Nolan Arenado is Projected to Be the #2 Third Baseman...Behind Anthony Rendon and Ahead of Alex Bregman the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Nolan Arenado to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 110.17 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Anthony Rendon and ahead of Alex Bregman. He has averaged 3.62 fantasy points in his past 281 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.56 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite third baseman. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Nolan Arenado is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #4 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)119 FP, 3.88 per game476 FP, 134 gp, 3.55 per game (#4)
#2 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)110 FP, 3.56 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#3 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)110 FP, 3.81 per game592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)
#4 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)109 FP, 3.73 per game619 FP, 157 gp, 3.94 per game (#1)
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)105 FP, 3.52 per game444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)

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WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nolan Arenado is projected for 3.17 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #3 ranked third 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 Eugenio Suarez but behind Anthony Rendon the rest of the week. Week 23 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 26.41 fantasy points.

8/25 TO 8/25 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)3.74 FP (100% ST)3.81 FP
#2 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)3.46 FP (99% ST)3.88 FP
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)3.17 FP (100% ST)3.56 FP
#4 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)3.17 FP (92% ST)3.03 FP
#5 Maikel Franco (28% OWN)3.11 FP (7% ST)2.76 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)26.4 FP (100% ST)3.56 FP
#2 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)22.6 FP (90% ST)3.52 FP
#3 Jose Ramirez (100% OWN)21.6 FP (93% ST)3.73 FP
#4 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)21.4 FP (92% ST)3.03 FP
#5 Justin Turner (98% OWN)21 FP (91% ST)3.11 FP

Nolan Arenado is a Bad DFS Value on Fanduel at $4.1K and DraftKings at $4.9K on 8/25

He is projected for 10.9 FanDuel points and 8.2 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$163 short of $4.1K on FanDuel and -$105 short of $4.9K on DraftKings. Their 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 (3B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Matt Carpenter11 FD Points$2700
#6 Josh Donaldson11 FD Points$3200
#7 Nolan Arenado10.9 FD Points$4100
#8 Miguel Sano10.8 FD Points$3500
#9 Matt Chapman10.8 FD Points$3500
DRAFTKINGS (3B) 8/25 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#4 Scott Kingery8.6 DK Points$4200
#5 Matt Carpenter8.2 DK Points$3700
#6 Nolan Arenado8.2 DK Points$4900
#7 Josh Donaldson8.2 DK Points$4500
#8 Miguel Sano8 DK Points$4700

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.

NOLAN ARENADOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191107.62419.910.50.3
-- Per Game (31 Proj)3.60.250.780.640.340.01
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)3.20.200.710.570.320.01
8/26 to 9/1 (6.7 Games)26.41.76.04.92.40.07
2019 Season464329983451
-- Per Game (126 GP)3.70.250.790.660.360.01
2018 to 20191018692081861183
-- Per Game (281 GP)3.60.250.740.660.420.01