Marcell Ozuna is Projected to Be the #5 Outfielder...Behind Juan Soto and Ahead of George Springer the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Marcell Ozuna to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 93.75 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Juan Soto and ahead of George Springer. He has averaged 2.95 fantasy points in his past 250 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.37 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#14) 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 99%, he is the #13 most highly owned outfielder. Marcell Ozuna is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#3 Mike Trout (100% OWN)100 FP, 4.14 per game541 FP, 139 gp, 3.89 per game (#3)
#4 Juan Soto (100% OWN)94 FP, 3.42 per game387 FP, 115 gp, 3.37 per game (#6)
#5 Marcell Ozuna (99% OWN)94 FP, 3.37 per game395 FP, 148 gp, 2.67 per game (#32)
#6 George Springer (100% OWN)93 FP, 3.77 per game421 FP, 138 gp, 3.05 per game (#14)
#7 Bryce Harper (100% OWN)89 FP, 3.27 per game532 FP, 158 gp, 3.37 per game (#5)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Marcell Ozuna is projected for 12.93 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked outfielder and a must start for most owners. 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 the highest ranked outfielder the rest of the week, ahead of Aristides Aquino. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 21.64 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Marcell Ozuna12.9 FP (93% ST)3.37 FP
#2 Aristides Aquino10.9 FP (89% ST)3 FP
#3 Starling Marte9.3 FP (98% ST)3.25 FP
#4 Bryan Reynolds8.6 FP (79% ST)3.03 FP
#5 Mike Trout8.3 FP (99% ST)4.14 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Danny Santana21.9 FP (83% ST)3.08 FP
#8 Juan Soto21.9 FP (98% ST)3.42 FP
#9 Marcell Ozuna21.6 FP (93% ST)3.37 FP
#10 Yordan Alvarez21.2 FP (94% ST)3.58 FP
#11 Austin Meadows21 FP (89% ST)3.2 FP

MARCELL OZUNA IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $4.5K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $3.8 ON 8/31

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 10.9 FD points and is worth -$183 less than $3.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.1 points and is worth $4.5K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 Bryce Harper11.1 FD Points$4200
#26 Steve Wilkerson11 FD Points$2000
#27 Marcell Ozuna10.9 FD Points$3800
#28 Shohei Ohtani10.9 FD Points$3400
#29 Jackie Bradley10.8 FD Points$2700
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#16 Jackie Bradley8.2 DK Points$3900
#17 Adam Eaton8.1 DK Points$4600
#18 Marcell Ozuna8.1 DK Points$4500
#19 Aristides Aquino8 DK Points$5400
#20 D.J. Stewart8 DK Points$3400

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.

MARCELL OZUNAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019946.32117.79.72.1
-- Per Game (28 Proj)3.40.230.770.640.350.07
8/26 to 9/1 (3.9 Games)12.90.923.12.51.50.31
9/2 to 9/8 (6.4 Games)21.61.44.94.12.10.46
2019 Season3432477684412
-- Per Game (102 GP)3.40.240.750.670.430.12
2018 to 2019738471651378216
-- Per Game (250 GP)3.00.190.660.550.330.06