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Justin
Verlander
College None
Team Houston Astros
35SP
6'5"Height
225Weight
36Age
15Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Justin Verlander's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Justin Verlander to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 34.96 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Gerrit Cole and ahead of Walker Buehler. He has averaged 8.13 fantasy points in his past 63 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 8.74 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#1) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #1 most highly owned starting pitcher. Justin Verlander is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Verlander is projected for 8.94 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #4 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Kyle Hendricks but behind Michael Clevinger. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 7.38 fantasy points.

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.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2019HOU3434223.02160300421372.580.8021
2018HOU3434214.01690290371562.520.9011
2017HOU3333206.01580219721703.361.1700
2016DET3434227.71690254571713.041.0020
2015DET2020133.3580113321133.371.0811
2014DET3232206.015120159652234.541.3900
2013DET3434218.313120217752123.461.3100
2012DET3333238.31780239601922.641.0561
2011DET3434251.02450250571742.400.9242
2010DET3333224.31890219711903.371.1640
2009DET3535240.01990269632193.451.1731
2008DET3333201.011170163871954.831.4010
2007DET3232201.71860183671813.661.2311
2006DET3030186.01790124601873.621.3211
2005DET2211.302075157.291.8000
Career (15 Seasons)4534532982.02251290300685025353.321.13269
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2019HOU666436601502110.70047.470
2018HOU636028801052370.43258.450
2017HOU807727441482360.610510.750
2016DET817730811542590.63069.330
2015DET56501331991750.62029.990
2014DET11410418511882530.701512.800
2013DET948419411772400.731312.010
2012DET817019522312291.01129.710
2011DET736724302172680.82278.390
2010DET898414602062330.9321110.720
2009DET999220651722520.734810.800
2008DET119108181481822390.823613.250
2007DET8882201931862300.8221711.940
2006DET787521611962021.081512.240
2005DET9911015111.400117.030
Career (15 Seasons)119011033089827242632750.733198710.510
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
March101.29110000731112190000102.125
April312.68660000372411116110441000615.179
May412.0455000035.11498616422002506.116
June214.0266000040.12818181009522100625.190
July412.25550000322398505494001519.195
August212.5155100032.12299523470000494.188
September411.64551100331966108450200507.170
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Home1042.3417171000111.17231291822214563031704.180
Away1022.7316161100105.26132321642014330001664.163
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Day812.81111110070.246242273139650021121.180
Night1252.422221000146.18739392732919243012247.168
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
vs. Balt.007.21100005944011110000109.409
vs. Bos.012.57110000753210062002103.185
vs. Chi-A101.131100008111101120000101.040
vs. Cin.015.14110000764430180000110.222
vs. Clev.1001100007200000131000105.087
vs. Det.111.6922100016433302200000200.075
vs. LA-AL214.9133000018.1181010604180001294.254
vs. Milw.003.861100007433300150000100.160
vs. Minn.111.2922000014622202150000198.128
vs. NY-AL104.15220000131166204151000218.224
vs. Oak.212440000271576406411000422.155
vs. Sea.302.9755000030.1191010407402200499.178
vs. T.B.200.7322000012.1711131130000189.159
vs. Texas502.256600003626994212472100600.202
vs. Tor.1001111009000001140000120.000
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Great American Ball Park015.14110000764430180000110.222
Progressive Field1001100007200000131000105.087
Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey105.681100006.154430170000100.208
Oakland Coliseum101.822000015833302190000215.151
Oriole Park at Camden Yards007.21100005944011110000109.409
Target Field011.5110000621110270000100.105
T-Mobile Park102.9222000012.1744100181000199.159
Rogers Centre1001111009000001140000120.000
Tropicana Field101.29110000731112190000102.125
Yankee Stadium103.86110000743310290000107.167
Comerica Park101.29110000721110290000101.083
Minute Maid Park1042.3417171000111.17231291822214563031704.180
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Turf200.5622110016311122230000222.059
Grass1862.693131100020113062603344026593033146.180
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Post All-Star1021.891414210090.1572019821513542001418.178
Pre All-Star1042.9819190000126.27643422642715351031950.168
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
RISP007.34300000030.2162625335413001499.150
RISP w/Two out005.6300000017.281111114241000286.133
Runners on Base004.66320000065.23336347512769303959.153
Bases Empty001.613300000151.110027272713021200002409.180
Bases Loaded00183000001122000000007.250
Late Inning Pressure004.05130000013.1766401200000197.149
LIP-Runners On007.715000002.10220013000034.000
with 0 outs001.8533000007346151511389800011093.174
with 1 out002.88330000075462624121149253021127.176
with 2 outs002.87330000069412222112209840001148.166
w/Bases Full 2 Out0002000000.2000000000004.000
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Last 7 Appearances521.5277210047.12588318600200693.155
SVO (incl. Holds)00---0000000000000000000.000
As Starter2062.533333210021713363613464228893033368.172
> 5 Days Rest823.141414000091.26532321821811742011443.195
5 Days Rest1142.1318182100118.16530281522316251021823.156
< 5 Days Rest00---0000000000000000000.000
Globe Life Park in Arlington203.71330000171377217191000296.206
2019 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
03/28@W1-001.291007.0311119200102
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
04/02@L1-004.091004.064413410094
04/08vsL1-004.241006.0733126000111
04/13@W2-003.521006.02111011000105
04/19@W3-003.001007.0311138000107
04/24vsW4-002.611008.041110800098
04/29@L4-102.451006.0211127000100
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
05/05@W5-102.881006.3544317000100
05/10vsW6-102.531007.0100028100101
05/15@W7-102.391007.0211129000101
05/21vsW8-102.251008.01111112000101
05/26vsL8-202.391007.0633106020103
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
06/01@W9-202.281008.0411128000114
06/06@L9-202.421006.353300700094
06/12vsL9-202.521007.04333015000100
06/18@L9-302.691007.0644318000110
06/23@W10-302.761007.0433129000107
06/29vsL10-302.951005.0544245000100
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/05vsL10-403.071007.0744316010102
07/14@W11-403.071006.042201700095
07/19vsW12-403.071006.08222112000116
07/24vsW13-402.941006.02100211000101
07/30@W14-402.801007.02000013000105
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/04vsW15-402.751006.0311121000098
08/11@L15-402.891005.09440111100109
08/16@L15-402.881007.04222011000101
08/21vsL15-502.831109.0222201100099
08/27vsW16-502.751005.340000410087
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
09/01@W17-502.631119.00000114000120
09/07vsW18-502.581007.0411017000102
09/12vsL18-602.631006.05331211000106
09/17vsW19-602.561006.040002800087
09/22vsW20-602.581005.062202500092
09/28@W21-602.641006.0433201201080