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Matt
Carpenter
College TCU
Team St. Louis Cardinals
133B
6'3"Height
215Weight
34Age
9Exp
L/LBats/Throws
Matt Carpenter's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 10.4 FanDuel points and 7.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$544 more than $3.2K on FanDuel and +$692 more than $3.9K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Matt Carpenter to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 64.68 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Matt Olson and ahead of Ryan Zimmerman. He has averaged 2.83 fantasy points in his past 263 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.75 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#39) 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 71%, he is the #23 most highly owned first baseman. Matt Carpenter is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #31 fantasy position rank.

WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Matt Carpenter is projected for 17.96 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #17 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 Ji-Man Choi but behind Khris Davis. Week 25 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 17.01 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
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2019STL129416599415466312961.226.334.391
2018STL156564111145368110215841.257.374.523
2017STL14549791120236910912521.241.383.450
2016STL1294738112821688110804.270.380.505
2015STL15457410115628848115143.271.365.505
2014STL158595991628599511153.272.374.374
2013STL1576261261991178729833.317.392.480
2012STL1142964487646346311.293.364.462
2011STL71501004400.066.263.133
Career (10 Seasons)1149405671210921485316419472517.269.372.462
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2019STL20216351703
2018STL420295406170
2017STL31222452945
2016STL36623943564
2015STL44329040655
2014STL33222392823
2013STL55730173914
2012STL225137703210
2011STL10200000
Career (10 Seasons)2842718744511533734
2020 Game Log
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%