Luis Arraez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.8K) and DraftKings ($3.9K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.6 FanDuel points and 8.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1055 more than $2.8K on FanDuel and +$850 more than $3.9K 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 (2B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Ryan McMahon11.1 FD Points$3500
#5 Hanser Alberto10.7 FD Points$2800
#6 Luis Arraez10.6 FD Points$2800
#7 Gleyber Torres10.4 FD Points$4100
#8 Ozzie Albies9.8 FD Points$3200
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Kevin Newman8.2 DK Points$5200
#7 DJ LeMahieu8.1 DK Points$5300
#8 Luis Arraez8.1 DK Points$3900
#9 Gleyber Torres7.8 DK Points$4900
#10 Ozzie Albies7.5 DK Points$4400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Luis Arraez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 77.9 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Gleyber Torres and ahead of Jonathan Villar. He has averaged 2.76 fantasy points in his past 64 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.87 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#16) 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 54%, he is the #20 most highly owned second baseman. Luis Arraez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #32 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#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)
#10 Luis Arraez (54% OWN)78 FP, 2.87 per game322 FP, 121 gp, 2.67 per game (#10)
#11 Jonathan Villar (97% OWN)75 FP, 2.85 per game266 FP, 139 gp, 1.91 per game (#35)
#12 Ozzie Albies (100% OWN)72 FP, 2.84 per game453 FP, 157 gp, 2.89 per game (#6)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Luis Arraez is projected for 8.68 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #6 ranked second baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Kolten Wong but behind Nick Senzel the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 17.84 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Daniel Murphy (92% OWN)9 FP (78% ST)2.92 FP
#5 Nick Senzel (77% OWN)8.7 FP (54% ST)2.56 FP
#6 Luis Arraez (54% OWN)8.7 FP (42% ST)2.87 FP
#7 Kolten Wong (44% OWN)8.6 FP (23% ST)2.69 FP
#8 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)8.5 FP (95% ST)3.41 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.7 FP (95% ST)3.41 FP
#4 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)18.2 FP (98% ST)3.19 FP
#5 Luis Arraez (54% OWN)17.8 FP (42% ST)2.87 FP
#6 Jonathan Villar (97% OWN)17.4 FP (84% ST)2.85 FP
#7 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)17.4 FP (95% ST)3.18 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.

LUIS ARRAEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019782.812.516.58.61.3
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.90.100.460.610.320.05
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)8.70.321.41.80.940.13
9/2 to 9/8 (6.5 Games)17.80.632.83.72.00.30
2019 Season17632139262
-- Per Game (64 GP)2.80.050.330.610.410.03