Draft Jakob Poeltl as the #34 Center... Ahead of Mason Plumlee and After Mike Muscala

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Jakob Poeltl as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 1068 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Mike Muscala and ahead of Mason Plumlee. He has averaged 13.9 fantasy points in his past 77 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 13 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Jakob Poeltl is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #32 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#32 Zach Collins (12% OWN)1181 FP, 14.4 per game992 FP, 77 gp, 12.88 per game (#46)
#33 Mike Muscala (3% OWN)1079 FP, 13.2 per game859 FP, 64 gp, 13.42 per game (#45)
#34 Jakob Poeltl (15% OWN)1068 FP, 13 per game1070 FP, 77 gp, 13.9 per game (#41)
#35 Mason Plumlee (41% OWN)1064 FP, 13 per game1662 FP, 82 gp, 20.27 per game (#28)
#36 Pau Gasol (14% OWN)1062 FP, 13 per game364 FP, 30 gp, 12.13 per game (#48)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jakob Poeltl is projected for 27.1 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which projects to being the #42 ranked center. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jahlil Okafor but behind Aron Baynes the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 51.9 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Richaun Holmes (9% OWN)28.8 FP, 3 GP9.7 FP
#41 Aron Baynes (1% OWN)27.7 FP, 3 GP9 FP
#42 Jakob Poeltl (15% OWN)27.1 FP, 2 GP13 FP
#43 Jahlil Okafor (35% OWN)26.7 FP, 3 GP9.2 FP
#44 Mason Plumlee (41% OWN)26.6 FP, 2 GP13 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Kelly Olynyk (51% OWN)53.8 FP, 3 GP17.2 FP
#27 Alex Len (31% OWN)53.4 FP, 3 GP18.2 FP
#28 Jakob Poeltl (15% OWN)51.9 FP, 4 GP13 FP
#29 Robin Lopez (42% OWN)50.2 FP, 4 GP12.8 FP
#30 Thomas Bryant (58% OWN)49.1 FP, 2 GP23.6 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

JAKOB POELTLFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection1068500392700.096
-- Per Game (82 Proj)13.06.14.80.860.001.17
10/22 to 10/27 (2 Games)27.112.610.01.800.002.4
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)522418.53.40.004.8
'18-20 Season107042341193098
-- Per Game (77 GP)13.95.55.31.210.001.27