Phillip Ervin is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $2.3K and DraftKings at $3.3K on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 6.2 FanDuel points and 4.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$242 short of $2.3K on FanDuel and -$680 short of $3.3K 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) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#101 Matt Joyce6.3 FD Points$2400
#102 Derek Fisher6.2 FD Points$2400
#103 Phillip Ervin6.2 FD Points$2300
#104 Melky Cabrera6.2 FD Points$2800
#105 Leury Garcia5.9 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#55 Melky Cabrera4.7 DK Points$3900
#56 Matt Joyce4.7 DK Points$4000
#57 Phillip Ervin4.7 DK Points$3300
#58 Leury Garcia4.6 DK Points$3800
#59 Delino DeShields4.5 DK Points$4100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Phillip Ervin is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 37.43 projected fantasy points puts him at #116 behind Ryan Cordell and ahead of Melky Cabrera. He has averaged 1.78 fantasy points in his past 141 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.27 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#139) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Phillip Ervin is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #112 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#114 Sam Travis (2% OWN)38 FP, 3.17 per game23 FP, 17 gp, 1.35 per game (#119)
#115 Ryan Cordell (1% OWN)37 FP, 2.66 per game23 FP, 17 gp, 1.35 per game (#119)
#116 Phillip Ervin (2% OWN)37 FP, 2.27 per game142 FP, 75 gp, 1.89 per game (#91)
#117 Melky Cabrera (6% OWN)37 FP, 2.71 per game177 FP, 78 gp, 2.27 per game (#68)
#118 Leury Garcia (30% OWN)36 FP, 2.59 per game132 FP, 77 gp, 1.71 per game (#104)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Phillip Ervin is projected for 5.85 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #26 projected outfielder 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 Jorge Soler but behind Bryce Harper the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#96). He is projected for 10.1 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Nick Castellanos6.1 FP (94% ST)3.47 FP
#25 Bryce Harper6.1 FP (97% ST)3.27 FP
#26 Phillip Ervin5.8 FP (1% ST)2.27 FP
#27 Jorge Soler5.8 FP (86% ST)3.24 FP
#28 Kole Calhoun5.8 FP (58% ST)2.77 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#94 Adam Engel10.2 FP1.94 FP
#95 Chad Pinder10.1 FP (3% ST)2.7 FP
#96 Phillip Ervin10.1 FP (1% ST)2.27 FP
#97 Tyler O'Neill10 FP (2% ST)2.83 FP
#98 Derek Dietrich10 FP (7% ST)2.87 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.

PHILLIP ERVINFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201937.40.96.87.15.71.5
-- Per Game (17 Proj)2.30.050.410.430.340.09
8/26 to 9/1 (3 Games)5.80.111.01.11.10.27
9/2 to 9/8 (4.4 Games)10.10.241.92.01.40.39
2019 Season10841520113
-- Per Game (66 GP)1.60.060.230.300.170.05
2018 to 2019250114647319
-- Per Game (141 GP)1.80.080.330.330.220.06