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Justin
Verlander
College None
Team Houston Astros
35SP
6'5"Height
225Weight
36Age
15Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Justin Verlander's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Justin Verlander to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 34.96 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Gerrit Cole and ahead of Walker Buehler. He has averaged 8.13 fantasy points in his past 63 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 8.74 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#1) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #1 most highly owned starting pitcher. Justin Verlander is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Justin Verlander is projected for 8.94 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #4 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Kyle Hendricks but behind Michael Clevinger. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 7.38 fantasy points.

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.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2019HOU3434223.02160300421372.580.8021
2018HOU3434214.01690290371562.520.9011
2017HOU3333206.01580219721703.361.1700
2016DET3434227.71690254571713.041.0020
2015DET2020133.3580113321133.371.0811
2014DET3232206.015120159652234.541.3900
2013DET3434218.313120217752123.461.3100
2012DET3333238.31780239601922.641.0561
2011DET3434251.02450250571742.400.9242
2010DET3333224.31890219711903.371.1640
2009DET3535240.01990269632193.451.1731
2008DET3333201.011170163871954.831.4010
2007DET3232201.71860183671813.661.2311
2006DET3030186.01790124601873.621.3211
2005DET2211.302075157.291.8000
Career (16 Seasons)4534532982.02251290300685025353.321.13269
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2019HOU666436601502110.70047.470
2018HOU636028801052370.43258.450
2017HOU807727441482360.610510.750
2016DET817730811542590.63069.330
2015DET56501331991750.62029.990
2014DET11410418511882530.701512.800
2013DET948419411772400.731312.010
2012DET817019522312291.01129.710
2011DET736724302172680.82278.390
2010DET898414602062330.9321110.720
2009DET999220651722520.734810.800
2008DET119108181481822390.823613.250
2007DET8882201931862300.8221711.940
2006DET787521611962021.081512.240
2005DET9911015111.400117.030
Career (16 Seasons)119011033089827242632750.733198710.510
2018 Situational Stats
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
March10011000064000125000090.200
April301.655000033.21776416431101505.145
May320.8666110041.22254127500000626.153
June224.3466000037.1351818629462011642.240
July122.75500003027109713460200499.241
August335.2966000032.1351919905500110556.269
September301.33440000271344114400002410.141
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Home472.8419190000117.18339371941517022131909.193
Away1222.281414110090.2702423942111012111419.211
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Day833.041111000068542523124119100101071.218
Night862.38222211001409938371642518934142257.193
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
vs. Ariz.111.3822000013632104190000193.140
vs. Balt.004.761100005.264320190000103.261
vs. Bos.003110000632200262001101.143
vs. Chi-A101.3822000013622103151100203.140
vs. Col.0131100006622100110000107.250
vs. Det.114.85220000131287401220000195.245
vs. LA-AL411.8366110039.12688216550100601.183
vs. LA-NL101.171100007.2411101140000105.148
vs. Minn.200.6422000014711003170003211.143
vs. NY-AL100.6122000014.2811120190000218.157
vs. Oak.203.4433000018.11577521190100311.221
vs. Sea.012711000027663002001052.538
vs. S.F.101.511000063110019000097.150
vs. T.B.014.6322000011.21566112180010219.306
vs. Texas222.03550000312277429390100500.196
vs. Tor.015.41100006.274420260000112.259
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Guaranteed Rate Field10011000062000035110096.105
Angel Stadium of Anaheim301.29331100211633105240100302.208
Dodger Stadium101.171100007.2411101140000105.148
Oakland Coliseum205.1122000012.11277511130000201.250
Target Field100110000740000190001109.160
Tropicana Field01911000059550118001097.391
Yankee Stadium101.351100006.251111050000113.208
Comerica Park102.571100007622001100000104.231
Minute Maid Park472.8419190000117.18339371941517022131909.193
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Turf01911000059550118001097.391
Grass1682.443232110020314458552873527234143231.195
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Post All-Star743.21212000070.16225251211210802121157.232
Pre All-Star952.2921211100137.29138351672417232122171.184
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
RISP008.01290000030.1192827309420212453.194
RISP w/Two out00628000001561010203250011221.120
Runners on Base004.9433000007141423972159734241050.172
Bases Empty001.38330000013711221212162118300002278.214
Bases Loaded006350000012770001000014.400
Late Inning Pressure001.931300000141233103170000227.218
LIP-Runners On00660000032220034000060.167
with 0 outs003.17330000071552725144179410001178.211
with 1 out001.55330000069.243131244109024121062.176
with 2 outs003.07330000067.155232310099600121088.215
w/Bases Full 2 Out00273000000.2122000100008.333
CATEGORYWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSOSBCSBKWPTPAVG
Last 7 Appearances512.8977000043.2311414518630102702.196
SVO (incl. Holds)00---0000000000000000000.000
As Starter1692.63333110020815363602883628034243328.201
> 5 Days Rest932.551515000095.16927271441613702111481.198
5 Days Rest662.7817171100106.28036331431813832131757.204
< 5 Days Rest00---0000000000000000000.000
Globe Life Park in Arlington202.2522000012933115140000200.209
Chase Field011.511000063210038000092.150
2018 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
03/29@W1-000.001006.040002510090
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
04/03vsL1-002.451005.7643219000103
04/09@W2-001.501007.0400019010109
04/15vsL2-001.381008.01111111100100
04/20@W3-001.131006.020003500096
04/25vsW4-001.381007.042210900097
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
05/01vsL4-001.151008.03000014100105
05/06@L4-101.191006.032103800092
05/11vsL4-201.221006.0311027000101
05/16@W5-201.061119.0500017000118
05/23vsW6-201.091006.031101900097
05/28@W7-201.131006.7511105100113
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
06/02vsL7-201.261006.0322026010101
06/08@W8-201.471006.0533139000110
06/14@W9-201.641007.0533207100100
06/19vsL9-201.631006.76111110000122
06/25vsL9-301.861006.7744226000112
06/30@L9-402.171005.095501810197
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/05vsL9-402.201007.04221010000107
07/10vsL9-402.091006.0300006100110
07/15vsL9-502.331006.0665401200091
07/21@W10-502.231006.0500021100092
07/28vsL10-602.281005.092221700099
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/03@W11-602.241007.74111114000105
08/09vsL11-702.551002.076630200152
08/14vsL11-802.571006.06221011000107
08/19@W12-802.711005.3744316000101
08/25@W13-802.771006.063312600092
08/30vsL13-902.851005.3533011100099
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
09/04vsW14-902.791007.0311028020102
09/10@W15-902.781007.06220110000104
09/16vsW16-902.731007.03111111000101
09/22vsL16-902.651006.01000011100103
09/29@L16-902.571006.0300011001099