Brad Keller is a Better Fantasy Option Than Adam Plutko But Not as Good as Michael Wacha the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Brad Keller to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 2.03 projected fantasy points puts him at #106 behind Michael Wacha and ahead of Adam Plutko. He has averaged -0.56 fantasy points in his past 67 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#111) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 71%, he is the #74 most highly owned starting pitcher. Brad Keller is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #173 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#104 Jhoulys Chacin (24% OWN)2.4 FP, 0.65 per game60 FP, 35 gp, 1.7 per game (#50)
#105 Michael Wacha (27% OWN)2.3 FP, 0.31 per game51 FP, 15 gp, 3.39 per game (#27)
#106 Brad Keller (71% OWN)2 FP, 0.29 per game51 FP, 15 gp, 3.39 per game (#27)
#107 Adam Plutko (15% OWN)2 FP, 0.46 per game51 FP, 15 gp, 3.39 per game (#27)
#108 Luke Weaver (54% OWN)2 FP, 0.97 per game51 FP, 15 gp, 3.39 per game (#27)

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WEEK 22 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Brad Keller is projected for 2.38 fantasy points in week 21 which ranks him a the #43 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Brad Keller is not expected to be active the rest of week 21.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#41 Sonny Gray (95% OWN)2.56 FP (70% ST)2.58 FP
#42 Mike Montgomery (13% OWN)2.39 FP (8% ST)0.15 FP
#43 Brad Keller (71% OWN)2.38 FP (47% ST)0.29 FP
#44 Dustin May (75% OWN)2.35 FP (39% ST)1.98 FP
#45 Jason Vargas (43% OWN)2.15 FP (29% ST)0.97 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and next week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

BRAD KELLERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20192.02.92.3432915.3
-- Per Game (7 Proj)0.290.410.336.14.22.2
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)2.40.470.266.54.41.9
2019 Season-55.2071315711765
-- Per Game (26 GP)-2.120.270.506.14.52.5
2018 to 2019-37.801619292213115
-- Per Game (67 GP)-0.560.240.284.43.21.7