Yasiel Puig Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3.5K Than on FanDuel at $3.3 on 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 9.9 FD points and is worth $3.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.5 points and is worth +$904 more than $3.5K. 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) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#38 Anthony Santander10.1 FD Points$3000
#39 Jackie Bradley10 FD Points$2700
#40 Yasiel Puig9.9 FD Points$3300
#41 Adam Eaton9.9 FD Points$3600
#42 A.J. Pollock9.9 FD Points$3400
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Jorge Soler7.8 DK Points$4600
#25 Anthony Santander7.6 DK Points$4300
#26 Yasiel Puig7.5 DK Points$3500
#27 Ryan Braun7.4 DK Points$4100
#28 Aristides Aquino7.4 DK Points$5500

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Yasiel Puig to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 68.9 projected fantasy points puts him at #32 behind Jay Bruce and ahead of Eloy Jimenez. He has averaged 2.65 fantasy points in his past 250 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.17 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#27) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #23 most highly owned outfielder. Yasiel Puig is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #29 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#30 Anthony Santander (42% OWN)70 FP, 2.76 per game40 FP, 30 gp, 1.35 per game (#124)
#31 Jay Bruce (45% OWN)70 FP, 2.91 per game193 FP, 94 gp, 2.05 per game (#90)
#32 Yasiel Puig (98% OWN)69 FP, 3.17 per game321 FP, 124 gp, 2.59 per game (#44)
#33 Eloy Jimenez (88% OWN)69 FP, 2.72 per game321 FP, 124 gp, 2.59 per game (#44)
#34 Mike Yastrzemski (49% OWN)68 FP, 2.72 per game321 FP, 124 gp, 2.59 per game (#44)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yasiel Puig is projected for 2.5 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which projects to being the #51 ranked outfielder. 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 Kevin Pillar but behind Kevin Kiermaier the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#18). He is projected for 19.26 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#49 Ryan Braun2.55 FP (54% ST)2.95 FP
#50 Kevin Kiermaier2.52 FP (19% ST)2.57 FP
#51 Yasiel Puig2.5 FP (85% ST)3.17 FP
#52 Kevin Pillar2.46 FP (50% ST)2.53 FP
#53 Jake Cave2.39 FP (4% ST)2.75 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Charlie Blackmon19.8 FP (98% ST)3.51 FP
#17 Christian Yelich19.3 FP (99% ST)3.96 FP
#18 Yasiel Puig19.3 FP (85% ST)3.17 FP
#19 Nick Castellanos19.2 FP (94% ST)3.44 FP
#20 Corey Dickerson19.1 FP (41% ST)2.93 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.

YASIEL PUIGFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019694.614.913.06.72.9
-- Per Game (22 Proj)3.20.210.680.600.310.13
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)2.50.160.560.480.190.11
9/2 to 9/8 (5.9 Games)19.31.34.23.61.60.79
2019 Season3412473623316
-- Per Game (126 GP)2.70.190.580.490.260.13
2018 to 2019662471361226931
-- Per Game (250 GP)2.60.190.540.490.280.12