Niko Goodrum is Projected to Be the #34 Second Baseman...Behind Isan Diaz and Ahead of Jed Lowrie the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Niko Goodrum to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 58.54 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Isan Diaz and ahead of Jed Lowrie. He is expected to be out through 9/1 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged 2.3 fantasy points in his past 240 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.61 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#25) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 36%, he is the #27 most highly owned second baseman. Niko Goodrum is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #21 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#32 Joe Wendle (12% OWN)59 FP, 2.38 per game338 FP, 139 gp, 2.43 per game (#19)
#33 Isan Diaz (18% OWN)59 FP, 2.21 per game338 FP, 139 gp, 2.43 per game (#19)
#34 Niko Goodrum (36% OWN)59 FP, 2.61 per game285 FP, 128 gp, 2.23 per game (#25)
#35 Jed Lowrie (10% OWN)58 FP, 2.7 per game456 FP, 156 gp, 2.92 per game (#5)
#36 Scooter Gennett (60% OWN)57 FP, 2.24 per game448 FP, 154 gp, 2.91 per game (#6)

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START NIKO GOODRUM IN WEEK 23... AHEAD OF

Niko Goodrum is projected for 15.48 fantasy points in week 23 which ranks him a the #16 projected second baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Niko Goodrum is not expected to be active in week 23.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Joe Wendle (12% OWN)16.3 FP (2% ST)2.38 FP
#15 Nick Senzel (76% OWN)15.8 FP (47% ST)2.64 FP
#16 Niko Goodrum (36% OWN)15.5 FP (15% ST)2.61 FP
#17 Logan Forsythe (3% OWN)15.2 FP (2% ST)2.21 FP
#18 Kolten Wong (42% OWN)15 FP (24% ST)2.61 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and next week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

NIKO GOODRUMFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019592.610.612.58.02.9
-- Per Game (22 Proj)2.60.120.470.560.360.13
9/2 to 9/8 (5.9 Games)15.50.592.63.32.00.83
2019 Season2681245614612
-- Per Game (112 GP)2.40.110.400.540.410.11
2018 to 201955328981168824
-- Per Game (240 GP)2.30.120.410.480.370.10