Start Em Alert: Julio Urias Projected to Finish Ahead of David Price in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Julio Urias is projected for 4.35 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #21 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. 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 David Price but behind Zack Greinke. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#32). He is projected for 2.98 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Lucas Giolito (95% OWN)4.84 FP (89% ST)3.46 FP
#20 Zack Greinke (96% OWN)4.44 FP (94% ST)5.8 FP
#21 Julio Urias (68% OWN)4.35 FP (52% ST)2.1 FP
#22 David Price (92% OWN)4.35 FP (80% ST)4.35 FP
#23 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)4.31 FP (97% ST)5.2 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Lance McCullers (85% OWN)3.16 FP (79% ST)3.68 FP
#31 Corey Kluber (93% OWN)3.13 FP (80% ST)1.9 FP
#32 Julio Urias (68% OWN)2.98 FP (52% ST)2.1 FP
#33 Sonny Gray (95% OWN)2.97 FP (88% ST)2.34 FP
#34 Max Fried (95% OWN)2.89 FP (87% ST)2.28 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Julio Urias to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 53.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #48 behind Dustin May and ahead of Corey Kluber. He has averaged 1.41 fantasy points in his past 37 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.1 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 68%, he is the #61 most highly owned starting pitcher. Julio Urias is expected to come up short of last season's #41 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#46 Josh James (47% OWN)59 FP, 2.37 per game31 FP, 49 gp, 0.63 per game (#79)
#47 Dustin May (33% OWN)54 FP, 2.19 per game31 FP, 49 gp, 0.63 per game (#79)
#48 Julio Urias (68% OWN)54 FP, 2.1 per game52 FP, 37 gp, 1.41 per game (#58)
#49 Corey Kluber (93% OWN)54 FP, 1.9 per game52 FP, 37 gp, 1.41 per game (#58)
#50 Homer Bailey (44% OWN)54 FP, 1.97 per game20 FP, 31 gp, 0.66 per game (#76)

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.

JULIO URIASFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection548.04.711912633
-- Per Game (26 Proj)2.10.310.184.64.91.3
4/6 to 4/12 (4 Games)4.40.580.359.39.92.4
4/13 to 4/19 (2 Games)3.00.370.124.45.21.2
2019 Season5243798527
-- Per Game (37 GP)1.40.110.082.12.30.73