Christian Yelich is Projected to Be the #2 Outfielder...Behind Mike Trout and Ahead of Mookie Betts the Rest of the Season

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 584.96 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Mike Trout and ahead of Mookie Betts. He has averaged 4.32 fantasy points in his past 130 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 4.02 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #16 most highly owned outfielder. Christian Yelich is expected to slightly improve on last season's #5 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Mike Trout (98% OWN)619 FP, 4.38 per game587 FP, 134 gp, 4.38 per game (#1)
#2 Christian Yelich (97% OWN)585 FP, 4.02 per game561 FP, 130 gp, 4.32 per game (#2)
#3 Mookie Betts (99% OWN)567 FP, 3.82 per game582 FP, 149 gp, 3.9 per game (#5)
#4 George Springer (99% OWN)523 FP, 3.62 per game492 FP, 122 gp, 4.04 per game (#4)
#5 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)513 FP, 3.72 per game637 FP, 156 gp, 4.08 per game (#3)

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CHRISTIAN YELICH WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Christian Yelich is projected for 22.41 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #7 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 Kevin Pillar but behind Ketel Marte. Week 4 will be a very good week and he is projected to be the number one outfielder. He is projected for 27.83 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Starling Marte23.1 FP (93% ST)3.41 FP
#6 Ketel Marte23 FP (93% ST)3.47 FP
#7 Christian Yelich22.4 FP (92% ST)4.02 FP
#8 Kevin Pillar22.4 FP (62% ST)3.33 FP
#9 Marcell Ozuna21.8 FP (96% ST)3.18 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Christian Yelich27.8 FP (92% ST)4.02 FP
#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

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.

CHRISTIAN YELICHFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection585371041097427
-- Per Game (145 Proj)4.00.250.720.750.510.18
4/6 to 4/12 (5.7 Games)22.41.54.04.22.81.0
4/13 to 4/19 (6.6 Games)27.81.95.05.23.41.2
2019 Season56144971008030
-- Per Game (130 GP)4.30.340.750.770.620.23