Arodys Vizcaino Is (Not) a Must Start in Week 4?

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

Arodys Vizcaino is a bad value this week. He has a market rank of #23 while his projection (week 4) rank is #53. When compared to other relievers in week 4 instead of Vizcaino consider these better options at lower start percentages: Pat Neshek (3 FP), Anthony Swarzak (9 FP), Ian Kennedy (3 FP), Pedro Strop (12 FP), and Adam Ottavino (1 FP). Starting in 32% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.1 fantasy points (WK 4). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #23 reliever of the week, but he is projected to be the #53 reliever. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 6.9 short of expectations. His value in week 4 is lower because he is expected to be out through 4/20.

He is projected for 1.2 fantasy points in week 4 (#53 RP) .

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
1.16 (#53) 
Saves 
0.16 (#53) 
Holds 
 
0.02 (#240)
Strikeouts 
 
0.49 (#229)
Walks 
 
0.18 (#228)

  • Based on 4/15 start percentages, Arodys Vizcaino is valued behind Holland and above Barnes but the projections rank Arodys Vizcaino over Holland in week 4.
  • Arodys Vizcaino last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    OPPFANTASYSTATLINE
    4/7 vs MIA6 FP, 9 FD, 6 DK1 IP, 1 ER, 1 K, 1 HA, 0 BBI
    4/5 vs MIA-1 FP, 9 FD, 4 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 2 K, 1 HA, 2 BBI
    4/3 vs CHC8 FP, 9 FD, 6 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 HA, 1 BBI, SAVE
    4/1 vs CHC0 FP, 6 FD, 4 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 1 K, 1 HA, 0 BBI, SAVE
    10/7 vs LAD8 FP, 12 FD, 7 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 3 K, 1 HA, 1 BBI, WIN

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    REST OF SEASON VALUE

    The projections say that Arodys Vizcaino is an elite fantasy reliever worth starting most weeks. Based on ownership percentage (66%), Arodys Vizcaino has a market rank of #23 among relievers. His projection based reliever rank is #17. Even if he is owned in plenty of leagues, he is still undervalued and if you act quickly there is a clear buy low opportunity. Unless someone offers an even better reliever value, we advise you to hold on to him. He is projected for 207 fantasy points in 60 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#20) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Arodys Vizcaino behind Holland and above Barnes but the projections rank Arodys Vizcaino over Holland.

    Lower Own%A. Vizcaino ROSHigher Own%
    B. Morrow (248 FP)208 FPD. Robertson (123 FP)
    R. Brasier (244 FP)#23 RelieverW. Smith (171 FP)
     
     
    C. Kimbrel (193 FP)
     
     
    G. Holland (190 FP)
     
     
    C. Allen (200 FP)

    **These projections are based on him returning 4/21.

    Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
    Fantasy Points 
    207 (#17) 
    Saves 
    29 (#18) 
    Holds 
     
    3 (#186)
    Strikeouts 
     
    66 (#59)
    Walks 
     
    25 (#51)
    ERA 
    2.5 (#23)