Matt Chapman is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.6K) and DraftKings ($4.8K) for 8/27

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 14.2 FanDuel points and 10.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1191 more than $3.6K on FanDuel and +$1082 more than $4.8K 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 (3B) 8/27 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Rafael Devers17.8 FD Points$4500
#2 Anthony Rendon14.7 FD Points$4500
#3 Matt Chapman14.2 FD Points$3600
#4 Nolan Arenado12.7 FD Points$4600
#5 Yoan Moncada12.3 FD Points$3100
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/27 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Rafael Devers13.2 DK Points$5800
#2 Anthony Rendon11 DK Points$5500
#3 Matt Chapman10.6 DK Points$4800
#4 Nolan Arenado9.4 DK Points$5600
#5 Yoan Moncada9.4 DK Points$4700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Matt Chapman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 99.2 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Rafael Devers and ahead of Kris Bryant. He has averaged 3.23 fantasy points in his past 268 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.53 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #7 most highly owned third baseman. Matt Chapman is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)105 FP, 3.61 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#4 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)102 FP, 3.63 per game300 FP, 120 gp, 2.5 per game (#13)
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)99 FP, 3.53 per game444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)
#6 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)94 FP, 3.05 per game306 FP, 101 gp, 3.03 per game (#9)
#7 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)89 FP, 3.06 per game463 FP, 142 gp, 3.26 per game (#6)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Matt Chapman is projected for 20.31 fantasy points in 6 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #3 ranked third 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 Anthony Rendon but behind Alex Bregman the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 19.63 fantasy points.

8/27 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)23.2 FP (100% ST)3.61 FP
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)20.4 FP (98% ST)3.81 FP
#3 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)20.3 FP (94% ST)3.53 FP
#4 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)20 FP (97% ST)3.94 FP
#5 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)19.7 FP (96% ST)3.63 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)21.3 FP (98% ST)3.81 FP
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)20.2 FP (100% ST)3.61 FP
#4 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)19.6 FP (94% ST)3.53 FP
#5 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)19.6 FP (94% ST)3.06 FP
#6 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)19.5 FP (96% ST)3.63 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.

MATT CHAPMANFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019996.418.419.811.70.1
-- Per Game (28 Proj)3.50.230.660.700.420.00
8/26 to 9/1 (5.6 Games)20.31.43.84.02.50.02
9/2 to 9/8 (5.3 Games)19.61.23.73.92.30.02
2019 Season420307484550
-- Per Game (124 GP)3.40.240.600.680.440.00
2018 to 2019864541431841131
-- Per Game (268 GP)3.20.200.530.690.420.00