Buy Low Alert: Kevin Hayes is Projected to Be the #33 Center the Rest of the Season...Behind Matt Duchene and Ahead of Sean Monahan

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kevin Hayes to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 23 projected fantasy points puts him at #33 behind Matt Duchene and ahead of Sean Monahan. He has averaged 1.83 fantasy points in his past 140 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 1.92 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#38) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 50%, he is the #47 most highly owned center. Kevin Hayes is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #35 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#31 Morgan Geekie (6% OWN)24 FP, 1.82 per game66.5 FP, 57 gp, 1.2 per game (#63)
#32 Matt Duchene (80% OWN)23 FP, 1.92 per game178 FP, 73 gp, 2.44 per game (#24)
#33 Kevin Hayes (50% OWN)23 FP, 1.92 per game137 FP, 71 gp, 1.93 per game (#37)
#34 Sean Monahan (91% OWN)22 FP, 2.03 per game220 FP, 78 gp, 2.82 per game (#11)
#35 Erik Haula (25% OWN)22 FP, 1.85 per game220 FP, 78 gp, 2.82 per game (#11)

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KEVIN HAYES WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Kevin Hayes is projected for 3.85 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #24 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 Eric Staal but behind Brock Nelson the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#48). He is projected for 5.57 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Jean-Gabriel Pageau (82% OWN)3.93 FP, 2 GP2.15 FP
#23 Brock Nelson (79% OWN)3.91 FP, 2 GP2.14 FP
#24 Kevin Hayes (50% OWN)3.85 FP, 2 GP1.92 FP
#25 Eric Staal (54% OWN)3.75 FP, 2 GP2.02 FP
#26 Robert Thomas (30% OWN)3.75 FP, 2 GP1.54 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Matt Duchene (80% OWN)5.7 FP, 3 GP1.92 FP
#47 Brian Boyle (0% OWN)5.6 FP, 4 GP1.33 FP
#48 Kevin Hayes (50% OWN)5.6 FP, 3 GP1.92 FP
#49 Jordan Staal (14% OWN)5.6 FP, 4 GP1.27 FP
#50 Pierre-Luc Dubois (87% OWN)5.4 FP, 3 GP1.92 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.

KEVIN HAYESFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2023.08.14.14.031.00.8
-- Per Game (12 Proj)1.970.690.350.342.650.07
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)3.851.400.710.695.20.14
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)5.61.991.010.987.80.20
'19-20 Season1204123181754
-- Per Game (69 GP)1.730.590.330.262.540.06
'18-20 Seasons2569642543317
-- Per Game (140 GP)1.830.690.300.392.360.05