Willi Castro is Projected to Be the #35 Shortstop...Behind J.P. Crawford and Ahead of Carlos Correa 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 54.97 projected fantasy points puts him at #35 behind J.P. Crawford and ahead of Carlos Correa. He is projected to average 2.28 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#49) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 5 games played, he is the #58 ranked shortstop this season.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#33 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)56 FP, 2.05 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#40)
#34 J.P. Crawford (14% OWN)55 FP, 2.45 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)
#35 Willi Castro (3% OWN)55 FP, 2.28 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)
#36 Carlos Correa (98% OWN)55 FP, 3.46 per game288 FP, 110 gp, 2.61 per game (#13)
#37 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)54 FP, 2.15 per game288 FP, 110 gp, 2.61 per game (#13)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Willi Castro is projected for 6.06 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #32 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Nick Ahmed but behind Tim Lopes the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 12.98 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Willy Adames (28% OWN)6.7 FP (19% ST)2.3 FP
#31 Tim Lopes (3% OWN)6.1 FP (2% ST)2.33 FP
#32 Willi Castro (3% OWN)6.1 FP (1% ST)2.28 FP
#33 Nick Ahmed (54% OWN)6 FP (39% ST)2.47 FP
#34 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)6 FP2.48 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Amed Rosario (66% OWN)13.3 FP (52% ST)2.63 FP
#30 Kevin Newman (42% OWN)13.3 FP (35% ST)2.49 FP
#31 Willi Castro (3% OWN)13 FP (1% ST)2.28 FP
#32 Brandon Crawford (8% OWN)12.6 FP (4% ST)2.16 FP
#33 Jordy Mercer (1% OWN)12.4 FP (1% ST)2.05 FP

Willi Castro Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $2.4K Than on DraftKings at $3.2K on 8/30

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 7.4 FD points and is worth +$141 more than $2.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.8 points and is worth $3.2K. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#27 Bo Bichette7.5 FD Points$3900
#28 Didi Gregorius7.4 FD Points$3600
#29 Willi Castro7.4 FD Points$2400
#30 Richie Martin7.3 FD Points$2000
#31 Luis Urias7.2 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Jose Iglesias6 DK Points$3300
#18 Brandon Crawford5.9 DK Points$3300
#19 Willi Castro5.8 DK Points$3200
#20 Bo Bichette5.8 DK Points$5000
#21 Richie Martin5.7 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 2019552.39.510.35.71.6
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.30.090.390.430.240.07
8/26 to 9/1 (2.5 Games)6.10.231.01.20.600.17
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)13.00.492.22.31.30.38
2019 Season6.501210
-- Per Game (5 GP)1.30.000.200.400.200.00