Anthony Rizzo is Projected to Be the #3 First Baseman-DH...Behind Freddie Freeman and Ahead of Jorge Soler the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Anthony Rizzo to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 482.77 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Freddie Freeman and ahead of Jorge Soler. He has averaged 3.47 fantasy points in his past 146 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#14) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #4 most highly owned first baseman. Anthony Rizzo is expected to improve on last season's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)536 FP, 3.91 per game478 FP, 120 gp, 3.98 per game (#2)
#2 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)492 FP, 3.34 per game592 FP, 158 gp, 3.75 per game (#3)
#3 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)483 FP, 3.29 per game506 FP, 146 gp, 3.47 per game (#10)
#4 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)480 FP, 3.46 per game541 FP, 162 gp, 3.34 per game (#11)
#5 Jose Abreu (98% OWN)479 FP, 3.47 per game499 FP, 159 gp, 3.14 per game (#14)

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ANTHONY RIZZO WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Anthony Rizzo is projected for 22.8 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #4 ranked first 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 ranked above Josh Bell but behind Jorge Soler. His projected rank in Week 4 is the same as it is in Week 3. He is projected for 20.68 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)23.4 FP (85% ST)3.21 FP
#3 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)23.3 FP (95% ST)3.46 FP
#4 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)22.8 FP (96% ST)3.29 FP
#5 Josh Bell (97% OWN)22.6 FP (91% ST)3.2 FP
#6 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)21.3 FP (94% ST)3.91 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)22.5 FP (96% ST)3.34 FP
#3 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)21.7 FP (94% ST)3.91 FP
#4 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)20.7 FP (96% ST)3.29 FP
#5 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)20.3 FP (95% ST)3.46 FP
#6 Pete Alonso (99% OWN)20.1 FP (98% ST)3.25 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

ANTHONY RIZZOFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection483279582634.3
-- Per Game (147 Proj)3.30.180.650.550.430.03
4/6 to 4/12 (6.8 Games)22.81.24.33.93.00.22
4/13 to 4/19 (5.8 Games)20.71.24.13.42.60.17
2019 Season506279489714
-- Per Game (146 GP)3.50.180.640.610.490.03