Lance Lynn Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $9.3K Than on DraftKings at $10K on 8/29

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 36 FD points and is worth $9.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 19 points and is worth -$316 less than $10K. 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) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Jose Berrios39 FD Points$8800
#4 Zack Greinke37.1 FD Points$10600
#5 Lance Lynn36 FD Points$9300
#6 Hyun-Jin Ryu34.6 FD Points$9000
#7 Chris Paddack33.2 FD Points$7000
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/29 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jacob deGrom23.5 DK Points$12000
#2 Chris Paddack19.2 DK Points$9000
#3 Lance Lynn19 DK Points$10000
#4 Hyun-Jin Ryu18.9 DK Points$10500
#5 Alex Wood16.1 DK Points$7900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Lance Lynn to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 14.8 projected fantasy points puts him at #28 behind Chris Paddack and ahead of Noah Syndergaard. He has averaged 0.7 fantasy points in his past 58 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#37) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 96% ownership, he is also the #28 most highly owned starting pitcher. Lance Lynn is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#26 Cole Hamels (96% OWN)15.3 FP, 2.55 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.6 per game (#35)
#27 Chris Paddack (90% OWN)14.9 FP, 2.49 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.6 per game (#35)
#28 Lance Lynn (96% OWN)14.8 FP, 2.6 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.6 per game (#35)
#29 Noah Syndergaard (98% OWN)14.6 FP, 2.43 per game99 FP, 25 gp, 3.95 per game (#20)
#30 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)14.6 FP, 2.56 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#61)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Lance Lynn is projected for 2.71 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #28 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Jose Quintana but behind Alex Wood the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 6.96 fantasy points.

8/29 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Chris Bassitt (77% OWN)3.04 FP (52% ST)2.32 FP
#27 Alex Wood (52% OWN)2.73 FP (27% ST)0.84 FP
#28 Lance Lynn (96% OWN)2.71 FP (75% ST)2.6 FP
#29 Jose Quintana (94% OWN)2.52 FP (61% ST)2.86 FP
#30 Sonny Gray (96% OWN)2.51 FP (83% ST)2.39 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Jack Flaherty (97% OWN)7.1 FP (84% ST)3.02 FP
#9 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)7 FP (88% ST)5.3 FP
#10 Lance Lynn (96% OWN)7 FP (75% ST)2.6 FP
#11 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)6.1 FP (90% ST)6.6 FP
#12 Ryan Yarbrough (89% OWN)6 FP (65% ST)2.07 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.

LANCE LYNNFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201914.82.71.6353811.0
-- Per Game (6 Proj)2.60.480.296.16.71.9
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)2.70.530.245.87.02.0
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)7.01.00.5312.813.13.5
2019 Season8114917119748
-- Per Game (27 GP)3.00.520.336.37.31.8
2018 to 201940.32419323358124
-- Per Game (58 GP)0.700.410.335.66.22.1