Start Em Alert: Brandon Woodruff Projected to Finish Ahead of Matt Boyd in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Brandon Woodruff is projected for 1.31 fantasy points in one game in week 3 which ranks him as the #67 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 Matt Boyd but behind Corey Kluber. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#57). He is projected for 1.86 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#65 Francellis Montas (88% OWN)1.39 FP (81% ST)2.99 FP
#66 Corey Kluber (93% OWN)1.37 FP (80% ST)1.9 FP
#67 Brandon Woodruff (68% OWN)1.31 FP (54% ST)0.97 FP
#68 Matt Boyd (76% OWN)1.13 FP (51% ST)0.6 FP
#69 Randy Dobnak (3% OWN)1.09 FP (1% ST)0.45 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#55 Jose Quintana (82% OWN)1.93 FP (65% ST)2.47 FP
#56 Masahiro Tanaka (94% OWN)1.87 FP (86% ST)2.48 FP
#57 Brandon Woodruff (68% OWN)1.86 FP (54% ST)0.97 FP
#58 Yu Darvish (95% OWN)1.81 FP (90% ST)1.26 FP
#59 Jordan Montgomery (55% OWN)1.67 FP (25% ST)1.51 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Brandon Woodruff to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 27.46 projected fantasy points puts him at #76 behind Kenta Maeda and ahead of Alex Wood. He has averaged 3.41 fantasy points in his past 27 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.97 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#86) 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 68%, he is the #60 most highly owned starting pitcher. Brandon Woodruff is expected to come up short of last season's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#74 Zach Plesac (37% OWN)28 FP, 1.04 per game2.17 FP
#75 Kenta Maeda (67% OWN)28 FP, 1.02 per game78 FP, 39 gp, 1.99 per game (#44)
#76 Brandon Woodruff (68% OWN)27 FP, 0.97 per game92 FP, 27 gp, 3.41 per game (#27)
#77 Alex Wood (56% OWN)27 FP, 1.17 per game92 FP, 27 gp, 3.41 per game (#27)
#78 Rick Porcello (43% OWN)26 FP, 0.91 per game92 FP, 27 gp, 3.41 per game (#27)

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.

BRANDON WOODRUFFFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection27.59.36.614314145
-- Per Game (28 Proj)0.970.330.235.15.01.6
4/6 to 4/12 (2 Games)1.30.300.245.44.71.5
4/13 to 4/19 (4 Games)1.90.650.4510.19.93.1
2019 Season9211312214330
-- Per Game (27 GP)3.40.410.114.55.31.1