Ryan McMahon Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3.2K Than on DraftKings at $4.4K on 8/25

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 9.6 FD points and is worth +$376 more than $3.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.3 points and is worth $4.4K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (2B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#10 Whit Merrifield9.8 FD Points$3000
#11 Luis Arraez9.7 FD Points$2800
#12 Ryan McMahon9.6 FD Points$3200
#13 Cavan Biggio9.5 FD Points$3200
#14 Keston Hiura9.2 FD Points$3600
DRAFTKINGS (2B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Jonathan Villar7.5 DK Points$5000
#12 Luis Arraez7.4 DK Points$3800
#13 Ryan McMahon7.3 DK Points$4400
#14 Carlos Sanchez7.1 DK Points$3000
#15 Keston Hiura7 DK Points$4900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ryan McMahon to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 76.84 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Jesus Aguilar and ahead of Miguel Cabrera. He has averaged 1.89 fantasy points in his past 197 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.58 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#43) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 77%, he is the #22 most highly owned first baseman. Ryan McMahon is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#21 Corban Joseph (1% OWN)80 FP, 3.01 per game46 FP, 35 gp, 1.3 per game (#40)
#22 Jesus Aguilar (45% OWN)79 FP, 2.85 per game445 FP, 147 gp, 3.03 per game (#12)
#23 Ryan McMahon (77% OWN)77 FP, 2.58 per game91 FP, 87 gp, 1.05 per game (#52)
#24 Miguel Cabrera (37% OWN)76 FP, 2.49 per game108 FP, 38 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)
#25 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)76 FP, 2.81 per game230 FP, 85 gp, 2.71 per game (#21)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Ryan McMahon is projected for 2.47 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 22 which ranks him as the #26 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Eric Hosmer but behind Corban Joseph the rest of the week. Week 23 will be better based on projected rank (#12). He is projected for 18.76 fantasy points.

8/25 TO 8/25 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Matt Skole (0% OWN)2.52 FP2.44 FP
#25 Corban Joseph (1% OWN)2.51 FP (1% ST)3.01 FP
#26 Ryan McMahon (77% OWN)2.47 FP (65% ST)2.58 FP
#27 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)2.36 FP (80% ST)2.65 FP
#28 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)2.34 FP (2% ST)2.51 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#10 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)19.3 FP (81% ST)3.21 FP
#11 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)19.2 FP (98% ST)3.05 FP
#12 Ryan McMahon (77% OWN)18.8 FP (65% ST)2.58 FP
#13 Anthony Rizzo (100% OWN)18 FP (96% ST)3.27 FP
#14 J.D. Martinez (100% OWN)17.9 FP (97% ST)3.64 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.

RYAN MCMAHONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019774.717.215.212.01.1
-- Per Game (30 Proj)2.60.160.580.510.400.04
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)2.50.140.540.470.470.04
8/26 to 9/1 (6.5 Games)18.81.14.33.82.70.25
2019 Season282176657465
-- Per Game (110 GP)2.60.150.600.520.420.05
2018 to 2019373228474646
-- Per Game (197 GP)1.90.110.430.380.320.03