Lane Thomas Is Not Projected Play Consistently and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Lane Thomas is the #53 fantasy outfielder with an average of 2.94 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 9 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 26 games this season he has averaged 1.81 which ranks him as the #118 outfielder based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#130 Raimel Tapia (12% OWN)28 FP, 2.44 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#130)
#131 LaMonte Wade28 FP, 3.44 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#130)
#132 Lane Thomas (1% OWN)27 FP, 2.94 per game22 FP, 20 gp, 1.08 per game (#130)
#133 Nick Markakis (45% OWN)26 FP, 2.79 per game478 FP, 162 gp, 2.95 per game (#20)
#134 Scott Heineman25 FP, 2.84 per game478 FP, 162 gp, 2.95 per game (#20)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Lane Thomas is projected for 3.36 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which only ranks him as the #112 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. This is projected to be a 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 Sam Hilliard but behind Pablo Reyes the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#125). He is projected for 6.24 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#110 Charlie Culberson3.66 FP2.4 FP
#111 Pablo Reyes3.5 FP2.78 FP
#112 Lane Thomas3.36 FP2.94 FP
#113 Sam Hilliard3.26 FP (3% ST)3.01 FP
#114 Austin Slater3.13 FP (1% ST)2.33 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#123 Charlie Culberson6.5 FP2.4 FP
#124 Keon Broxton6.3 FP (1% ST)1.52 FP
#125 Lane Thomas6.2 FP2.94 FP
#126 Raimel Tapia6.1 FP (4% ST)2.44 FP
#127 Kris Negron5.7 FP3.02 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.

LANE THOMASFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201926.51.55.15.53.60.7
-- Per Game (9 Proj)2.90.160.570.610.400.08
8/26 to 9/1 (1.2 Games)3.40.190.660.740.510.09
9/2 to 9/8 (2.1 Games)6.20.331.21.30.760.15
2019 Season47.0412641
-- Per Game (26 GP)1.80.150.460.230.150.04