Projecting a Down Week 3 for Carlos Carrasco with Fewer FPs Than Steven Matz

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Carlos Carrasco is projected for 1.49 fantasy points in one game in week 3 which ranks him as the #60 projected starting pitcher 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 Carlos Martinez but behind Steven Matz. His rest of season rank is better than this rank.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#58 Brett Anderson (11% OWN)1.7 FP (5% ST)0.44 FP
#59 Steven Matz (54% OWN)1.52 FP (26% ST)1.51 FP
#60 Carlos Carrasco (90% OWN)1.49 FP (74% ST)2.99 FP
#61 Carlos Martinez (66% OWN)1.47 FP (47% ST)1.81 FP
#62 Dustin May (33% OWN)1.46 FP (11% ST)2.19 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carlos Carrasco to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 67.5 projected fantasy points puts him at #35 behind Shohei Ohtani and ahead of Tyler Glasnow. He is expected to be out through 5/14 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged -0.41 fantasy points in his past 23 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.99 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#27) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 90%, he is the #39 most highly owned starting pitcher. Carlos Carrasco is expected to improve on last season's #128 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#33 Sonny Gray (95% OWN)69 FP, 2.34 per game113 FP, 31 gp, 3.66 per game (#26)
#34 Shohei Ohtani (68% OWN)68 FP, 2.76 per game113 FP, 31 gp, 3.66 per game (#26)
#35 Carlos Carrasco (90% OWN)68 FP, 2.99 per game113 FP, 31 gp, 3.66 per game (#26)
#36 Tyler Glasnow (75% OWN)67 FP, 2.47 per game85 FP, 12 gp, 7.06 per game (#5)
#37 Aaron Civale (79% OWN)67 FP, 2.46 per game24 FP, 10 gp, 2.37 per game (#38)

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and current week. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

CARLOS CARRASCOFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection6811.47.713714529
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.00.500.346.06.41.3
4/6 to 4/12 (1 Game)1.50.380.416.26.61.5
2019 Season-9.4767809616
-- Per Game (23 GP)-0.410.260.303.54.20.70