Nick Castellanos Is The #26 OF on FanDuel and Is The #38 Highest Priced on 8/2

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 11 FanDuel points and priced at $3.3K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 9.73 FPs, making him worth +$431 more than $3.3K. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Nomar Mazara11.1 FD Points$3500
#25 Juan Soto11 FD Points$3800
#26 Nick Castellanos11 FD Points$3300
#27 Oscar Mercado10.9 FD Points$3600
#28 David Peralta10.8 FD Points$3600

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Nick Castellanos to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 152.46 projected fantasy points puts him at #18 behind Bryce Harper and ahead of Starling Marte. He has averaged 2.85 fantasy points in his past 258 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.18 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#24) 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 91%, he is the #27 most highly owned outfielder. Nick Castellanos is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #30 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#16 Michael Brantley (100% OWN)153 FP, 3.26 per game455 FP, 143 gp, 3.18 per game (#12)
#17 Bryce Harper (100% OWN)153 FP, 3.06 per game532 FP, 158 gp, 3.37 per game (#5)
#18 Nick Castellanos (91% OWN)152 FP, 3.18 per game468 FP, 157 gp, 2.98 per game (#19)
#19 Starling Marte (100% OWN)151 FP, 3.02 per game412 FP, 145 gp, 2.84 per game (#23)
#20 Andrew Benintendi (99% OWN)150 FP, 3 per game482 FP, 147 gp, 3.28 per game (#8)

WEEK 19 AND 20 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nick Castellanos is projected for 8.59 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 19 which ranks him as the #23 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 Nomar Mazara but behind Michael Conforto the rest of the week. Week 20 will be better based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 19.69 fantasy points.

8/2 TO 8/4 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Michael Brantley8.7 FP (97% ST)3.26 FP
#22 Michael Conforto8.7 FP (86% ST)2.87 FP
#23 Nick Castellanos8.6 FP (70% ST)3.18 FP
#24 Nomar Mazara8.5 FP (51% ST)3.03 FP
#25 Yasiel Puig8.4 FP (89% ST)3.44 FP
8/5 TO 8/11 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Brian Anderson20 FP (26% ST)2.81 FP
#15 Bryce Harper19.9 FP (99% ST)3.06 FP
#16 Nick Castellanos19.7 FP (70% ST)3.18 FP
#17 Charlie Blackmon19.1 FP (89% ST)3.51 FP
#18 Adam Duvall18.9 FP (21% ST)2.83 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.

NICK CASTELLANOSFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191528.2283217.81.0
-- Per Game (48 Proj)3.20.170.570.660.370.02
7/29 to 8/4 (2.8 Games)8.60.431.61.81.00.06
8/5 to 8/11 (6.2 Games)19.71.13.54.12.30.13
2019 Season268113757322
-- Per Game (101 GP)2.70.110.370.560.320.02
2018 to 201973634126145814
-- Per Game (258 GP)2.90.130.490.560.310.02