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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
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
March4163410122400.333.500.250800000
April248815174123182711.327.330.1932910001
May2797162330514142610.339.423.2374100101
June22778164129102340.303.364.2082810101
July4151300010800.235.200.200310100
August24639153027112100.364.381.2382411200
September24607165031082000.366.500.2673010200
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Home68201385181826356241.364.423.2548541201
Away612152143121720286720.305.363.2007810502
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Day461392034110619213621.348.453.2456320200
Night83277396092927429340.327.361.21710031503
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Ariz.62503000111000.148.120.120310000
vs. Atl.6234810253300.444.652.3481500101
vs. Chi-N1554617203941610.383.519.3152800200
vs. Cin.1444510113591411.370.500.2272200101
vs. Col.6115410143200.500.727.364800000
vs. K.C.4134310134500.412.538.231700000
vs. LA-AL3122210002310.286.250.167300000
vs. LA-NL7211500013400.360.238.238500100
vs. Miami6223410115710.333.364.182800000
vs. Milw.1856119102492010.273.286.1611610001
vs. NY-NL7262630034610.344.346.231910100
vs. Oak.3111201020400.182.364.182400000
vs. Phil.6182200223700.238.444.111800000
vs. Pitt.123668400341200.310.333.2221211100
vs. S.D.4103320013300.429.500.300510000
vs. S.F.341300013000.857.750.750300000
vs. Texas3112310010200.273.364.273400000
vs. Wash.61912100031100.227.158.105300000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Coors Field361110021200.286.333.167200000
Dodger Stadium390300012200.500.333.333300100
Great American Ball Park4131100113500.294.308.077400100
Kauffman Stadium271210011200.375.429.286300000
Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey281301112100.5001.000.375800000
Oakland Coliseum150100000200.200.200.200100000
Nationals Park41611000031100.211.063.063100000
Citi Field4151320032410.316.333.200510100
Marlins Park260000002100.250.000.000000000
PETCO Park110000000000.000.000.000000000
Citizens Bank Park381100111500.222.500.125400000
SunTrust Park3112210122100.357.545.182600101
Wrigley Field93431120132810.378.471.3241600100
Miller Park103866102351200.256.342.1581300001
PNC Park4141430011500.333.500.286700000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher59837184027162520.343.337.2172821101
vs. Righthanded Pitcher123333527616213394710441.332.405.22813530602
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Turf3130100001400.143.077.077100000
Grass126403599320215466212561.340.402.23116251703
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Post All-Star52138173480518194900.352.413.2465731500
Pre All-Star7727842601221028448061.325.381.21610620203
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
RISP9389392441129112820.352.371.2703351302
RISP w/Two out5346159110861200.315.261.1961200200
Runners on Base113143463571233204261.343.350.2455051403
Bases Empty11727313591311313438700.329.414.21611300300
Bases Loaded21811210040300.222.375.250310000
Late Inning Pressure5159613102652400.292.339.2202000101
LIP-Runners On30264700042900.321.269.269700001
with 0 outs108168193881718325721.353.411.2266920201
with 1 out107137223670719144620.338.467.2636431302
with 2 outs8711118205119172620.300.270.1803000200
Leading Off1031366285166274800.345.390.2065300200
1st Inning7969592111102201.241.232.1301600000
>= 7th Inning112127202960517244020.359.394.2285020303
Extra Innings9121300120400.250.500.250600000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Lineup Slot 1692704055122824407861.310.352.2049530303
Lineup Slot 25131100110500.143.308.077400100
Lineup Slot 3130000001200.250.000.000000000
Lineup Slot 5103739201541500.317.378.2431400000
Lineup Slot 61345512202761600.370.444.2672011200
Lineup Slot 7103281230248800.512.656.3752100100
Lineup Slot 8210000001100.500.000.000000000
Lineup Slot 919152510153400.421.600.333910000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Playing 1B4101110011600.182.200.100200000
Playing 3B107383558717214395711661.335.392.22715041703
Designated Hitter271210011200.375.429.286300000
Pinch Hitter21162410154500.381.500.250810000
2019 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
03/28@L5-4400000001000.000.000.000
03/29@W9-5522000111000.222.222.273
03/30@L4-2400000002000.154.154.200
03/31@L5-4312101110000.250.500.300
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
04/01@W6-5500000014000.190.381.259
04/03@W5-4501100001000.192.385.250
