Shohei Ohtani Projected to Finish Ahead of Ryan Zimmerman in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Shohei Ohtani is projected for 13.3 fantasy points in 4 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #34 projected first 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 Ryan Zimmerman but behind Neil Walker. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#43). He is projected for 9.99 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Albert Pujols (14% OWN)13.3 FP (6% ST)3.03 FP
#33 Neil Walker (8% OWN)13.3 FP (2% ST)2.76 FP
#34 Shohei Ohtani (68% OWN)13.3 FP (45% ST)3.26 FP
#35 Ryan Zimmerman (5% OWN)12.5 FP (2% ST)2.44 FP
#36 Daniel Murphy (64% OWN)12.5 FP (33% ST)2.96 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#41 Garrett Cooper (10% OWN)10.6 FP (4% ST)2.67 FP
#42 Zack Collins (2% OWN)10.5 FP2.79 FP
#43 Shohei Ohtani (68% OWN)10 FP (45% ST)3.26 FP
#44 Albert Pujols (14% OWN)9.8 FP (6% ST)3.03 FP
#45 Patrick Wisdom (0% OWN)9.6 FP2.41 FP

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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 260.22 projected fantasy points puts him at #47 behind Cheslor Cuthbert and ahead of Patrick Wisdom. He has averaged 2.75 fantasy points in his past 106 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 68%, he is the #18 most highly owned first baseman. Shohei Ohtani is expected to come up short of last season's #32 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#45 Ronald Guzman (3% OWN)290 FP, 2.54 per game170 FP, 84 gp, 2.02 per game (#45)
#46 Cheslor Cuthbert (1% OWN)289 FP, 2.52 per game170 FP, 87 gp, 1.96 per game (#47)
#47 Shohei Ohtani (68% OWN)260 FP, 3.26 per game291 FP, 106 gp, 2.75 per game (#23)
#48 Patrick Wisdom257 FP, 2.41 per game291 FP, 106 gp, 2.75 per game (#23)
#49 C.J. Cron (31% OWN)245 FP, 2.04 per game330 FP, 122 gp, 2.71 per game (#24)

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.

SHOHEI OHTANIFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection26016.95543277.7
-- Per Game (80 Proj)3.30.210.690.540.340.10
4/6 to 4/12 (4.1 Games)13.30.892.82.21.30.39
4/13 to 4/19 (3.1 Games)10.00.672.21.70.940.32
2019 Season2911862513312
-- Per Game (106 GP)2.70.170.580.480.310.11