Pena is the #98 Most Expensive OF on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

Projected for 2.2 FanDuel pts Francisco Pena is the #133 ranked C/1Bs. At $2000 he is expected to be the #98 C/1Bs. Using the salaries and projected points for healthy players in in today's pool to calculate expected points per dollar, Pena is worth $0.8K. He is projected for more points than 3 higher priced options: Chris Gimenez (1.8 FP), Alex Avila (1.8 FP), and Jacob Stallings (2.2 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 2.2 FPs, a value reached in 28 of 61 games (46%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 45%.

  • 9/23 VEGAS LINE EXPECTATION: STL 4.2 (#15 Most Today) vs SF 3.2 (#28 Most)
  • PROJECTION (POS RANK): 2.22 Fantasy Points (#132), 1.22 plate appearances (#116), 0.201 BA (#130), 0.578 OPS (#136), 0.03 HR (#112), 0.12 RBI (#130), 0.1 runs (#126), 0.02 stolen bases (#22),

DRAFTKINGS VALUE: Projected for 1.7 DraftKings pts Francisco Pena is the #72 ranked catcher. At $2800 he is expected to be the #57 catcher. Based on 9/23 salaries and projected points per dollar, Pena is worth $1.1K. There are many other options (9) at $2800 and Pena is ranked #9 among the 10. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Jeff Mathis (3.4 FP), Rene Rivera (1.7 FP), Drew Butera (1.7 FP), A.J. Ellis (3 FP), and Adam Moore (2 FP). He is projected for more points than 3 higher priced options: Alex Avila (1.3 FP), Max Stassi (1.5 FP), and Jacob Stallings (1.7 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 3.1 FPs, a value reached in 14 of 61 games (23%). The combined 'cover percentage' for catchers expected to start is 42%.

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WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

Week 27 catchers comparisons show these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Adam Moore (4.2 FP), Ryan Lavarnway (4.1 FP), Jhonatan Solano (4.1 FP), Rocky Gale (4.1 FP), and Juan Graterol (4.1 FP). Given he is starting in 0% of leagues there is no market expectation for any real fantasy production in week 27.

Lower Start%F. Pena WK 27Higher Start%
A. Moore (4 FP)4 FPJ. Murphy (2.5 FP)
R. Lavarnway (4 FP)#75 Catcher 
J. Solano (4 FP) 
 
R. Gale (4 FP) 
 
J. Graterol (4 FP) 
 

He is projected for 3.6 fantasy points in week 27 (#84 C) in 2 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
3.58 (#84) 
Avg 
0.212 (#80) 
OPS 
0.547 (#82) 
Home Runs0.22 (#64) 
 
Runs 
0.65 (#85) 
RBI 
0.73 (#86) 
Stolen Bases0.06 (#31) 
 

  • Based on 9/23 start percentages, Francisco Pena is valued behind Greiner and above Herrmann but the projections rank Herrmann over Francisco Pena in week 27.
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    Francisco Pena last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    OPPFANTASYSTATLINE
    9/18 @ATL0 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-0
    9/15 vs LAD0 FP, 3 FD, 3 DK1-2
    9/13 vs LAD0 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-2
    9/11 vs PIT3 FP, 9 FD, 7 DK1-4, 2 R
    9/8 @DET-1 FP, 0 FD, 0 DK0-2

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    REST OF SEASON VALUE

    Ranking by ownership percentage (

    Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
    Fantasy Points 
    4 (#78) 
    Avg 
    0.21 (#83) 
    OPS 
     
    0.397 (#93)
    Home Runs0 (#30) 
     
    Runs1 (#45) 
     
    RBI1 (#47) 
     
    Stolen Bases0 (#1) 
     
    Strikeouts2 (#4) 
     

    His value comes in the form of stolen bases which can make him more valuable in certain leagues (rotisserie, higher points per SB).