Bryce Harper is Projected to Be the #12 Outfielder...Behind Nick Castellanos and Ahead of Max Kepler the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Bryce Harper to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 464.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Nick Castellanos and ahead of Max Kepler. He has averaged 3.33 fantasy points in his past 157 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.28 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#28) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 92%, he is the #24 most highly owned outfielder. Bryce Harper is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #10 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#10 Ronald Acuna (100% OWN)472 FP, 3.27 per game554 FP, 155 gp, 3.57 per game (#10)
#11 Nick Castellanos (98% OWN)467 FP, 3.39 per game472 FP, 151 gp, 3.13 per game (#26)
#12 Bryce Harper (92% OWN)464 FP, 3.28 per game523 FP, 157 gp, 3.33 per game (#19)
#13 Max Kepler (97% OWN)453 FP, 3.31 per game484 FP, 131 gp, 3.69 per game (#9)
#14 Eloy Jimenez (97% OWN)452 FP, 3.17 per game355 FP, 121 gp, 2.93 per game (#40)

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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 3 FOR BRYCE HARPER WITH FEWER FPS THAN JOC PEDERSON

Bryce Harper is projected for 18.77 fantasy points in 6 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #18 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 George Springer but behind Joc Pederson. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 21.83 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Gregory Polanco19.5 FP (13% ST)2.73 FP
#17 Joc Pederson19.3 FP (36% ST)3.32 FP
#18 Bryce Harper18.8 FP (89% ST)3.28 FP
#19 George Springer18.7 FP (98% ST)3.62 FP
#20 Max Kepler18.5 FP (91% ST)3.31 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Eloy Jimenez22 FP (94% ST)3.17 FP
#3 Mookie Betts21.9 FP (98% ST)3.82 FP
#4 Bryce Harper21.8 FP (89% ST)3.28 FP
#5 Ronald Acuna21.3 FP (98% ST)3.27 FP
#6 Mike Trout21 FP (93% ST)4.38 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.

BRYCE HARPERFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4643199879112.5
-- Per Game (141 Proj)3.30.220.700.620.640.09
4/6 to 4/12 (5.7 Games)18.81.33.93.53.60.49
4/13 to 4/19 (6.5 Games)21.81.44.64.14.30.58
2019 Season52335114989915
-- Per Game (157 GP)3.30.220.730.620.630.10