Tucker Barnhart Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.6K Than on FanDuel at $2.7 on 9/2

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 6.3 FD points and is worth -$328 less than $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.8 points and is worth +$574 more than $3.6K. 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) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#46 Aramis Garcia6.4 FD Points$2000
#47 David Freese6.3 FD Points$2400
#48 Tucker Barnhart6.3 FD Points$2700
#49 Alex Avila6.3 FD Points$2300
#50 Omar Narvaez6.2 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (C) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Pedro Severino5.4 DK Points$3400
#9 Omar Narvaez4.9 DK Points$3800
#10 Tucker Barnhart4.8 DK Points$3600
#11 Jason Castro4.6 DK Points$3500
#12 Jake Rogers4.2 DK Points$2700

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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 40.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Jake Rogers and ahead of Brian McCann. He has averaged 1.98 fantasy points in his past 226 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.28 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#58) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tucker Barnhart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#15 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)41 FP, 2.09 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#30)
#16 Jake Rogers (4% OWN)41 FP, 1.94 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#30)
#17 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)40 FP, 2.28 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#19)
#18 Brian McCann (18% OWN)40 FP, 2.36 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#32)
#19 Jacob Stallings (2% OWN)39 FP, 2.02 per game114 FP, 62 gp, 1.84 per game (#32)

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tucker Barnhart is projected for 10.88 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #14 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 Travis d'Arnaud but behind Kurt Suzuki. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#19). He is projected for 10.17 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Jake Rogers (4% OWN)11.2 FP (2% ST)1.94 FP
#13 Kurt Suzuki (28% OWN)11 FP (21% ST)3.31 FP
#14 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)10.9 FP (18% ST)2.28 FP
#15 Travis d'Arnaud (62% OWN)10.5 FP (47% ST)2.96 FP
#16 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)10.4 FP (6% ST)2.09 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Omar Narvaez (93% OWN)10.2 FP (80% ST)2.89 FP
#18 Tyler Flowers (7% OWN)10.2 FP (5% ST)2.36 FP
#19 Tucker Barnhart (24% OWN)10.2 FP (18% ST)2.28 FP
#20 Jonathan Lucroy (20% OWN)10 FP (10% ST)2.34 FP
#21 Kurt Suzuki (28% OWN)10 FP (21% ST)3.31 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 201940.11.97.86.97.00.3
-- Per Game (18 Proj)2.30.110.440.390.400.01
9/2 to 9/8 (4.9 Games)10.90.542.21.91.90.09
9/9 to 9/15 (4.3 Games)10.20.471.91.71.60.05
2019 Season16893628371
-- Per Game (92 GP)1.80.100.390.300.400.01
2018 to 2019446198278911
-- Per Game (226 GP)2.00.080.360.350.400.00