Buy Low Alert: Steven Matz is Projected to Be the #59 Starting Pitcher...Behind Jordan Montgomery and Ahead of Yonny Chirinos the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Steven Matz to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 41.18 projected fantasy points puts him at #59 behind Jordan Montgomery and ahead of Yonny Chirinos. He has averaged 0.34 fantasy points in his past 35 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.51 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#62) 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 54%, he is the #73 most highly owned starting pitcher. Steven Matz is expected to improve on last season's #87 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#57 Dinelson Lamet (91% OWN)42 FP, 1.51 per game2.61 FP
#58 Jordan Montgomery (55% OWN)41 FP, 1.51 per game2.61 FP
#59 Steven Matz (54% OWN)41 FP, 1.51 per game2.61 FP
#60 Yonny Chirinos (27% OWN)37 FP, 1.65 per game58 FP, 26 gp, 2.22 per game (#40)
#61 Mike Minor (92% OWN)36 FP, 1.29 per game57 FP, 33 gp, 1.73 per game (#48)

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STEVEN MATZ WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Steven Matz is projected for 1.52 fantasy points in one game in week 3 which ranks him as the #59 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 Carlos Carrasco but behind Brett Anderson. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#66). He is projected for 1.02 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#57 Zac Gallen (89% OWN)1.71 FP (58% ST)0.63 FP
#58 Brett Anderson (11% OWN)1.7 FP (5% ST)0.44 FP
#59 Steven Matz (54% OWN)1.52 FP (26% ST)1.51 FP
#60 Carlos Carrasco (90% OWN)1.49 FP (74% ST)2.99 FP
#61 Carlos Martinez (66% OWN)1.47 FP (47% ST)1.81 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#64 Zac Gallen (89% OWN)1.2 FP (58% ST)0.63 FP
#65 Reynaldo Lopez (26% OWN)1.2 FP (9% ST)-0.08 FP
#66 Steven Matz (54% OWN)1.02 FP (26% ST)1.51 FP
#67 Jake Junis (8% OWN)0.95 FP (3% ST)-1.07 FP
#68 Jonathan Loaisiga (7% OWN)0.92 FP (1% ST)0.7 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.

STEVEN MATZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection41.28.98.514414542
-- Per Game (27 Proj)1.50.330.315.35.31.6
4/6 to 4/12 (2 Games)1.50.310.305.45.51.7
4/13 to 4/19 (2 Games)1.00.350.295.05.31.6
2019 Season11.8111016015352
-- Per Game (35 GP)0.340.310.294.64.41.5