Byron Buxton Projected for Fewer FPs Than Nomar Mazara in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Byron Buxton is projected for 15.89 fantasy points in 6 games which projects to being the #45 ranked outfielder. This may be a week you want to sit Byron Buxton. 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 Austin Hays but behind Nomar Mazara. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 16.5 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#43 Alex Dickerson16.2 FP (2% ST)2.52 FP
#44 Nomar Mazara16 FP (30% ST)2.79 FP
#45 Byron Buxton15.9 FP (43% ST)2.96 FP
#46 Austin Hays15.9 FP (9% ST)2.73 FP
#47 Ian Happ15.8 FP (12% ST)3.04 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Ramon Laureano16.7 FP (50% ST)3.04 FP
#30 Starling Marte16.6 FP (93% ST)3.41 FP
#31 Byron Buxton16.5 FP (43% ST)2.96 FP
#32 Luis Robert16.4 FP (41% ST)2.75 FP
#33 Austin Meadows16.4 FP (96% ST)3.27 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Byron Buxton to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 405.62 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind David Dahl and ahead of Jeff McNeil. He has averaged 2.82 fantasy points in his past 79 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.96 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#84) 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 72%, he is the #40 most highly owned outfielder. Byron Buxton is expected to improve on last season's #83 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#29 Joc Pederson (72% OWN)413 FP, 3.32 per game406 FP, 149 gp, 2.73 per game (#53)
#30 David Dahl (93% OWN)412 FP, 3.01 per game305 FP, 100 gp, 3.05 per game (#29)
#31 Byron Buxton (72% OWN)406 FP, 2.96 per game223 FP, 79 gp, 2.82 per game (#44)
#32 Jeff McNeil (95% OWN)403 FP, 2.93 per game454 FP, 132 gp, 3.44 per game (#13)
#33 Bryan Reynolds (85% OWN)401 FP, 2.82 per game392 FP, 133 gp, 2.95 per game (#36)

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.

BYRON BUXTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4062081804218.4
-- Per Game (137 Proj)3.00.150.590.580.310.13
4/6 to 4/12 (5.6 Games)15.90.763.23.11.60.78
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)16.50.743.33.21.60.79
2019 Season2231046481914
-- Per Game (79 GP)2.80.130.580.610.240.18