Josh Hader is Projected to Be the #4 Reliever...Behind Roberto Osuna and Ahead of Aroldis Chapman the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Josh Hader to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 307.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Roberto Osuna and ahead of Aroldis Chapman. He has averaged 5.12 fantasy points in his past 61 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 5.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#6) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 96%, he is the #1 most highly owned reliever. Josh Hader is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#2 Liam Hendriks (93% OWN)320 FP, 5.4 per game227 FP, 75 gp, 3.02 per game (#16)
#3 Roberto Osuna (95% OWN)315 FP, 5.4 per game302 FP, 66 gp, 4.58 per game (#6)
#4 Josh Hader (96% OWN)307 FP, 5.3 per game312 FP, 61 gp, 5.12 per game (#1)
#5 Aroldis Chapman (96% OWN)302 FP, 5.1 per game291 FP, 60 gp, 4.85 per game (#4)
#6 Ken Giles (93% OWN)292 FP, 4.35 per game190 FP, 53 gp, 3.59 per game (#11)

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JOSH HADER WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Josh Hader is projected for 12.36 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #5 ranked reliever 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 Archie Bradley but behind Brandon Workman. Week 4 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 14.05 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Ken Giles13.9 FP (89% ST)4.35 FP
#4 Brandon Workman12.5 FP (83% ST)3.84 FP
#5 Josh Hader12.4 FP (95% ST)5.3 FP
#6 Archie Bradley12.1 FP (72% ST)3.99 FP
#7 Craig Kimbrel11.9 FP (83% ST)3.98 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Liam Hendriks16.4 FP (91% ST)5.4 FP
#2 Kenley Jansen14.2 FP (92% ST)5.4 FP
#3 Josh Hader14 FP (95% ST)5.3 FP
#4 Edwin Diaz12.7 FP (86% ST)4.5 FP
#5 Hector Neris12.3 FP (83% ST)3.96 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.

JOSH HADERFPSVHDIPKBB
2020 Projection307363.87714023
-- Per Game (58 Proj)5.30.610.071.32.40.40
4/6 to 4/12 (2.3 Games)12.41.40.153.05.40.89
4/13 to 4/19 (2.7 Games)14.01.60.183.56.51.1
2019 Season3123767513820
-- Per Game (61 GP)5.10.610.101.22.30.33