Miguel Cabrera is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.7K) and DraftKings ($3.3K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.5 FanDuel points and 6.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$427 more than $2.7K on FanDuel and +$698 more than $3.3K 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#29 C.J. Cron8.6 FD Points$3000
#30 Jesus Aguilar8.5 FD Points$2500
#31 Miguel Cabrera8.5 FD Points$2700
#32 Brandon Dixon8.4 FD Points$2300
#33 Josh Phegley8.2 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#28 Daniel Vogelbach6.9 DK Points$4200
#29 Austin Nola6.8 DK Points$4300
#30 Miguel Cabrera6.7 DK Points$3300
#31 Matt Skole6.6 DK Points$3200
#32 Jedd Gyorko6.6 DK Points$3000

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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 65.49 projected fantasy points puts him at #28 behind Mitch Moreland and ahead of Daniel Vogelbach. He has averaged 2.26 fantasy points in his past 154 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.42 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#51) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 36%, he is the #30 most highly owned first baseman. Miguel Cabrera is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#26 Max Muncy (100% OWN)66 FP, 3.26 per game394 FP, 136 gp, 2.9 per game (#14)
#27 Mitch Moreland (18% OWN)66 FP, 3.13 per game297 FP, 120 gp, 2.48 per game (#34)
#28 Miguel Cabrera (36% OWN)65 FP, 2.42 per game108 FP, 38 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)
#29 Daniel Vogelbach (74% OWN)65 FP, 2.59 per game56 FP, 36 gp, 1.56 per game (#48)
#30 Luke Voit (88% OWN)64 FP, 3.16 per game158 FP, 47 gp, 3.37 per game (#3)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Miguel Cabrera is projected for 7.14 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #27 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 Jesus Aguilar but behind Daniel Vogelbach the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 15.37 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Ryan O'Hearn (11% OWN)7.3 FP (4% ST)2.46 FP
#26 Daniel Vogelbach (74% OWN)7.1 FP (47% ST)2.59 FP
#27 Miguel Cabrera (36% OWN)7.1 FP (22% ST)2.42 FP
#28 Jesus Aguilar (42% OWN)7 FP (26% ST)2.84 FP
#29 Luke Voit (88% OWN)6.9 FP (10% ST)3.16 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Justin Smoak (40% OWN)15.4 FP (21% ST)2.79 FP
#25 Mark Trumbo (3% OWN)15.4 FP2.4 FP
#26 Miguel Cabrera (36% OWN)15.4 FP (22% ST)2.42 FP
#27 Jose Osuna (9% OWN)15.3 FP (7% ST)2.75 FP
#28 Jose Martinez (28% OWN)15.3 FP (6% ST)2.72 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 2019653.313.29.78.80.2
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.40.120.490.360.320.01
8/26 to 9/1 (2.8 Games)7.10.321.51.10.880.02
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)15.40.723.02.22.00.04
2019 Season24095033390
-- Per Game (116 GP)2.10.080.430.280.340.00
2018 to 2019348127250610
-- Per Game (154 GP)2.30.080.470.320.400.00