Start Em Alert: Andrew Benintendi Projected to Finish Ahead of Juan Soto in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Andrew Benintendi is projected for 18.42 fantasy points in 7 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #21 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 Juan Soto but behind Max Kepler. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#39). He is projected for 15.5 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 George Springer18.7 FP (98% ST)3.62 FP
#20 Max Kepler18.5 FP (91% ST)3.31 FP
#21 Andrew Benintendi18.4 FP (76% ST)2.78 FP
#22 Juan Soto18.4 FP (99% ST)3.36 FP
#23 Alex Gordon18.1 FP (9% ST)2.75 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 Alex Gordon15.5 FP (9% ST)2.75 FP
#38 Oscar Mercado15.5 FP (38% ST)2.75 FP
#39 Andrew Benintendi15.5 FP (76% ST)2.78 FP
#40 Mike Yastrzemski15.4 FP (27% ST)2.7 FP
#41 David Peralta15.2 FP (56% ST)3.13 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Andrew Benintendi to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 401.06 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Bryan Reynolds and ahead of Shin-Soo Choo. He has averaged 2.75 fantasy points in his past 135 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.78 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#122) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #18 most highly owned outfielder. Andrew Benintendi is expected to slightly improve on last season's #37 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#32 Jeff McNeil (95% OWN)403 FP, 2.93 per game454 FP, 132 gp, 3.44 per game (#13)
#33 Bryan Reynolds (85% OWN)401 FP, 2.82 per game392 FP, 133 gp, 2.95 per game (#36)
#34 Andrew Benintendi (97% OWN)401 FP, 2.78 per game372 FP, 135 gp, 2.75 per game (#51)
#35 Shin-Soo Choo (81% OWN)400 FP, 2.99 per game424 FP, 150 gp, 2.82 per game (#43)
#36 Randal Grichuk (53% OWN)395 FP, 2.89 per game382 FP, 150 gp, 2.55 per game (#66)

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.

ANDREW BENINTENDIFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection40113.970805112.8
-- Per Game (144 Proj)2.80.100.480.550.360.09
4/6 to 4/12 (6.7 Games)18.40.603.23.92.10.51
4/13 to 4/19 (5.7 Games)15.50.592.72.92.10.56
2019 Season3721367725910
-- Per Game (135 GP)2.80.100.500.530.440.07