Shane Bieber is Projected to Be the #7 Starting Pitcher...Behind Jacob deGrom and Ahead of Hyun-Jin Ryu the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Shane Bieber to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 41.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Jacob deGrom and ahead of Hyun-Jin Ryu. He has averaged 4.13 fantasy points in his past 46 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.48 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 98% ownership, he is also the #7 most highly owned starting pitcher. Shane Bieber is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #5 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)44 FP, 6.7 per game92 FP, 23 gp, 3.99 per game (#20)
#6 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)44 FP, 6.5 per game216 FP, 32 gp, 6.77 per game (#5)
#7 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)41 FP, 5.5 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#8 Hyun-Jin Ryu (97% OWN)40 FP, 6.3 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.11 per game (#10)
#9 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)38 FP, 5.2 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#24)

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WEEK 22 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Shane Bieber is projected for 11.51 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #2 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners in Week 22. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Shane Bieber is not expected to be active the rest of week 21.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)12.3 FP (88% ST)6.9 FP
#2 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)11.5 FP (86% ST)5.5 FP
#3 Justin Verlander (98% OWN)10.3 FP (91% ST)8.9 FP
#4 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)9.4 FP (82% ST)7 FP
#5 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)8.6 FP (86% ST)4.28 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

SHANE BIEBERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201941.14.01.446539.6
-- Per Game (8 Proj)5.50.540.186.27.11.3
8/19 to 8/25 (3 Games)11.51.10.3212.413.72.5
2019 Season14812516220033
-- Per Game (26 GP)5.70.460.196.27.71.3
2018 to 2019190231027231856
-- Per Game (46 GP)4.10.500.225.96.91.2