Shane Bieber is Projected to Be the #7 Starting Pitcher...Behind Stephen Strasburg and Ahead of Clayton Kershaw 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 25.3 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Stephen Strasburg and ahead of Clayton Kershaw. He has averaged 3.96 fantasy points in his past 49 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.38 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) 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 98%, he is the #6 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)31 FP, 6.5 per game92 FP, 23 gp, 3.99 per game (#19)
#6 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)26 FP, 5.5 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.91 per game (#31)
#7 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)25 FP, 5.4 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#8 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)25 FP, 6.5 per game118 FP, 27 gp, 4.36 per game (#15)
#9 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)25 FP, 5.1 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#23)

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WEEK 24 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Shane Bieber is projected for 6.72 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #8 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners in Week 24. His rest of season rank is slightly better than his week 23 rank. Shane Bieber is not expected to be active the rest of week 23.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Aaron Civale (76% OWN)7.3 FP (54% ST)2.71 FP
#7 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)7.2 FP (93% ST)6.5 FP
#8 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)6.7 FP (88% ST)5.4 FP
#9 Mike Minor (96% OWN)6.5 FP (85% ST)2.35 FP
#10 Jack Flaherty (97% OWN)6.4 FP (80% ST)2.63 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 201925.32.31.029345.5
-- Per Game (5 Proj)5.40.500.216.27.21.2
9/2 to 9/8 (1 Game)6.70.540.156.08.20.86
2019 Season15212718122436
-- Per Game (29 GP)5.30.410.246.37.71.2
2018 to 2019194231229134259
-- Per Game (49 GP)4.00.470.245.97.01.2