Leon Draisaitl is Projected to Be the #1 Center the Rest of the Season...Ahead of Connor McDavid

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Leon Draisaitl to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 50 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Connor McDavid making him our #1 ranked center. He has averaged 3.72 fantasy points in his past 151 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 4.51 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 center. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. He is also currently the #1 ranked center.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)50 FP, 4.51 per game297 FP, 82 gp, 3.62 per game (#3)
#2 Connor McDavid (100% OWN)49 FP, 4.47 per game290 FP, 78 gp, 3.72 per game (#1)
#3 Mika Zibanejad (100% OWN)47 FP, 3.95 per game190 FP, 82 gp, 2.31 per game (#28)
#4 Evgeni Malkin (99% OWN)41 FP, 3.4 per game171 FP, 68 gp, 2.52 per game (#21)
#5 Sidney Crosby (100% OWN)38 FP, 3.17 per game274 FP, 79 gp, 3.47 per game (#5)

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LEON DRAISAITL WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Leon Draisaitl is projected for 9.12 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 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 the highest ranked center the rest of the week, ahead of Connor McDavid. Week 25 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 12.67 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)9.1 FP, 2 GP4.51 FP
#2 Connor McDavid (100% OWN)9 FP, 2 GP4.47 FP
#3 Evgeni Malkin (99% OWN)6.9 FP, 2 GP3.4 FP
#4 Brayden Point (100% OWN)6.7 FP, 2 GP2.85 FP
#5 Jack Eichel (100% OWN)6.4 FP, 2 GP3.12 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Mika Zibanejad (100% OWN)16.1 FP, 4 GP3.95 FP
#2 Patrice Bergeron (100% OWN)12.8 FP, 4 GP3.12 FP
#3 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)12.7 FP, 3 GP4.51 FP
#4 Jack Eichel (100% OWN)12.6 FP, 4 GP3.12 FP
#5 Connor McDavid (100% OWN)12.6 FP, 3 GP4.47 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.

LEON DRAISAITLFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2049.618.07.710.330.23.2
-- Per Game (11 Proj)4.61.670.710.962.800.29
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)9.13.331.431.905.50.57
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)12.74.72.002.708.10.80
'19-20 Season264105426320716
-- Per Game (69 GP)3.831.520.610.913.000.23
'18-20 Seasons5612109211843832
-- Per Game (151 GP)3.721.390.610.782.900.21