Luke Weaver is a Better Fantasy Option Than Marcus Stroman But Not as Good as Austin Voth the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Luke Weaver to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 3.76 projected fantasy points puts him at #105 behind Austin Voth and ahead of Marcus Stroman. He has averaged -0.88 fantasy points in his past 41 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.7 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#97) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 55%, he is the #91 most highly owned starting pitcher. Luke Weaver is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #45 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#103 J.A. Happ (77% OWN)4 FP, 0.56 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#104 Austin Voth (4% OWN)3.8 FP, 0.76 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#105 Luke Weaver (55% OWN)3.8 FP, 0.7 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#106 Marcus Stroman (92% OWN)3.6 FP, 0.41 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)
#107 Devin Smeltzer (18% OWN)3.5 FP, 0.53 per game126 FP, 31 gp, 4.07 per game (#19)

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WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Luke Weaver is projected for 0.03 fantasy points the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #65 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. He is ranked above Devin Smeltzer but behind Collin McHugh the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#103). He is projected for 0.01 fantasy points.

8/15 TO 8/18 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#63 Chase Anderson (62% OWN)0.12 FP (38% ST)1.5 FP
#64 Collin McHugh (18% OWN)0.08 FP (8% ST)2.02 FP
#65 Luke Weaver (55% OWN)0.03 FP (1% ST)0.7 FP
#66 Devin Smeltzer (18% OWN)0 FP (8% ST)0.53 FP
#67 Tommy Milone (4% OWN)0 FP (2% ST)-0.44 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#101 Joe Biagini (2% OWN)0.03 FP (1% ST)-0.06 FP
#102 Sean Manaea (33% OWN)0.02 FP (1% ST)1.3 FP
#103 Luke Weaver (55% OWN)0.01 FP (1% ST)0.7 FP
#104 Tommy Milone (4% OWN)0 FP (2% ST)-0.44 FP
#105 Logan Webb (1% OWN)-0.02 FP0.22 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.

LUKE WEAVERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20193.80.90.810.09.82.9
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.700.180.151.91.80.53
8/12 to 8/18 (0.3 Games)0.030.020.010.330.330.10
8/19 to 8/25 (0.5 Games)0.010.030.020.510.510.15
2019 Season34.143626814
-- Per Game (11 GP)3.10.360.275.66.21.3
2018 to 2019-36.07111419418968
-- Per Game (41 GP)-0.880.270.344.74.61.7