Ryan Zimmerman is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.3K) and DraftKings ($3.7K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 9.8 FanDuel points and 7.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$1306 more than $2.3K on FanDuel and +$656 more than $3.7K 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 (C/1B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#16 Paul Goldschmidt10.2 FD Points$3700
#17 Gerardo Parra9.9 FD Points$2000
#18 Ryan Zimmerman9.8 FD Points$2300
#19 Yonder Alonso9.7 FD Points$2700
#20 Ryan O'Hearn9.6 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Paul Goldschmidt7.6 DK Points$4000
#22 Gerardo Parra7.3 DK Points$3700
#23 Ryan Zimmerman7.3 DK Points$3700
#24 Ryan O'Hearn7.2 DK Points$3100
#25 Yonder Alonso7.2 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ryan Zimmerman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 72 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Matt Olson and ahead of Jose Osuna. He has averaged 2.56 fantasy points in his past 118 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.81 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#31) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Ryan Zimmerman is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #51 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#15 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)74 FP, 3.04 per game94 FP, 69 gp, 1.4 per game (#43)
#16 Matt Olson (87% OWN)74 FP, 2.96 per game428 FP, 159 gp, 2.69 per game (#23)
#17 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)72 FP, 2.81 per game230 FP, 85 gp, 2.71 per game (#21)
#18 Jose Osuna (9% OWN)72 FP, 2.75 per game60 FP, 49 gp, 1.22 per game (#51)
#19 Joey Votto (83% OWN)71 FP, 2.61 per game412 FP, 144 gp, 2.86 per game (#16)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Ryan Zimmerman is projected for 7.71 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #21 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Eric Hosmer but behind Mitch Moreland the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#19). He is projected for 16.86 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Ian Desmond (41% OWN)8.1 FP (28% ST)2.45 FP
#20 Mitch Moreland (18% OWN)7.8 FP (8% ST)3.13 FP
#21 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)7.7 FP (1% ST)2.81 FP
#22 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)7.4 FP (81% ST)2.72 FP
#23 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)7.4 FP (2% ST)2.43 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)17.4 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#18 Khris Davis (82% OWN)17.1 FP (44% ST)2.93 FP
#19 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)16.9 FP (1% ST)2.81 FP
#20 Ji-Man Choi (9% OWN)16.7 FP (5% ST)2.73 FP
#21 Matt Olson (87% OWN)16 FP (76% ST)2.96 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 ZIMMERMANFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019724.116.312.39.10.3
-- Per Game (26 Proj)2.80.160.630.480.360.01
8/26 to 9/1 (2.7 Games)7.70.501.81.31.00.03
9/2 to 9/8 (6 Games)16.90.893.82.92.20.08
2019 Season7231512120
-- Per Game (33 GP)2.20.090.450.360.360.00
2018 to 2019302166645421
-- Per Game (118 GP)2.60.140.560.380.360.01