Andrew Benintendi's Rest of Season Value is Surprising

REST OF SEASON VALUE

Ranking by ownership percentage (99%), Andrew Benintendi is expected to be the #16 outfielder for the rest of the season. Based on the latest projections the market is overrating Benintendi. His projection based outfielder rank is #25. He is the lowest rated of the 5 outfielders (Michael Brantley, Starling Marte, Thomas Pham, Joey Gallo) with this market rank (99% Owned). He is projected for 218 fantasy points in 77 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#65) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Andrew Benintendi behind Marte and above Gallo but the projections rank Gallo over Andrew Benintendi.

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Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
218 (#25) 
Avg 
 
0.274 (#48)
OPS 
 
0.782 (#71)
Home Runs 
 
8 (#79)
Runs 
45 (#22) 
RBI 
 
40 (#35)
Stolen Bases9 (#16) 
 
Strikeouts 
 
72 (#118)

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

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

Andrew Benintendi is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #16 while his projection (rest of week 14) rank is #79. In week 15 rankings vs other outfielders instead of Benintendi consider these better options at lower start percentages: Justin Upton (20 FP) and Joey Gallo (21 FP). Michael Brantley (14.9 FP), Bryce Harper (17.6 FP), Charlie Blackmon (18.7 FP), Marcell Ozuna (18.7 FP), and Domingo Santana (12 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Benintendi but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 79% of leagues he is expected to produce 17.6 fantasy points (WK 15). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #23 outfielder of week 15. He is projected to be better than that (the #9 outfielder). His per game projected FP average is 3.4 which is better than his actual per game average (2.9). In addition to a solid projected FP average, he will benefit from playing a projected 6 games.

Lower Start%A. Benintendi WK 15Higher Start%
J. Upton (20 FP)20 FPM. Brantley (15 FP)
J. Gallo (21 FP)#23 OutfieldB. Harper (18 FP)
 
 
C. Blackmon (19 FP)
 
 
M. Ozuna (19 FP)
 
 
D. Santana (12 FP)

He is projected for 19.8 fantasy points in week 15 (#9 OF) in 6 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
19.77 (#9) 
Avg 
0.306 (#9) 
OPS 
 
0.78 (#27)
Home Runs 
 
0.71 (#59)
Runs 
 
3.66 (#21)
RBI 
 
3.4 (#18)
Stolen Bases 
0.78 (#14) 

  • Based on 6/26 start percentages, Andrew Benintendi is valued behind Mancini and above Upton but the projections rank Upton over Andrew Benintendi in week 15.
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    3.5 FP @TOR2.9 FP @TOR3.1 FP @TOR3.5 FP @DET3.8 FP @DET3 FP @DET

    Andrew Benintendi last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    OPPFANTASYSTATLINE
    6/24 vs CHW4 FP, 15 FD, 12 DK2-5, 1 R
    6/23 vs TOR2 FP, 6 FD, 5 DK1-3, 1 BB
    6/22 vs TOR6 FP, 19 FD, 14 DK2-5, 2 RBI
    6/21 vs TOR6 FP, 19 FD, 14 DK2-4, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB
    6/19 @MIN5 FP, 16 FD, 11 DK1-4, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB

    DAILY FANTASY VALUE

    DRAFTKINGS VALUE (6/26): Projected for 8.3 DraftKings pts Andrew Benintendi is the #30 ranked outfielder. He is the #24 highest priced outfielder ($4600). At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $4.6K. There are 7 other options at $4600 (Michael Brantley, Jarrod Dyson, Bryce Harper, Max Kepler, David Dahl, Nick Senzel, Austin Meadows) and Benintendi is ranked #5 among the 8. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Shin-Soo Choo (8.6 FP), Brett Gardner (8.6 FP), Giancarlo Stanton (8.4 FP), Aaron Hicks (8.3 FP), and Wil Myers (8.7 FP). Starling Marte (6.3 FP), Domingo Santana (7.6 FP), Hunter Renfroe (8 FP), Austin Riley (6 FP), and Bryan Reynolds (7.3 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Benintendi but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 8.3 FPs, a value reached in 97 of 233 games (42%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 39%.

