Leury Garcia is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.9K and DraftKings at $4K on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 6 FanDuel points and 4.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$990 short of $2.9K on FanDuel and -$1390 short of $4K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. 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
#100 Matt Joyce6.1 FD Points$2400
#101 Jon Jay6 FD Points$2100
#102 Leury Garcia6 FD Points$2900
#103 Cameron Maybin6 FD Points$2500
#104 Phillip Ervin5.9 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#83 Rajai Davis4.8 DK Points$3400
#84 Jon Jay4.7 DK Points$2600
#85 Leury Garcia4.6 DK Points$4000
#86 Matt Joyce4.6 DK Points$4000
#87 Seth Brown4.5 DK Points$2700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Leury Garcia is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 38.33 projected fantasy points puts him at #113 behind Tyler O'Neill and ahead of Jordan Luplow. He has averaged 2.09 fantasy points in his past 195 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.63 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#96) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Leury Garcia is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #50 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#111 Stephen Piscotty (38% OWN)39 FP, 2.87 per game427 FP, 149 gp, 2.87 per game (#21)
#112 Tyler O'Neill (18% OWN)39 FP, 2.88 per game98 FP, 56 gp, 1.76 per game (#99)
#113 Leury Garcia (30% OWN)38 FP, 2.63 per game132 FP, 77 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)
#114 Jordan Luplow (3% OWN)38 FP, 2.95 per game60 FP, 35 gp, 1.71 per game (#102)
#115 Brian Goodwin (12% OWN)38 FP, 2.41 per game100 FP, 72 gp, 1.39 per game (#115)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Leury Garcia is projected for 4.28 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #104 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Lewis Brinson but behind Brett Phillips the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#108). He is projected for 8.66 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#102 Billy Hamilton4.51 FP (8% ST)1.82 FP
#103 Brett Phillips4.38 FP2.48 FP
#104 Leury Garcia4.28 FP (21% ST)2.63 FP
#105 Lewis Brinson4.19 FP (2% ST)1.75 FP
#106 Trent Clark4.16 FP (9% ST)2.93 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#106 Jake Marisnick9.4 FP (1% ST)3.09 FP
#107 Brian Goodwin8.7 FP (6% ST)2.41 FP
#108 Leury Garcia8.7 FP (21% ST)2.63 FP
#109 Curtis Granderson8.5 FP2.13 FP
#110 Roman Quinn8.5 FP2.37 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.

LEURY GARCIAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201938.30.95.810.22.32.9
-- Per Game (15 Proj)2.60.060.400.700.150.20
8/26 to 9/1 (1.6 Games)4.30.090.641.10.300.30
9/2 to 9/8 (3.5 Games)8.70.201.32.30.530.65
2019 Season276736831815
-- Per Game (118 GP)2.30.060.310.700.150.13
2018 to 201940711681062727
-- Per Game (195 GP)2.10.060.350.540.140.14