 3.85 per game61 FP, 33 gp, 1.83 per game (#44)
#15 Lucas Giolito (97% OWN)19.7 FP, 4.18 per game61 FP, 33 gp, 1.83 per game (#44)
#16 Patrick Corbin (97% OWN)18 FP, 3.84 per game139 FP, 33 gp, 4.21 per game (#16)

START KYLE HENDRICKS IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF CLAYTON KERSHAW

Kyle Hendricks is projected for 7.93 fantasy points in 4 games which is good enough to be the #5 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. He is ranked above Clayton Kershaw but behind Justin Verlander. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#24). He is projected for 4.1 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)9.8 FP (88% ST)5.9 FP
#4 Justin Verlander (98% OWN)8.9 FP (93% ST)8.7 FP
#5 Kyle Hendricks (97% OWN)7.9 FP (82% ST)3.85 FP
#6 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)7.1 FP (90% ST)7 FP
#7 Aaron Civale (80% OWN)6.7 FP (64% ST)2.48 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 David Price (94% OWN)4.33 FP (28% ST)3.47 FP
#23 Jon Lester (92% OWN)4.12 FP (58% ST)2.01 FP
#24 Kyle Hendricks (97% OWN)4.1 FP (82% ST)3.85 FP
#25 Cole Hamels (95% OWN)4.1 FP (60% ST)2.66 FP
#26 Kenta Maeda (94% OWN)3.94 FP (61% ST)3.22 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.

KYLE HENDRICKSFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201921.92.81.335296.1
-- Per Game (6 Proj)3.90.490.236.15.11.1
9/2 to 9/8 (4 Games)7.90.900.4812.311.42.3
9/9 to 9/15 (2 Games)4.10.600.175.84.61.00
2019 Season39.59914812529
-- Per Game (26 GP)1.50.350.355.74.81.1
2018 to 2019100232034428673
-- Per Game (59 GP)1.70.390.345.84.81.2