Mike Tauchman is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.7K and DraftKings at $4.1K on 8/27

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 -$233 short of $2.7K on FanDuel and -$990 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) 8/27 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#77 Travis Demeritte7.6 FD Points$2600
#78 Cameron Maybin7.4 FD Points$2500
#79 Mike Tauchman7.4 FD Points$2700
#80 Josh Naylor7.3 FD Points$2000
#81 Phillip Ervin7.2 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/27 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#70 Adam Jones5.9 DK Points$3800
#71 Travis Demeritte5.9 DK Points$3800
#72 Mike Tauchman5.5 DK Points$4100
#73 Cameron Maybin5.5 DK Points$4000
#74 D.J. Stewart5.5 DK Points$2900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Mike Tauchman is the #6 fantasy outfielder with an average of 3.5 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 14.6 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 74 games this season he has averaged 2.76 which ranks him as the #49 outfielder based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#99 Chad Pinder (6% OWN)52 FP, 2.76 per game190 FP, 107 gp, 1.78 per game (#96)
#100 Ramon Laureano (68% OWN)51 FP, 3.04 per game113 FP, 45 gp, 2.51 per game (#48)
#101 Mike Tauchman (52% OWN)51 FP, 3.5 per game113 FP, 45 gp, 2.51 per game (#48)
#102 Jon Jay (1% OWN)51 FP, 2.11 per game304 FP, 143 gp, 2.13 per game (#75)
#103 Adam Engel (1% OWN)51 FP, 1.97 per game190 FP, 131 gp, 1.45 per game (#112)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mike Tauchman is projected for 8.95 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #94 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 Adam Jones but behind Phillip Ervin the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#97). He is projected for 10.67 fantasy points.

8/27 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#92 Eric Thames9.1 FP (14% ST)2.85 FP
#93 Phillip Ervin9 FP (1% ST)2.37 FP
#94 Mike Tauchman9 FP (34% ST)3.5 FP
#95 Adam Jones8.9 FP (32% ST)2.42 FP
#96 Teoscar Hernandez8.9 FP (11% ST)2.72 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#95 Jake Cave10.8 FP (2% ST)2.74 FP
#96 Adam Engel10.7 FP1.97 FP
#97 Mike Tauchman10.7 FP (34% ST)3.5 FP
#98 Eric Thames10.6 FP (14% ST)2.85 FP
#99 Mallex Smith10.5 FP (45% ST)2.46 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 2019513.010.610.77.51.2
-- Per Game (15 Proj)3.50.210.730.730.520.08
8/26 to 9/1 (2.5 Games)9.00.551.81.81.10.20
9/2 to 9/8 (3 Games)10.70.592.22.21.40.26
2019 Season204124442306
-- Per Game (74 GP)2.80.160.590.570.410.08
2018 to 2019210124447347
-- Per Game (94 GP)2.20.130.470.500.360.07