|Ronald Acuna's Fantasy Scouting Report|
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2019 FANTASY OUTLOOK AND PROJECTION: LOOKING GOOD
Ronald Acuna is projected to be an elite fantasy outfielder and worth a high draft pick. His projected position rank based on season total fantasy points is #5 (at OF). In 2018, he was owned in 99 percent of leagues and it will be at least this high next season as well. He is projected to average 3.41 fantasy points per game in 151 games.
SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND
Ronald Acuna was the #84 ranked fantasy player this season and the #30 OF. His value would have been even better if he had played as many games as other elite OFs. Based on average fantasy points he is the #4 OF. He showed improvement from his start of the season to the middle of his season, but then his production dropped off. In his middle 37 games he averaged 3.9 fantasy points which was higher than his start (2.8 FP) and his ending average (3.5 FP). He is young, so his late season drop-off should not be an indicator of an overall downward trend heading into next season. His standard deviation divided by his average is 1.11 which is close to the league ratio. Our projected ceiling for Acuna when he 'goes off' is 15 fantasy points (his average is 3.4FPs).
WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP
He has averaged 19.8 fantasy points per week and had 3 weeks where he exceeded that by 50% vs just one bad week.
DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP
He averaged 13.7 FD points and 10.3 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 20 and on FanDuel it was 28.4 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.
|2019 Game Log|