Justin Upton is Projected to Be the #42 Outfielder...Behind Brett Gardner and Ahead of Kole Calhoun the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Justin Upton to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 62.99 projected fantasy points puts him at #42 behind Brett Gardner and ahead of Kole Calhoun. He has averaged 2.66 fantasy points in his past 199 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.68 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#91) 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 81%, he is the #35 most highly owned outfielder. Justin Upton is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #108 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#40 Shin-Soo Choo (87% OWN)64 FP, 2.9 per game417 FP, 146 gp, 2.86 per game (#25)
#41 Brett Gardner (56% OWN)64 FP, 2.99 per game352 FP, 138 gp, 2.55 per game (#49)
#42 Justin Upton (81% OWN)63 FP, 2.68 per game399 FP, 144 gp, 2.77 per game (#32)
#43 Kole Calhoun (75% OWN)63 FP, 2.77 per game300 FP, 136 gp, 2.21 per game (#80)
#44 Nomar Mazara (68% OWN)62 FP, 2.91 per game338 FP, 128 gp, 2.64 per game (#38)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Upton is projected for 2.02 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #70 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Harold Ramirez but behind Adam Haseley the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#46). He is projected for 16.33 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#68 Greg Allen2.04 FP (3% ST)2.6 FP
#69 Adam Haseley2.03 FP (1% ST)2.49 FP
#70 Justin Upton2.02 FP (54% ST)2.68 FP
#71 Harold Ramirez2 FP (4% ST)2.24 FP
#72 Wil Myers2 FP (26% ST)2.48 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#44 Andrew Benintendi16.4 FP (69% ST)2.9 FP
#45 Michael Conforto16.4 FP (87% ST)3.4 FP
#46 Justin Upton16.3 FP (54% ST)2.68 FP
#47 Nick Senzel15.8 FP (52% ST)2.63 FP
#48 Greg Allen15.5 FP (3% ST)2.6 FP

JUSTIN UPTON IS JUST THE #60 OF ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #42 HIGHEST PRICED ON 9/1

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
#58 Jake Fraley8.7 FD Points$2200
#59 Josh Naylor8.6 FD Points$2300
#60 Justin Upton8.6 FD Points$3100
#61 Nick Senzel8.5 FD Points$3300
#62 Oscar Mercado8.5 FD Points$2900

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 2019634.814.413.010.60.9
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.70.200.610.550.450.04
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)2.00.130.480.480.480.03
9/2 to 9/8 (5.7 Games)16.31.23.53.22.80.23
2019 Season13093330291
-- Per Game (55 GP)2.40.160.600.550.530.02
2018 to 201952839118109929
-- Per Game (199 GP)2.70.200.590.550.460.05