Steven Matz is Projected to Be the #81 Starting Pitcher...Behind Brandon Woodruff and Ahead of Brad Keller the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Steven Matz to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 4.45 projected fantasy points puts him at #81 behind Brandon Woodruff and ahead of Brad Keller. He has averaged -0.15 fantasy points in his past 59 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.79 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#87) 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 78%, he is the #65 most highly owned starting pitcher. Steven Matz is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #71 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#79 Brad Peacock (40% OWN)5 FP, 1.28 per game26 FP, 61 gp, 0.43 per game (#74)
#80 Brandon Woodruff (73% OWN)4.9 FP, 2.71 per game25 FP, 19 gp, 1.31 per game (#57)
#81 Steven Matz (78% OWN)4.4 FP, 0.79 per game25 FP, 19 gp, 1.31 per game (#57)
#82 Brad Keller (78% OWN)4.4 FP, 0.63 per game25 FP, 19 gp, 1.31 per game (#57)
#83 Brett Anderson (43% OWN)4.1 FP, 0.74 per game25 FP, 19 gp, 1.31 per game (#57)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Steven Matz is projected for 0.75 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #82 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Steven Matz. His per game projected fantasy production is the same as his rest of season per game projection. He is ranked above Jon Lester but behind Zach Eflin. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#76). He is projected for 0.89 fantasy points.

8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#80 Dylan Bundy (28% OWN)0.77 FP (16% ST)-0.31 FP
#81 Zach Eflin (39% OWN)0.75 FP (18% ST)0.72 FP
#82 Steven Matz (78% OWN)0.75 FP (48% ST)0.79 FP
#83 Jon Lester (92% OWN)0.73 FP (55% ST)1.74 FP
#84 Mike Leake (49% OWN)0.59 FP (23% ST)0.3 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#74 Chris Bassitt (75% OWN)0.92 FP (48% ST)2.35 FP
#75 CC Sabathia (24% OWN)0.9 FP (7% ST)0.57 FP
#76 Steven Matz (78% OWN)0.89 FP (48% ST)0.79 FP
#77 Zac Gallen (84% OWN)0.88 FP (46% ST)0.07 FP
#78 Joey Lucchesi (83% OWN)0.87 FP (48% ST)1.74 FP

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.

STEVEN MATZFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20194.41.71.830288.8
-- Per Game (6 Proj)0.790.300.325.34.91.6
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)0.750.290.315.54.91.7
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)0.890.320.305.15.21.7
2019 Season15.78812912238
-- Per Game (29 GP)0.540.280.284.44.21.3
2018 to 2019-8.57131928027496
-- Per Game (59 GP)-0.150.220.324.74.61.6