Michael Brantley is Projected to Be the #16 Outfielder...Behind Starling Marte and Ahead of Aristides Aquino the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Michael Brantley to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 80.32 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Starling Marte and ahead of Aristides Aquino. He has averaged 3.37 fantasy points in his past 269 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.41 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#13) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite outfielder. He is not projected for elite value. Michael Brantley is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #8 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#14 Trey Mancini (99% OWN)84 FP, 3.3 per game340 FP, 154 gp, 2.21 per game (#73)
#15 Starling Marte (100% OWN)82 FP, 3.25 per game412 FP, 145 gp, 2.84 per game (#23)
#16 Michael Brantley (100% OWN)80 FP, 3.41 per game455 FP, 143 gp, 3.18 per game (#12)
#17 Aristides Aquino (93% OWN)79 FP, 3 per game-0.5 FP, 1 gp (#140)
#18 Eddie Rosario (99% OWN)79 FP, 3.3 per game412 FP, 136 gp, 3.03 per game (#15)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Michael Brantley is projected for 7.05 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #16 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 Juan Soto but behind Christian Yelich the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 19 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Max Kepler7.4 FP (91% ST)3.52 FP
#15 Christian Yelich7.3 FP (99% ST)4.01 FP
#16 Michael Brantley7 FP (98% ST)3.41 FP
#17 Juan Soto6.6 FP (98% ST)3.42 FP
#18 Willie Calhoun6.6 FP (71% ST)3.18 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Nomar Mazara19.2 FP (20% ST)2.89 FP
#19 Starling Marte19.2 FP (98% ST)3.25 FP
#20 Michael Brantley19 FP (98% ST)3.41 FP
#21 Corey Dickerson19 FP (39% ST)2.93 FP
#22 Yasiel Puig18.8 FP (86% ST)3.14 FP

MICHAEL BRANTLEY IS JUST THE #18 OF ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #11 HIGHEST PRICED ON 8/31

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

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#16 Justin Upton12 FD Points$3100
#17 Mallex Smith11.8 FD Points$2900
#18 Michael Brantley11.8 FD Points$4000
#19 Nick Castellanos11.7 FD Points$3200
#20 Eddie Rosario11.4 FD Points$3600

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.

MICHAEL BRANTLEYFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019803.114.315.57.81.4
-- Per Game (24 Proj)3.40.130.610.660.330.06
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)7.00.311.21.20.720.07
9/2 to 9/8 (5.4 Games)19.00.833.43.61.70.25
2019 Season452198082453
-- Per Game (126 GP)3.60.150.630.650.360.02
2018 to 2019907361551719315
-- Per Game (269 GP)3.40.130.580.640.350.06