Projecting a Down Week 3 for Nick Castellanos with Fewer FPs Than Kole Calhoun

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Nick Castellanos is projected for 17.94 fantasy points in 6 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #27 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 Eloy Jimenez but behind Kole Calhoun. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#18). He is projected for 18.08 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Anthony Santander18 FP (19% ST)2.69 FP
#26 Kole Calhoun18 FP (22% ST)2.76 FP
#27 Nick Castellanos17.9 FP (96% ST)3.39 FP
#28 Eloy Jimenez17.9 FP (94% ST)3.17 FP
#29 Justin Upton17.6 FP (71% ST)3 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Mark Canha18.4 FP (78% ST)3 FP
#17 Jeff McNeil18.4 FP (76% ST)2.93 FP
#18 Nick Castellanos18.1 FP (96% ST)3.39 FP
#19 George Springer17.8 FP (98% ST)3.62 FP
#20 Joc Pederson17.8 FP (36% ST)3.32 FP

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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 466.8 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Ronald Acuna and ahead of Bryce Harper. He has averaged 3.13 fantasy points in his past 151 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.39 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #8 most highly owned outfielder. Nick Castellanos is expected to improve on last season's #16 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#9 Ketel Marte (98% OWN)476 FP, 3.47 per game542 FP, 144 gp, 3.76 per game (#8)
#10 Ronald Acuna (100% OWN)472 FP, 3.27 per game554 FP, 155 gp, 3.57 per game (#10)
#11 Nick Castellanos (98% OWN)467 FP, 3.39 per game472 FP, 151 gp, 3.13 per game (#26)
#12 Bryce Harper (92% OWN)464 FP, 3.28 per game523 FP, 157 gp, 3.33 per game (#19)
#13 Max Kepler (97% OWN)453 FP, 3.31 per game484 FP, 131 gp, 3.69 per game (#9)

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.

NICK CASTELLANOSFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection467298196442.2
-- Per Game (138 Proj)3.40.210.590.700.320.02
4/6 to 4/12 (5.5 Games)17.91.13.23.81.70.08
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)18.11.13.13.61.70.09
2019 Season4722773100412
-- Per Game (151 GP)3.10.180.480.660.270.01