Nick Senzel is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $3.4K and DraftKings at $4.4K on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 9.7 FanDuel points and 7.4 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$198 short of $3.4K on FanDuel and -$149 short of $4.4K 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#32 Josh Naylor9.8 FD Points$2200
#33 Nomar Mazara9.7 FD Points$3000
#34 Nick Senzel9.7 FD Points$3400
#35 Victor Robles9.6 FD Points$3100
#36 Aristides Aquino9.6 FD Points$4500
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Shin-Soo Choo8 DK Points$4100
#20 Adam Eaton7.6 DK Points$4100
#21 Nick Senzel7.4 DK Points$4400
#22 Nomar Mazara7.4 DK Points$4300
#23 Mallex Smith7.3 DK Points$4300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Nick Senzel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 56.05 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Brian Dozier and ahead of Howie Kendrick. He has averaged 2.48 fantasy points in his past 98 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.62 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#31) 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 76%, he is the #13 most highly owned second baseman. Nick Senzel is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Daniel Murphy (90% OWN)57 FP, 2.84 per game230 FP, 90 gp, 2.56 per game (#12)
#22 Brian Dozier (45% OWN)56 FP, 2.6 per game382 FP, 151 gp, 2.53 per game (#13)
#23 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)56 FP, 2.62 per game382 FP, 151 gp, 2.53 per game (#13)
#24 Howie Kendrick (28% OWN)55 FP, 3.39 per game92 FP, 39 gp, 2.35 per game (#21)
#25 Dawel Lugo (1% OWN)55 FP, 2.17 per game44 FP, 27 gp, 1.63 per game (#38)

START NICK SENZEL IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF JON BERTI

Nick Senzel is projected for 15.57 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #16 projected second baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Jon Berti but behind Kolten Wong. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#22). He is projected for 14.06 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Cesar Hernandez (72% OWN)16.5 FP (53% ST)2.47 FP
#15 Kolten Wong (48% OWN)16.2 FP (31% ST)2.77 FP
#16 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)15.6 FP (53% ST)2.62 FP
#17 Jon Berti (22% OWN)15.5 FP (15% ST)2.49 FP
#18 Jeff McNeil (96% OWN)15.3 FP (76% ST)3.07 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Ian Kinsler (4% OWN)14.5 FP (1% ST)2.25 FP
#21 Luis Arraez (51% OWN)14.1 FP (40% ST)2.86 FP
#22 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)14.1 FP (53% ST)2.62 FP
#23 Starlin Castro (29% OWN)13.7 FP (22% ST)2.34 FP
#24 Cesar Hernandez (72% OWN)13.6 FP (53% ST)2.47 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.

NICK SENZELFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019562.49.111.67.42.8
-- Per Game (21 Proj)2.60.110.430.540.350.13
9/2 to 9/8 (6 Games)15.60.672.63.22.00.76
9/9 to 9/15 (5.2 Games)14.10.622.22.81.70.71
2019 Season2431242553014
-- Per Game (98 GP)2.50.120.430.560.310.14