Auston Matthews is Projected to Be the #9 Center the Rest of the Season...Behind Patrice Bergeron and Ahead of Aleksander Barkov

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Auston Matthews to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 37 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Patrice Bergeron and ahead of Aleksander Barkov. He has averaged 3.09 fantasy points in his past 137 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.34 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#6) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite center. He is not projected for elite value. Auston Matthews is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #4 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#7 Jack Eichel (100% OWN)38 FP, 3.12 per game194 FP, 77 gp, 2.51 per game (#22)
#8 Patrice Bergeron (100% OWN)37 FP, 3.12 per game238 FP, 65 gp, 3.65 per game (#2)
#9 Auston Matthews (100% OWN)37 FP, 3.34 per game189 FP, 68 gp, 2.78 per game (#12)
#10 Aleksander Barkov (99% OWN)36 FP, 2.98 per game245 FP, 82 gp, 2.99 per game (#8)
#11 Elias Pettersson (99% OWN)36 FP, 2.97 per game176 FP, 71 gp, 2.48 per game (#23)

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AUSTON MATTHEWS WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Auston Matthews is projected for 2.95 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 24 which ranks him as the #39 projected center for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Nick Bonino but behind Nico Hischier the rest of the week. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 10.74 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 Oskar Sundqvist (3% OWN)3.08 FP, 2 GP1.26 FP
#38 Nico Hischier (56% OWN)3.04 FP, 2 GP1.61 FP
#39 Auston Matthews (100% OWN)2.95 FP, 1 GP3.34 FP
#40 Nick Bonino (21% OWN)2.93 FP, 2 GP1.39 FP
#41 Jared McCann (26% OWN)2.8 FP, 2 GP1.38 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Sebastian Aho (100% OWN)12.4 FP, 4 GP2.9 FP
#7 Aleksander Barkov (99% OWN)12.3 FP, 4 GP2.98 FP
#8 Auston Matthews (100% OWN)10.7 FP, 3 GP3.34 FP
#9 Evgeny Kuznetsov (97% OWN)10.1 FP, 4 GP2.48 FP
#10 Evgeni Malkin (99% OWN)10.1 FP, 3 GP3.4 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.

AUSTON MATTHEWSFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2036.712.97.55.446.42.5
-- Per Game (11 Proj)3.431.210.700.514.30.24
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)2.951.100.640.464.10.21
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)10.73.682.151.5412.90.71
'19-20 Season23478453328211
-- Per Game (69 GP)3.391.130.650.484.10.16
'18-20 Seasons423151826953323
-- Per Game (137 GP)3.091.100.600.503.890.17