Start Em Alert: Giancarlo Stanton Projected to Finish Ahead of Mike Tauchman in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Giancarlo Stanton is projected for 21.57 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #10 ranked outfielder and a must start for most owners. 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 Mike Tauchman but behind Marcell Ozuna. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#25). He is projected for 17.35 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Kevin Pillar22.4 FP (62% ST)3.33 FP
#9 Marcell Ozuna21.8 FP (96% ST)3.18 FP
#10 Giancarlo Stanton21.6 FP (69% ST)2.99 FP
#11 Mike Tauchman21.3 FP (61% ST)3.1 FP
#12 Kyle Schwarber21.1 FP (84% ST)3.04 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#23 Kyle Schwarber17.4 FP (84% ST)3.04 FP
#24 Scott Kingery17.4 FP (41% ST)2.66 FP
#25 Giancarlo Stanton17.3 FP (69% ST)2.99 FP
#26 Brandon Nimmo17.2 FP (13% ST)2.82 FP
#27 Avisail Garcia16.8 FP (28% ST)2.65 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Giancarlo Stanton to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 435.02 projected fantasy points puts him at #19 behind Mike Tauchman and ahead of Eddie Rosario. He has averaged 2.78 fantasy points in his past 18 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.99 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#76) 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 88%, he is the #30 most highly owned outfielder. In 18 games last season he was the #156 ranked outfielder.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#17 Marcell Ozuna (98% OWN)446 FP, 3.18 per game407 FP, 130 gp, 3.13 per game (#25)
#18 Mike Tauchman (81% OWN)442 FP, 3.1 per game222 FP, 84 gp, 2.65 per game (#59)
#19 Giancarlo Stanton (88% OWN)435 FP, 2.99 per game50 FP, 18 gp, 2.78 per game (#49)
#20 Eddie Rosario (98% OWN)431 FP, 3.15 per game462 FP, 136 gp, 3.4 per game (#16)
#21 Kevin Pillar (80% OWN)431 FP, 3.33 per game420 FP, 158 gp, 2.66 per game (#58)

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.

GIANCARLO STANTONFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection435339086624.4
-- Per Game (145 Proj)3.00.230.620.590.430.03
4/6 to 4/12 (6.7 Games)21.61.64.44.12.70.22
4/13 to 4/19 (5.7 Games)17.31.33.73.52.40.17
2019 Season503138120
-- Per Game (18 GP)2.80.170.720.440.670.00