Mitch Garver Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $5.3K Than on FanDuel at $3.4 on 8/16

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 12.2 FD points and is worth +$994 more than $3.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 9.1 points and is worth +$1700 more than $5.3K. 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) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Carlos Santana12.9 FD Points$4100
#4 Freddie Freeman12.3 FD Points$4100
#5 Mitch Garver12.2 FD Points$3400
#6 Danny Santana11.9 FD Points$3700
#7 Anthony Rizzo11.9 FD Points$3800
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Mitch Garver9.1 DK Points$5300
#2 Buster Posey7.5 DK Points$3600
#3 Welington Castillo6.7 DK Points$2900
#4 Wilson Ramos6.6 DK Points$4200
#5 Gary Sanchez6.2 DK Points$4500

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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 3.98 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 14.1 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
#27 Danny Jansen (43% OWN)59 FP, 2.21 per game60 FP, 30 gp, 1.98 per game (#25)
#28 Jorge Alfaro (40% OWN)59 FP, 2.14 per game176 FP, 107 gp, 1.64 per game (#40)
#29 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)56 FP, 3.98 per game203 FP, 96 gp, 2.11 per game (#18)
#30 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)56 FP, 2.38 per game159 FP, 78 gp, 2.04 per game (#21)
#31 James McCann (71% OWN)55 FP, 2.61 per game177 FP, 117 gp, 1.51 per game (#42)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mitch Garver is projected for 7.84 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 (#31). He is projected for 7.58 fantasy points.

8/16 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)7.8 FP (75% ST)3.98 FP
#2 Buster Posey (90% OWN)7.7 FP (74% ST)2.38 FP
#3 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)7.4 FP (92% ST)2.72 FP
#4 Will Smith (88% OWN)7.2 FP (77% ST)2.78 FP
#5 Gary Sanchez (100% OWN)7.1 FP (90% ST)3.05 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)8.5 FP (5% ST)2.38 FP
#30 Alex Avila (2% OWN)8.3 FP (1% ST)2.27 FP
#31 Mitch Garver (88% OWN)7.6 FP (75% ST)3.98 FP
#32 Elias Diaz (8% OWN)7.5 FP (5% ST)2.2 FP
#33 Russell Martin (2% OWN)7.3 FP (1% ST)2.5 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 2019564.112.211.75.90.0
-- Per Game (14 Proj)4.00.290.870.830.410.00
8/12 to 8/18 (2 Games)7.80.531.81.70.760.01
8/19 to 8/25 (1.8 Games)7.60.561.61.60.780.01
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