Christian Yelich Was a Fantasy Boom Player Finishing as The #4 Outfielder

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FANTASY SEASON REVIEW

Christian Yelich was an elite fantasy outfielder this season (#4 based on total FP). He was MUCH better based on his FP average (4.3 per game) where he was the #2 outfielder. He rewarded fantasy owners with a better than expected season. He was the #9 highest drafted outfielder. He is trending up. His per game fantasy average was up significantly from last season's average (4 FPs).

WEEKLY FANTASY PERFORMANCE

As expected he ranked well in many weeks. His best week based on fantasy production was Week 4 where he put up 63 fantasy points. He finished as the #1 outfielder twice. Christian Yelich had more below average weeks than above average weeks. The table below has his weekly games played, fantasy points and weekly position rank.

DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Christian Yelich averaged 16.76 FPs on FanDuel at an average salary of $4.8K. On DraftKings his average salary was $5.7K and averaged 16.76 fantasy points. On average Christian Yelich did not deliver positive DFS value. On both DraftKings and FanDuel he had a worse fantasy ranking than his average salary based rank.

FANTASY STATS AND RANKINGS

The table below reviews his stats for this most recent season, last season, daily fantasy (only main slate starts) and each active week.

CHRISTIAN YELICHGPFPRANK
Season130561#4 OF
Season Avg--4.32#2
Last Season145580#2
Avg Last Season--4#2
FanDuel124 Starts 16.76 Avg#2
DraftKings100 Starts 12.78 Avg#1
Week 1438.5++#1 Best WK
Week 2625#13
Week 3611#55
Week 4763++#1 Best WK
Week 5618.5#26
Week 626.5#75
Week 7620.5#20
Week 8732#2
Week 9315.5#48
Week 10626#14
Week 11630#4
Week 12526.5#15
Week 13733#6
Week 1466.5#76
Week 15524.5#12
Week 16313#18
Week 17639++#2
Week 18618#29
Week 19611#61
Week 20213#60
Week 21523#20
Week 22614#40
Week 23620.5#23
Week 24629#4
Week 2523.5#103