Jacob deGrom is Projected to Be the #1 Starting Pitcher...Ahead of Zack Greinke the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Jacob deGrom to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 200.28 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Zack Greinke making him our #1 ranked starting pitcher. He has averaged 5.38 fantasy points in his past 33 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 6.46 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #3 most highly owned starting pitcher. Jacob deGrom is expected to improve on last season's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Jacob deGrom (97% OWN)200 FP, 6.5 per game178 FP, 33 gp, 5.38 per game (#11)
#2 Zack Greinke (96% OWN)170 FP, 5.8 per game191 FP, 36 gp, 5.31 per game (#12)
#3 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)155 FP, 5.2 per game316 FP, 33 gp, 9.59 per game (#2)
#4 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)154 FP, 5.5 per game157 FP, 30 gp, 5.23 per game (#14)
#5 Stephen Strasburg (97% OWN)153 FP, 5.2 per game192 FP, 33 gp, 5.81 per game (#9)

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JACOB DEGROM WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jacob deGrom is projected for 8.77 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #2 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 Mike Soroka but behind Clayton Kershaw. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 6.5 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Clayton Kershaw (97% OWN)10.2 FP (95% ST)5.4 FP
#2 Jacob deGrom (97% OWN)8.8 FP (96% ST)6.5 FP
#3 Mike Soroka (96% OWN)8.7 FP (91% ST)3.22 FP
#4 Charlie Morton (97% OWN)7.1 FP (94% ST)4.04 FP
#5 Hyun-Jin Ryu (96% OWN)6.6 FP (88% ST)2.46 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Stephen Strasburg (97% OWN)6.6 FP (95% ST)5.2 FP
#7 German Marquez (92% OWN)6.5 FP (79% ST)2.27 FP
#8 Jacob deGrom (97% OWN)6.5 FP (96% ST)6.5 FP
#9 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)6.4 FP (94% ST)3.58 FP
#10 Blake Snell (97% OWN)6 FP (88% ST)3.89 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.

JACOB DEGROMFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection20014.35.919721445
-- Per Game (31 Proj)6.50.460.196.36.91.4
4/6 to 4/12 (3 Games)8.80.620.5013.012.33.2
4/13 to 4/19 (2 Games)6.50.500.176.07.51.6
2019 Season17811820425544
-- Per Game (33 GP)5.40.330.246.27.71.3