Shane Bieber is Projected to Be the #8 Starting Pitcher...Behind Hyun-Jin Ryu and Ahead of Zack Greinke 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 39.74 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Hyun-Jin Ryu and ahead of Zack Greinke. 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 5.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) 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 #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
#6 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)42 FP, 6.3 per game216 FP, 32 gp, 6.77 per game (#5)
#7 Hyun-Jin Ryu (97% OWN)41 FP, 6.4 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.11 per game (#10)
#8 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)40 FP, 5.3 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#9 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)37 FP, 5.4 per game116 FP, 34 gp, 3.42 per game (#26)
#10 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)36 FP, 5.7 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#24)

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START SHANE BIEBER IN WEEK 22... AHEAD OF JUSTIN VERLANDER

Shane Bieber is projected for 11.19 fantasy points in 3 games which is good enough to be the #2 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Justin Verlander but behind Clayton Kershaw. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#22). He is projected for 4.63 fantasy points.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)12.8 FP (90% ST)6.8 FP
#2 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)11.2 FP (88% ST)5.3 FP
#3 Justin Verlander (98% OWN)10.3 FP (91% ST)8.8 FP
#4 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)9.7 FP (77% ST)7.4 FP
#5 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)8.2 FP (89% ST)5.1 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)5.4 FP (91% ST)6.3 FP
#21 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)5 FP (93% ST)5.4 FP
#22 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)4.63 FP (88% ST)5.3 FP
#23 Corey Kluber (95% OWN)4.6 FP (6% ST)5.5 FP
#24 German Marquez (96% OWN)4.59 FP (75% ST)3.21 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

SHANE BIEBERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201939.73.91.547539.2
-- Per Game (8 Proj)5.30.520.206.37.11.2
8/19 to 8/25 (3 Games)11.21.10.3112.213.82.4
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)4.60.460.246.47.51.3
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