Willi Castro is Projected to Be the #31 Shortstop...Behind J.P. Crawford and Ahead of Brandon Crawford the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Willi Castro to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 50.85 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind J.P. Crawford and ahead of Brandon Crawford. He is projected to average 2.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#38) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 7 games played, he is the #47 ranked shortstop this season.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#29 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)52 FP, 2.05 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#34)
#30 J.P. Crawford (13% OWN)51 FP, 2.43 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#31)
#31 Willi Castro (3% OWN)51 FP, 2.26 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#31)
#32 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)51 FP, 2.19 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#22)
#33 Nicky Lopez (5% OWN)50 FP, 2.13 per game328 FP, 150 gp, 2.19 per game (#22)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Willi Castro is projected for 1.86 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #33 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Richie Martin but behind Orlando Arcia the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 13.3 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Garrett Hampson (10% OWN)2.04 FP (3% ST)2.46 FP
#32 Orlando Arcia (11% OWN)1.94 FP (5% ST)2.05 FP
#33 Willi Castro (3% OWN)1.86 FP (1% ST)2.26 FP
#34 Richie Martin (1% OWN)1.76 FP1.88 FP
#35 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)1.75 FP (69% ST)2.84 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Nick Ahmed (53% OWN)13.7 FP (37% ST)2.5 FP
#25 Kevin Newman (48% OWN)13.6 FP (40% ST)2.49 FP
#26 Willi Castro (3% OWN)13.3 FP (1% ST)2.26 FP
#27 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)12.9 FP (69% ST)2.84 FP
#28 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)12.8 FP (4% ST)2.19 FP

WILLI CASTRO IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.1K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $2.5 ON 9/1

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 7.2 FD points and is worth $2.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.7 points and is worth +$154 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 (SS) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#29 Jose Iglesias7.4 FD Points$2700
#30 Bo Bichette7.3 FD Points$3800
#31 Willi Castro7.2 FD Points$2500
#32 Richie Martin6.9 FD Points$2000
#33 Jordy Mercer6.5 FD Points$2100
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Jose Iglesias5.8 DK Points$3400
#14 Didi Gregorius5.8 DK Points$4500
#15 Willi Castro5.7 DK Points$3100
#16 Bo Bichette5.5 DK Points$4600
#17 Richie Martin5.4 DK Points$2200

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.

WILLI CASTROFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019512.38.99.54.81.5
-- Per Game (23 Proj)2.30.100.390.420.210.06
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)1.90.080.320.340.130.06
9/2 to 9/8 (5.7 Games)13.30.552.22.41.30.39
2019 Season11.002310
-- Per Game (7 GP)1.60.000.290.430.140.00