Start Em Alert: Andrew Heaney Projected to Finish Ahead of Zach Eflin in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Andrew Heaney is projected for 2.5 fantasy points in 2 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #39 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Zach Eflin but behind Josh James. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#188). He is projected for -0.45 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 Merrill Kelly (57% OWN)2.65 FP (22% ST)1.83 FP
#38 Josh James (47% OWN)2.56 FP (24% ST)2.37 FP
#39 Andrew Heaney (61% OWN)2.5 FP (35% ST)1.09 FP
#40 Zach Eflin (69% OWN)2.49 FP (43% ST)2.27 FP
#41 Mike Foltynewicz (90% OWN)2.3 FP (60% ST)1.93 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#186 Dario Agrazal (1% OWN)-0.44 FP-1.56 FP
#187 Nick Margevicius (1% OWN)-0.44 FP-2.51 FP
#188 Andrew Heaney (61% OWN)-0.45 FP (35% ST)1.09 FP
#189 Kolby Allard (5% OWN)-0.45 FP (1% ST)-1.23 FP
#190 Hector Noesi (0% OWN)-0.45 FP-1.14 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Andrew Heaney to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 30.61 projected fantasy points puts him at #73 behind Jon Gray and ahead of Zach Plesac. He has averaged -0.93 fantasy points in his past 18 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.09 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#79) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 61%, he is the #67 most highly owned starting pitcher. Andrew Heaney is expected to improve on last season's #144 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#71 Chris Bassitt (12% OWN)32 FP, 1.3 per game43 FP, 28 gp, 1.54 per game (#54)
#72 Jon Gray (83% OWN)31 FP, 1.02 per game31 FP, 26 gp, 1.19 per game (#66)
#73 Andrew Heaney (61% OWN)31 FP, 1.09 per game31 FP, 26 gp, 1.19 per game (#66)
#74 Zach Plesac (37% OWN)28 FP, 1.04 per game31 FP, 26 gp, 1.19 per game (#66)
#75 Kenta Maeda (67% OWN)28 FP, 1.02 per game78 FP, 39 gp, 1.99 per game (#44)

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

ANDREW HEANEYFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection30.67.88.716617347
-- Per Game (28 Proj)1.10.280.315.96.11.7
4/6 to 4/12 (2 Games)2.50.520.6011.912.53.3
4/13 to 4/19 (1 Game)-0.450.240.355.95.11.8
2019 Season-16.67469511830
-- Per Game (18 GP)-0.930.220.335.36.61.7