Marwin Gonzalez is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.9K and DraftKings at $3.8K on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 7.3 FanDuel points and 5.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$489 short of $2.9K on FanDuel and -$524 short of $3.8K 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#71 Victor Reyes7.4 FD Points$2600
#72 Chris Taylor7.4 FD Points$2600
#73 Marwin Gonzalez7.3 FD Points$2900
#74 Travis Demeritte7.1 FD Points$2700
#75 Lorenzo Cain7.1 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#12 Rio Ruiz5.7 DK Points$2700
#13 Dawel Lugo5.5 DK Points$3100
#14 Marwin Gonzalez5.5 DK Points$3800
#15 Matt Duffy5.4 DK Points$2800
#16 Todd Frazier5.3 DK Points$4100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Marwin Gonzalez is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 48.35 projected fantasy points puts him at #86 behind Josh Reddick and ahead of Avisail Garcia. He has averaged 2.33 fantasy points in his past 249 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.49 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#120) 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 41%, he is the #69 most highly owned outfielder. Marwin Gonzalez is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #63 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#84 Mallex Smith (56% OWN)49 FP, 2.4 per game320 FP, 136 gp, 2.35 per game (#61)
#85 Josh Reddick (26% OWN)49 FP, 2.62 per game296 FP, 130 gp, 2.27 per game (#67)
#86 Marwin Gonzalez (41% OWN)48 FP, 2.49 per game325 FP, 141 gp, 2.3 per game (#62)
#87 Avisail Garcia (42% OWN)47 FP, 2.81 per game226 FP, 91 gp, 2.48 per game (#52)
#88 Ian Happ (19% OWN)46 FP, 2.52 per game250 FP, 133 gp, 1.88 per game (#94)

START MARWIN GONZALEZ IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF LORENZO CAIN

Marwin Gonzalez is projected for 12.05 fantasy points in 5 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #79 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 Lorenzo Cain but behind Josh Reddick. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#111). He is projected for 9.24 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#77 Ben Zobrist12.5 FP (1% ST)2.51 FP
#78 Josh Reddick12.4 FP (16% ST)2.62 FP
#79 Marwin Gonzalez12 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
#80 Lorenzo Cain11.9 FP (45% ST)2.43 FP
#81 Garrett Cooper11.6 FP (14% ST)2.34 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#109 Jake Cave9.4 FP (5% ST)2.72 FP
#110 Lewis Brinson9.4 FP (2% ST)1.73 FP
#111 Marwin Gonzalez9.2 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
#112 Sam Hilliard9.2 FP (5% ST)2.91 FP
#113 Melky Cabrera9.2 FP (3% ST)2.64 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.

MARWIN GONZALEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201948.42.510.09.25.70.3
-- Per Game (19 Proj)2.50.130.520.470.300.02
9/2 to 9/8 (5 Games)12.00.622.52.31.50.09
9/9 to 9/15 (4.2 Games)9.20.492.01.81.20.07
2019 Season254154848301
-- Per Game (108 GP)2.40.140.440.440.280.01
2018 to 201957931116109833
-- Per Game (249 GP)2.30.120.470.440.330.01