Joc Pederson is a Better Fantasy Option Than Nick Senzel But Not as Good as Alex Gordon the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Joc Pederson to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 61.32 projected fantasy points puts him at #48 behind Alex Gordon and ahead of Nick Senzel. He has averaged 2.49 fantasy points in his past 261 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.08 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#34) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 77%, he is the #41 most highly owned outfielder. Joc Pederson is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #33 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#46 Lourdes Gurriel (78% OWN)62 FP, 3.03 per game158 FP, 64 gp, 2.48 per game (#59)
#47 Alex Gordon (73% OWN)61 FP, 2.78 per game295 FP, 141 gp, 2.09 per game (#85)
#48 Joc Pederson (77% OWN)61 FP, 3.08 per game331 FP, 135 gp, 2.45 per game (#62)
#49 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)61 FP, 2.63 per game331 FP, 135 gp, 2.45 per game (#62)
#50 Jorge Soler (96% OWN)61 FP, 3.25 per game158 FP, 61 gp, 2.58 per game (#45)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Joc Pederson is projected for 2.93 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #32 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Rhys Hoskins but behind Mallex Smith the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#30). He is projected for 17.35 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Alex Gordon2.95 FP (50% ST)2.78 FP
#31 Mallex Smith2.94 FP (43% ST)2.43 FP
#32 Joc Pederson2.93 FP (52% ST)3.08 FP
#33 Rhys Hoskins2.91 FP (93% ST)3.22 FP
#34 Ronald Acuna2.91 FP (96% ST)3.42 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Bryan Reynolds17.6 FP (79% ST)2.99 FP
#29 Aaron Judge17.5 FP (97% ST)3.21 FP
#30 Joc Pederson17.4 FP (52% ST)3.08 FP
#31 Oscar Mercado17.3 FP (47% ST)2.66 FP
#32 Khris Davis17.1 FP (40% ST)2.93 FP

JOC PEDERSON IS THE #34 OF ON FANDUEL AND IS THE #37 HIGHEST PRICED ON 9/1

He is projected for 10.4 FanDuel points and priced at $3.2K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 9.67 FPs, making him worth +$242 more than $3.2K. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#32 Thomas Pham10.5 FD Points$3400
#33 Alex Gordon10.5 FD Points$3100
#34 Joc Pederson10.4 FD Points$3200
#35 Nick Castellanos10.4 FD Points$3200
#36 Kole Calhoun10.1 FD Points$3300

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.

JOC PEDERSONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019614.910.912.67.20.3
-- Per Game (20 Proj)3.10.250.550.640.360.01
8/26 to 9/1 (0.9 Games)2.90.230.520.610.350.01
9/2 to 9/8 (5.4 Games)17.41.33.23.71.90.07
2019 Season318275865431
-- Per Game (126 GP)2.50.210.460.520.340.01
2018 to 201965052113129832
-- Per Game (261 GP)2.50.200.430.490.320.01