Tucker Barnhart Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3K Than on FanDuel at $2.7 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 5.9 FD points and is worth -$530 less than $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 4.5 points and is worth +$740 more than $3K. 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
#62 Seth Brown6.1 FD Points$2400
#63 Chance Sisco5.9 FD Points$2300
#64 Tucker Barnhart5.9 FD Points$2700
#65 James McCann5.9 FD Points$2800
#66 Jake Rogers5.8 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (C) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Jason Castro4.7 DK Points$3700
#18 Chris Herrmann4.6 DK Points$2900
#19 Tucker Barnhart4.5 DK Points$3000
#20 Jake Rogers4.5 DK Points$2900
#21 Chance Sisco4.5 DK Points$3700

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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 45.71 projected fantasy points puts him at #15 behind Omar Narvaez and ahead of Christian Vazquez. He has averaged 1.97 fantasy points in his past 223 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.24 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tucker Barnhart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#13 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)48 FP, 2.18 per game89 FP, 48 gp, 1.85 per game (#30)
#14 Omar Narvaez (94% OWN)46 FP, 2.85 per game188 FP, 95 gp, 1.98 per game (#24)
#15 Tucker Barnhart (25% OWN)46 FP, 2.24 per game279 FP, 134 gp, 2.08 per game (#19)
#16 Christian Vazquez (93% OWN)45 FP, 2.68 per game108 FP, 77 gp, 1.41 per game (#47)
#17 Jacob Stallings (2% OWN)44 FP, 2.02 per game108 FP, 77 gp, 1.41 per game (#47)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tucker Barnhart is projected for 6.22 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #6 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 Wilson Ramos the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#13). He is projected for 10.77 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Will Smith (91% OWN)7 FP (84% ST)2.74 FP
#5 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)6.6 FP (91% ST)2.81 FP
#6 Tucker Barnhart (25% OWN)6.2 FP (19% ST)2.24 FP
#7 Jose Trevino (1% OWN)6.2 FP (1% ST)2.32 FP
#8 Jacob Stallings (2% OWN)6.1 FP (2% ST)2.02 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Robinson Chirinos (72% OWN)11 FP (58% ST)2.77 FP
#12 Welington Castillo (13% OWN)10.9 FP (7% ST)2.18 FP
#13 Tucker Barnhart (25% OWN)10.8 FP (19% ST)2.24 FP
#14 Yan Gomes (14% OWN)10.4 FP (8% ST)2.37 FP
#15 Jake Rogers (5% OWN)10.2 FP (3% ST)1.87 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 201945.72.18.57.98.40.3
-- Per Game (20 Proj)2.20.100.420.390.410.01
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)6.20.221.11.01.40.02
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)10.80.562.11.91.90.09
2019 Season16093328361
-- Per Game (89 GP)1.80.100.370.310.400.01
2018 to 2019440197978901
-- Per Game (223 GP)2.00.090.350.350.400.00