Buy Low Alert: Nicky Lopez is Projected to Be the #26 Second Baseman...Behind Shedric Long and Ahead of Dee Gordon the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Nicky Lopez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 311.18 projected fantasy points puts him at #26 behind Shedric Long and ahead of Dee Gordon. He has averaged 1.87 fantasy points in his past 102 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.17 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#76) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Nicky Lopez is expected to improve on last season's #34 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#24 Nick Madrigal (28% OWN)320 FP, 2.61 per game2.49 FP
#25 Shedric Long (11% OWN)318 FP, 2.61 per game104 FP, 42 gp, 2.48 per game (#21)
#26 Nicky Lopez (3% OWN)311 FP, 2.17 per game190 FP, 102 gp, 1.87 per game (#39)
#27 Dee Gordon (22% OWN)311 FP, 2.15 per game210 FP, 113 gp, 1.85 per game (#40)
#28 Mauricio Dubon (10% OWN)307 FP, 2.51 per game63 FP, 30 gp, 2.1 per game (#29)

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START EM ALERT: NICKY LOPEZ WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nicky Lopez is projected for 14.8 fantasy points in 7 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #21 projected second baseman 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 Adam Frazier but behind Shedric Long. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 13.05 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Dee Gordon (22% OWN)15.4 FP (10% ST)2.15 FP
#20 Shedric Long (11% OWN)14.9 FP (3% ST)2.61 FP
#21 Nicky Lopez (3% OWN)14.8 FP (1% ST)2.17 FP
#22 Adam Frazier (7% OWN)14.4 FP (4% ST)2.49 FP
#23 Eric Sogard (42% OWN)14.3 FP (6% ST)2.69 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Gavin Lux (62% OWN)13.3 FP (35% ST)2.79 FP
#22 Josh Harrison (1% OWN)13.3 FP2.23 FP
#23 Nicky Lopez (3% OWN)13 FP (1% ST)2.17 FP
#24 Joe Wendle (9% OWN)12.7 FP (2% ST)2.46 FP
#25 Jason Kipnis (6% OWN)12.4 FP (2% ST)2.36 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.

NICKY LOPEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection3117.75866324.3
-- Per Game (143 Proj)2.20.050.400.460.220.03
4/6 to 4/12 (6.6 Games)14.80.332.83.11.50.19
4/13 to 4/19 (5.5 Games)13.00.362.42.81.30.19
2019 Season19023043181
-- Per Game (102 GP)1.90.020.290.420.180.01