Buy Low Alert: Semyon Varlamov is Projected to Be the #5 Goalie the Rest of the Season...Behind Igor Shesterkin and Ahead of Thatcher Demko

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Semyon Varlamov to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 54 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Igor Shesterkin and ahead of Thatcher Demko. He has averaged 5.02 fantasy points in his past 93 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.39 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#30) 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 79%, he is the #15 most highly owned goalie. Semyon Varlamov is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #17 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#3 Tuukka Rask (88% OWN)57 FP, 6.3 per game272 FP, 46 gp, 5.92 per game (#19)
#4 Igor Shesterkin (60% OWN)55 FP, 5.5 per game272 FP, 46 gp, 5.92 per game (#19)
#5 Semyon Varlamov (79% OWN)54 FP, 5.4 per game242 FP, 49 gp, 4.95 per game (#40)
#6 Thatcher Demko (49% OWN)53 FP, 5.8 per game51 FP, 9 gp, 5.62 per game (#26)
#7 Ben Bishop (87% OWN)52 FP, 5.8 per game323 FP, 46 gp, 7.02 per game (#4)

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SEMYON VARLAMOV WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Semyon Varlamov is projected for 4.81 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 24 which only ranks him as the #34 projected goalie and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Alex Stalock but behind David Rittich the rest of the week. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 15.96 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Marc-Andre Fleury (88% OWN)4.97 FP, 1 GP5.7 FP
#33 David Rittich (84% OWN)4.95 FP, 1 GP5.1 FP
#34 Semyon Varlamov (79% OWN)4.81 FP, 1 GP5.4 FP
#35 Alex Stalock (46% OWN)4.74 FP, 1 GP5.2 FP
#36 Brian Elliott (17% OWN)4.59 FP, 1 GP4.5 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Petr Mrazek (76% OWN)16.9 FP, 3 GP5.2 FP
#9 Igor Shesterkin (60% OWN)16.7 FP, 3 GP5.5 FP
#10 Semyon Varlamov (79% OWN)16 FP, 3 GP5.4 FP
#11 Corey Crawford (53% OWN)14.8 FP, 3 GP5.1 FP
#12 Tristan Jarry (73% OWN)14.3 FP, 3 GP5.3 FP

DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Semyon Varlamov averaged 13.03 FPs on DraftKings at an average salary of $7.8K. On FanDuel his average salary was $7.9K and averaged 16.61 fantasy points. On average Semyon Varlamov did not deliver positive DFS value. On both DraftKings and FanDuel he had a worse fantasy ranking than his average salary based rank.

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.

SEMYON VARLAMOVFPWINLOSSGASAVESSV%
Rest of '19-20544.84.827.127791.1
-- Per Game (10 Proj)5.50.490.492.7628.391.1
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)4.80.360.643.213090.4
3/16 to 3/22 (2.9 Games)16.01.371.558.78790.9
'19-20 Season2251914110116891.4
-- Per Game (44 GP)5.10.430.322.5026.591.4
'18-20 Seasons4673933246252891.1
-- Per Game (93 GP)5.00.420.352.6527.291.1