Willy Adames is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.4K) and DraftKings ($3.6K) for 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.6 FanDuel points and 6.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$553 more than $2.4K on FanDuel and +$210 more than $3.6K 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 (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Amed Rosario9 FD Points$2800
#19 Dansby Swanson9 FD Points$2900
#20 Willy Adames8.6 FD Points$2400
#21 J.P. Crawford8.2 FD Points$2900
#22 Orlando Arcia7.8 FD Points$2500
DRAFTKINGS (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#13 Jean Segura7 DK Points$4000
#14 Dansby Swanson6.7 DK Points$4400
#15 Willy Adames6.7 DK Points$3600
#16 J.P. Crawford6.2 DK Points$4100
#17 Jose Iglesias6 DK Points$3300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Willy Adames to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 56.24 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind Jose Iglesias and ahead of Yu-Cheng Chang. He has averaged 2.11 fantasy points in his past 210 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#48) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Willy Adames is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#29 Lourdes Gurriel (79% OWN)60 FP, 2.92 per game158 FP, 64 gp, 2.48 per game (#16)
#30 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)59 FP, 2.5 per game270 FP, 123 gp, 2.19 per game (#22)
#31 Willy Adames (28% OWN)56 FP, 2.3 per game184 FP, 85 gp, 2.16 per game (#24)
#32 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)56 FP, 2.48 per game184 FP, 85 gp, 2.16 per game (#24)
#33 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)56 FP, 2.05 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#40)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Willy Adames is projected for 6.69 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #30 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 Tim Lopes but behind Harold Castro the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#15). He is projected for 16.5 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Dansby Swanson (76% OWN)6.8 FP (23% ST)2.58 FP
#29 Harold Castro (3% OWN)6.7 FP (2% ST)2.24 FP
#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
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Josh VanMeter (37% OWN)16.8 FP (30% ST)2.72 FP
#14 Hanser Alberto (24% OWN)16.5 FP (15% ST)2.58 FP
#15 Willy Adames (28% OWN)16.5 FP (19% ST)2.3 FP
#16 Adalberto Mondesi (92% OWN)16.4 FP (10% ST)2.94 FP
#17 Scott Kingery (72% OWN)16.2 FP (52% 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.

WILLY ADAMESFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019563.59.712.57.81.2
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.30.140.400.510.320.05
8/26 to 9/1 (2.8 Games)6.70.481.11.50.790.14
9/2 to 9/8 (6.2 Games)16.51.02.73.62.10.32
2019 Season260174258385
-- Per Game (125 GP)2.10.140.340.460.300.04
2018 to 201944327761016911
-- Per Game (210 GP)2.10.130.360.480.330.05