Trea Turner is Projected to Be the #4 Shortstop...Behind Jorge Polanco and Ahead of Trevor Story the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Trea Turner to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 87.32 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Jorge Polanco and ahead of Trevor Story. He has averaged 3.07 fantasy points in his past 254 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.12 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#10) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite shortstop. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Trea Turner is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#2 Francisco Lindor (100% OWN)94 FP, 3.49 per game598 FP, 158 gp, 3.78 per game (#1)
#3 Jorge Polanco (99% OWN)87 FP, 3.22 per game213 FP, 77 gp, 2.77 per game (#9)
#4 Trea Turner (100% OWN)87 FP, 3.12 per game471 FP, 161 gp, 2.93 per game (#6)
#5 Trevor Story (100% OWN)84 FP, 3.45 per game505 FP, 156 gp, 3.24 per game (#5)
#6 Marcus Semien (97% OWN)83 FP, 3.26 per game406 FP, 157 gp, 2.59 per game (#14)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Trea Turner is projected for 8.84 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #10 ranked shortstop 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 Elvis Andrus but behind Hanser Alberto the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 20.41 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Marcus Semien (97% OWN)9.1 FP (88% ST)3.26 FP
#9 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)8.9 FP (15% ST)2.58 FP
#10 Trea Turner (100% OWN)8.8 FP (94% ST)3.12 FP
#11 Elvis Andrus (94% OWN)8.6 FP (79% ST)2.94 FP
#12 Tim Anderson (87% OWN)8.6 FP (71% ST)3.01 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Xander Bogaerts (100% OWN)20.6 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#4 Jorge Polanco (99% OWN)20.4 FP (91% ST)3.22 FP
#5 Trea Turner (100% OWN)20.4 FP (94% ST)3.12 FP
#6 Eric Sogard (38% OWN)19.6 FP (28% ST)2.9 FP
#7 Jean Segura (94% OWN)18.7 FP (73% ST)2.72 FP

Trea Turner Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $4.2K Than on DraftKings at $5.5K on 8/30

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 12.7 FD points and is worth +$161 more than $4.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 9.7 points and is worth $5.5K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Alex Bregman13.4 FD Points$4300
#5 Jorge Polanco12.8 FD Points$3900
#6 Trea Turner12.7 FD Points$4200
#7 Jonathan Villar12.4 FD Points$3400
#8 Tim Anderson11.2 FD Points$2900
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 Francisco Lindor10.5 DK Points$4800
#4 Jorge Polanco9.7 DK Points$4800
#5 Trea Turner9.7 DK Points$5500
#6 Tim Anderson8.7 DK Points$4700
#7 Elvis Andrus8 DK Points$4200

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.

TREA TURNERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019873.712.818.79.27.5
-- Per Game (28 Proj)3.10.130.460.670.330.27
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)8.80.431.31.91.00.70
9/2 to 9/8 (6.5 Games)20.40.792.94.32.31.8
2019 Season3101343703629
-- Per Game (93 GP)3.30.140.460.750.390.31
2018 to 20197813211617310572
-- Per Game (254 GP)3.10.130.460.680.410.28