Dario Saric is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $5.7K and DraftKings at $5.9K on 12/11

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 22.2 FanDuel points and 24.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$113 short of $5.7K on FanDuel and -$562 short of $5.9K on DraftKings. There should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (PF) 12/11 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Kyle Kuzma22.8 FD Points$4100
#22 P.J. Tucker22.3 FD Points$5600
#23 Dario Saric22.2 FD Points$5700
#24 Richaun Holmes21.1 FD Points$7600
#25 Frank Kaminsky20.9 FD Points$4500
DRAFTKINGS (SF) 12/11 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Robert Covington25.1 DK Points$5100
#18 Kyle Kuzma25 DK Points$4000
#19 Dario Saric24.3 DK Points$5900
#20 Marcus Morris24 DK Points$5900
#21 Miles Bridges23 DK Points$5300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Dario Saric to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 1183 projected fantasy points puts him at #49 behind Robert Covington and ahead of Marcus Morris. He has averaged 19.7 fantasy points in his past 104 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 20 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#51) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 79%, he is the #53 most highly owned forward. Dario Saric is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #38 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (F) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#47 Kyle Kuzma (84% OWN)1199 FP, 20.7 per game1980 FP, 70 gp, 28.29 per game (#20)
#48 Robert Covington (88% OWN)1193 FP, 20.2 per game823 FP, 35 gp, 23.51 per game (#40)
#49 Dario Saric (79% OWN)1183 FP, 20 per game1528 FP, 81 gp, 18.86 per game (#62)
#50 Marcus Morris (95% OWN)1177 FP, 20.3 per game1698 FP, 75 gp, 22.64 per game (#42)
#51 Larry Nance (74% OWN)1139 FP, 19.3 per game1649 FP, 67 gp, 24.61 per game (#35)

SIT EM ALERT: DARIO SARIC PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN KENRICH WILLIAMS IN WEEK 8

Dario Saric is projected for 41.5 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week in week 8 which ranks him as the #64 projected forward for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Robert Covington but behind Kenrich Williams the rest of the week. Week 9 will be better based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 80.4 fantasy points.

12/11 TO 12/15 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Kyle Anderson (15% OWN)42.3 FP, 3 GP13.2 FP
#63 Kenrich Williams (8% OWN)41.6 FP, 3 GP10.9 FP
#64 Dario Saric (79% OWN)41.5 FP, 2 GP20 FP
#65 Robert Covington (88% OWN)41 FP, 2 GP20.2 FP
#66 Trevor Ariza (6% OWN)39.8 FP, 3 GP12.6 FP
12/16 TO 12/22 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Julius Randle (100% OWN)84.5 FP, 3 GP28.1 FP
#27 Moritz Wagner (55% OWN)80.8 FP, 4 GP15.7 FP
#28 Dario Saric (79% OWN)80.4 FP, 4 GP20 FP
#29 Aaron Gordon (99% OWN)80.3 FP, 3 GP27.1 FP
#30 Gordon Hayward (99% OWN)80.1 FP, 3 GP26.8 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.

DARIO SARICFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-2011836393471088463
-- Per Game (59 Proj)20.010.85.91.831.421.06
12/9 to 12/15 (2 Games)41.52311.83.53.62.2
12/16 to 12/22 (4 Games)8044247.25.84.4
'19-20 Season519259167473830
-- Per Game (23 GP)22.611.37.32.01.651.30
'18-20 Seasons152885845712711856
-- Per Game (81 GP)18.910.65.61.571.460.69