Draft Mason Plumlee as the #35 Center... Ahead of Pau Gasol and After Jakob Poeltl

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Mason Plumlee as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 1064 projected fantasy points puts him at #35 behind Jakob Poeltl and ahead of Pau Gasol. He has averaged 20.3 fantasy points in his past 82 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 13 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#36) 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 41%, he is the #30 most highly owned center. Mason Plumlee is expected to come up short of last season's #21 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#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)
#37 Robin Lopez (42% OWN)1047 FP, 12.8 per game1160 FP, 74 gp, 15.68 per game (#34)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mason Plumlee is projected for 26.6 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which projects to being the #44 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 Luke Kornet but behind Jahlil Okafor the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#25). He is projected for 54.6 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#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
#45 Luke Kornet (12% OWN)26.4 FP, 3 GP8.9 FP
#46 Daniel Theis (1% OWN)24.1 FP, 3 GP8.1 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#23 Cody Zeller (31% OWN)55.4 FP, 3 GP18.1 FP
#24 Jarrett Allen (86% OWN)55.1 FP, 3 GP18.4 FP
#25 Mason Plumlee (41% OWN)54.6 FP, 4 GP13 FP
#26 Kelly Olynyk (51% OWN)53.8 FP, 3 GP17.2 FP
#27 Alex Len (31% OWN)53.4 FP, 3 GP18.2 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.

MASON PLUMLEEFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection10644163361500.091
-- Per Game (82 Proj)13.05.14.11.830.001.10
10/22 to 10/27 (2 Games)26.610.58.23.80.002.2
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)552117.57.80.004.5
'18-20 Season16626375252432141
-- Per Game (82 GP)20.37.86.43.00.021.72