04/05vsL5-3411100001000.200.400.250
04/06vsL6-4311000022000.212.394.279
04/07vsW4-1211100110000.229.429.298
04/08vsW4-3411000000000.231.410.294
04/09vsW4-0300000011000.214.381.286
04/10vsW7-2401000000000.217.370.283
04/11vsW11-7100000001000.213.362.279
04/13@L5-2402010010000.235.412.299
04/14@W9-5411001111000.236.455.301
04/15@L10-7410000012000.220.424.291
04/16@L8-4500000001000.203.391.274
04/17@W6-3511001101000.203.420.270
04/19vsL5-4502100000000.216.432.277
04/20vsW10-2211000020000.224.434.290
04/21vsW6-4400000002000.213.413.279
04/22vsW13-5421000012000.214.405.282
04/23vsW4-3311000011100.218.402.287
04/24vsW5-2410000010000.209.385.281
04/26vsL12-1212000020000.226.398.299
04/27vsW6-3310000010010.219.385.295
04/29@W6-3410000013000.210.370.290
04/30@W3-2400000014000.202.356.285
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
05/01@W5-1501000002000.202.349.282
05/02@L2-1300000012000.196.339.279
05/03@L4-0400000001000.190.328.272
05/04@L6-5503100201100.207.347.282
05/05@L13-5512000000000.214.349.286
05/06vsW6-0411001110000.215.369.287
05/07vsL11-1200000012000.212.364.287
05/08vsL5-0400000000000.206.353.280
05/09vsW17-4432000120000.214.357.289
05/10vsL2-1500000001000.207.345.282
05/11vsL2-1400000002000.201.336.276
05/12vsL10-6000000010000.201.336.279
05/14@W14-3511100110000.201.338.279
05/15@L4-0200000011000.199.333.278
05/16@L10-2411001100000.200.350.278
05/17@L7-3511000001000.200.345.276
05/18@W8-2512100100000.206.353.279
05/19@L5-4100000001000.205.351.278
05/22vsL8-2631001233000.203.362.280
05/24vsL5-2412001101000.210.381.284
05/25vsW6-3413000200000.222.389.291
05/26vsL4-3401000011000.222.386.292
05/28@L4-3400000002000.218.378.288
05/29@L11-4300000013000.214.372.286
05/30@W5-3111001100000.218.391.289
05/31vsW2-1411000112000.219.388.290
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
06/01vsW7-4401000001000.220.385.289
06/02vsW2-1101000100000.223.388.292
06/04vsL4-1311001111000.225.402.294
06/06vsW3-1401000103100.225.399.293
06/08@L9-4400000002000.221.392.289
06/09@L5-1502000000000.225.392.291
06/10@W4-1300000010000.222.387.290
06/12@L9-0300000011000.219.382.288
06/13@W5-4401000101000.220.379.288
06/14@W9-5201100120100.222.385.292
06/15@L8-7511100102000.222.385.290
06/16@W4-3400000001000.218.379.287
06/17vsW5-0433101101000.227.401.292
06/18vsL6-0300000011000.224.396.291
06/19vsW2-1301000022100.225.395.294
06/20vsL7-6600000002000.220.386.289
06/21vsW5-1320000021100.218.382.289
06/22vsW4-2401100001000.218.383.288
06/23vsL6-4501000001000.218.380.287
06/25vsL7-3511010202000.217.384.286
06/26vsL2-0100000000000.217.383.285
06/28@L3-1100000000000.216.381.284
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/12vsL4-2401000002000.216.379.284
07/13vsW4-2501000004000.216.376.283
07/14vsW5-2300000100000.214.372.280
07/15vsW7-0311000002000.215.372.281
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/04@L4-2501000002000.215.369.280
08/05@L8-0400000001000.212.364.277
08/06@L3-1301000111000.213.364.278
08/07@L2-1202000010000.218.368.283
08/09vsW6-2311100101000.219.371.284
08/10vsW3-1200000001000.218.369.282
08/11vsW11-9100000000000.217.367.281
08/13@W2-0301100011000.218.370.283
08/14@W6-0411000101000.219.369.283
08/15@L2-1300000002000.217.365.281
08/16@W13-4400000011000.214.361.279
08/17@L6-1211001121000.216.371.282
08/18@W5-4400000001000.213.366.279
08/19vsW3-0211000010000.215.367.281
08/20vsW9-4100000001000.214.366.281
08/21vsL5-3300000003000.212.363.279
08/22vsW6-5010000010000.212.363.280
08/24vsW6-0100000000000.212.362.279
08/25vsW11-4433001210000.218.375.284
08/26@W12-2400000013000.216.371.283
08/27@W6-3311000010000.217.370.284
08/28@L4-1100000001000.216.369.284
08/31vsW10-6402100100000.219.374.285
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
09/01vsW4-3700000004000.215.366.281
09/02vsW3-1000000010000.215.366.282
09/04vsL9-8101000000000.217.368.284
09/05vsW10-0312000120000.221.371.288
09/06@L9-4101100100000.223.375.289
09/08@W2-0312100000000.226.380.292
09/10@L2-1100000000000.226.379.291
09/11@L2-1000000010000.226.379.292
09/12@W10-3511100202000.225.379.291
09/13vsW10-0000000100000.225.379.291
09/14vsL5-2100000001000.225.378.290
09/17vsL6-2100000000000.224.377.290
09/18vsW5-1201100000000.226.381.291
09/19@W5-4211001101000.227.389.291
09/20@W2-1300000021000.225.386.291
09/21@W9-8312100000000.229.391.294
09/22@W3-2301000002000.230.390.294
09/23@W9-7400000011000.227.386.292
09/24@L3-2801000003000.225.381.290
09/25@L9-7100000000000.225.380.289
09/27vsL8-2312001110000.228.390.292
09/28vsL8-6400000004000.226.386.290
09/29vsW9-0411001301000.226.392.290