Justin Upton is a Better Fantasy Option Than Franmil Reyes But Not as Good as Josh Naylor the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Justin Upton to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 58.77 projected fantasy points puts him at #46 behind Josh Naylor and ahead of Franmil Reyes. He has averaged 2.67 fantasy points in his past 200 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#103) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 79%, he is the #36 most highly owned outfielder. Justin Upton is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #105 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#44 A.J. Pollock (81% OWN)60 FP, 3.21 per game318 FP, 113 gp, 2.81 per game (#25)
#45 Josh Naylor (5% OWN)59 FP, 2.5 per game318 FP, 113 gp, 2.81 per game (#25)
#46 Justin Upton (79% OWN)59 FP, 2.6 per game399 FP, 144 gp, 2.77 per game (#28)
#47 Franmil Reyes (73% OWN)59 FP, 3.12 per game181 FP, 86 gp, 2.1 per game (#78)
#48 Nomar Mazara (68% OWN)59 FP, 2.85 per game338 FP, 128 gp, 2.64 per game (#34)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Upton is projected for 15.92 fantasy points in 6 games which projects to being the #45 ranked outfielder. This may be a week you want to sit Justin Upton. 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 Michael Conforto but behind Eloy Jimenez. Week 25 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#46). He is projected for 15.31 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#43 Franmil Reyes16.3 FP (59% ST)3.12 FP
#44 Eloy Jimenez16 FP (63% ST)2.65 FP
#45 Justin Upton15.9 FP (52% ST)2.6 FP
#46 Michael Conforto15.9 FP (88% ST)3.26 FP
#47 Alex Gordon15.6 FP (47% ST)2.72 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#44 Willie Calhoun15.6 FP (67% ST)3.15 FP
#45 Jason Heyward15.3 FP (34% ST)2.75 FP
#46 Justin Upton15.3 FP (52% ST)2.6 FP
#47 Michael Conforto15.3 FP (88% ST)3.26 FP
#48 Franmil Reyes15.2 FP (59% ST)3.12 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.

JUSTIN UPTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019594.713.412.010.20.8
-- Per Game (23 Proj)2.60.210.590.530.450.04
9/2 to 9/8 (5.8 Games)15.91.33.43.12.80.22
9/9 to 9/15 (5.6 Games)15.31.23.63.12.40.20
2019 Season135103431291
-- Per Game (56 GP)2.40.180.610.550.520.02
2018 to 201953440119110929
-- Per Game (200 GP)2.70.200.600.550.460.04