Miguel Cabrera is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.8K) and DraftKings ($3.1K) for 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.3 FanDuel points and 6.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$278 more than $2.8K on FanDuel and +$859 more than $3.1K 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#31 Jedd Gyorko8.4 FD Points$2000
#32 Jacob Realmuto8.3 FD Points$3600
#33 Miguel Cabrera8.3 FD Points$2800
#34 Yonder Alonso8.3 FD Points$2600
#35 Brandon Dixon8.3 FD Points$2200
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#20 Joey Votto6.8 DK Points$3700
#21 Ji-Man Choi6.6 DK Points$4000
#22 Miguel Cabrera6.5 DK Points$3100
#23 Brandon Dixon6.5 DK Points$3300
#24 C.J. Cron6.4 DK Points$4600

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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 62.58 projected fantasy points puts him at #22 behind Justin Smoak and ahead of Brandon Dixon. He has averaged 2.29 fantasy points in his past 155 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.47 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#49) 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 35%, he is the #26 most highly owned first baseman. Miguel Cabrera is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #29 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#20 Jose Osuna (10% OWN)65 FP, 2.69 per game60 FP, 49 gp, 1.22 per game (#51)
#21 Justin Smoak (40% OWN)63 FP, 2.79 per game387 FP, 143 gp, 2.71 per game (#17)
#22 Miguel Cabrera (35% OWN)63 FP, 2.47 per game108 FP, 38 gp, 2.83 per game (#13)
#23 Brandon Dixon (7% OWN)61 FP, 2.34 per game50 FP, 61 gp, 0.81 per game (#53)
#24 Daniel Vogelbach (72% OWN)61 FP, 2.61 per game56 FP, 36 gp, 1.56 per game (#48)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Miguel Cabrera is projected for 2.26 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #31 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Matt Thaiss but behind Yonder Alonso the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 16.16 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 C.J. Cron (52% OWN)2.36 FP (34% ST)2.88 FP
#30 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)2.34 FP (2% ST)2.48 FP
#31 Miguel Cabrera (35% OWN)2.26 FP (20% ST)2.47 FP
#32 Matt Thaiss (7% OWN)2.08 FP (3% ST)2.72 FP
#33 Brandon Dixon (7% OWN)2.05 FP (4% ST)2.34 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Matt Olson (86% OWN)16.3 FP (75% ST)2.98 FP
#19 Joey Votto (83% OWN)16.3 FP (38% ST)2.67 FP
#20 Miguel Cabrera (35% OWN)16.2 FP (20% ST)2.47 FP
#21 Brandon Dixon (7% OWN)16 FP (4% ST)2.34 FP
#22 Jose Osuna (10% OWN)15.5 FP (7% ST)2.69 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 2019633.312.69.48.30.2
-- Per Game (25 Proj)2.50.130.500.370.330.01
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)2.30.110.440.330.250.01
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)16.20.783.22.42.00.05
2019 Season24895135400
-- Per Game (117 GP)2.10.080.440.300.340.00
2018 to 2019355127352620
-- Per Game (155 GP)2.30.080.470.340.400.00