Mitch Garver is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $3.3K and DraftKings at $5.3K on 8/15

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.5 FanDuel points and 6.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$231 short of $3.3K on FanDuel and -$656 short of $5.3K 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 (C/1B) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#20 Jake Lamb8.5 FD Points$2800
#21 Jacob Realmuto8.5 FD Points$3600
#22 Mitch Garver8.5 FD Points$3300
#23 Brandon Belt8.3 FD Points$2800
#24 Buster Posey8.2 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/15 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Jacob Realmuto6.4 DK Points$4200
#3 Buster Posey6.3 DK Points$3500
#4 Mitch Garver6.3 DK Points$5300
#5 Wilson Ramos5.9 DK Points$4000
#6 Yadier Molina5.8 DK Points$3200

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Mitch Garver is the #1 fantasy catcher with an average of 4.02 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 65 games this season he has averaged 3.65 which ranks him as the #3 catcher based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#24 Chance Sisco (16% OWN)59 FP, 2.41 per game64 FP, 61 gp, 1.05 per game (#56)
#25 Willson Contreras (94% OWN)59 FP, 2.95 per game297 FP, 135 gp, 2.2 per game (#16)
#26 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)59 FP, 4.02 per game203 FP, 96 gp, 2.11 per game (#19)
#27 Danny Jansen (43% OWN)59 FP, 2.21 per game60 FP, 30 gp, 1.98 per game (#26)
#28 Travis d'Arnaud (74% OWN)58 FP, 2.91 per game60 FP, 30 gp, 1.98 per game (#26)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mitch Garver is projected for 10.28 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked catcher 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 the highest ranked catcher the rest of the week, ahead of Buster Posey. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#33). He is projected for 7.66 fantasy points.

8/15 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)10.3 FP (75% ST)4.02 FP
#2 Buster Posey (90% OWN)9.6 FP (73% ST)2.37 FP
#3 Will Smith (88% OWN)9.5 FP (75% ST)2.77 FP
#4 Wilson Ramos (97% OWN)9.3 FP (91% ST)2.65 FP
#5 Jacob Realmuto (99% OWN)9.1 FP (98% ST)3.02 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)8.4 FP (5% ST)2.32 FP
#32 Roberto Perez (58% OWN)8.2 FP (47% ST)2.57 FP
#33 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)7.7 FP (75% ST)4.02 FP
#34 Christian Vazquez (95% OWN)7.1 FP (83% ST)2.68 FP
#35 Austin Hedges (10% OWN)7.1 FP (6% ST)2.04 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.

MITCH GARVERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019594.212.912.26.10.0
-- Per Game (15 Proj)4.00.290.880.840.420.00
8/12 to 8/18 (2.5 Games)10.30.692.42.20.970.01
8/19 to 8/25 (1.8 Games)7.70.571.71.60.800.01
2019 Season238235049250
-- Per Game (65 GP)3.70.350.770.750.380.00
2018 to 2019440309587540
-- Per Game (161 GP)2.70.190.590.540.340.00