Zach Davies is a Better Fantasy Option Than Jordan Montgomery But Not as Good as Mike Leake the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Zach Davies to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 1.26 projected fantasy points puts him at #110 behind Mike Leake and ahead of Jordan Montgomery. He has averaged -1.72 fantasy points in his past 40 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.26 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#114) 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 53%, he is the #84 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zach Davies is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #118 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#108 Ivan Nova (47% OWN)1.4 FP, 0.29 per game24 FP, 54 gp, 0.4 per game (#92)
#109 Mike Leake (55% OWN)1.4 FP, 0.28 per game24 FP, 54 gp, 0.4 per game (#92)
#110 Zach Davies (53% OWN)1.3 FP, 0.26 per game24 FP, 54 gp, 0.4 per game (#92)
#111 Jordan Montgomery (4% OWN)1.3 FP, 0.75 per game24 FP, 54 gp, 0.4 per game (#92)
#112 Ryan Brasier (8% OWN)1.1 FP, 0.34 per game30 FP, 34 gp, 0.87 per game (#62)

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SIT ZACH DAVIES IN WEEK 24... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN JULIO TEHERAN

Zach Davies is projected for -1.29 fantasy points in 2 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #132 projected starting pitcher and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Rick Porcello but behind Julio Teheran. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#48). He is projected for 2.33 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#130 Johnny Cueto (20% OWN)-1.08 FP (1% ST)0.83 FP
#131 Julio Teheran (89% OWN)-1.18 FP (64% ST)0.09 FP
#132 Zach Davies (53% OWN)-1.29 FP (21% ST)0.26 FP
#133 Rick Porcello (78% OWN)-1.41 FP (56% ST)0.68 FP
#134 Jeff Samardzija (80% OWN)-1.44 FP (55% ST)-0.19 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Aaron Civale (80% OWN)2.51 FP (64% ST)2.48 FP
#47 Steven Brault (11% OWN)2.34 FP (6% ST)0.78 FP
#48 Zach Davies (53% OWN)2.33 FP (21% ST)0.26 FP
#49 Joe Musgrove (68% OWN)2.24 FP (36% ST)1.15 FP
#50 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)2.14 FP (82% ST)4.27 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.

ZACH DAVIESFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20191.31.81.22516.97.3
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.260.380.245.23.51.5
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-1.290.290.315.13.51.9
9/9 to 9/15 (2 Games)2.30.440.195.63.51.2
2019 Season-20.17871368745
-- Per Game (27 GP)-0.750.300.265.03.21.7
2018 to 2019-68.67101420113666
-- Per Game (40 GP)-1.720.250.355.03.41.6