Lauri Markkanen is Projected to Be the #29 Forward the Rest of the Season...Behind Draymond Green and Ahead of T.J. Warren

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Lauri Markkanen to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 438 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Draymond Green and ahead of T.J. Warren. He has averaged 27.1 fantasy points in his past 102 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 23.1 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#34) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 93%, he is the #32 most highly owned forward. Lauri Markkanen is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #50 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (F) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#27 Danilo Gallinari (99% OWN)443 FP, 26.1 per game2094 FP, 68 gp, 30.79 per game (#14)
#28 Draymond Green (90% OWN)440 FP, 25.9 per game1871 FP, 66 gp, 28.35 per game (#18)
#29 Lauri Markkanen (93% OWN)438 FP, 23.1 per game1580 FP, 52 gp, 30.38 per game (#15)
#30 T.J. Warren (98% OWN)436 FP, 25.7 per game1101 FP, 43 gp, 25.6 per game (#26)
#31 Naz Reid (62% OWN)433 FP, 24 per game1101 FP, 43 gp, 25.6 per game (#26)

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LAURI MARKKANEN WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Lauri Markkanen is projected for 67.7 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #13 ranked forward and a must start for most owners. 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 Zion Williamson but behind LaMarcus Aldridge the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#46). He is projected for 72.8 fantasy points.

3/12 TO 3/15 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Brandon Ingram (100% OWN)68.3 FP, 2 GP35 FP
#12 LaMarcus Aldridge (100% OWN)68.1 FP, 2 GP31.6 FP
#13 Lauri Markkanen (93% OWN)67.7 FP, 3 GP23.1 FP
#14 Zion Williamson (100% OWN)65.4 FP, 2 GP33.9 FP
#15 Taurean Waller-Prince (70% OWN)63.6 FP, 3 GP21 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#44 De`Andre Hunter (65% OWN)75.3 FP, 4 GP18.7 FP
#45 Robert Covington (96% OWN)73.8 FP, 3 GP23.6 FP
#46 Lauri Markkanen (93% OWN)72.8 FP, 3 GP23.1 FP
#47 Mikal Bridges (59% OWN)71.2 FP, 3 GP21.4 FP
#48 Carmelo Anthony (86% OWN)70.8 FP, 3 GP22.3 FP

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.

LAURI MARKKANENFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-2043828111025.640.623.5
-- Per Game (19 Proj)23.114.85.81.352.11.24
3/9 to 3/15 (3 Games)684317.54.06.23.6
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)734619.04.36.63.9
'19-20 Season11847373147410966
-- Per Game (50 GP)23.714.76.31.482.21.32
'18-20 Seasons15809744727512070
-- Per Game (52 GP)30.418.79.11.442.31.35