Roberto Perez Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.4K Than on FanDuel at $2.6 on 8/16

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 5.8 FD points and is worth -$511 less than $2.6K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.3 points and is worth $3.4K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#61 Danny Jansen5.9 FD Points$3100
#62 Tucker Barnhart5.8 FD Points$2900
#63 Roberto Perez5.8 FD Points$2600
#64 Christian Walker5.7 FD Points$3300
#65 Tyler Flowers5.7 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/16 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#22 Tucker Barnhart4.4 DK Points$3500
#23 Tyler Flowers4.3 DK Points$3300
#24 Roberto Perez4.3 DK Points$3400
#25 Dustin Garneau4.3 DK Points$2700
#26 Jake Rogers4.2 DK Points$3000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Roberto Perez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 64.46 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Jake Rogers and ahead of Mike Zunino. He has averaged 1.86 fantasy points in his past 151 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.67 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#16) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 57%, he is the #14 most highly owned catcher. Roberto Perez is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #12 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#15 Jacob Stallings67 FP, 2.07 per game322 FP, 121 gp, 2.7 per game (#11)
#16 Jake Rogers (7% OWN)65 FP, 1.94 per game322 FP, 121 gp, 2.7 per game (#11)
#17 Roberto Perez (57% OWN)64 FP, 2.67 per game69 FP, 62 gp, 1.11 per game (#53)
#18 Mike Zunino (14% OWN)64 FP, 2.27 per game189 FP, 109 gp, 1.73 per game (#34)
#19 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)63 FP, 3.14 per game189 FP, 109 gp, 1.73 per game (#34)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Roberto Perez is projected for 5.37 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #12 ranked catcher 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 Mike Zunino but behind Jonathan Lucroy the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#27). He is projected for 8.74 fantasy points.

8/16 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#10 Yasmani Grandal (99% OWN)5.6 FP (93% ST)2.8 FP
#11 Jonathan Lucroy (22% OWN)5.5 FP (10% ST)2.39 FP
#12 Roberto Perez (57% OWN)5.4 FP (47% ST)2.67 FP
#13 Mike Zunino (14% OWN)5.3 FP (8% ST)2.27 FP
#14 Kurt Suzuki (27% OWN)5.3 FP (20% ST)3.21 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Danny Jansen (43% OWN)8.9 FP (29% ST)2.21 FP
#26 Jason Castro (13% OWN)8.9 FP (9% ST)2.88 FP
#27 Roberto Perez (57% OWN)8.7 FP (47% ST)2.67 FP
#28 Tony Wolters (14% OWN)8.7 FP (10% ST)2.45 FP
#29 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)8.5 FP (5% ST)2.38 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.

ROBERTO PEREZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019645.415.811.710.50.1
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.70.220.660.480.440.00
8/12 to 8/18 (1.9 Games)5.40.481.20.930.890.00
8/19 to 8/25 (3.6 Games)8.70.732.21.61.40.01
2019 Season212204837370
-- Per Game (89 GP)2.40.220.540.420.420.00
2018 to 2019281226753581
-- Per Game (151 GP)1.90.150.440.350.380.01