Zack Wheeler is Projected to Be the #42 Starting Pitcher...Behind Homer Bailey and Ahead of Joey Lucchesi 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 10.38 projected fantasy points puts him at #42 behind Homer Bailey and ahead of Joey Lucchesi. He has averaged 2.11 fantasy points in his past 55 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.21 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#47) 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 95%, he is the #37 most highly owned starting pitcher. Zack Wheeler is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #62 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#40 Ryan Yarbrough (90% OWN)10.5 FP, 2.19 per game31 FP, 38 gp, 0.82 per game (#65)
#41 Homer Bailey (51% OWN)10.4 FP, 2.17 per game31 FP, 38 gp, 0.82 per game (#65)
#42 Zack Wheeler (95% OWN)10.4 FP, 2.21 per game93 FP, 29 gp, 3.22 per game (#27)
#43 Joey Lucchesi (83% OWN)10 FP, 1.76 per game93 FP, 29 gp, 3.22 per game (#27)
#44 Luis Severino (79% OWN)10 FP, 3.69 per game149 FP, 32 gp, 4.66 per game (#13)

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WEEK 24 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Zack Wheeler is projected for 1.08 fantasy points in week 23 which ranks him a the #64 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
#62 Chris Bassitt (76% OWN)1.1 FP (46% ST)1.59 FP
#63 Domingo German (97% OWN)1.08 FP (76% ST)3.56 FP
#64 Zack Wheeler (95% OWN)1.08 FP (60% ST)2.21 FP
#65 Cal Quantrill (66% OWN)0.99 FP (43% ST)0.02 FP
#66 Yu Darvish (95% OWN)0.91 FP (76% ST)1.47 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 201910.41.81.128277.6
-- Per Game (5 Proj)2.20.380.246.05.71.6
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)1.10.300.296.25.51.6
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