Josh Hader is Projected to Be the #9 Reliever...Behind Emilio Pagan and Ahead of Brandon Workman 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 45.7 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Emilio Pagan and ahead of Brandon Workman. He has averaged 3.83 fantasy points in his past 101 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.79 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#19) 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 95%, he is the #6 most highly owned reliever. Josh Hader is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#7 Hector Neris (82% OWN)47 FP, 3.83 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#8 Emilio Pagan (75% OWN)47 FP, 4.67 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#9 Josh Hader (95% OWN)46 FP, 3.79 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)
#10 Brandon Workman (66% OWN)45 FP, 4.2 per game31 FP, 43 gp, 0.73 per game (#65)
#11 Will Smith (94% OWN)45 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 2.86 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #19 projected reliever for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Edwin Diaz but behind Mark Melancon the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#21). He is projected for 8 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Aroldis Chapman3.04 FP (95% ST)4.29 FP
#18 Mark Melancon2.95 FP (56% ST)3.45 FP
#19 Josh Hader2.86 FP (82% ST)3.79 FP
#20 Edwin Diaz2.78 FP (54% ST)4.21 FP
#21 Ken Giles2.59 FP (61% ST)4 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Edwin Diaz8.5 FP (54% ST)4.21 FP
#20 Raisel Iglesias8.3 FP (75% ST)2.95 FP
#21 Josh Hader8 FP (82% ST)3.79 FP
#22 Jose Urena7.7 FP (1% ST)7 FP
#23 Hansel Robles7.4 FP (60% ST)2.37 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 201945.75.00.816.4285.0
-- Per Game (12 Proj)3.80.410.071.42.30.42
8/26 to 9/1 (0.8 Games)2.90.310.061.11.80.32
9/2 to 9/8 (2.7 Games)8.00.860.183.67.31.3
2019 Season2122665910917
-- Per Game (47 GP)4.50.550.131.32.30.36
2018 to 2019387372713224947
-- Per Game (101 GP)3.80.370.271.32.50.47