Projecting a Down Week 23 for Mike Moustakas with Fewer FPs Than Cheslor Cuthbert

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Mike Moustakas is projected for 10.48 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #21 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 Todd Frazier but behind Cheslor Cuthbert the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 14.77 fantasy points.

8/27 TO 9/1 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Rio Ruiz (1% OWN)11.3 FP (1% ST)2.4 FP
#20 Cheslor Cuthbert (3% OWN)11.1 FP (2% ST)2.36 FP
#21 Mike Moustakas (99% OWN)10.5 FP (91% ST)3.26 FP
#22 Todd Frazier (9% OWN)10.3 FP (5% ST)2.49 FP
#23 Carlos Sanchez (3% OWN)10.2 FP (2% ST)2.17 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Renato Nunez (64% OWN)15.8 FP (38% ST)2.92 FP
#13 Michael Chavis (62% OWN)15.1 FP (10% ST)2.75 FP
#14 Mike Moustakas (99% OWN)14.8 FP (91% ST)3.26 FP
#15 Rio Ruiz (1% OWN)14.7 FP (1% ST)2.4 FP
#16 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)14.7 FP (95% ST)2.91 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mike Moustakas to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 83.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Eugenio Suarez and ahead of Justin Turner. He has averaged 3.05 fantasy points in his past 272 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #9 most highly owned third baseman. Mike Moustakas is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#6 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)94 FP, 3.05 per game306 FP, 101 gp, 3.03 per game (#9)
#7 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)89 FP, 3.06 per game463 FP, 142 gp, 3.26 per game (#6)
#8 Mike Moustakas (99% OWN)83 FP, 3.26 per game430 FP, 151 gp, 2.85 per game (#11)
#9 Justin Turner (98% OWN)83 FP, 3.05 per game336 FP, 101 gp, 3.33 per game (#5)
#10 Miguel Sano (78% OWN)82 FP, 3.18 per game152 FP, 71 gp, 2.15 per game (#21)

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.

MIKE MOUSTAKASFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019836.417.915.18.10.6
-- Per Game (26 Proj)3.30.250.700.590.320.02
8/26 to 9/1 (3.5 Games)10.50.802.11.91.10.07
9/2 to 9/8 (5 Games)14.81.13.22.71.40.11
2019 Season400317671443
-- Per Game (121 GP)3.30.260.630.590.360.02
2018 to 201983059171137937
-- Per Game (272 GP)3.00.220.630.500.340.03