Buy Low Alert: Homer Bailey is Projected to Be the #50 Starting Pitcher...Behind Corey Kluber and Ahead of Mike Foltynewicz the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Homer Bailey to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 53.52 projected fantasy points puts him at #50 behind Corey Kluber and ahead of Mike Foltynewicz. He has averaged 0.66 fantasy points in his past 31 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.97 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 44%, he is the #82 most highly owned starting pitcher. Homer Bailey is expected to improve on last season's #69 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#48 Julio Urias (68% OWN)54 FP, 2.1 per game52 FP, 37 gp, 1.41 per game (#58)
#49 Corey Kluber (93% OWN)54 FP, 1.9 per game52 FP, 37 gp, 1.41 per game (#58)
#50 Homer Bailey (44% OWN)54 FP, 1.97 per game20 FP, 31 gp, 0.66 per game (#76)
#51 Mike Foltynewicz (90% OWN)53 FP, 1.93 per game20 FP, 31 gp, 0.66 per game (#76)
#52 Merrill Kelly (57% OWN)50 FP, 1.83 per game20 FP, 31 gp, 0.66 per game (#76)

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START EM ALERT: HOMER BAILEY WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Homer Bailey is projected for 1.99 fantasy points in one game in week 3 which ranks him as the #48 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Framber Valdez but behind Michael King. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#18). He is projected for 4.83 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Sonny Gray (95% OWN)2.05 FP (88% ST)2.34 FP
#47 Michael King (1% OWN)2.04 FP0.59 FP
#48 Homer Bailey (44% OWN)1.99 FP (18% ST)1.97 FP
#49 Framber Valdez (3% OWN)1.94 FP (1% ST)0.05 FP
#50 Mike Minor (92% OWN)1.92 FP (77% ST)1.29 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Kyle Hendricks (95% OWN)5.2 FP (89% ST)3.19 FP
#17 Aaron Nola (96% OWN)5 FP (87% ST)3.36 FP
#18 Homer Bailey (44% OWN)4.83 FP (18% ST)1.97 FP
#19 Mike Foltynewicz (90% OWN)4.72 FP (60% ST)1.93 FP
#20 David Price (92% OWN)4.7 FP (80% ST)4.35 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

HOMER BAILEYFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection5414.26.714412642
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.00.520.255.34.61.6
4/6 to 4/12 (1 Game)2.00.480.245.54.61.3
4/13 to 4/19 (1 Game)4.80.700.135.05.21.4
2019 Season20.413916314953
-- Per Game (31 GP)0.660.420.295.34.81.7