Projecting a Down Week 3 for Lance McCullers with Fewer FPs Than Joe Musgrove

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Lance McCullers is projected for 3.42 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #27 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Eduardo Rodriguez but behind Joe Musgrove. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#30). He is projected for 3.16 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Jose Urquidy (82% OWN)3.64 FP (68% ST)3.7 FP
#26 Joe Musgrove (85% OWN)3.55 FP (62% ST)1.12 FP
#27 Lance McCullers (85% OWN)3.42 FP (79% ST)3.68 FP
#28 Eduardo Rodriguez (95% OWN)3.38 FP (77% ST)1.26 FP
#29 Yu Darvish (95% OWN)3.31 FP (90% ST)1.26 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Mike Soroka (96% OWN)3.65 FP (91% ST)3.22 FP
#29 Zach Plesac (37% OWN)3.17 FP (13% ST)1.04 FP
#30 Lance McCullers (85% OWN)3.16 FP (79% ST)3.68 FP
#31 Corey Kluber (93% OWN)3.13 FP (80% ST)1.9 FP
#32 Julio Urias (68% OWN)2.98 FP (52% ST)2.1 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Lance McCullers to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 110.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Jose Berrios and ahead of Michael Clevinger. He is projected to average 3.68 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 85%, he is the #45 most highly owned starting pitcher.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#15 David Price (92% OWN)113 FP, 4.35 per game27 FP, 22 gp, 1.24 per game (#65)
#16 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)111 FP, 3.58 per game83 FP, 32 gp, 2.59 per game (#36)
#17 Lance McCullers (85% OWN)110 FP, 3.68 per game83 FP, 32 gp, 2.59 per game (#36)
#18 Michael Clevinger (96% OWN)108 FP, 4.93 per game148 FP, 21 gp, 7.02 per game (#6)
#19 Jose Urquidy (82% OWN)101 FP, 3.7 per game148 FP, 21 gp, 7.02 per game (#6)

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks.

LANCE MCCULLERSFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection11014.97.317718758
-- Per Game (30 Proj)3.70.500.245.96.21.9
4/6 to 4/12 (1 Game)3.40.430.276.26.62.1
4/13 to 4/19 (1 Game)3.20.390.346.36.31.8