Mike Tauchman is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.6K and DraftKings at $4.1K on 8/26

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 7.4 FanDuel points and 5.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$14 short of $2.6K on FanDuel and -$744 short of $4.1K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/26 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#41 Harold Ramirez7.7 FD Points$2400
#42 Kevin Pillar7.6 FD Points$3200
#43 Mike Tauchman7.4 FD Points$2600
#44 Wil Myers7.3 FD Points$2400
#45 Adam Jones7.3 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/26 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#36 Wil Myers5.5 DK Points$3600
#37 Josh Naylor5.5 DK Points$3900
#38 Mike Tauchman5.5 DK Points$4100
#39 Phillip Ervin5 DK Points$3100
#40 Hunter Renfroe5 DK Points$4100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Mike Tauchman is the #5 fantasy outfielder with an average of 3.57 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 15.1 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 73 games this season he has averaged 2.78 which ranks him as the #46 outfielder based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#97 Ben Zobrist (6% OWN)55 FP, 2.53 per game352 FP, 134 gp, 2.63 per game (#35)
#98 Brandon Nimmo (18% OWN)54 FP, 2.53 per game370 FP, 138 gp, 2.68 per game (#31)
#99 Mike Tauchman (51% OWN)54 FP, 3.57 per game370 FP, 138 gp, 2.68 per game (#31)
#100 Mark Canha (30% OWN)54 FP, 3.35 per game271 FP, 118 gp, 2.3 per game (#64)
#101 Chad Pinder (6% OWN)53 FP, 2.75 per game190 FP, 107 gp, 1.78 per game (#96)

START MIKE TAUCHMAN IN WEEK 23... AHEAD OF TRAVIS DEMERITTE

Mike Tauchman is projected for 10.91 fantasy points in 3 games in week 23 which only ranks him as the #88 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Travis Demeritte but behind Adam Jones. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#98). He is projected for 10.65 fantasy points.

8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#86 Curtis Granderson11.2 FP2.13 FP
#87 Adam Jones11.1 FP (30% ST)2.43 FP
#88 Mike Tauchman10.9 FP (31% ST)3.57 FP
#89 Travis Demeritte10.9 FP (4% ST)2.35 FP
#90 Matt Joyce10.9 FP2.81 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#96 Cameron Maybin10.9 FP (5% ST)3.08 FP
#97 Ramon Laureano10.8 FP (5% ST)3.03 FP
#98 Mike Tauchman10.7 FP (31% ST)3.57 FP
#99 Mallex Smith10.6 FP (43% ST)2.47 FP
#100 Enrique Hernandez10.5 FP (9% ST)2.74 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 TAUCHMANFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019543.211.211.17.71.2
-- Per Game (15 Proj)3.60.210.750.740.510.08
8/26 to 9/1 (3.1 Games)10.90.692.32.21.30.23
9/2 to 9/8 (3 Games)10.70.602.32.21.50.26
2019 Season203124441296
-- Per Game (73 GP)2.80.160.600.560.400.08
2018 to 2019208124446337
-- Per Game (93 GP)2.20.130.470.490.350.08