Mike Minor Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $8.2K Than on DraftKings at $9.7K on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 31.9 FD points and is worth +$444 more than $8.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 16.9 points and is worth -$496 less than $9.7K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (P) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Aaron Civale33.1 FD Points$9300
#7 Noah Syndergaard32 FD Points$9000
#8 Mike Minor31.9 FD Points$8200
#9 Masahiro Tanaka31.1 FD Points$8000
#10 Adam Wainwright27.5 FD Points$7300
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Kyle Hendricks18.8 DK Points$8900
#3 Mike Soroka17.4 DK Points$9200
#4 Mike Minor16.9 DK Points$9700
#5 Noah Syndergaard16.8 DK Points$10000
#6 Masahiro Tanaka16.4 DK Points$8100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mike Minor to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 10.12 projected fantasy points puts him at #45 behind Matt Boyd and ahead of Jon Lester. He has averaged 1.96 fantasy points in his past 56 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.11 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 96%, he is the #23 most highly owned starting pitcher. Mike Minor is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #35 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#43 Ryan Yarbrough (91% OWN)10.4 FP, 2.17 per game31 FP, 38 gp, 0.82 per game (#66)
#44 Matt Boyd (91% OWN)10.3 FP, 2.07 per game31 FP, 38 gp, 0.82 per game (#66)
#45 Mike Minor (96% OWN)10.1 FP, 2.11 per game49 FP, 28 gp, 1.75 per game (#48)
#46 Jon Lester (92% OWN)10 FP, 2.01 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.61 per game (#36)
#47 Dinelson Lamet (68% OWN)9.4 FP, 1.89 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.61 per game (#36)

START MIKE MINOR IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF MIKE SOROKA

Mike Minor is projected for 6.13 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #10 ranked starting pitcher 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 Mike Soroka but behind Walker Buehler. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#76). He is projected for 0.78 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)6.4 FP (88% ST)4.7 FP
#9 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)6.4 FP (91% ST)7.1 FP
#10 Mike Minor (96% OWN)6.1 FP (87% ST)2.11 FP
#11 Mike Soroka (96% OWN)6 FP (83% ST)3.25 FP
#12 Jack Flaherty (97% OWN)5.8 FP (83% ST)2.6 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#74 Anibal Sanchez (64% OWN)0.81 FP (38% ST)1.29 FP
#75 Anthony DeSclafani (69% OWN)0.79 FP (55% ST)-0.07 FP
#76 Mike Minor (96% OWN)0.78 FP (87% ST)2.11 FP
#77 Cal Quantrill (61% OWN)0.74 FP (36% ST)0.5 FP
#78 Caleb Smith (87% OWN)0.72 FP (55% ST)0.89 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.

MIKE MINORFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201910.12.01.330278.9
-- Per Game (5 Proj)2.10.410.286.35.61.8
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)6.10.870.5012.911.23.6
9/9 to 9/15 (1 Game)0.780.370.325.95.62.0
2019 Season6111817417557
-- Per Game (28 GP)2.20.390.296.26.22.0
2018 to 2019110231632830795
-- Per Game (56 GP)2.00.410.295.95.51.7