Sell High Alert: Zac Gallen Projected to Be a Fantasy Bench Player (#96 SP)... Better Than Jonathan Loaisiga But Not as Good as Brandon Bielak

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Zac Gallen as a fantasy bench player who could make an occasional spot start in next season. His 17.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #96 behind Brandon Bielak and ahead of Jonathan Loaisiga. He has averaged 0.47 fantasy points in his past 15 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 0.55 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#105) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 76%, he is the #59 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zac Gallen is expected to come up short of last season's #92 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#94 Freddy Peralta (13% OWN)18.1 FP, 0.79 per game0.24 per game (#120)
#95 Brandon Bielak17.7 FP, 0.71 per game0.24 per game (#120)
#96 Zac Gallen (76% OWN)17.5 FP, 0.55 per game0.24 per game (#120)
#97 Jonathan Loaisiga (8% OWN)16.4 FP, 0.64 per game0.24 per game (#120)
#98 Shane McClanahan (1% OWN)16.1 FP, 0.64 per game0.24 per game (#120)

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START EM ALERT: ZAC GALLEN WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Zac Gallen is projected for 0.63 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 1 which ranks him as the #63 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Randy Dobnak but behind Kyle Gibson the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#143). He is projected for -0.11 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#61 Jordan Yamamoto (34% OWN)0.78 FP0.35 FP
#62 Kyle Gibson (72% OWN)0.7 FP-0.65 FP
#63 Zac Gallen (76% OWN)0.63 FP0.55 FP
#64 Randy Dobnak (2% OWN)0.63 FP0.48 FP
#65 Dustin May (41% OWN)0.56 FP1.32 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#141 Ramon Rosso (0% OWN)-0.11 FP0.06 FP
#142 Dallas Keuchel (93% OWN)-0.11 FP1.28 FP
#143 Zac Gallen (76% OWN)-0.11 FP0.55 FP
#144 Erick Fedde (3% OWN)-0.12 FP-0.31 FP
#145 Michael Wacha (33% OWN)-0.12 FP-0.09 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

ZAC GALLENFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection17.57.910.317118465
-- Per Game (32 Proj)0.550.250.325.35.82.0
3/26 to 3/29 (2 Games)0.630.270.285.06.02.2
3/30 to 4/5 (2 Games)-0.110.200.385.55.72.1
2019 Season7.036809636
-- Per Game (15 GP)0.470.200.405.36.42.4