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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 108.95 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Anthony Rendon and ahead of Alex Bregman. He has averaged 3.64 fantasy points in his past 282 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.63 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) 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)||PROJECTION||FANTASY STATS SINCE 2018|
|#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)||117 FP, 3.92 per game||476 FP, 134 gp, 3.55 per game (#4)|
|#2 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)||109 FP, 3.63 per game||555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)|
|#3 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)||107 FP, 3.82 per game||592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)|
|#4 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)||102 FP, 3.52 per game||444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)|
|#5 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)||98 FP, 3.49 per game||300 FP, 120 gp, 2.5 per game (#13)|
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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Nolan Arenado is projected for 26.76 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #1 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 the highest ranked third baseman for the week, ahead of Matt Chapman. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 20.06 fantasy points.
|8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#1 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)||26.8 FP (100% ST)||3.63 FP|
|#2 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)||23 FP (92% ST)||3.52 FP|
|#3 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)||21.7 FP (93% ST)||3.06 FP|
|#4 Justin Turner (98% OWN)||20.9 FP (91% ST)||3.11 FP|
|#5 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)||20.2 FP (98% ST)||3.82 FP|
|9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#1 Anthony Rendon (100% OWN)||24.4 FP (98% ST)||3.92 FP|
|#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)||21.5 FP (98% ST)||3.82 FP|
|#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)||20.1 FP (100% ST)||3.63 FP|
|#4 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)||19.6 FP (93% ST)||3.06 FP|
|#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)||19.5 FP (92% ST)||3.52 FP|
Nolan Arenado Is Just The #2 3B on FanDuel But Is The #1 Highest Priced on 8/26
Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.
|FANDUEL (3B) 8/26 RANK||PROJECTION||SALARY|
|#1 Josh Donaldson||14.3 FD Points||$3900|
|#2 Nolan Arenado||12.8 FD Points||$4400|
|#3 Eugenio Suarez||11.3 FD Points||$3600|
|#4 Hunter Dozier||10.9 FD Points||$3500|
|#5 Matt Chapman||10.9 FD Points||$3600|
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.
|Rest of 2019||109||7.8||23||19.7||10.4||0.3|
|-- Per Game (30 Proj)||3.6||0.26||0.78||0.66||0.35||0.01|
|8/26 to 9/1 (6.7 Games)||26.8||1.8||6.0||5.0||2.5||0.07|
|9/2 to 9/8 (5.9 Games)||20.1||1.5||4.2||3.5||1.9||0.06|
|-- Per Game (127 GP)||3.7||0.26||0.79||0.67||0.35||0.01|
|2018 to 2019||1028||70||209||188||118||3|
|-- Per Game (282 GP)||3.6||0.25||0.74||0.67||0.42||0.01|