Yordan Alvarez Is The #7 OF on FanDuel and Is The #11 Highest Priced on 8/31

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 13.4 FanDuel points and priced at $4K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 12.05 FPs, making him worth +$448 more than $4K. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (OF) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Nelson Cruz14.5 FD Points$4000
#6 Mookie Betts14.3 FD Points$3800
#7 Yordan Alvarez13.4 FD Points$4000
#8 Cody Bellinger13.2 FD Points$4500
#9 George Springer13.1 FD Points$4200

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yordan Alvarez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 86.88 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Nick Castellanos and ahead of Ronald Acuna. He has averaged 4.27 fantasy points in his past 63 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.58 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #21 most highly owned outfielder. Yordan Alvarez is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #52 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Rhys Hoskins (99% OWN)87 FP, 3.22 per game485 FP, 152 gp, 3.19 per game (#11)
#10 Nick Castellanos (99% OWN)87 FP, 3.47 per game468 FP, 157 gp, 2.98 per game (#19)
#11 Yordan Alvarez (98% OWN)87 FP, 3.58 per game468 FP, 157 gp, 2.98 per game (#19)
#12 Ronald Acuna (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.47 per game376 FP, 111 gp, 3.39 per game (#4)
#13 Max Kepler (99% OWN)85 FP, 3.52 per game388 FP, 156 gp, 2.49 per game (#51)

WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Yordan Alvarez is projected for 7.77 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #11 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 George Springer but behind Harrison Bader the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 21.23 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#9 Dexter Fowler8 FP (14% ST)2.56 FP
#10 Harrison Bader7.9 FP (8% ST)2.55 FP
#11 Yordan Alvarez7.8 FP (94% ST)3.58 FP
#12 George Springer7.6 FP (98% ST)3.77 FP
#13 Trey Mancini7.4 FP (86% ST)3.3 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Juan Soto21.9 FP (98% ST)3.42 FP
#9 Marcell Ozuna21.6 FP (93% ST)3.37 FP
#10 Yordan Alvarez21.2 FP (94% ST)3.58 FP
#11 Austin Meadows21 FP (89% ST)3.2 FP
#12 Thomas Pham20.6 FP (90% ST)3.12 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.

YORDAN ALVAREZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019875.718.015.810.80.8
-- Per Game (24 Proj)3.60.230.740.650.450.03
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)7.80.551.51.31.20.05
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)21.21.54.53.92.50.16
2019 Season269216244390
-- Per Game (63 GP)4.30.330.980.700.620.00