Max Muncy is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($3.8K) and DraftKings ($4.9K) for 8/28

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 11.9 FanDuel points and 8.8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$368 more than $3.8K on FanDuel and +$209 more than $4.9K 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) 8/28 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Gleyber Torres12.9 FD Points$4400
#2 Max Muncy11.9 FD Points$3800
#3 Whit Merrifield11.2 FD Points$3100
#4 Keston Hiura10.6 FD Points$3600
#5 Cavan Biggio10.6 FD Points$3300
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/28 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Cody Bellinger9.7 DK Points$5200
#3 Danny Santana9 DK Points$4800
#4 Max Muncy8.8 DK Points$4900
#5 Freddie Freeman8.7 DK Points$5000
#6 C.J. Cron8.7 DK Points$4400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Max Muncy to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 83.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Yulieski Gurriel and ahead of Khris Davis. He has averaged 3.13 fantasy points in his past 264 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.35 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite first baseman. He is not projected for elite value. Max Muncy is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#10 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)89 FP, 3.25 per game376 FP, 128 gp, 2.93 per game (#13)
#11 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)86 FP, 3.45 per game380 FP, 136 gp, 2.8 per game (#20)
#12 Max Muncy (100% OWN)83 FP, 3.35 per game394 FP, 136 gp, 2.9 per game (#14)
#13 Khris Davis (82% OWN)83 FP, 2.91 per game520 FP, 150 gp, 3.46 per game (#2)
#14 Eric Hosmer (95% OWN)81 FP, 2.68 per game381 FP, 157 gp, 2.43 per game (#35)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Max Muncy is projected for 15.56 fantasy points in 5 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #7 ranked first 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 Pete Alonso but behind J.D. Martinez the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#13). He is projected for 18.2 fantasy points.

8/28 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Joey Votto (83% OWN)16 FP (26% ST)2.68 FP
#6 J.D. Martinez (100% OWN)15.8 FP (99% ST)3.73 FP
#7 Max Muncy (100% OWN)15.6 FP (98% ST)3.35 FP
#8 Pete Alonso (100% OWN)15.3 FP (97% ST)3.32 FP
#9 Shin-Soo Choo (88% OWN)14.7 FP (72% ST)2.99 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Eric Hosmer (95% OWN)18.4 FP (80% ST)2.68 FP
#12 Josh Bell (100% OWN)18.3 FP (95% ST)3.47 FP
#13 Max Muncy (100% OWN)18.2 FP (98% ST)3.35 FP
#14 Matt Carpenter (73% OWN)17.8 FP (44% ST)2.81 FP
#15 Matt Beaty (5% OWN)17.8 FP (3% ST)3.1 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.

MAX MUNCYFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019836.315.817.115.80.8
-- Per Game (25 Proj)3.40.250.640.690.630.03
8/26 to 9/1 (4.6 Games)15.61.22.93.13.10.15
9/2 to 9/8 (5.2 Games)18.21.33.43.83.40.18
2019 Season432338889824
-- Per Game (128 GP)3.40.260.690.700.640.03
2018 to 2019826671651621617
-- Per Game (264 GP)3.10.250.620.610.610.03