Draft Tyson Barrie as the #7 Defenseman... Ahead of Victor Hedman and After John Carlson

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Tyson Barrie as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 190 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind John Carlson and ahead of Victor Hedman. He has averaged 2.72 fantasy points in his past 78 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.4 fantasy points. At 99% ownership, he is also the #7 most highly owned defenseman. Tyson Barrie is expected to slightly improve on last season's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#5 Kris Letang (99% OWN)194 FP, 2.45 per game229 FP, 65 gp, 3.52 per game (#3)
#6 John Carlson (100% OWN)190 FP, 2.41 per game268 FP, 80 gp, 3.34 per game (#5)
#7 Tyson Barrie (99% OWN)190 FP, 2.4 per game212 FP, 78 gp, 2.72 per game (#12)
#8 Victor Hedman (97% OWN)180 FP, 2.27 per game222 FP, 70 gp, 3.17 per game (#6)
#9 Erik Karlsson (93% OWN)175 FP, 2.22 per game156 FP, 53 gp, 2.93 per game (#8)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tyson Barrie is projected for 7.87 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #2 ranked center 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 Brent Burns but behind Morgan Rielly the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 6.38 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Morgan Rielly (100% OWN)8.4 FP, 3 GP2.56 FP
#2 Tyson Barrie (99% OWN)7.9 FP, 3 GP2.4 FP
#3 Brent Burns (100% OWN)7.3 FP, 3 GP2.73 FP
#4 Dustin Byfuglien (95% OWN)7.1 FP, 3 GP2.76 FP
#5 Jake Muzzin (89% OWN)7 FP, 3 GP2.13 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Morgan Rielly (100% OWN)6.8 FP, 3 GP2.56 FP
#6 Neal Pionk (42% OWN)6.5 FP, 4 GP1.71 FP
#7 Tyson Barrie (99% OWN)6.4 FP, 3 GP2.4 FP
#8 Justin Schultz (69% OWN)6.3 FP, 4 GP1.58 FP
#9 John Carlson (100% OWN)6.3 FP, 3 GP2.41 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.

TYSON BARRIEFPPTSGASOGBLK
'19-20 Projection1906915.953236109
-- Per Game (79 Proj)2.410.870.200.673.001.39
10/2 to 10/6 (2.9 Games)7.92.680.622.068.73.98
10/7 to 10/13 (2.9 Games)6.42.460.571.898.63.91
'18-20 Season21258144421893
-- Per Game (78 GP)2.720.740.180.562.791.19