Luis Arraez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.8K) and DraftKings ($4K) for 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.7 FanDuel points and 8.2 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1232 more than $2.8K on FanDuel and +$985 more than $4K 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Jose Altuve12.2 FD Points$4200
#2 Eric Sogard11.1 FD Points$2900
#3 Luis Arraez10.7 FD Points$2800
#4 Gleyber Torres10.5 FD Points$3900
#5 Ketel Marte10.3 FD Points$4000
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Eric Sogard8.5 DK Points$4300
#2 Luis Arraez8.2 DK Points$4000
#3 DJ LeMahieu8 DK Points$4900
#4 Gleyber Torres7.8 DK Points$4400
#5 Joe Wendle7.7 DK Points$3000

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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 69.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Ketel Marte and ahead of Whit Merrifield. He has averaged 2.78 fantasy points in his past 67 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.86 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 51%, he is the #19 most highly owned second baseman. Luis Arraez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#6 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)71 FP, 3.24 per game322 FP, 121 gp, 2.67 per game (#10)
#7 Ketel Marte (99% OWN)70 FP, 3.1 per game370 FP, 151 gp, 2.45 per game (#17)
#8 Luis Arraez (51% OWN)69 FP, 2.86 per game370 FP, 151 gp, 2.45 per game (#17)
#9 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)69 FP, 3.1 per game446 FP, 158 gp, 2.82 per game (#7)
#10 Jonathan Villar (97% OWN)66 FP, 2.77 per game266 FP, 139 gp, 1.91 per game (#36)

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Luis Arraez is projected for 18.31 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #5 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 Jonathan Villar but behind Asdrubal Cabrera. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#21). He is projected for 14.13 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)18.7 FP (96% ST)3.1 FP
#4 Asdrubal Cabrera (57% OWN)18.4 FP (40% ST)2.95 FP
#5 Luis Arraez (51% OWN)18.3 FP (40% ST)2.86 FP
#6 Jonathan Villar (97% OWN)18 FP (89% ST)2.77 FP
#7 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)17.9 FP (97% ST)3.24 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Jonathan Villar (97% OWN)14.6 FP (89% ST)2.77 FP
#20 Ian Kinsler (4% OWN)14.5 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#21 Luis Arraez (51% OWN)14.1 FP (40% ST)2.86 FP
#22 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)14.1 FP (53% ST)2.62 FP
#23 Starlin Castro (29% OWN)13.7 FP (22% ST)2.34 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 2019692.411.115.07.71.3
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.90.100.460.620.320.05
9/2 to 9/8 (6.6 Games)18.30.602.83.92.00.31
9/9 to 9/15 (5.6 Games)14.10.482.23.01.50.25
2019 Season18632243272
-- Per Game (67 GP)2.80.040.330.640.400.03