Draft Brett Pesce as the #58 Defenseman... Ahead of Jaccob Slavin and After Radko Gudas

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Brett Pesce as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 98 projected fantasy points puts him at #58 behind Radko Gudas and ahead of Jaccob Slavin. He has averaged 1.95 fantasy points in his past 73 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.24 fantasy points. Brett Pesce is expected to come up short of last season's #39 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#56 Jacob Trouba (90% OWN)98 FP, 1.24 per game194 FP, 82 gp, 2.36 per game (#20)
#57 Radko Gudas (18% OWN)98 FP, 1.24 per game90 FP, 77 gp, 1.17 per game (#108)
#58 Brett Pesce (19% OWN)98 FP, 1.24 per game142 FP, 73 gp, 1.95 per game (#43)
#59 Jaccob Slavin (33% OWN)97 FP, 1.23 per game120 FP, 82 gp, 1.47 per game (#70)
#60 Travis Sanheim (42% OWN)97 FP, 1.22 per game126 FP, 82 gp, 1.54 per game (#65)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Brett Pesce is projected for 3.1 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #35 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 Josh Morrissey but behind Damon Severson the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#53). He is projected for 3.56 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#33 Oscar Klefbom (51% OWN)3.15 FP, 2 GP1.2 FP
#34 Damon Severson (48% OWN)3.12 FP, 2 GP1.53 FP
#35 Brett Pesce (19% OWN)3.1 FP, 3 GP1.24 FP
#36 Josh Morrissey (56% OWN)3.09 FP, 3 GP1.31 FP
#37 Oliver Ekman-Larsson (93% OWN)3.08 FP, 2 GP1.72 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#51 Ryan Pulock (79% OWN)3.61 FP, 3 GP1.07 FP
#52 Danny DeKeyser (2% OWN)3.56 FP, 3 GP1.2 FP
#53 Brett Pesce (19% OWN)3.56 FP, 3 GP1.24 FP
#54 Jaccob Slavin (33% OWN)3.53 FP, 3 GP1.23 FP
#55 Thomas Chabot (94% OWN)3.4 FP, 2 GP1.88 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.

BRETT PESCEFPPTSGASOGBLK
'19-20 Projection9833.86.926.8134150
-- Per Game (79 Proj)1.240.430.090.341.701.90
10/2 to 10/6 (2.9 Games)3.101.220.250.974.95.6
10/7 to 10/13 (2.9 Games)3.561.240.250.984.95.4
'18-20 Season1422972298131
-- Per Game (73 GP)1.950.400.100.301.341.79