Fantasy Drop Alert: Adam Wainwright Projected to Be a Fantasy Bench Player (#108 SP)... Better Than Martin Perez But Not as Good as Jake Arrieta

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Adam Wainwright as a fantasy bench player who could make an occasional spot start in next season. His 13.73 projected fantasy points puts him at #108 behind Jake Arrieta and ahead of Martin Perez. He has averaged 0.17 fantasy points in his past 31 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.5 fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 68%, he is the #71 most highly owned starting pitcher. Adam Wainwright is expected to come up short of last season's #97 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#106 Jeff Samardzija (72% OWN)14.2 FP, 0.48 per game29 FP, 32 gp, 0.9 per game (#70)
#107 Jake Arrieta (37% OWN)13.9 FP, 0.51 per game29 FP, 32 gp, 0.9 per game (#70)
#108 Adam Wainwright (68% OWN)13.7 FP, 0.5 per game29 FP, 32 gp, 0.9 per game (#70)
#109 Martin Perez (54% OWN)13.4 FP, 0.47 per game29 FP, 32 gp, 0.9 per game (#70)
#110 Rich Hill (44% OWN)12.8 FP, 1.09 per game50 FP, 13 gp, 3.82 per game (#25)

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ADAM WAINWRIGHT WEEK 2 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Adam Wainwright is projected for 2.02 fantasy points in week 1 which ranks him a the #53 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. Adam Wainwright is not expected to be active the rest of week 1.

WEEK 2 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#51 Jake Junis (36% OWN)2.07 FP-1 FP
#52 Hyun-Jin Ryu (95% OWN)2.03 FP2.37 FP
#53 Adam Wainwright (68% OWN)2.02 FP0.5 FP
#54 Jake Odorizzi (94% OWN)1.99 FP1.19 FP
#55 Noah Syndergaard (97% OWN)1.91 FP2.05 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

ADAM WAINWRIGHTFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection13.711.29.615214353
-- Per Game (27 Proj)0.500.410.355.65.21.9
3/30 to 4/5 (3.8 Games)2.00.820.559.99.63.3
2019 Season5.2141017215364
-- Per Game (31 GP)0.170.450.325.54.92.1