Randal Grichuk is a Better Fantasy Option Than Jorge Soler But Not as Good as Lorenzo Cain the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Randal Grichuk to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 57.03 projected fantasy points puts him at #54 behind Lorenzo Cain and ahead of Jorge Soler. He has averaged 2.51 fantasy points in his past 245 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.62 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#97) 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 47%, he is the #62 most highly owned outfielder. Randal Grichuk is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #39 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#52 Kevin Pillar (61% OWN)57 FP, 2.57 per game320 FP, 139 gp, 2.3 per game (#63)
#53 Lorenzo Cain (79% OWN)57 FP, 2.43 per game391 FP, 139 gp, 2.81 per game (#26)
#54 Randal Grichuk (47% OWN)57 FP, 2.62 per game310 FP, 117 gp, 2.65 per game (#33)
#55 Jorge Soler (96% OWN)57 FP, 3.16 per game158 FP, 61 gp, 2.58 per game (#41)
#56 Wil Myers (47% OWN)57 FP, 2.48 per game203 FP, 83 gp, 2.45 per game (#56)

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SIT RANDAL GRICHUK IN WEEK 24... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN MANUEL MARGOT

Randal Grichuk is projected for 12.93 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #69 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Ryan Braun but behind Manuel Margot. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#63). He is projected for 14.03 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#67 Jackie Bradley13.4 FP (15% ST)2.49 FP
#68 Manuel Margot13.3 FP (14% ST)2.5 FP
#69 Randal Grichuk12.9 FP (32% ST)2.62 FP
#70 Ryan Braun12.8 FP (48% ST)2.94 FP
#71 Brandon Nimmo12.8 FP (2% ST)2.68 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#61 Kole Calhoun14.1 FP (56% ST)2.62 FP
#62 Ben Zobrist14.1 FP (1% ST)2.51 FP
#63 Randal Grichuk14 FP (32% ST)2.62 FP
#64 Dwight Smith13.9 FP (2% ST)2.55 FP
#65 Greg Allen13.9 FP (2% ST)2.61 FP

RANDAL GRICHUK IS A BETTER VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $2.7K THAN ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.6K ON 9/2

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 8.2 FD points and is worth $2.7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 6.2 points and is worth $3.6K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#53 Dwight Smith8.4 FD Points$2600
#54 Jarrod Dyson8.3 FD Points$2500
#55 Randal Grichuk8.2 FD Points$2700
#56 Jose Martinez8.1 FD Points$2400
#57 Josh Reddick8.1 FD Points$2400
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#33 Dexter Fowler6.4 DK Points$4100
#34 Dwight Smith6.3 DK Points$3600
#35 Randal Grichuk6.2 DK Points$3600
#36 Jose Martinez6.2 DK Points$3600
#37 Tim Lopes6 DK Points$2800

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.

RANDAL GRICHUKFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019574.311.411.55.90.5
-- Per Game (22 Proj)2.60.200.520.530.270.02
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)12.91.02.62.71.40.15
9/9 to 9/15 (5.3 Games)14.01.02.82.81.60.12
2019 Season305236062342
-- Per Game (128 GP)2.40.180.470.480.270.02
2018 to 201961548121122615
-- Per Game (245 GP)2.50.200.490.500.250.02