Justin Upton is Projected to Be the #23 Outfielder...Behind David Peralta and Ahead of Danny Santana the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Justin Upton to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 428.36 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind David Peralta and ahead of Danny Santana. He has averaged 2.48 fantasy points in his past 63 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#74) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 90%, he is the #28 most highly owned outfielder. In 63 games last season he was the #112 ranked outfielder.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#21 Kevin Pillar (80% OWN)431 FP, 3.33 per game420 FP, 158 gp, 2.66 per game (#58)
#22 David Peralta (84% OWN)429 FP, 3.13 per game278 FP, 99 gp, 2.8 per game (#45)
#23 Justin Upton (90% OWN)428 FP, 3 per game156 FP, 63 gp, 2.48 per game (#71)
#24 Danny Santana (95% OWN)426 FP, 3.01 per game376 FP, 127 gp, 2.96 per game (#35)
#25 Michael Brantley (98% OWN)425 FP, 3.11 per game494 FP, 148 gp, 3.34 per game (#18)

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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 3 FOR JUSTIN UPTON WITH FEWER FPS THAN ELOY JIMENEZ

Justin Upton is projected for 17.63 fantasy points in 6 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #29 projected outfielder for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Hunter Renfroe but behind Eloy Jimenez. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#51). He is projected for 14.52 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#27 Nick Castellanos17.9 FP (96% ST)3.39 FP
#28 Eloy Jimenez17.9 FP (94% ST)3.17 FP
#29 Justin Upton17.6 FP (71% ST)3 FP
#30 Hunter Renfroe17.6 FP (26% ST)3.09 FP
#31 A.J. Pollock17.5 FP (34% ST)3.16 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#49 Randal Grichuk14.6 FP (24% ST)2.89 FP
#50 Lorenzo Cain14.6 FP (33% ST)2.4 FP
#51 Justin Upton14.5 FP (71% ST)3 FP
#52 Alex Dickerson14.5 FP (2% ST)2.52 FP
#53 Bryan Reynolds14.4 FP (54% ST)2.82 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.

JUSTIN UPTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection428289187635.9
-- Per Game (143 Proj)3.00.200.630.610.440.04
4/6 to 4/12 (5.7 Games)17.61.23.73.52.50.24
4/13 to 4/19 (4.8 Games)14.51.03.12.92.30.20
2019 Season156123934321
-- Per Game (63 GP)2.50.190.620.540.510.02