Luis Urias is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.5K) and DraftKings ($2.6K) for 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 7.9 FanDuel points and 6.1 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$255 more than $2.5K on FanDuel and +$988 more than $2.6K 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 (SS) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 Jose Iglesias8 FD Points$2700
#26 Orlando Arcia7.9 FD Points$2500
#27 Luis Urias7.9 FD Points$2500
#28 Nick Ahmed7.7 FD Points$3000
#29 Nicky Lopez7.6 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Brian Dozier6.4 DK Points$3800
#15 Starlin Castro6.1 DK Points$3300
#16 Luis Urias6.1 DK Points$2600
#17 Eduardo Escobar5.8 DK Points$4500
#18 Nicky Lopez5.8 DK Points$3100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Luis Urias to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 56.68 projected fantasy points puts him at #27 behind Dawel Lugo and ahead of Joe Panik. He has averaged 1.79 fantasy points in his past 57 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.23 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#45) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 35%, he is the #26 most highly owned second baseman. Luis Urias is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #43 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#25 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)58 FP, 2.23 per game24 FP, 54 gp, 0.4 per game (#90)
#26 Dawel Lugo (1% OWN)57 FP, 2.12 per game44 FP, 27 gp, 1.63 per game (#36)
#27 Luis Urias (35% OWN)57 FP, 2.23 per game26 FP, 12 gp, 2.17 per game (#27)
#28 Joe Panik (5% OWN)55 FP, 2.44 per game197 FP, 101 gp, 1.95 per game (#34)
#29 Rougned Odor (54% OWN)55 FP, 2.33 per game342 FP, 128 gp, 2.67 per game (#8)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Luis Urias is projected for 4.21 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #28 projected second baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Logan Forsythe but behind Cavan Biggio the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#30). He is projected for 13.3 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Dawel Lugo (1% OWN)4.33 FP2.12 FP
#27 Cavan Biggio (59% OWN)4.23 FP (34% ST)2.67 FP
#28 Luis Urias (35% OWN)4.21 FP (16% ST)2.23 FP
#29 Logan Forsythe (3% OWN)4.07 FP (2% ST)2.08 FP
#30 Mike Freeman (1% OWN)4.02 FP (1% ST)2.56 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Steve Wilkerson (1% OWN)13.8 FP2.23 FP
#29 Daniel Murphy (91% OWN)13.5 FP (77% ST)2.89 FP
#30 Luis Urias (35% OWN)13.3 FP (16% ST)2.23 FP
#31 Ian Kinsler (4% OWN)13.2 FP (1% ST)2.18 FP
#32 Jed Lowrie (10% OWN)12 FP2.83 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 URIASFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019572.39.612.29.91.2
-- Per Game (25 Proj)2.20.090.380.480.390.05
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)4.20.190.620.870.820.09
9/2 to 9/8 (5.4 Games)13.30.512.13.02.40.25
2019 Season7621419180
-- Per Game (45 GP)1.70.040.310.420.400.00
2018 to 201910241924211
-- Per Game (57 GP)1.80.070.330.420.370.02