Matt Chapman is Projected to Be the #12 Third Baseman...Behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Ahead of Hunter Dozier the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Matt Chapman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 446.43 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and ahead of Hunter Dozier. He has averaged 3.27 fantasy points in his past 152 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.09 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#19) 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 98%, he is the #8 most highly owned third baseman. Matt Chapman is expected to come up short of last season's #8 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#10 Eduardo Escobar (97% OWN)447 FP, 3.27 per game526 FP, 158 gp, 3.33 per game (#6)
#11 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (94% OWN)447 FP, 3.16 per game326 FP, 123 gp, 2.65 per game (#23)
#12 Matt Chapman (98% OWN)446 FP, 3.09 per game498 FP, 152 gp, 3.27 per game (#9)
#13 Hunter Dozier (91% OWN)437 FP, 3.15 per game419 FP, 139 gp, 3.01 per game (#16)
#14 Manny Machado (97% OWN)430 FP, 2.98 per game448 FP, 156 gp, 2.87 per game (#19)

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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 3 FOR MATT CHAPMAN WITH FEWER FPS THAN MAIKEL FRANCO

Matt Chapman is projected for 17.32 fantasy points in 6 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #18 projected third baseman 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 Tommy Edman but behind Maikel Franco. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 21.05 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Evan Longoria (24% OWN)17.5 FP (8% ST)2.67 FP
#17 Maikel Franco (18% OWN)17.5 FP (6% ST)2.66 FP
#18 Matt Chapman (98% OWN)17.3 FP (89% ST)3.09 FP
#19 Tommy Edman (90% OWN)17.3 FP (70% ST)2.95 FP
#20 Manny Machado (97% OWN)17 FP (87% ST)2.98 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Yoan Moncada (98% OWN)22.5 FP (95% ST)3.25 FP
#2 Matt Chapman (98% OWN)21.1 FP (89% ST)3.09 FP
#3 Jose Ramirez (97% OWN)20.7 FP (91% ST)3.64 FP
#4 Kris Bryant (98% OWN)20.5 FP (96% ST)3.22 FP
#5 Nolan Arenado (99% OWN)20.2 FP (98% ST)3.6 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.

MATT CHAPMANFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection446328389591.7
-- Per Game (145 Proj)3.10.220.580.620.410.01
4/6 to 4/12 (5.8 Games)17.31.33.23.62.30.05
4/13 to 4/19 (6.6 Games)21.11.44.33.92.80.12
2019 Season4983691101731
-- Per Game (152 GP)3.30.240.600.660.480.01