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Max
Scherzer
College Missouri
Team Washington Nationals
31SP
6'3"Height
215Weight
34Age
12Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Max Scherzer's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON VALUE

As of 5/24, Max Scherzer is the #5 ranked starting pitcher based on ownership percentage (98%). Max Scherzer's projection rank is better than their market rank. His fantasy starting pitcher projection rank is #1. Even as an established quality fantasy option, if he lives up to projections he is still undervalued and there could be an opportunity to buy 'low'. Owners should hold onto him and probably decline offers unless there is an even better starting pitcher option available. Of the 16 98% owned starting pitchers, he is ranked #1. He is projected for 183 fantasy points in 22 remaining games. His projected average FP rank is the same as his rest of season total rank. The market ranks Max Scherzer behind Sale and above Cole but the projections rank Max Scherzer over Sale.

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WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

In week 10 rankings vs other starting pitchers he is projected for more points than 4 other starting pitchers starting in more leagues: Justin Verlander (7.5 FP), Stephen Strasburg (4.5 FP), Chris Sale (4.3 FP), and Blake Snell (7.2 FP). Starting in 90% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.7 fantasy points (WK 10). It should be a very good week 10 as he is projected to be the #1 starting pitcher. His per game projected FP average is 8.5 which is better than his actual per game average (1.6). In addition to a solid projected FP average, he will benefit from playing a projected 2 games.

He is projected for 17 fantasy points in week 10 (#1 SP) in 4 games.


  • Based on 5/24 start percentages, Max Scherzer is valued behind Sale and above Cole but the projections rank Max Scherzer over Sale in week 10.
  • LAST DAILY FANTASY PERFORMANCE 5/22 VS NYM

    • 6 IP, 9 K, 0 ERA, 1 WHIP
    • FanDuel: $11100, 49 FPs (+$2397 value, +8.7 FPs)
    • DraftKings: $11100, 27.9 FPs (+$2663 value, +5.4 FPs)

    WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

    He has averaged 1.9 fantasy points per week and had 5 weeks where he exceeded that by 50% and 4 'bad' weeks where he came up 50% short of his average.

    DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

    He averaged 42.3 FD points and 21.9 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 11.4 and on FanDuel it was 34 fantasy points. He did not have a high ceiling (less than +50% over average). On DraftKings it was 27.9 and on FanDuel it was 49 FPs. On FanDuel, he has been consistent with relatively few good or bad games (+/- 20% of average), and the same is true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
    2019WAS111171.32509616683.401.1700
    2018WAS3333220.71870300511502.520.9121
    2017WAS3131200.71660268551262.510.9020
    2016WAS3434228.32070284561652.950.9610
    2015WAS3333228.714120276341762.790.9143
    2014DET3333220.31850252631963.141.1711
    2013DET3232214.32130240561522.900.9700
    2012DET3232187.71670231601793.751.2700
    2011DET3333195.01590174562074.431.3400
    2010DET3131195.712110184701743.501.2500
    2009ARI3030170.39110174631664.121.3400
    2008ARI16756.00406621483.051.2300
    Career (12 Seasons)3493402189.0161870254560118073.221.10105
    YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
    2019WAS302764159521.100011.100
    2018WAS6662231241372160.60148.690
    2017WAS6256221121341860.70048.610
    2016WAS777531621572330.71128.950
    2015WAS747127521732350.701108.460
    2014DET807718611622250.7011010.820
    2013DET736918401512330.64168.910
    2012DET827823521281840.731211.730
    2011DET1019629711772120.8301212.460
    2010DET847620711701940.910811.570
    2009ARI9478201011641641.011512.650
    2008ARI241955151461.100211.890
    Career (12 Seasons)8477842428218166321800.81376510.240
    2019 Situational Stats
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    March012.351100007.2222103120000109.080
    April124.5555000031.2371816322422000503.291
    May123.124400002625109229330000449.250
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Home043.166000040.23415144011540000626.227
    Away214.7444000024.2301513243332000435.294
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Day113.68330000221799124260000307.215
    Night143.7477000043.14721185210612000754.272
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    vs. Chi-N014.5110000663310480000112.273
    vs. LA-NL102.57110000752212270000115.200
    vs. Miami0110.131100005.1117610092000108.407
    vs. Milw.001.51100006621001100000112.240
    vs. NY-NL113.86220000141066123190000209.200
    vs. Phil.011.811000057211019000096.318
    vs. Pitt.003.3811000087330017000098.241
    vs. S.D.002.571100007422100100000101.167
    vs. St.L.013.86110000783300280000110.286
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Dodger Stadium102.57110000752212270000115.200
    Nationals Park043.166000040.23415144011540000626.227
    Citi Field105.681100006.184402070000100.320
    Marlins Park0110.131100005.1117610092000108.407
    Miller Park001.51100006621001100000112.240
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Grass253.721010000065.164302764148720001061.254
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Pre All-Star253.721010000065.164302764148720001061.254
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    RISP009.35100000017.1172118013260000281.262
    RISP w/Two out0010.89000006.2910801290000116.310
    Runners on Base007.14100000029292623215362000442.269
    Bases Empty000.99100000036.13544439510000619.243
    Bases Loaded0002000000.2010000100007.000
    Late Inning Pressure00320000034110002000051.333
    LIP-Runners On005.42000001.22110001000028.333
    with 0 outs001.14100000023.22333115330000381.256
    with 1 out004.98100000021.2241312204251000355.282
    with 2 outs005.4100000020171412335291000325.221
    w/Bases Full 2 Out0002000000.1010000000001.000
    CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
    Last 7 Appearances133.8877000046.14722204210592000756.261
    SVO (incl. Holds)00---0000000000000000000.000
    > 5 Days Rest024.7844000026.1281514305342000419.275
    5 Days Rest223.1655000031.1341311246410000533.272
    < 5 Days Rest00---0000000000000000000.000
    As Starter253.721010000065.164302764148720001061.254
    2019 Game Log
    MARCH
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
    03/28vsL0-102.571007.72221312000109
    APRIL
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
    04/02vsL0-202.251005.072111900096
    04/07@W1-203.501006.3844007200100
    04/14vsL1-203.461008.073301700098
    04/20@L1-304.651005.31176109000108
    04/26vsL1-304.261007.04221010000101
    MAY
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
    05/01vsL1-404.201007.0833028000110
    05/06@L1-403.881006.06210110000112
    05/11@W2-403.721007.0522127200115
    05/17vsL2-503.801006.0633148000112
    05/22@L2-503.471006.0400029000109
    Past Projections
  • 23 May 2019

    Who is Worth More Over the Rest of the Season - Scherzer vs Cole

    Who is Worth More Over the Rest of the Season - Scherzer vs Cole
  • 22 May 2019

    Max Scherzer Fantasy Value: Buy, Sell or Hold?

    Max Scherzer Fantasy Value: Buy, Sell or Hold?
  • 21 May 2019

    Max Scherzer's Rest of Season Value is Surprising

    Max Scherzer's Rest of Season Value is Surprising
  • 20 May 2019

    Are 91% of Scherzer Owners Correctly Starting Him in Week 9?

    Are 91% of Scherzer Owners Correctly Starting Him in Week 9?