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|Mikko Rantanen's Fantasy Scouting Report|
DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK
Based on our latest pre-season projection, you can expect Mikko Rantanen will be an elite fantasy starter. His 269 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Patrick Kane and ahead of David Pastrnak. He has averaged 3.34 fantasy points in his past 74 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.4 fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #8 most highly owned right wing. Last season he was also the #3 ranked right wing.
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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Mikko Rantanen is projected for 6.68 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #8 ranked guard 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 Carter Verhaeghe but behind T.J. Oshie the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 6.21 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. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.