Zac Gallen is a Better Fantasy Option Than Dario Agrazal But Not as Good as Andrew Cashner the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Zac Gallen to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 0.13 projected fantasy points puts him at #120 behind Andrew Cashner and ahead of Dario Agrazal. He has averaged -0.22 fantasy points in his past 12 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.03 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 83%, he is the #57 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zac Gallen is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #100 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#118 Dereck Rodriguez (12% OWN)0.3 FP, 0.08 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#39)
#119 Andrew Cashner (30% OWN)0.2 FP, 0.07 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#39)
#120 Zac Gallen (83% OWN)0.1 FP, 0.03 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#39)
#121 Dario Agrazal (4% OWN)0.1 FP, 0.02 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#39)
#122 Jimmy Nelson (20% OWN)0.1 FP, 0.02 per game49 FP, 21 gp, 2.33 per game (#39)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Zac Gallen is projected for -0.35 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #115 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Zac Gallen. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Drew VerHagen but behind Jimmy Nelson. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#138). He is projected for -0.9 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#113 Taylor Clarke (2% OWN)-0.27 FP (1% ST)-0.56 FP
#114 Jimmy Nelson (20% OWN)-0.3 FP (2% ST)0.02 FP
#115 Zac Gallen (83% OWN)-0.35 FP (43% ST)0.03 FP
#116 Drew VerHagen (3% OWN)-0.35 FP (1% ST)-1.15 FP
#117 Tim Melville (5% OWN)-0.41 FP (3% ST)-2.2 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#136 Yusei Kikuchi (38% OWN)-0.86 FP (21% ST)-2.27 FP
#137 Mike Foltynewicz (70% OWN)-0.89 FP (33% ST)0.4 FP
#138 Zac Gallen (83% OWN)-0.9 FP (43% ST)0.03 FP
#139 Gregory Soto (0% OWN)-0.98 FP-2.68 FP
#140 Nathan Eovaldi (43% OWN)-1.01 FP (15% ST)-1.11 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.

ZAC GALLENFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20190.131.31.4262710.1
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.030.260.295.25.42.0
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.350.230.295.05.41.9
9/9 to 9/15 (4 Games)-0.900.520.5810.310.04.1
2019 Season-2.6724617431
-- Per Game (12 GP)-0.220.170.335.16.22.6