Wade Miley is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $9K and DraftKings at $10K on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 30.8 FanDuel points and 16.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$261 short of $9K on FanDuel and -$186 short of $10K on DraftKings. Their should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (P) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Max Fried31.7 FD Points$8800
#9 Dinelson Lamet30.9 FD Points$8200
#10 Wade Miley30.8 FD Points$9000
#11 Marco Gonzales30.6 FD Points$8900
#12 Anibal Sanchez30 FD Points$7700
DRAFTKINGS (SP) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Kyle Gibson17.8 DK Points$9500
#7 Dinelson Lamet17.4 DK Points$10700
#8 Wade Miley16.9 DK Points$10000
#9 Max Fried16.8 DK Points$7500
#10 Tony Gonsolin16.4 DK Points$7900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Wade Miley to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 16.11 projected fantasy points puts him at #25 behind Domingo German and ahead of Noah Syndergaard. He has averaged 2.53 fantasy points in his past 43 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.83 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#32) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 95%, he is the #33 most highly owned starting pitcher. Wade Miley is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#23 Mike Fiers (94% OWN)17.1 FP, 3.63 per game51 FP, 31 gp, 1.64 per game (#51)
#24 Domingo German (97% OWN)16.6 FP, 3.78 per game51 FP, 31 gp, 1.64 per game (#51)
#25 Wade Miley (95% OWN)16.1 FP, 2.83 per game23 FP, 16 gp, 1.42 per game (#54)
#26 Noah Syndergaard (98% OWN)15.9 FP, 2.65 per game99 FP, 25 gp, 3.95 per game (#20)
#27 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)15.4 FP, 2.7 per game21 FP, 22 gp, 0.96 per game (#61)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Wade Miley is projected for 4.2 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #7 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Kyle Gibson but behind Michael Pineda the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#43). He is projected for 2.58 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)5 FP (90% ST)6.5 FP
#6 Michael Pineda (86% OWN)4.42 FP (62% ST)1.99 FP
#7 Wade Miley (95% OWN)4.2 FP (73% ST)2.83 FP
#8 Kyle Gibson (89% OWN)4.11 FP (60% ST)1.12 FP
#9 Mike Minor (96% OWN)4.11 FP (83% ST)2.31 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#41 Lucas Giolito (97% OWN)2.67 FP (87% ST)3.84 FP
#42 Zach Plesac (78% OWN)2.62 FP (52% ST)0.76 FP
#43 Wade Miley (95% OWN)2.58 FP (73% ST)2.83 FP
#44 Brett Anderson (43% OWN)2.51 FP (20% ST)0.51 FP
#45 Jake Junis (46% OWN)2.4 FP (26% ST)-0.12 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.

WADE MILEYFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201916.12.60.8302510.2
-- Per Game (6 Proj)2.80.460.155.34.51.8
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)4.20.460.125.74.71.7
9/2 to 9/8 (1 Game)2.60.450.145.04.81.7
2019 Season8613415212949
-- Per Game (27 GP)3.20.480.155.64.81.8
2018 to 201910918623217976
-- Per Game (43 GP)2.50.420.145.44.21.8