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Dansby
Swanson
College None
Team Atlanta Braves
7SS
6'1"Height
190Weight
25Age
4Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Dansby Swanson's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON VALUE

His latest projection based rank among shortstops is #20. As of 4/21, Dansby Swanson is the #18 ranked shortstop based on ownership percentage (77%). Our projections indicate that Dansby Swanson is slightly overrated by the market. He is projected for 285 fantasy points in 118 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#31) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Dansby Swanson behind Semien and above Peraza and the projections agree.

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He has more relative weaknesses than strengths which hurts his value in leagues that score based on production in individual categories.

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

His market rank based on start percentage among shortstops for the rest of week 4 is #21, which is less than his market rank of #18. Week 5 shortstops comparisons show instead of Swanson consider these better options at lower start percentages: Andrelton Simmons (17.2 FP), Nick Ahmed (13.7 FP), Aledmys Diaz (14.9 FP), and Francisco Lindor (19.1 FP). He is projected for more points than 3 other shortstops starting in more leagues: Jean Segura (5.7 FP), Tim Beckham (12.9 FP), and Corey Seager (12.6 FP). Starting in 58% of leagues he is expected to produce 13.4 fantasy points (WK 5). Week 5 market expectations match his projection. He is expected to be the #16 shortstop (projected to be #17).

He is projected for 13 fantasy points in week 5 (#17 SS) in 5 games.


  • Based on 4/21 start percentages, Dansby Swanson is valued behind Beckham and above Lindor but the projections rank these players in reverse order in week 5.
  • Dansby Swanson last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    DAILY FANTASY VALUE

    FANDUEL VALUE (4/21): Projected for 8.4 FanDuel pts Dansby Swanson is the #18 ranked shortstop. He is the #19 highest priced shortstop ($3300). At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $3K (expected pts per $ is calculated daily based on the average of healthy starters). These are 2 better options at lower salaries: Andrelton Simmons (9.2 FP) and Amed Rosario (9.1 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 9.1 FPs, a value reached in 59 of 156 games (38%). The combined 'cover percentage' for shortstops expected to start is 42%.

    Swanson is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. SportsLine.com also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.

    WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

    He has been consistent. Out of his 4 weeks all have been within 50% of his 18 weekly FP average.

    DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

    He averaged 12.8 FD points and 10.1 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 0 and on FanDuel it was 3 fantasy points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On DraftKings it was 18 and on FanDuel it was 25.7 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and an equal number of good and bad games on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
    2019ATL20621116520121611.258.376.564
    2018ATL13647851114145944122104.238.303.395
    2017ATL144488591136515912033.231.312.323
    2016ATL381292039317133430.302.361.441
    Career (4 Seasons)338115714128228147128292178.243.317.379
    YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
    2019ATL213520110
    2018ATL254189362155
    2017ATL232158400107
    2016ATL715721052
    Career (4 Seasons)57843911733114
    2019 Situational Stats
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    March383210122300.455.750.250600100
    April15476131131691011.379.532.2772520010
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Home1339411102109811.408.462.2821810010
    Away5165411282500.350.813.2501310100
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Day4144510242400.438.857.3571200000
    Night1441510112149911.377.463.2441920110
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    vs. Ariz.391210003101.417.333.222300000
    vs. Chi-N391400142100.500.778.444710010
    vs. Col.282201160200.222.875.250710000
    vs. Miami392300132200.455.667.333600000
    vs. NY-NL4120200032410.286.167.167200000
    vs. Phil.383210122300.455.750.250600100
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Coors Field282201160200.222.875.250710000
    Citizens Bank Park383210122300.455.750.250600100
    SunTrust Park1339411102109811.408.462.2821810010
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    vs. Lefthanded Pitcher8143601274301.5561.000.4291400000
    vs. Righthanded Pitcher1841692021171010.333.415.2201720110
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Grass185591521418111311.391.564.2733120110
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Pre All-Star185591521418111311.391.564.2733120110
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    RISP181957011143500.440.632.3681220110
    RISP w/Two out1173100012200.333.143.143100010
    Runners on Base183279012165811.375.531.2811720110
    Bases Empty17232620226500.414.609.2611400000
    Bases Loaded3202000310001.0001.0001.000200000
    Late Inning Pressure650210011010.500.600.400300000
    LIP-Runners On420100010010.500.500.500100000
    with 0 outs13173510152300.333.529.294920000
    with 1 out13191501191500.333.526.2631000100
    with 2 outs17195510248511.481.632.2631200010
    Leading Off10111310111200.333.636.273700000
    1st Inning320000011100.333.000.000000000
    >= 7th Inning16162520032310.350.438.313720000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Lineup Slot 693248112115811.342.531.2501710000
    Lineup Slot 88225710276500.467.636.3181410110
    Lineup Slot 9110000000000.000.000.000000000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Playing SS175491521418111311.397.574.2783120110
    Pinch Hitter110000000000.000.000.000000000
    2019 Game Log
    MARCH
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
    03/28@L10-4311100011000.333.667.400
    03/30@L8-6321001211000.333.000.400
    03/31@L5-1200000001000.250.750.333
    APRIL
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
    04/01vsW8-0401000101000.250.583.313
    04/03vsW6-4211001210000.286.786.350
    04/04vsW9-4302000110000.353.765.400
    04/05vsW4-0210000011000.316.684.379
    04/06vsL4-2301000110000.318.636.382
    04/07vsW4-3412001201000.346.731.395
    04/08@W8-6411010301000.333.733.381
    04/09@W7-1411001301000.324.765.370
    04/11vsL6-3301000011100.324.730.373
    04/12vsL6-2400000002000.293.659.345
    04/13vsW11-7401000311000.289.622.344
    04/14vsW7-3100000000000.283.609.339
    04/16vsL9-6201100020010.292.625.353
    04/17vsL3-2310000010000.275.588.342
    04/18vsL4-1401000001000.273.564.338
    04/20@L8-4721001213000.258.565.326
    Past Projections
  • 20 Apr 2019

    Daily Fantasy Projection: Dansby Swanson

    Daily Fantasy Projection: Dansby Swanson
  • 19 Apr 2019

    Swanson is the #13 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...

    Swanson is the #13 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...
  • 18 Apr 2019

    Swanson is the #8 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...

    Swanson is the #8 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...
  • 17 Apr 2019

    Swanson is the #6 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...

    Swanson is the #6 Most Expensive SS on FanDuel and is Projected to Be...