Miguel Cabrera is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.7K) and DraftKings ($3.2K) for 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8 FanDuel points and 6.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$313 more than $2.7K on FanDuel and +$492 more than $3.2K 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 (C/1B) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#29 Brandon Dixon8.1 FD Points$2300
#30 Joey Votto8.1 FD Points$3000
#31 Miguel Cabrera8 FD Points$2700
#32 Gary Sanchez7.9 FD Points$4000
#33 Ryan Zimmerman7.9 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Joey Votto6.3 DK Points$4200
#19 Gerardo Parra6.3 DK Points$3400
#20 Miguel Cabrera6.3 DK Points$3200
#21 Matt Adams6.2 DK Points$3800
#22 Mark Trumbo6.1 DK Points$3200

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Miguel Cabrera to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 61.01 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Brandon Dixon and ahead of Shin-Soo Choo. He has averaged 2.28 fantasy points in his past 156 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#52) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 34%, he is the #30 most highly owned first baseman. Miguel Cabrera is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#22 Justin Smoak (39% OWN)61 FP, 2.82 per game387 FP, 143 gp, 2.71 per game (#22)
#23 Brandon Dixon (6% OWN)61 FP, 2.42 per game50 FP, 61 gp, 0.81 per game (#58)
#24 Miguel Cabrera (34% OWN)61 FP, 2.5 per game108 FP, 38 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)
#25 Shin-Soo Choo (87% OWN)61 FP, 2.86 per game417 FP, 146 gp, 2.86 per game (#17)
#26 Jose Osuna (9% OWN)60 FP, 2.6 per game60 FP, 49 gp, 1.22 per game (#56)

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Miguel Cabrera is projected for 16.41 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #21 projected first 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 Hunter Dozier but behind Brandon Dixon. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#32). He is projected for 14.14 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Matt Olson (86% OWN)17.4 FP (74% ST)3.03 FP
#20 Brandon Dixon (6% OWN)16.4 FP (4% ST)2.42 FP
#21 Miguel Cabrera (34% OWN)16.4 FP (20% ST)2.5 FP
#22 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)16.3 FP (79% ST)3.11 FP
#23 Joey Votto (82% OWN)16.3 FP (43% ST)2.66 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Ryan McMahon (75% OWN)14.5 FP (60% ST)2.44 FP
#31 Justin Bour (3% OWN)14.3 FP2.46 FP
#32 Miguel Cabrera (34% OWN)14.1 FP (20% ST)2.5 FP
#33 Jose Martinez (27% OWN)14.1 FP (8% ST)2.67 FP
#34 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)13.9 FP (79% ST)3.11 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.

MIGUEL CABRERAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019613.112.39.28.20.2
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.50.130.500.380.330.01
9/2 to 9/8 (6.5 Games)16.40.773.32.52.10.05
9/9 to 9/15 (5.3 Games)14.10.803.02.31.90.04
2019 Season24895135400
-- Per Game (118 GP)2.10.080.430.300.340.00
2018 to 2019356127352620
-- Per Game (156 GP)2.30.080.470.330.400.00