Reynaldo Lopez is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($7.4K) and DraftKings ($7.6K) for 8/25

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 28.3 FanDuel points and 14 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$533 more than $7.4K on FanDuel and +$172 more than $7.6K 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 (P) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Cole Hamels30.3 FD Points$7700
#11 Dallas Keuchel28.9 FD Points$7900
#12 Reynaldo Lopez28.3 FD Points$7400
#13 Brock Burke28.1 FD Points$6700
#14 Steven Matz27.9 FD Points$8300
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Dallas Keuchel14.2 DK Points$8900
#11 Dylan Bundy14.1 DK Points$7900
#12 Reynaldo Lopez14 DK Points$7600
#13 Framber Valdez13.1 DK Points$6600
#14 Martin Perez12.5 DK Points$8100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Reynaldo Lopez to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 3.6 projected fantasy points puts him at #95 behind Trevor Williams and ahead of Dereck Rodriguez. He has averaged -1.32 fantasy points in his past 58 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.55 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#103) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 53%, he is the #88 most highly owned starting pitcher. Reynaldo Lopez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #181 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#93 Zach Eflin (40% OWN)3.8 FP, 0.67 per game21 FP, 25 gp, 0.84 per game (#65)
#94 Trevor Williams (46% OWN)3.6 FP, 0.64 per game69 FP, 31 gp, 2.22 per game (#42)
#95 Reynaldo Lopez (53% OWN)3.6 FP, 0.55 per game69 FP, 31 gp, 2.22 per game (#42)
#96 Dereck Rodriguez (12% OWN)3.6 FP, 0.54 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#40)
#97 Steven Matz (79% OWN)3.5 FP, 0.53 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#40)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Reynaldo Lopez is projected for -0.05 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #28 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Drew VerHagen but behind Chris Stratton the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#86). He is projected for 0.32 fantasy points.

8/25 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Brock Burke (7% OWN)-0.04 FP (4% ST)-1.18 FP
#27 Chris Stratton (1% OWN)-0.04 FP-1.12 FP
#28 Reynaldo Lopez (53% OWN)-0.05 FP (31% ST)0.55 FP
#29 Drew VerHagen (1% OWN)-0.06 FP-1.91 FP
#30 Drew Pomeranz (4% OWN)-0.07 FP (2% ST)-0.89 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#84 Jon Lester (93% OWN)0.53 FP (60% ST)1.74 FP
#85 Danny Duffy (22% OWN)0.47 FP (3% ST)-0.6 FP
#86 Reynaldo Lopez (53% OWN)0.32 FP (31% ST)0.55 FP
#87 Mike Leake (51% OWN)0.28 FP (25% ST)0.05 FP
#88 Alex Young (42% OWN)0.27 FP (17% ST)1.22 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.

REYNALDO LOPEZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20193.62.12.0383212.0
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.550.320.315.95.01.8
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)-0.050.330.285.65.31.9
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)0.320.270.346.15.22.1
2019 Season-64.6771114713254
-- Per Game (26 GP)-2.490.270.425.75.12.1
2018 to 2019-76.501421332283129
-- Per Game (58 GP)-1.320.240.365.74.92.2