Orlando Arcia is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.5K) and DraftKings ($2.8K) for 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 7.9 FanDuel points and 6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$317 more than $2.5K on FanDuel and +$622 more than $2.8K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#22 Nick Ahmed8.1 FD Points$3000
#23 Nicky Lopez8 FD Points$2400
#24 Orlando Arcia7.9 FD Points$2500
#25 Mike Freeman7.8 FD Points$2300
#26 Garrett Hampson7.8 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Paul DeJong7.1 DK Points$4300
#11 J.P. Crawford6.4 DK Points$3800
#12 Orlando Arcia6 DK Points$2800
#13 Jose Iglesias5.8 DK Points$3400
#14 Didi Gregorius5.8 DK Points$4500

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Orlando Arcia to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 51.62 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Willy Adames and ahead of J.P. Crawford. He has averaged 1.63 fantasy points in his past 237 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.05 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#44) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Orlando Arcia is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#27 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)55 FP, 2.52 per game270 FP, 123 gp, 2.19 per game (#21)
#28 Willy Adames (27% OWN)52 FP, 2.29 per game184 FP, 85 gp, 2.16 per game (#23)
#29 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)52 FP, 2.05 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#34)
#30 J.P. Crawford (13% OWN)51 FP, 2.43 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#31)
#31 Willi Castro (3% OWN)51 FP, 2.26 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#31)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Orlando Arcia is projected for 1.94 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #32 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Willi Castro but behind Garrett Hampson the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#34). He is projected for 10.25 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Harold Castro (3% OWN)2.1 FP (2% ST)2.25 FP
#31 Garrett Hampson (10% OWN)2.04 FP (3% ST)2.46 FP
#32 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)1.94 FP (5% ST)2.05 FP
#33 Willi Castro (3% OWN)1.86 FP (1% ST)2.26 FP
#34 Richie Martin (1% OWN)1.76 FP1.88 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Mauricio Dubon (5% OWN)12 FP (1% ST)2.18 FP
#33 J.P. Crawford (13% OWN)10.5 FP (7% ST)2.43 FP
#34 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)10.3 FP (5% ST)2.05 FP
#35 Yairo Munoz (2% OWN)10 FP (1% ST)2.76 FP
#36 Tommy Edman (27% OWN)9.9 FP (20% ST)2.74 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.

ORLANDO ARCIAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019522.511.310.56.81.8
-- Per Game (25 Proj)2.00.100.450.420.270.07
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)1.90.100.450.380.270.08
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)10.30.492.12.11.40.35
2019 Season248144847418
-- Per Game (126 GP)2.00.110.380.370.330.06
2018 to 20193861778765615
-- Per Game (237 GP)1.60.070.330.320.240.06