Josh Hader is Projected to Be the #11 Reliever...Behind Carlos Martinez and Ahead of Ken Giles the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Josh Hader to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 44.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Carlos Martinez and ahead of Ken Giles. He has averaged 3.89 fantasy points in his past 102 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.77 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) 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 95%, he is the #6 most highly owned reliever. Josh Hader is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Hector Neris (81% OWN)45 FP, 3.76 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#10 Carlos Martinez (81% OWN)44 FP, 11.2 per game51 FP, 34 gp, 1.5 per game (#36)
#11 Josh Hader (95% OWN)44 FP, 3.77 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)
#12 Ken Giles (81% OWN)44 FP, 4.07 per game156 FP, 55 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)
#13 Will Smith (94% OWN)43 FP, 4.11 per game118 FP, 54 gp, 2.19 per game (#27)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Josh Hader is projected for 1.61 fantasy points the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #15 ranked reliever and a must start for most owners. He is ranked above Will Smith but behind Jose Leclerc the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#19). He is projected for 8.36 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Raisel Iglesias1.64 FP (73% ST)2.85 FP
#14 Jose Leclerc1.62 FP (40% ST)3.61 FP
#15 Josh Hader1.61 FP (83% ST)3.77 FP
#16 Will Smith1.55 FP (85% ST)4.11 FP
#17 Brad Hand1.51 FP (92% ST)5 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Brandon Workman9.1 FP (53% ST)4.3 FP
#18 Edwin Diaz8.7 FP (54% ST)4.44 FP
#19 Josh Hader8.4 FP (83% ST)3.77 FP
#20 Raisel Iglesias7.8 FP (73% ST)2.85 FP
#21 Hansel Robles7.5 FP (59% ST)2.42 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

JOSH HADERFPSVHDIPKBB
Rest of 201944.44.80.816.1284.9
-- Per Game (12 Proj)3.80.410.071.42.30.42
8/26 to 9/1 (0.4 Games)1.60.180.030.580.900.16
9/2 to 9/8 (2.7 Games)8.40.890.183.67.21.3
2019 Season2222766111117
-- Per Game (48 GP)4.60.560.121.32.30.35
2018 to 2019397382713325147
-- Per Game (102 GP)3.90.370.261.32.50.46