Kris Letang is Projected to Be the #10 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Torey Krug and Ahead of Brent Burns

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kris Letang to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 63 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Torey Krug and ahead of Brent Burns. He has averaged 3.35 fantasy points in his past 107 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.05 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as 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 not projected for elite value. Kris Letang is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #11 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#8 Dustin Byfuglien (61% OWN)66 FP, 2.21 per game121 FP, 42 gp, 2.89 per game (#9)
#9 Torey Krug (99% OWN)65 FP, 2.18 per game179 FP, 64 gp, 2.8 per game (#10)
#10 Kris Letang (100% OWN)63 FP, 2.05 per game229 FP, 65 gp, 3.52 per game (#3)
#11 Brent Burns (100% OWN)60 FP, 1.95 per game312 FP, 82 gp, 3.8 per game (#2)
#12 Rasmus Dahlin (94% OWN)60 FP, 1.87 per game148 FP, 82 gp, 1.8 per game (#49)

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KRIS LETANG WEEK 18 AND 19 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Kris Letang is projected for 3.6 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 Jacob Trouba but behind Dustin Byfuglien the rest of the week. Week 19 will not be as good based on projected rank (#69). He is projected for 3.55 fantasy points.

1/23 TO 2/2 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Justin Faulk (45% OWN)3.8 FP, 4 GP1.01 FP
#41 Dustin Byfuglien (61% OWN)3.74 FP, 2 GP2.21 FP
#42 Kris Letang (100% OWN)3.6 FP, 2 GP2.05 FP
#43 Jacob Trouba (87% OWN)3.52 FP, 2 GP1.32 FP
#44 Rasmus Sandin (39% OWN)3.5 FP, 3 GP1.09 FP
2/3 TO 2/9 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#67 Ryan Pulock (68% OWN)3.6 FP, 3 GP1.23 FP
#68 Justin Holl (5% OWN)3.58 FP, 4 GP0.9 FP
#69 Kris Letang (100% OWN)3.55 FP, 2 GP2.05 FP
#70 Erik Karlsson (99% OWN)3.46 FP, 2 GP1.79 FP
#71 Duncan Keith (30% OWN)3.46 FP, 3 GP1.21 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.

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Rest of '19-206323.87.616.210355
-- Per Game (31 Proj)2.070.770.250.533.371.80
1/27 to 2/2 (1.9 Games)3.601.400.450.966.33.51
2/3 to 2/9 (1.9 Games)3.551.460.461.006.33.67
'19-20 Season12931102112664
-- Per Game (42 GP)3.070.740.240.503.001.52
'18-20 Seasons358872661332175
-- Per Game (107 GP)3.350.810.240.573.101.64