Tyler Naquin is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.2K) and DraftKings ($3.2K) for 8/22

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.7 FanDuel points and 6.8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$722 more than $2.2K on FanDuel and +$906 more than $3.2K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#35 Alex Dickerson8.9 FD Points$3000
#36 Michael Conforto8.7 FD Points$3400
#37 Tyler Naquin8.7 FD Points$2200
#38 Ian Desmond8.6 FD Points$2800
#39 Greg Allen8.5 FD Points$2300
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/22 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 A.J. Pollock6.9 DK Points$4500
#26 Randal Grichuk6.8 DK Points$4000
#27 Tyler Naquin6.8 DK Points$3200
#28 Ian Desmond6.7 DK Points$3900
#29 Adam Duvall6.6 DK Points$4100

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Tyler Naquin may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 73.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #67 behind Shohei Ohtani and ahead of Jackie Bradley. He has averaged 1.92 fantasy points in his past 137 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.76 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#80) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tyler Naquin is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #92 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#65 Wil Myers (51% OWN)75 FP, 2.37 per game203 FP, 83 gp, 2.45 per game (#57)
#66 Shohei Ohtani (94% OWN)75 FP, 2.92 per game292 FP, 103 gp, 2.83 per game (#24)
#67 Tyler Naquin (6% OWN)73 FP, 2.76 per game95 FP, 58 gp, 1.64 per game (#108)
#68 Jackie Bradley (27% OWN)73 FP, 2.49 per game314 FP, 138 gp, 2.28 per game (#66)
#69 Alex Dickerson (10% OWN)72 FP, 2.58 per game314 FP, 138 gp, 2.28 per game (#66)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tyler Naquin is projected for 8.67 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which projects to being the #47 ranked outfielder. 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 Jesse Winker but behind Melky Cabrera the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#68). He is projected for 12.87 fantasy points.

8/22 TO 8/25 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#45 Eddie Rosario8.7 FP (92% ST)3.32 FP
#46 Melky Cabrera8.7 FP (3% ST)2.43 FP
#47 Tyler Naquin8.7 FP (3% ST)2.76 FP
#48 Jesse Winker8.7 FP (18% ST)2.89 FP
#49 Josh Reddick8.5 FP (16% ST)2.64 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#66 Kole Calhoun13 FP (59% ST)2.72 FP
#67 Wil Myers13 FP (29% ST)2.37 FP
#68 Tyler Naquin12.9 FP (3% ST)2.76 FP
#69 Jay Bruce12.8 FP (4% ST)2.94 FP
#70 Adam Haseley12.7 FP (1% ST)2.63 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.

TYLER NAQUINFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019734.214.915.36.01.5
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.80.160.560.570.230.06
8/19 to 8/25 (3.2 Games)8.70.441.71.80.630.19
8/26 to 9/1 (4.6 Games)12.90.762.62.71.00.26
2019 Season168103232114
-- Per Game (79 GP)2.10.130.410.410.140.05
2018 to 2019262135554175
-- Per Game (137 GP)1.90.090.400.390.120.04