Start Em Alert: Brett Anderson Projected to Finish Ahead of Steven Matz in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Brett Anderson is projected for 1.7 fantasy points in 2 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #58 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 Steven Matz but behind Zac Gallen. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#82). He is projected for 0.2 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#56 Dallas Keuchel (89% OWN)1.76 FP (67% ST)1.11 FP
#57 Zac Gallen (89% OWN)1.71 FP (58% ST)0.63 FP
#58 Brett Anderson (11% OWN)1.7 FP (5% ST)0.44 FP
#59 Steven Matz (54% OWN)1.52 FP (26% ST)1.51 FP
#60 Carlos Carrasco (90% OWN)1.49 FP (74% ST)2.99 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#80 Ross Stripling (17% OWN)0.26 FP (6% ST)1.13 FP
#81 Yonny Chirinos (27% OWN)0.21 FP (11% ST)1.65 FP
#82 Brett Anderson (11% OWN)0.2 FP (5% ST)0.44 FP
#83 Marcus Stroman (89% OWN)0.19 FP (56% ST)0.61 FP
#84 Alex Wood (56% OWN)0.15 FP (29% ST)1.17 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Brett Anderson to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 12.31 projected fantasy points puts him at #105 behind Anthony Banda and ahead of Michael King. He has averaged 0.16 fantasy points in his past 31 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.44 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#112) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Brett Anderson is expected to come up short of last season's #97 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#103 Clarke Schmidt (5% OWN)12.9 FP, 0.57 per game2.25 FP
#104 Anthony Banda (1% OWN)12.5 FP, 0.55 per game2.25 FP
#105 Brett Anderson (11% OWN)12.3 FP, 0.44 per game2.25 FP
#106 Michael King (1% OWN)12.1 FP, 0.59 per game0.5 FP, 1 gp (#84)
#107 Michael Wacha (9% OWN)12.1 FP, 0.44 per game0.5 FP, 1 gp (#84)

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.

BRETT ANDERSONFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection12.310.18.915111445
-- Per Game (28 Proj)0.440.360.325.44.01.6
4/6 to 4/12 (4 Games)1.70.720.5710.78.13.1
4/13 to 4/19 (2 Games)0.200.400.285.13.91.7
2019 Season5.01391769049
-- Per Game (31 GP)0.160.420.295.72.91.6