Roberto Perez Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.6K Than on FanDuel at $2.8 on 8/18

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 6.8 FD points and is worth -$371 less than $2.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.1 points and is worth $3.6K. 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) 8/18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#53 Howie Kendrick6.8 FD Points$2400
#54 Chris Davis6.8 FD Points$2100
#55 Roberto Perez6.8 FD Points$2800
#56 Danny Jansen6.7 FD Points$2800
#57 Jonathan Lucroy6.6 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Mike Zunino5.7 DK Points$2700
#8 Christian Vazquez5.5 DK Points$4500
#9 Roberto Perez5.1 DK Points$3600
#10 Danny Jansen5 DK Points$3600
#11 Omar Narvaez4.8 DK Points$4300

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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 60.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Jacob Stallings and ahead of Mike Zunino. He has averaged 1.85 fantasy points in his past 152 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.65 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#20) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 56% ownership, he is also the #16 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
#14 Jake Rogers (7% OWN)63 FP, 2 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.2 per game (#1)
#15 Jacob Stallings (1% OWN)62 FP, 2.02 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.2 per game (#1)
#16 Roberto Perez (56% OWN)61 FP, 2.65 per game69 FP, 62 gp, 1.11 per game (#53)
#17 Mike Zunino (14% OWN)60 FP, 2.25 per game189 FP, 109 gp, 1.73 per game (#34)
#18 Jonathan Lucroy (22% OWN)59 FP, 2.38 per game225 FP, 125 gp, 1.8 per game (#33)

WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Roberto Perez is projected for 1.83 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #14 ranked catcher 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 Welington Castillo but behind Danny Jansen the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#27). He is projected for 8.89 fantasy points.

8/18 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Jonathan Lucroy (22% OWN)1.89 FP (10% ST)2.38 FP
#13 Danny Jansen (42% OWN)1.85 FP (29% ST)2.23 FP
#14 Roberto Perez (56% OWN)1.83 FP (45% ST)2.65 FP
#15 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)1.78 FP (7% ST)2.26 FP
#16 Jacob Stallings (1% OWN)1.77 FP2.02 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Jorge Alfaro (40% OWN)9.1 FP (29% ST)2.15 FP
#26 Danny Jansen (42% OWN)9 FP (29% ST)2.23 FP
#27 Roberto Perez (56% OWN)8.9 FP (45% ST)2.65 FP
#28 Tony Wolters (13% OWN)8.5 FP (10% ST)2.43 FP
#29 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)8.5 FP (5% ST)2.46 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 2019615.115.111.19.90.1
-- Per Game (23 Proj)2.70.220.660.480.430.00
8/12 to 8/18 (0.6 Games)1.80.160.380.310.320.00
8/19 to 8/25 (3.6 Games)8.90.732.31.61.40.01
2019 Season212204837370
-- Per Game (90 GP)2.40.220.530.410.410.00
2018 to 2019281226753581
-- Per Game (152 GP)1.80.140.440.350.380.01