Yonder Alonso is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($2.5K) and DraftKings ($3.2K) for 8/25

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.8 FanDuel points and 6.6 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$721 more than $2.5K on FanDuel and +$704 more than $3.2K 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 (C/1B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Justin Smoak9.2 FD Points$2800
#25 Sam Travis9.1 FD Points$2700
#26 Yonder Alonso8.8 FD Points$2500
#27 Eric Hosmer8.7 FD Points$3000
#28 Mike Zunino8.4 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#18 Matt Skole6.9 DK Points$3000
#19 Derek Dietrich6.7 DK Points$3700
#20 Yonder Alonso6.6 DK Points$3200
#21 Matt Thaiss6.4 DK Points$3600
#22 Jake Lamb6.3 DK Points$3400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yonder Alonso to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 72.54 projected fantasy points puts him at #28 behind Justin Smoak and ahead of Matt Adams. He has averaged 2.22 fantasy points in his past 237 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.51 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#45) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Yonder Alonso is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #38 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#26 Brandon Dixon (7% OWN)75 FP, 2.38 per game50 FP, 61 gp, 0.81 per game (#53)
#27 Justin Smoak (42% OWN)75 FP, 2.76 per game387 FP, 143 gp, 2.71 per game (#22)
#28 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)73 FP, 2.51 per game356 FP, 142 gp, 2.5 per game (#31)
#29 Matt Adams (12% OWN)72 FP, 3.11 per game240 FP, 118 gp, 2.03 per game (#42)
#30 Giancarlo Stanton (94% OWN)72 FP, 3.01 per game486 FP, 157 gp, 3.09 per game (#9)

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yonder Alonso is projected for 2.34 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 22 which ranks him as the #28 projected first baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Matt Thaiss but behind Eric Hosmer the rest of the week. Week 23 will be better based on projected rank (#18). He is projected for 17.49 fantasy points.

8/25 TO 8/25 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Ryan McMahon (77% OWN)2.47 FP (65% ST)2.58 FP
#27 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)2.36 FP (80% ST)2.65 FP
#28 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)2.34 FP (2% ST)2.51 FP
#29 Matt Thaiss (8% OWN)2.33 FP (3% ST)2.68 FP
#30 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)2.28 FP (81% ST)3.21 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Daniel Vogelbach (77% OWN)17.7 FP (49% ST)2.7 FP
#17 Corban Joseph (1% OWN)17.5 FP (1% ST)3.01 FP
#18 Yonder Alonso (5% OWN)17.5 FP (2% ST)2.51 FP
#19 Ian Desmond (42% OWN)17.4 FP (26% ST)2.44 FP
#20 Shin-Soo Choo (88% OWN)17 FP (74% ST)3 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.

YONDER ALONSOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019734.616.314.512.20.1
-- Per Game (29 Proj)2.50.160.570.500.420.00
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)2.30.130.500.460.490.00
8/26 to 9/1 (6.3 Games)17.51.04.03.62.70.02
2019 Season170103533370
-- Per Game (95 GP)1.80.110.370.350.390.00
2018 to 20195263311897880
-- Per Game (237 GP)2.20.140.500.410.370.00