Shohei Ohtani Is Just The #77 OF on FanDuel But Is The #28 Highest Priced on 9/1

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/1 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#75 Alex Dickerson7.7 FD Points$2800
#76 Hunter Renfroe7.7 FD Points$2800
#77 Shohei Ohtani7.7 FD Points$3400
#78 Jarrod Dyson7.6 FD Points$2500
#79 Austin Dean7.6 FD Points$2300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Shohei Ohtani to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 59.32 projected fantasy points puts him at #58 behind Dexter Fowler and ahead of Wil Myers. He has averaged 2.79 fantasy points in his past 200 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.97 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#45) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Shohei Ohtani is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #56 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#56 A.J. Pollock (81% OWN)59 FP, 3.07 per game318 FP, 113 gp, 2.81 per game (#29)
#57 Dexter Fowler (18% OWN)59 FP, 2.63 per game162 FP, 90 gp, 1.79 per game (#99)
#58 Shohei Ohtani59 FP, 2.97 per game292 FP, 103 gp, 2.83 per game (#28)
#59 Wil Myers (48% OWN)59 FP, 2.48 per game203 FP, 83 gp, 2.45 per game (#63)
#60 Giancarlo Stanton (94% OWN)59 FP, 2.94 per game486 FP, 157 gp, 3.09 per game (#14)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Shohei Ohtani is projected for 1.9 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #81 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Keon Broxton but behind Manuel Margot the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#57). He is projected for 15.03 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#79 Avisail Garcia1.95 FP (24% ST)2.77 FP
#80 Manuel Margot1.95 FP (15% ST)2.5 FP
#81 Shohei Ohtani1.9 FP2.97 FP
#82 Keon Broxton1.9 FP (1% ST)1.5 FP
#83 Adam Jones1.9 FP (30% ST)2.42 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#55 Alex Gordon15.1 FP (50% ST)2.78 FP
#56 Harrison Bader15.1 FP (8% ST)2.58 FP
#57 Shohei Ohtani15 FP2.97 FP
#58 Adam Haseley14.9 FP (1% ST)2.49 FP
#59 Kevin Pillar14.9 FP (50% ST)2.53 FP

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.

SHOHEI OHTANIFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019594.112.010.66.52.2
-- Per Game (20 Proj)3.00.210.600.530.330.11
8/26 to 9/1 (0.8 Games)1.90.090.380.370.350.07
9/2 to 9/8 (4.8 Games)15.01.12.92.61.60.57
2019 Season2661654483111
-- Per Game (97 GP)2.70.160.560.490.320.11
2018 to 2019558381151066621
-- Per Game (200 GP)2.80.190.570.530.330.10