Ian Cole is Projected to Be the #62 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Matt Dumba and Ahead of Brenden Dillon

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ian Cole to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 12 projected fantasy points puts him at #62 behind Matt Dumba and ahead of Brenden Dillon. He has averaged 1.41 fantasy points in his past 136 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.04 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#72) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 47% ownership, he is also the #62 most highly owned defenseman. Ian Cole is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #44 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#60 Matt Grzelcyk (11% OWN)12.7 FP, 1.06 per game87 FP, 66 gp, 1.32 per game (#90)
#61 Matt Dumba (68% OWN)12.6 FP, 1.05 per game96 FP, 32 gp, 3.01 per game (#8)
#62 Ian Cole (47% OWN)12.5 FP, 1.04 per game75 FP, 71 gp, 1.05 per game (#123)
#63 Brenden Dillon (16% OWN)12.4 FP, 1.03 per game105 FP, 82 gp, 1.28 per game (#94)
#64 John Marino (43% OWN)12.3 FP, 1.03 per game105 FP, 82 gp, 1.28 per game (#94)

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START EM ALERT: IAN COLE WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Ian Cole is projected for 2.12 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #42 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 ranked above Josh Morrissey but behind Samuel Girard the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#68). He is projected for 3.37 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Ryan Graves (76% OWN)2.21 FP, 2 GP1.08 FP
#41 Samuel Girard (63% OWN)2.17 FP, 2 GP1.07 FP
#42 Ian Cole (47% OWN)2.12 FP, 2 GP1.04 FP
#43 Josh Morrissey (68% OWN)2.1 FP, 2 GP1 FP
#44 John Marino (43% OWN)2.09 FP, 2 GP1.03 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#66 Matt Niskanen (73% OWN)3.39 FP, 3 GP1.18 FP
#67 Matt Dumba (68% OWN)3.38 FP, 3 GP1.05 FP
#68 Ian Cole (47% OWN)3.37 FP, 3 GP1.04 FP
#69 Travis Sanheim (27% OWN)3.36 FP, 3 GP1.17 FP
#70 Jason Demers (1% OWN)3.36 FP, 4 GP0.7 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.

IAN COLEFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2012.54.50.73.816.927.0
-- Per Game (12 Proj)1.070.380.060.331.442.31
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)2.120.780.120.672.844.7
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)3.371.150.170.984.26.8
'19-20 Season1172642292122
-- Per Game (65 GP)1.800.400.060.341.421.88
'18-20 Seasons19241635174300
-- Per Game (136 GP)1.410.300.040.261.282.21