Tucker Barnhart Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.1K Than on FanDuel at $2.7 on 9/1

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 5.6 FD points and is worth -$623 less than $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.4 points and is worth +$1343 more than $3.1K. 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#65 Jake Rogers5.7 FD Points$2200
#66 Tyler Flowers5.7 FD Points$2200
#67 Tucker Barnhart5.6 FD Points$2700
#68 Jorge Alfaro5.6 FD Points$2600
#69 Tony Wolters5.6 FD Points$2600
DRAFTKINGS (C) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Jake Rogers4.4 DK Points$2700
#15 Chance Sisco4.4 DK Points$3700
#16 Tucker Barnhart4.4 DK Points$3100
#17 Tony Wolters4.2 DK Points$3400
#18 Elias Diaz4 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Tucker Barnhart to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 43.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #14 behind Welington Castillo and ahead of Omar Narvaez. He has averaged 1.99 fantasy points in his past 224 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#48) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tucker Barnhart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #22 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#12 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)45 FP, 2.32 per game0.18 FP
#13 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)44 FP, 2.16 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#29)
#14 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)44 FP, 2.3 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#18)
#15 Omar Narvaez (94% OWN)43 FP, 2.86 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#23)
#16 Brian McCann (19% OWN)42 FP, 2.38 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#31)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tucker Barnhart is projected for 2.99 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #2 ranked catcher 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 Jose Trevino but behind Yadier Molina the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#13). He is projected for 11.01 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Yadier Molina (82% OWN)4.49 FP (63% ST)2.63 FP
#2 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)2.99 FP (18% ST)2.3 FP
#3 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)2.48 FP (1% ST)2.32 FP
#4 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)2.48 FP (91% ST)2.95 FP
#5 Will Smith (91% OWN)2.32 FP (81% ST)2.74 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Kurt Suzuki (28% OWN)11.2 FP (21% ST)3.31 FP
#12 Jake Rogers (5% OWN)11 FP (2% ST)1.91 FP
#13 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)11 FP (18% ST)2.3 FP
#14 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)10.9 FP (7% ST)2.16 FP
#15 Yan Gomes (14% OWN)10 FP (8% ST)2.38 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.

TUCKER BARNHARTFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201943.72.08.47.47.70.3
-- Per Game (19 Proj)2.30.110.440.390.400.01
8/26 to 9/1 (1.5 Games)3.00.100.540.470.560.01
9/2 to 9/8 (4.9 Games)11.00.552.21.92.00.09
2019 Season16893628361
-- Per Game (90 GP)1.90.100.400.310.400.01
2018 to 2019446198278901
-- Per Game (224 GP)2.00.080.370.350.400.00