Lorenzo Cain Is Just The #75 OF on FanDuel But Is The #45 Highest Priced on 9/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#73 Marwin Gonzalez7.3 FD Points$2900
#74 Travis Demeritte7.1 FD Points$2700
#75 Lorenzo Cain7.1 FD Points$2800
#76 Phillip Ervin6.8 FD Points$2400
#77 Jake Marisnick6.8 FD Points$2300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Lorenzo Cain to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 57.16 projected fantasy points puts him at #53 behind Kevin Pillar and ahead of Randal Grichuk. He has averaged 2.61 fantasy points in his past 261 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.43 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#129) 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 #37 most highly owned outfielder. Lorenzo Cain is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #46 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#51 Alex Gordon (72% OWN)58 FP, 2.72 per game295 FP, 141 gp, 2.09 per game (#79)
#52 Kevin Pillar (61% OWN)57 FP, 2.57 per game320 FP, 139 gp, 2.3 per game (#63)
#53 Lorenzo Cain (79% OWN)57 FP, 2.43 per game391 FP, 139 gp, 2.81 per game (#26)
#54 Randal Grichuk (47% OWN)57 FP, 2.62 per game310 FP, 117 gp, 2.65 per game (#33)
#55 Jorge Soler (96% OWN)57 FP, 3.16 per game158 FP, 61 gp, 2.58 per game (#41)

SIT LORENZO CAIN IN WEEK 24... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN MARWIN GONZALEZ

Lorenzo Cain is projected for 11.94 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #80 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Garrett Cooper but behind Marwin Gonzalez. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#38). He is projected for 15.88 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#78 Josh Reddick12.4 FP (16% ST)2.62 FP
#79 Marwin Gonzalez12 FP (20% ST)2.49 FP
#80 Lorenzo Cain11.9 FP (45% ST)2.43 FP
#81 Garrett Cooper11.6 FP (14% ST)2.34 FP
#82 Bubba Starling11.6 FP (1% ST)2.18 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Eloy Jimenez16 FP (63% ST)2.65 FP
#37 Alex Verdugo15.9 FP (5% ST)3.04 FP
#38 Lorenzo Cain15.9 FP (45% ST)2.43 FP
#39 Max Kepler15.8 FP (90% ST)3.41 FP
#40 Hunter Renfroe15.8 FP (41% ST)2.81 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.

LORENZO CAINFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019571.48.113.88.23.1
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.40.060.340.590.350.13
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)11.90.321.62.81.70.68
9/9 to 9/15 (6.4 Games)15.90.412.33.92.50.84
2019 Season290841644516
-- Per Game (122 GP)2.40.070.340.520.370.13
2018 to 2019681187815411646
-- Per Game (261 GP)2.60.070.300.590.440.18