Aaron Nola is Projected to Be the #9 Starting Pitcher...Behind Clayton Kershaw and Ahead of Zack Greinke the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Aaron Nola to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 26.25 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Clayton Kershaw and ahead of Zack Greinke. He has averaged 5.1 fantasy points in his past 62 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 4.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#12) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #10 most highly owned starting pitcher. Aaron Nola is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #19 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#7 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)27 FP, 5.6 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.91 per game (#31)
#8 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)27 FP, 7 per game118 FP, 27 gp, 4.36 per game (#15)
#9 Aaron Nola (98% OWN)26 FP, 4.6 per game218 FP, 33 gp, 6.6 per game (#7)
#10 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)26 FP, 5.3 per game116 FP, 34 gp, 3.42 per game (#25)
#11 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)26 FP, 4.27 per game57 FP, 32 gp, 1.79 per game (#47)

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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 24 FOR AARON NOLA WITH FEWER FPS THAN HYUN-JIN RYU

Aaron Nola is projected for 5.32 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #15 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. 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 Tony Gonsolin but behind Hyun-Jin Ryu. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 7.84 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)5.6 FP (86% ST)5.3 FP
#14 Hyun-Jin Ryu (97% OWN)5.5 FP (68% ST)6.1 FP
#15 Aaron Nola (98% OWN)5.3 FP (85% ST)4.6 FP
#16 Tony Gonsolin (31% OWN)4.97 FP (15% ST)3.33 FP
#17 Jake Odorizzi (96% OWN)4.94 FP (78% ST)2.43 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)8 FP (91% ST)7.1 FP
#6 Domingo German (96% OWN)7.9 FP (71% ST)3.63 FP
#7 Aaron Nola (98% OWN)7.8 FP (85% ST)4.6 FP
#8 Max Scherzer (98% OWN)7.7 FP (82% ST)7.6 FP
#9 Madison Bumgarner (97% OWN)7.6 FP (77% ST)2.75 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.

AARON NOLAFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201926.22.41.1343810.0
-- Per Game (6 Proj)4.60.420.196.06.61.8
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)5.30.390.196.46.51.7
9/9 to 9/15 (4 Games)7.80.850.3611.514.13.9
2019 Season9812417419464
-- Per Game (29 GP)3.40.410.146.06.72.2
2018 to 20193162910384418122
-- Per Game (62 GP)5.10.470.166.26.72.0