Projecting a Down Week 3 for Jose Altuve with Fewer FPs Than Cavan Biggio

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Jose Altuve is projected for 16.79 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #10 ranked second baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Hanser Alberto but behind Cavan Biggio. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 18.49 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Jonathan Villar (96% OWN)17.1 FP (86% ST)2.65 FP
#9 Cavan Biggio (93% OWN)17 FP (79% ST)2.84 FP
#10 Jose Altuve (99% OWN)16.8 FP (98% ST)3.38 FP
#11 Hanser Alberto (21% OWN)16.3 FP (7% ST)2.45 FP
#12 Starlin Castro (83% OWN)15.9 FP (62% ST)2.98 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Keston Hiura (96% OWN)19 FP (89% ST)2.86 FP
#2 Jose Altuve (99% OWN)18.5 FP (98% ST)3.38 FP
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.5 FP (98% ST)3.37 FP
#4 Whit Merrifield (98% OWN)18.3 FP (97% ST)3.06 FP
#5 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)18.1 FP (97% ST)2.82 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Jose Altuve to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 498.76 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of DJ LeMahieu making him our #1 ranked second baseman. He has averaged 3.61 fantasy points in his past 124 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.38 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as 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 #2 most highly owned second baseman. Jose Altuve is expected to improve on last season's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Jose Altuve (99% OWN)499 FP, 3.38 per game448 FP, 124 gp, 3.61 per game (#2)
#2 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)464 FP, 3.37 per game528 FP, 145 gp, 3.64 per game (#1)
#3 Whit Merrifield (98% OWN)438 FP, 3.06 per game495 FP, 162 gp, 3.06 per game (#7)
#4 Max Muncy (98% OWN)437 FP, 3.24 per game476 FP, 141 gp, 3.38 per game (#3)
#5 Tommy La Stella (85% OWN)419 FP, 3.06 per game244 FP, 79 gp, 3.09 per game (#6)

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.

JOSE ALTUVEFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4992978994611.5
-- Per Game (147 Proj)3.40.200.530.670.320.08
4/6 to 4/12 (4.9 Games)16.80.952.63.51.50.42
4/13 to 4/19 (5.8 Games)18.51.03.03.61.80.40
2019 Season448317489416
-- Per Game (124 GP)3.60.250.600.720.330.05