Freddie Freeman is Projected to Be the #2 First Baseman-DH...Behind Nelson Cruz and Ahead of Anthony Rizzo the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Freddie Freeman to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 492.37 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Nelson Cruz and ahead of Anthony Rizzo. He has averaged 3.75 fantasy points in his past 158 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.34 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 98% ownership, he is also the #2 most highly owned first baseman. Freddie Freeman is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)536 FP, 3.91 per game478 FP, 120 gp, 3.98 per game (#2)
#2 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)492 FP, 3.34 per game592 FP, 158 gp, 3.75 per game (#3)
#3 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)483 FP, 3.29 per game506 FP, 146 gp, 3.47 per game (#10)
#4 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)480 FP, 3.46 per game541 FP, 162 gp, 3.34 per game (#11)
#5 Jose Abreu (98% OWN)479 FP, 3.47 per game499 FP, 159 gp, 3.14 per game (#14)

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FREDDIE FREEMAN WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Freddie Freeman is projected for 23.46 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #1 ranked first baseman 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 the highest ranked first baseman for the week, ahead of J.D. Martinez. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 22.46 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)23.5 FP (96% ST)3.34 FP
#2 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)23.4 FP (85% ST)3.21 FP
#3 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)23.3 FP (95% ST)3.46 FP
#4 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)22.8 FP (96% ST)3.29 FP
#5 Josh Bell (97% OWN)22.6 FP (91% ST)3.2 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Jose Abreu (98% OWN)23.1 FP (96% ST)3.47 FP
#2 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)22.5 FP (96% ST)3.34 FP
#3 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)21.7 FP (94% ST)3.91 FP
#4 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)20.7 FP (96% ST)3.29 FP
#5 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)20.3 FP (95% ST)3.46 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.

FREDDIE FREEMANFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4922910292676.1
-- Per Game (147 Proj)3.30.200.690.630.450.04
4/6 to 4/12 (6.8 Games)23.51.44.94.53.20.28
4/13 to 4/19 (6.8 Games)22.51.34.74.23.00.28
2019 Season59238121113876
-- Per Game (158 GP)3.80.240.770.720.550.04