Alex Pietrangelo is Projected to Be the #5 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Cale Makar and Ahead of Kris Letang

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Alex Pietrangelo to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 24 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Cale Makar and ahead of Kris Letang. He has averaged 2.6 fantasy points in his past 140 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.04 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#7) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite defenseman. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. He is also currently the #5 ranked defenseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#3 Anthony DeAngelo (98% OWN)26 FP, 2.21 per game120 FP, 61 gp, 1.97 per game (#41)
#4 Cale Makar (99% OWN)25 FP, 2.12 per game120 FP, 61 gp, 1.97 per game (#41)
#5 Alex Pietrangelo (100% OWN)24 FP, 2.04 per game160 FP, 71 gp, 2.25 per game (#24)
#6 Kris Letang (100% OWN)24 FP, 2.02 per game229 FP, 65 gp, 3.52 per game (#3)
#7 Keith Yandle (97% OWN)24 FP, 1.98 per game206 FP, 82 gp, 2.52 per game (#19)

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ALEX PIETRANGELO WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Alex Pietrangelo is projected for 4.85 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked defenseman 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 the highest ranked defenseman the rest of the week, ahead of Roman Josi. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#24). He is projected for 5.36 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Alex Pietrangelo (100% OWN)4.85 FP, 2 GP2.04 FP
#2 Roman Josi (100% OWN)4.84 FP, 2 GP2.33 FP
#3 Cale Makar (99% OWN)4.35 FP, 2 GP2.12 FP
#4 Kris Letang (100% OWN)4.09 FP, 2 GP2.02 FP
#5 Kevin Shattenkirk (95% OWN)3.74 FP, 2 GP1.54 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Jaccob Slavin (88% OWN)5.4 FP, 4 GP1.22 FP
#23 Alex Goligoski (65% OWN)5.4 FP, 4 GP1.16 FP
#24 Alex Pietrangelo (100% OWN)5.4 FP, 3 GP2.04 FP
#25 Tyson Barrie (96% OWN)5.3 FP, 3 GP1.61 FP
#26 Jacob Trouba (81% OWN)5.3 FP, 4 GP1.29 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.

ALEX PIETRANGELOFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2024.59.42.86.538.219.4
-- Per Game (12 Proj)2.090.800.240.563.271.66
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)4.81.740.531.216.52.99
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)5.42.220.671.549.35.2
'19-20 Season20451153622389
-- Per Game (69 GP)2.960.740.220.523.231.29
'18-20 Seasons364922864391228
-- Per Game (140 GP)2.600.660.200.462.791.63