Sit Zach Davies in Week 20... Projected for Fewer FPs Than Trevor Williams

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Zach Davies is projected for 0.32 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #91 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Zach Davies. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Rick Porcello but behind Trevor Williams. Week 21 will be better based on projected rank (#50). He is projected for 1.78 fantasy points.

8/5 TO 8/11 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#89 Danny Duffy (32% OWN)0.4 FP (15% ST)-0.78 FP
#90 Trevor Williams (51% OWN)0.33 FP (24% ST)1.01 FP
#91 Zach Davies (67% OWN)0.32 FP (26% ST)1.2 FP
#92 Rick Porcello (79% OWN)0.29 FP (60% ST)0.7 FP
#93 Wade LeBlanc (8% OWN)0.24 FP (3% ST)-0.05 FP
8/12 TO 8/18 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#48 Joey Lucchesi (80% OWN)1.92 FP (38% ST)1.65 FP
#49 Mike Soroka (96% OWN)1.82 FP (84% ST)3.52 FP
#50 Zach Davies (67% OWN)1.78 FP (26% ST)1.2 FP
#51 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)1.77 FP (71% ST)1.36 FP
#52 Lucas Giolito (97% OWN)1.76 FP (86% ST)2.57 FP

These projections power SportsLine's Computer Picks and Fantasy Data. But for contest winning DFS optimal lineups by top experts like Mike McClure visit SportsLine's new Daily Fantasy Hub.

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Zach Davies to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 10.84 projected fantasy points puts him at #76 behind Tanner Roark and ahead of Josh James. He has averaged -1.51 fantasy points in his past 37 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#83) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 67% ownership, he is also the #76 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zach Davies is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #108 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#74 Yu Darvish (93% OWN)11 FP, 1.22 per game-0.01 FP
#75 Tanner Roark (54% OWN)10.9 FP, 1.36 per game-0.01 FP
#76 Zach Davies (67% OWN)10.8 FP, 1.2 per game-0.01 FP
#77 Josh James (13% OWN)10.6 FP, 1.77 per game21 FP, 6 gp, 3.54 per game (#25)
#78 Jason Vargas (36% OWN)10.1 FP, 1.12 per game21 FP, 6 gp, 3.54 per game (#25)

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.

ZACH DAVIESFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201910.83.52.3533413.5
-- Per Game (9 Proj)1.20.370.255.73.71.4
8/5 to 8/11 (2 Games)0.320.300.285.83.11.2
8/12 to 8/18 (4 Games)1.80.740.5111.27.42.9
2019 Season-7.33851237841
-- Per Game (24 GP)-0.310.330.215.13.21.7
2018 to 2019-55.83101218712762
-- Per Game (37 GP)-1.510.270.325.13.41.7