    FANDUEL VALUE: Projected for 11 FanDuel pts Andrew Benintendi is the #31 ranked outfielder. At $3600 he is expected to be the #26 outfielder. Based on the projection, Benintendi is worth $3.6K. There are 5 other options at $3600 (Shin-Soo Choo, Nelson Cruz, Jay Bruce, David Peralta, Mitch Haniger) and Benintendi is ranked #2 among the 6. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Brett Gardner (11.4 FP), Aaron Hicks (11.4 FP), Wil Myers (11.5 FP), Thomas Pham (11.2 FP), and Yasiel Puig (11.4 FP). Justin Upton (10.1 FP), Domingo Santana (10.1 FP), Eddie Rosario (9.2 FP), Max Kepler (9.9 FP), and Whit Merrifield (10.6 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Benintendi but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 11 FPs, a value reached in 99 of 233 games (42%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 42%.

    Benintendi 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 averaged 14.8 fantasy points per week and had 3 weeks where he came up short (below 50% of average) and had 2 weeks where he was +50% above average.

    WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
    ALL14.8 FP per Week23
    Week 16 (4 games 1.5 per game)-8.8
    Week 218 (7 games 2.6 per game)
    Week 315.5 (5 games 3.1 per game)
    Week 410.5 (3 games 3.5 per game)
    Week 516 (6 games 2.7 per game)
    Week 628.5 (7 games 4.1 per game)+13.8
    Week 715.5 (5 games 3.1 per game)
    Week 86.5 (4 games 1.6 per game)-8.2
    Week 912.5 (7 games 1.8 per game)
    Week 1016 (5 games 3.2 per game)
    Week 1114.5 (5 games 2.9 per game)
    Week 1222.5 (6 games 3.8 per game)+7.8
    Week 1320 (6 games 3.3 per game)
    Week 144.5 (1 games)-10.2

    DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

    He averaged 11.5 FD points and 9.2 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. When he was bad in DFS, he was really bad with a floor of zero points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On DraftKings it was 16 and on FanDuel it was 21.5 FPs. He has had more good FanDuel games (exceed average by 20%) than bad games (20% below average), but on DraftKings he has had more bad than good games. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

    GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
    All11.5 ($3.8K)19 G, 16 B9.2 ($4.5K)16 G, 17 B
    6/24 CHW15.2 ($3.5K)--12 ($4K)--
    6/23 TOR6 ($3.5K)--5 ($4.6K)--
    6/22 TOR19 ($3.5K)+7.514 ($4.8K)+4.8
    6/21 TOR18.9 ($3.5K)+7.414 ($4.7K)+4.8
    6/19 @MIN15.7 ($3.5K)--11 ($4.1K)--
    6/18 @MIN15 ($3.6K)--12 ($4.6K)--
    6/17 @MIN3 ($3.6K)-8.53 ($4.2K)-6.2
    6/15 @BAL9.2 ($3.7K)--8--
    6/14 @BAL10 ($3.7K)--7 ($5.1K)--
    6/13 TEX0--0--
    6/12 TEX31.2 ($3.6K)+19.724 ($4K)+14.8
    6/11 TEX6.2 ($3.5K)--4 ($4.7K)-5.2
    6/10 TEX22.2 ($3.5K)+10.716 ($4K)+6.8
    6/8 TB6.2 ($3.7K)--5--
    6/7 TB9.2 ($3.8K)--7 ($4.4K)--
    6/6 @KC6.2 ($3.7K)--5--
    6/5 @KC18.2 ($3.7K)+6.715 ($4.6K)+5.8
    6/4 @KC12.2 ($3.6K)--9 ($4.7K)--
    6/2 @NYY9.5 ($3.6K)--10--
    6/1 @NYY3 ($3.7K)-8.53 ($4.4K)-6.2
    5/31 @NYY6 ($3.8K)--4 ($4.3K)-5.2
    5/29 CLE31.7 ($3.5K)+20.223 ($4.3K)+13.8
    5/27 CLE15.2--9--
    5/26 @HOU9.5 ($3.4K)--5 ($3.6K)--
    5/25 @HOU21.5 ($3.6K)+1015 ($4K)+5.8
    5/24 @HOU0 ($3.6K)-11.50 ($4.1K)-9.2
    5/23 @TOR18.2 ($3.7K)+6.712 ($4.5K)--
    5/22 @TOR6 ($3.7K)--5 ($4.4K)--
    5/21 @TOR6 ($3.7K)--5 ($4.3K)--
    5/20 @TOR6 ($3.7K)--5--
    5/18 HOU3 ($3.8K)-8.53 ($4.5K)-6.2
    5/17 HOU6 ($3.7K)--5 ($4.1K)--
    5/15 COL21.4 ($3.7K)+9.917 ($4.4K)+7.8
    5/14 COL0 ($3.8K)-11.50 ($5K)-9.2
    5/12 SEA6.2 ($3.8K)--4 ($4.8K)-5.2
    5/11 SEA3 ($3.8K)-8.52 ($4.8K)-7.2
    5/10 SEA31.1 ($3.9K)+19.624 ($4.6K)+14.8
    5/8 @BAL18.7 ($3.8K)+7.214 ($4.9K)+4.8
    5/7 @BAL3 ($4K)-8.52 ($5.1K)-7.2
    5/5 @CHW18.7 ($3.8K)+7.213 ($4.6K)--
    5/4 @CHW21.7 ($3.8K)+10.217 ($4.5K)+7.8
    5/3 @CHW6 ($3.7K)--6 ($4.3K)--
    5/2 @CHW27.9 ($3.7K)+16.421 ($4.8K)+11.8
    5/1 OAK16 ($3.8K)--10 ($4.6K)--
    4/30 OAK0 ($3.8K)-11.50 ($4.6K)-9.2
    4/29 OAK9.4 ($4K)--7 ($4.6K)--
    4/28 TB0 ($4K)-11.50 ($4.4K)-9.2
    4/27 TB3 ($4.1K)-8.52 ($4.4K)-7.2
    4/25 DET21.7 ($3.8K)+10.216 ($4.5K)+6.8
    4/24 DET18.9 ($3.9K)+7.413 ($4.6K)--
    4/23 DET15.2 ($3.9K)--13 ($4.6K)--
    4/23 DET3 ($3.9K)-8.52 ($4.6K)-7.2
    4/21 @TB12 ($3.6K)--9 ($4.4K)--
    4/20 @TB32.7 ($3.5K)+21.222 ($4.8K)+12.8
    4/19 @TB3 ($3.5K)-8.52 ($4.2K)-7.2
    4/14 BAL6--5--
    4/13 BAL15.2 ($3.7K)--13--
    4/12 BAL21.7 ($3.6K)+10.217 ($4.6K)+7.8
    4/11 TOR6 ($3.6K)--5 ($4.6K)--
    4/9 TOR0 ($3.8K)-11.50-9.2
    4/7 @ARI6 ($4.3K)--6--
    4/6 @ARI15.5 ($4.3K)--12 ($4.8K)--
    4/5 @ARI18.9 ($4.1K)+7.414 ($4.6K)+4.8
    4/4 @OAK9.2 ($4.2K)--8--
    4/3 @OAK12.5 ($4.2K)--10 ($4.8K)--
    4/2 @OAK9 ($4.1K)--6 ($4.9K)--
    4/1 @OAK0 ($4.1K)-11.50 ($4.9K)-9.2
    3/31 @SEA3 ($4.3K)-8.52-7.2
    3/30 @SEA9.2 ($4.6K)--7 ($4.8K)--
    3/29 @SEA3 ($4.3K)-8.52 ($4.9K)-7.2
    3/28 @SEA10 ($4.2K)--7--