Christian Yelich Is Just The #22 OF on FanDuel But Is The #1 Highest Priced on 8/30

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DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

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

FANDUEL (OF) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#20 Bryce Harper11.7 FD Points$4200
#21 Nick Castellanos11.6 FD Points$3400
#22 Christian Yelich11.4 FD Points$4600
#23 Victor Robles11.3 FD Points$3200
#24 Mallex Smith11.2 FD Points$2700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Christian Yelich to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 107.98 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Mookie Betts making him our #1 ranked outfielder. He has averaged 4.15 fantasy points in his past 264 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.91 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#2) 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 live up to these high expectations. Christian Yelich is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #2 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Christian Yelich (100% OWN)108 FP, 3.91 per game580 FP, 145 gp, 4 per game (#2)
#2 Mookie Betts (100% OWN)105 FP, 3.86 per game594 FP, 136 gp, 4.36 per game (#1)
#3 Mike Trout (100% OWN)105 FP, 4.16 per game541 FP, 139 gp, 3.89 per game (#3)
#4 Juan Soto (100% OWN)99 FP, 3.46 per game387 FP, 115 gp, 3.37 per game (#6)
#5 George Springer (100% OWN)94 FP, 3.66 per game421 FP, 138 gp, 3.05 per game (#14)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Christian Yelich is projected for 10.1 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #14 ranked outfielder and a must start for most owners. 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 Eddie Rosario but behind Juan Soto the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 19.56 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Trey Mancini10.3 FP (83% ST)3.31 FP
#13 Juan Soto10.2 FP (95% ST)3.46 FP
#14 Christian Yelich10.1 FP (96% ST)3.91 FP
#15 Eddie Rosario9.8 FP (80% ST)3.38 FP
#16 Ronald Acuna9.4 FP (97% ST)3.44 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Trey Mancini20.1 FP (83% ST)3.31 FP
#15 Nomar Mazara19.8 FP (20% ST)2.93 FP
#16 Christian Yelich19.6 FP (96% ST)3.91 FP
#17 Charlie Blackmon19.5 FP (99% ST)3.54 FP
#18 Adam Eaton19.1 FP (72% ST)3 FP

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.

CHRISTIAN YELICHFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191087.319.62112.94.4
-- Per Game (28 Proj)3.90.260.710.750.470.16
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)10.10.681.71.91.30.45
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)19.61.33.63.82.40.84
2019 Season5154189927025
-- Per Game (119 GP)4.30.340.750.770.590.21
2018 to 201910957719821013846
-- Per Game (264 GP)4.10.290.750.800.520.17