Start Luke Weaver in Week 21... Ahead of Peter Lambert

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Luke Weaver is projected for 0.04 fantasy points the rest of the week which projects to being the #86 ranked starting pitcher. He is ranked above Peter Lambert but behind Jeff Samardzija the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#95). He is projected for 0.02 fantasy points.

8/14 TO 8/18 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#84 Kolby Allard (13% OWN)0.08 FP (5% ST)-1.31 FP
#85 Jeff Samardzija (79% OWN)0.04 FP (49% ST)0.73 FP
#86 Luke Weaver (56% OWN)0.04 FP (1% ST)0.7 FP
#87 Peter Lambert (11% OWN)0.03 FP (6% ST)-1.21 FP
#88 Tommy Milone (4% OWN)0 FP (2% ST)-0.73 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#93 Dinelson Lamet (68% OWN)0.06 FP (34% ST)1.12 FP
#94 Anthony DeSclafani (53% OWN)0.05 FP (38% ST)-0.3 FP
#95 Luke Weaver (56% OWN)0.02 FP (1% ST)0.7 FP
#96 Marcus Stroman (92% OWN)0.02 FP (51% ST)0.3 FP
#97 Sean Manaea (32% OWN)0.02 FP (1% ST)1.33 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Luke Weaver to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 3.83 projected fantasy points puts him at #99 behind Mike Leake and ahead of Trevor Williams. He has averaged -0.88 fantasy points in his past 41 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.7 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#95) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 56%, he is the #90 most highly owned starting pitcher. Luke Weaver is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #47 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#97 John Means (50% OWN)4.5 FP, 0.61 per game-5.9 FP, 1 gp (#173)
#98 Mike Leake (57% OWN)4.3 FP, 0.58 per game-5.9 FP, 1 gp (#173)
#99 Luke Weaver (56% OWN)3.8 FP, 0.7 per game-5.9 FP, 1 gp (#173)
#100 Trevor Williams (49% OWN)3.7 FP, 0.49 per game69 FP, 31 gp, 2.22 per game (#41)
#101 Julio Teheran (89% OWN)3.6 FP, 0.45 per game34 FP, 31 gp, 1.09 per game (#61)

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.

LUKE WEAVERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20193.81.00.810.210.12.9
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.700.180.151.91.80.53
8/12 to 8/18 (0.3 Games)0.040.020.010.330.330.10
8/19 to 8/25 (0.5 Games)0.020.030.020.510.510.15
2019 Season34.143626814
-- Per Game (11 GP)3.10.360.275.66.21.3
2018 to 2019-36.07111419418968
-- Per Game (41 GP)-0.880.270.344.74.61.7