Madison Bumgarner is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($9.2K) and DraftKings ($10.2K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 34 FanDuel points and 18.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$445 more than $9.2K on FanDuel and +$430 more than $10.2K 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 (P) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Trevor Bauer35.5 FD Points$9600
#3 Aaron Nola34.2 FD Points$10400
#4 Madison Bumgarner34 FD Points$9200
#5 Zack Wheeler33.5 FD Points$8800
#6 Kyle Gibson32.7 FD Points$8400
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Shane Bieber21.8 DK Points$11800
#2 Trevor Bauer18.8 DK Points$10400
#3 Madison Bumgarner18.3 DK Points$10200
#4 Aaron Nola18.1 DK Points$11300
#5 Zack Wheeler17.9 DK Points$9000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Madison Bumgarner to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 15.41 projected fantasy points puts him at #27 behind Noah Syndergaard and ahead of Cole Hamels. He has averaged 1.49 fantasy points in his past 52 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.7 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #17 most highly owned starting pitcher. Madison Bumgarner is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #35 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#25 Wade Miley (95% OWN)16.1 FP, 2.83 per game23 FP, 16 gp, 1.42 per game (#54)
#26 Noah Syndergaard (98% OWN)15.9 FP, 2.65 per game99 FP, 25 gp, 3.95 per game (#20)
#27 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)15.4 FP, 2.7 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#61)
#28 Cole Hamels (95% OWN)14.5 FP, 2.41 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#61)
#29 Kenta Maeda (95% OWN)13.9 FP, 2.78 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#61)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Madison Bumgarner is projected for 4.06 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #11 ranked starting pitcher 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 Tony Gonsolin but behind Luis Castillo the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#59). He is projected for 1.34 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#9 Mike Minor (96% OWN)4.11 FP (83% ST)2.31 FP
#10 Luis Castillo (97% OWN)4.1 FP (88% ST)4.31 FP
#11 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)4.06 FP (82% ST)2.7 FP
#12 Tony Gonsolin (24% OWN)3.82 FP (13% ST)2.58 FP
#13 Anibal Sanchez (66% OWN)3.8 FP (43% ST)1.84 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#57 Cal Quantrill (66% OWN)1.38 FP (45% ST)0.03 FP
#58 Jason Vargas (43% OWN)1.34 FP (30% ST)0.93 FP
#59 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)1.34 FP (82% ST)2.7 FP
#60 Merrill Kelly (42% OWN)1.31 FP (20% ST)0.7 FP
#61 Mike Foltynewicz (72% OWN)1.27 FP (36% ST)0.01 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.

MADISON BUMGARNERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201915.41.81.533306.9
-- Per Game (6 Proj)2.70.320.265.85.31.2
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)4.10.360.195.75.61.3
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)1.30.230.356.24.91.3
2019 Season568816916834
-- Per Game (30 GP)1.90.270.275.65.61.1
2018 to 201977141529827777
-- Per Game (52 GP)1.50.270.295.75.31.5