Draft Zach Collins as the #32 Center... Ahead of Mike Muscala and After Dwight Howard

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Zach Collins as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 1181 projected fantasy points puts him at #32 behind Dwight Howard and ahead of Mike Muscala. He has averaged 12.9 fantasy points in his past 77 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 14.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#33) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Zach Collins is expected to improve on last season's #36 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#30 Ivica Zubac (33% OWN)1203 FP, 14.7 per game1010 FP, 59 gp, 17.12 per game (#33)
#31 Dwight Howard (42% OWN)1199 FP, 14.6 per game201 FP, 9 gp, 22.33 per game (#23)
#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)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Zach Collins is projected for 47.3 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week in week 1 which ranks him as the #24 projected center for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 JaVale McGee but behind Kelly Olynyk the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#32). He is projected for 46.2 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Myles Turner (97% OWN)51.4 FP, 2 GP23.7 FP
#23 Kelly Olynyk (51% OWN)50.4 FP, 3 GP17.2 FP
#24 Zach Collins (12% OWN)47.3 FP, 3 GP14.4 FP
#25 JaVale McGee (77% OWN)45.5 FP, 3 GP14.9 FP
#26 Dwight Howard (42% OWN)44.1 FP, 3 GP14.6 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#30 Thomas Bryant (58% OWN)49.1 FP, 2 GP23.6 FP
#31 Enes Kanter (83% OWN)48.2 FP, 2 GP24.3 FP
#32 Zach Collins (12% OWN)46.2 FP, 3 GP14.4 FP
#33 Jonas Valanciunas (89% OWN)45.8 FP, 2 GP22.3 FP
#34 JaVale McGee (77% OWN)43.2 FP, 3 GP14.9 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.

ZACH COLLINSFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection11816003831015296
-- Per Game (82 Proj)14.47.34.71.230.631.17
10/22 to 10/27 (3 Games)47.32416.04.02.14.0
10/28 to 11/3 (3 Games)46.22315.24.12.13.7
'18-20 Season992512323714091
-- Per Game (77 GP)12.96.64.20.920.521.18