Projecting a Down Week 24 for Josh Hader with Fewer FPs Than Will Smith

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Josh Hader is projected for 8.66 fantasy points in 3 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #18 projected reliever for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Edwin Diaz but behind Will Smith. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 12.54 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Ken Giles8.9 FP (61% ST)4.07 FP
#17 Will Smith8.9 FP (84% ST)4.01 FP
#18 Josh Hader8.7 FP (84% ST)3.83 FP
#19 Edwin Diaz8.5 FP (54% ST)4.26 FP
#20 Raisel Iglesias7.9 FP (68% ST)2.97 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Craig Kimbrel13.5 FP (79% ST)4.56 FP
#4 Kenley Jansen13.3 FP (85% ST)5.8 FP
#5 Josh Hader12.5 FP (84% ST)3.83 FP
#6 Brad Hand12.2 FP (93% ST)5.1 FP
#7 Aroldis Chapman12.2 FP (94% ST)4.74 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Josh Hader to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 43.64 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Hector Neris and ahead of Emilio Pagan. He has averaged 3.87 fantasy points in his past 103 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.83 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) 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
#6 Sean Doolittle (86% OWN)46 FP, 4.4 per game210 FP, 42 gp, 4.99 per game (#4)
#7 Hector Neris (80% OWN)44 FP, 3.82 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#8 Josh Hader (95% OWN)44 FP, 3.83 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)
#9 Emilio Pagan (74% OWN)43 FP, 4.94 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)
#10 Ken Giles (81% OWN)42 FP, 4.07 per game156 FP, 55 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)

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 201943.64.70.815.5274.7
-- Per Game (11 Proj)3.80.410.071.42.40.41
9/2 to 9/8 (2.7 Games)8.70.920.183.67.11.2
9/9 to 9/15 (3 Games)12.51.40.214.16.41.1
2019 Season2242766211317
-- Per Game (49 GP)4.60.550.121.32.30.35
2018 to 2019399382713425347
-- Per Game (103 GP)3.90.370.261.32.50.46