Zack Wheeler is Projected to Be the #37 Starting Pitcher...Behind Mike Minor and Ahead of James Paxton the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Zack Wheeler to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 10.95 projected fantasy points puts him at #37 behind Mike Minor and ahead of James Paxton. He has averaged 2.11 fantasy points in his past 55 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.28 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#45) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 95% ownership, he is also the #37 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zack Wheeler is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #63 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#35 Aaron Civale (76% OWN)11.5 FP, 2.71 per game24 FP, 33 gp, 0.7 per game (#67)
#36 Mike Minor (96% OWN)11.3 FP, 2.35 per game49 FP, 28 gp, 1.75 per game (#48)
#37 Zack Wheeler (95% OWN)11 FP, 2.28 per game93 FP, 29 gp, 3.22 per game (#27)
#38 James Paxton (97% OWN)10.7 FP, 2.18 per game114 FP, 28 gp, 4.08 per game (#17)
#39 Wade Miley (95% OWN)10.5 FP, 2.19 per game23 FP, 16 gp, 1.42 per game (#54)

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WEEK 24 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Zack Wheeler is projected for 0.67 fantasy points in week 23 which ranks him a the #73 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. His rest of season rank is better than his week 23 rank. Zack Wheeler is not expected to be active the rest of week 23.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#71 Alex Young (43% OWN)0.97 FP (25% ST)1.03 FP
#72 Steven Matz (77% OWN)0.96 FP (41% ST)1.09 FP
#73 Zack Wheeler (95% OWN)0.67 FP (56% ST)2.28 FP
#74 Dakota Hudson (85% OWN)0.65 FP (67% ST)0.43 FP
#75 Austin Pruitt (1% OWN)0.48 FP (1% ST)-0.15 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and next week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

ZACK WHEELERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201911.01.91.229277.8
-- Per Game (5 Proj)2.30.390.246.05.71.6
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)0.670.270.316.25.41.6
2019 Season22.69716116045
-- Per Game (26 GP)0.870.350.276.26.21.7
2018 to 20191162114341339100
-- Per Game (55 GP)2.10.380.256.26.21.8