Rafael Devers is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($4.2K) and DraftKings ($5.5K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 13.7 FanDuel points and 10.2 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$551 more than $4.2K on FanDuel and +$658 more than $5.5K 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 (3B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Anthony Rendon13.8 FD Points$4400
#2 Rafael Devers13.7 FD Points$4200
#3 Nolan Arenado13.3 FD Points$4700
#4 Matt Chapman12.7 FD Points$3900
#5 Renato Nunez12.2 FD Points$3200
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Rafael Devers10.2 DK Points$5500
#2 Anthony Rendon10.2 DK Points$5600
#3 Nolan Arenado9.9 DK Points$5700
#4 Alex Bregman9.8 DK Points$5400
#5 Matt Chapman9.5 DK Points$4700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Rafael Devers to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 93.42 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Nolan Arenado and ahead of Matt Chapman. He has averaged 3.33 fantasy points in his past 250 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.57 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite third baseman. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Rafael Devers is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)99 FP, 3.94 per game592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)95 FP, 3.62 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#4 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)93 FP, 3.57 per game300 FP, 120 gp, 2.5 per game (#13)
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)89 FP, 3.5 per game444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)
#6 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.1 per game306 FP, 101 gp, 3.03 per game (#9)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Rafael Devers is projected for 10.37 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #5 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Matt Chapman but behind Eugenio Suarez the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 19.76 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)11.4 FP (100% ST)3.94 FP
#4 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)10.4 FP (95% ST)3.04 FP
#5 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)10.4 FP (95% ST)3.57 FP
#6 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)10.2 FP (91% ST)3.5 FP
#7 Michael Chavis (62% OWN)9.9 FP (11% ST)2.81 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)21.9 FP (100% ST)3.94 FP
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)20.2 FP (100% ST)3.62 FP
#4 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)19.8 FP (95% ST)3.57 FP
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)19.3 FP (91% ST)3.5 FP
#6 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)19.1 FP (95% ST)3.04 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.

RAFAEL DEVERSFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019935.319.319.77.91.4
-- Per Game (26 Proj)3.60.200.740.750.300.05
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)10.40.552.12.40.830.13
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)19.81.24.14.21.60.30
2019 Season53328104111418
-- Per Game (130 GP)4.10.220.800.850.320.06
2018 to 2019834491701707913
-- Per Game (250 GP)3.30.200.680.680.320.05