Bryce Harper is Projected to Be the #7 Outfielder...Behind George Springer and Ahead of Marcell Ozuna the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Bryce Harper to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 87.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind George Springer and ahead of Marcell Ozuna. He has averaged 3.38 fantasy points in his past 288 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.32 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) 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 outfielder. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. Bryce Harper is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Juan Soto (100% OWN)93 FP, 3.48 per game387 FP, 115 gp, 3.37 per game (#7)
#6 George Springer (100% OWN)89 FP, 3.73 per game421 FP, 138 gp, 3.05 per game (#17)
#7 Bryce Harper (100% OWN)87 FP, 3.32 per game532 FP, 158 gp, 3.37 per game (#6)
#8 Marcell Ozuna (99% OWN)86 FP, 3.34 per game395 FP, 148 gp, 2.67 per game (#36)
#9 Rhys Hoskins (99% OWN)84 FP, 3.22 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#12)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Bryce Harper is projected for 3.09 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #23 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Shin-Soo Choo but behind Ian Desmond the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 22.9 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Nomar Mazara3.2 FP (21% ST)2.91 FP
#22 Ian Desmond3.2 FP (26% ST)2.48 FP
#23 Bryce Harper3.09 FP (97% ST)3.32 FP
#24 Shin-Soo Choo3.09 FP (73% ST)2.9 FP
#25 Juan Soto3.09 FP (98% ST)3.48 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Willie Calhoun24.1 FP (70% ST)3.19 FP
#3 Nelson Cruz23.9 FP (86% ST)3.92 FP
#4 Bryce Harper22.9 FP (97% ST)3.32 FP
#5 Juan Soto22.5 FP (98% ST)3.48 FP
#6 Mookie Betts22.4 FP (99% ST)3.85 FP

BRYCE HARPER IS JUST THE #16 OF ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #9 HIGHEST PRICED ON 9/1

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#14 Michael Conforto12.2 FD Points$3300
#15 Mallex Smith12 FD Points$2900
#16 Bryce Harper11.8 FD Points$4200
#17 Ronald Acuna11.7 FD Points$4000
#18 Michael Brantley11.7 FD Points$4000

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.

BRYCE HARPERFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019876.118.316.717.21.8
-- Per Game (26 Proj)3.30.230.700.640.660.07
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)3.10.230.680.590.530.07
9/2 to 9/8 (6.6 Games)22.91.74.84.34.40.47
2019 Season442299784879
-- Per Game (130 GP)3.40.220.750.650.670.07
2018 to 20199746319718721622
-- Per Game (288 GP)3.40.220.680.650.750.08