Shane Bieber Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $11.8K Than on FanDuel at $10.6 on 8/30

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 39.3 FD points and is worth +$550 more than $10.6K on FD. On DK he is projected for 21.8 points and is worth +$859 more than $11.8K. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Shane Bieber39.3 FD Points$10600
#2 Trevor Bauer35.5 FD Points$9600
#3 Aaron Nola34.2 FD Points$10400
#4 Madison Bumgarner34 FD Points$9200
#5 Zack Wheeler33.5 FD Points$8800
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Shane Bieber21.8 DK Points$11800
#2 Trevor Bauer18.8 DK Points$10400
#3 Madison Bumgarner18.3 DK Points$10200
#4 Aaron Nola18.1 DK Points$11300
#5 Zack Wheeler17.9 DK Points$9000

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Shane Bieber to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 30.88 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Walker Buehler and ahead of Clayton Kershaw. He has averaged 4.05 fantasy points in his past 48 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.42 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) 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 98%, he is the #5 most highly owned starting pitcher. Shane Bieber is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #4 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)32 FP, 5.6 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.91 per game (#31)
#6 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)31 FP, 6.7 per game92 FP, 23 gp, 3.99 per game (#19)
#7 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)31 FP, 5.4 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#8 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)31 FP, 6.5 per game118 FP, 27 gp, 4.36 per game (#15)
#9 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)25 FP, 5.4 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#23)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Shane Bieber is projected for 5.1 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #4 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Clayton Kershaw but behind Patrick Corbin the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 6.72 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)7.1 FP (87% ST)5.6 FP
#3 Patrick Corbin (98% OWN)5.4 FP (87% ST)4.02 FP
#4 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)5.1 FP (90% ST)5.4 FP
#5 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)5 FP (90% ST)6.5 FP
#6 Michael Pineda (86% OWN)4.42 FP (62% ST)1.99 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)8 FP (90% ST)6.5 FP
#8 Lance Lynn (96% OWN)7.7 FP (78% ST)2.68 FP
#9 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)6.7 FP (90% ST)5.4 FP
#10 Jack Flaherty (97% OWN)6.5 FP (81% ST)2.93 FP
#11 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)6.2 FP (89% ST)6.7 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.

SHANE BIEBERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201930.92.81.135416.8
-- Per Game (6 Proj)5.40.500.206.27.11.2
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)5.10.460.216.57.11.3
9/2 to 9/8 (1 Game)6.70.550.145.97.70.85
2019 Season15312617521536
-- Per Game (28 GP)5.50.430.216.37.71.3
2018 to 2019195231128533359
-- Per Game (48 GP)4.10.480.235.96.91.2