Yulieski Gurriel Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3.7K Than on DraftKings at $4.8K on 8/30

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 10.9 FD points and is worth +$309 more than $3.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.3 points and is worth +$149 more than $4.8K. 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) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#7 Trey Mancini11.2 FD Points$3500
#8 Matt Beaty11.2 FD Points$2700
#9 Yulieski Gurriel10.9 FD Points$3700
#10 Daniel Murphy10.8 FD Points$3300
#11 Matt Adams10.6 FD Points$2800
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#12 Pete Alonso8.4 DK Points$4800
#13 Joc Pederson8.3 DK Points$4300
#14 Yulieski Gurriel8.3 DK Points$4800
#15 Daniel Murphy8.1 DK Points$4500
#16 Matt Adams7.9 DK Points$4400

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yulieski Gurriel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 82.74 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Jose Abreu and ahead of Matt Carpenter. He has averaged 3.19 fantasy points in his past 261 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.58 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 99% ownership, he is also the #11 most highly owned first baseman. Yulieski Gurriel is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.65 per game414 FP, 159 gp, 2.61 per game (#27)
#10 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)85 FP, 3.31 per game376 FP, 128 gp, 2.93 per game (#13)
#11 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)83 FP, 3.58 per game380 FP, 136 gp, 2.8 per game (#20)
#12 Matt Carpenter (72% OWN)77 FP, 2.83 per game517 FP, 156 gp, 3.31 per game (#4)
#13 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)77 FP, 2.72 per game381 FP, 157 gp, 2.43 per game (#35)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yulieski Gurriel is projected for 8.83 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #14 ranked first baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Matt Beaty but behind Hunter Dozier the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#17). He is projected for 17.39 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)9.4 FP (97% ST)3.31 FP
#13 Hunter Dozier (94% OWN)9 FP (82% ST)3.14 FP
#14 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)8.8 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#15 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)8.8 FP (4% ST)3.04 FP
#16 Ryan McMahon (78% OWN)8.5 FP (66% ST)2.51 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#15 Matt Carpenter (72% OWN)18 FP (42% ST)2.83 FP
#16 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)17.8 FP (4% ST)3.04 FP
#17 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)17.4 FP (95% ST)3.58 FP
#18 Khris Davis (82% OWN)17.1 FP (44% ST)2.93 FP
#19 Ryan Zimmerman (10% OWN)16.9 FP (1% ST)2.81 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.

YULIESKI GURRIELFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019834.817.714.46.40.7
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.60.210.760.620.280.03
8/26 to 9/1 (2.8 Games)8.80.441.81.40.500.06
9/2 to 9/8 (5.1 Games)17.41.003.83.01.10.13
2019 Season451279576323
-- Per Game (125 GP)3.60.220.760.610.260.02
2018 to 201983240179146558
-- Per Game (261 GP)3.20.150.690.560.210.03