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.
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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.
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.