Yulieski Gurriel Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $3.7K Than on DraftKings at $5K on 9/1

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 10.2 FD points and is worth $3.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.8 points and is worth -$255 less than $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 (C/1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Daniel Murphy10.4 FD Points$3800
#12 Sam Travis10.2 FD Points$2600
#13 Yulieski Gurriel10.2 FD Points$3700
#14 Ryan O'Hearn10.1 FD Points$2600
#15 Anthony Rizzo10 FD Points$3900
DRAFTKINGS (1B) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#8 Mark Trumbo8 DK Points$3200
#9 Daniel Murphy7.9 DK Points$4700
#10 Yulieski Gurriel7.8 DK Points$5000
#11 Ryan O'Hearn7.5 DK Points$3400
#12 Paul Goldschmidt7.4 DK Points$4200

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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 77.84 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Trey Mancini and ahead of Danny Santana. He has averaged 3.2 fantasy points in his past 263 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.63 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #10 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 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)79 FP, 3.31 per game376 FP, 128 gp, 2.93 per game (#9)
#10 Trey Mancini (99% OWN)78 FP, 3.2 per game340 FP, 154 gp, 2.21 per game (#36)
#11 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)78 FP, 3.63 per game380 FP, 136 gp, 2.8 per game (#15)
#12 Danny Santana (94% OWN)73 FP, 3.13 per game380 FP, 136 gp, 2.8 per game (#15)
#13 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)73 FP, 2.78 per game381 FP, 157 gp, 2.43 per game (#30)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yulieski Gurriel is projected for 3.02 fantasy points in one game 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 below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Daniel Murphy but behind Matt Beaty the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 24 is the same as it is in Week 23. He is projected for 18.11 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Trey Mancini (99% OWN)3.06 FP (87% ST)3.2 FP
#13 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)3.03 FP (4% ST)3.03 FP
#14 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)3.02 FP (95% ST)3.63 FP
#15 Daniel Murphy (91% OWN)2.98 FP (75% ST)2.9 FP
#16 Danny Santana (94% OWN)2.96 FP (82% ST)3.13 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Trey Mancini (99% OWN)18.8 FP (87% ST)3.2 FP
#13 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)18.6 FP (99% ST)3.31 FP
#14 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)18.1 FP (95% ST)3.63 FP
#15 Matt Beaty (6% OWN)17.6 FP (4% ST)3.03 FP
#16 Ji-Man Choi (9% OWN)17 FP (5% ST)2.76 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 2019784.416.613.66.10.7
-- Per Game (21 Proj)3.60.210.780.630.290.03
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)3.00.150.600.480.200.02
9/2 to 9/8 (5.2 Games)18.11.03.93.21.10.13
2019 Season462279778333
-- Per Game (127 GP)3.60.210.760.610.260.02
2018 to 201984240181148568
-- Per Game (263 GP)3.20.150.690.560.210.03