Start Brett Anderson in Week 22... Ahead of Chris Bassitt

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Brett Anderson is projected for 1.45 fantasy points in one game in week 22 which ranks him as the #56 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Chris Bassitt but behind Caleb Smith. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#134). He is projected for -0.68 fantasy points.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#54 Noah Syndergaard (97% OWN)1.54 FP (83% ST)2.17 FP
#55 Caleb Smith (92% OWN)1.51 FP (42% ST)1.35 FP
#56 Brett Anderson (46% OWN)1.45 FP (28% ST)0.83 FP
#57 Chris Bassitt (71% OWN)1.42 FP (43% ST)1.76 FP
#58 Dinelson Lamet (68% OWN)1.36 FP (33% ST)1.78 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#132 Chris Archer (81% OWN)-0.63 FP (55% ST)-0.53 FP
#133 Jake Junis (42% OWN)-0.66 FP (21% ST)-0.43 FP
#134 Brett Anderson (46% OWN)-0.68 FP (28% ST)0.83 FP
#135 CC Sabathia (26% OWN)-0.8 FP (7% ST)0.65 FP
#136 Ariel Jurado (17% OWN)-0.83 FP (9% ST)-0.67 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Brett Anderson to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 5.4 projected fantasy points puts him at #87 behind Mike Foltynewicz and ahead of Rick Porcello. He is expected to be out through 8/24 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged -0.58 fantasy points in his past 42 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.83 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#91) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 46%, he is the #98 most highly owned starting pitcher. Brett Anderson is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #98 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#85 Brad Keller (70% OWN)5.5 FP, 0.68 per game471 FP, 161 gp, 2.9 per game (#6)
#86 Mike Foltynewicz (68% OWN)5.4 FP, 0.83 per game99 FP, 31 gp, 3.19 per game (#29)
#87 Brett Anderson (46% OWN)5.4 FP, 0.83 per game99 FP, 31 gp, 3.19 per game (#29)
#88 Rick Porcello (77% OWN)5.2 FP, 0.7 per game86 FP, 33 gp, 2.62 per game (#36)
#89 John Means (46% OWN)5 FP, 0.67 per game-5.9 FP, 1 gp (#173)

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.

BRETT ANDERSONFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20195.42.91.73518.78.8
-- Per Game (7 Proj)0.830.440.265.32.91.4
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)1.40.460.215.12.81.2
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)-0.680.360.355.52.81.5
2019 Season-4.001091447440
-- Per Game (25 GP)-0.160.400.365.83.01.6
2018 to 2019-24.17141422212153
-- Per Game (42 GP)-0.580.330.335.32.91.3