Omar Narvaez is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.7K and DraftKings at $4.4K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 5.9 FanDuel points and 4.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$620 short of $2.7K on FanDuel and -$740 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 (C/1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#64 Tucker Barnhart6 FD Points$2700
#65 James McCann6 FD Points$2700
#66 Omar Narvaez5.9 FD Points$2700
#67 Jason Castro5.9 FD Points$2400
#68 Danny Jansen5.8 FD Points$2600
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Kurt Suzuki4.6 DK Points$4300
#14 James McCann4.5 DK Points$4200
#15 Omar Narvaez4.5 DK Points$4400
#16 Kevan Smith4.1 DK Points$2900
#17 Elias Diaz3.9 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Omar Narvaez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 43.85 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Brian McCann and ahead of Jacob Stallings. He has averaged 2.3 fantasy points in his past 205 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.8 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#13) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 94%, he is the #5 most highly owned catcher. Omar Narvaez is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#14 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)46 FP, 2.24 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#19)
#15 Brian McCann (19% OWN)44 FP, 2.42 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#32)
#16 Omar Narvaez (94% OWN)44 FP, 2.8 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#24)
#17 Jacob Stallings (2% OWN)43 FP, 2.04 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#24)
#18 Jake Rogers (5% OWN)42 FP, 1.89 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#24)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Omar Narvaez is projected for 2.96 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #27 projected catcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Curt Casali but behind Tony Wolters the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 8.57 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Elias Diaz (7% OWN)2.97 FP (4% ST)2.2 FP
#26 Tony Wolters (13% OWN)2.97 FP (10% ST)2.38 FP
#27 Omar Narvaez (94% OWN)2.96 FP (81% ST)2.8 FP
#28 Curt Casali (1% OWN)2.94 FP (1% ST)2.6 FP
#29 Jonathan Lucroy (20% OWN)2.89 FP (10% ST)2.37 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Austin Hedges (9% OWN)9 FP (5% ST)2.24 FP
#30 James McCann (77% OWN)8.6 FP (66% ST)2.61 FP
#31 Omar Narvaez (94% OWN)8.6 FP (81% ST)2.8 FP
#32 Danny Jansen (39% OWN)8.5 FP (25% ST)2.21 FP
#33 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)8.5 FP (5% 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.

OMAR NARVAEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201943.92.97.98.36.00.1
-- Per Game (16 Proj)2.80.180.500.530.380.00
8/26 to 9/1 (1.3 Games)3.00.130.590.560.510.01
9/2 to 9/8 (3.6 Games)8.60.591.51.61.40.02
2019 Season282194957400
-- Per Game (110 GP)2.60.170.450.520.360.00
2018 to 2019470287987780
-- Per Game (205 GP)2.30.140.390.420.380.00