Mattias Ekholm is Projected to Be the #36 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Jaccob Slavin and Ahead of Thomas Chabot

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mattias Ekholm to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 16 projected fantasy points puts him at #36 behind Jaccob Slavin and ahead of Thomas Chabot. He has averaged 2.1 fantasy points in his past 148 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.32 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#46) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 92%, he is the #28 most highly owned defenseman. Mattias Ekholm is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #35 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#34 Mikhail Sergachev (96% OWN)16.1 FP, 1.46 per game126 FP, 75 gp, 1.68 per game (#57)
#35 Jaccob Slavin (88% OWN)15.9 FP, 1.22 per game120 FP, 82 gp, 1.47 per game (#71)
#36 Mattias Ekholm (92% OWN)15.8 FP, 1.32 per game187 FP, 80 gp, 2.33 per game (#22)
#37 Thomas Chabot (95% OWN)15.6 FP, 1.42 per game189 FP, 70 gp, 2.7 per game (#14)
#38 Oliver Ekman-Larsson (86% OWN)15.6 FP, 1.42 per game163 FP, 81 gp, 2.01 per game (#35)

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MATTIAS EKHOLM WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mattias Ekholm is projected for 2.77 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #23 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 Ivan Provorov but behind Charlie McAvoy the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#55). He is projected for 3.84 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Thomas Chabot (95% OWN)2.81 FP, 2 GP1.42 FP
#22 Charlie McAvoy (87% OWN)2.78 FP, 2 GP1.41 FP
#23 Mattias Ekholm (92% OWN)2.77 FP, 2 GP1.32 FP
#24 Ivan Provorov (95% OWN)2.71 FP, 2 GP1.38 FP
#25 Rasmus Ristolainen (82% OWN)2.66 FP, 2 GP1.3 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#53 Kevin Shattenkirk (95% OWN)3.91 FP, 3 GP1.54 FP
#54 Alec Martinez (28% OWN)3.88 FP, 3 GP1.17 FP
#55 Mattias Ekholm (92% OWN)3.84 FP, 3 GP1.32 FP
#56 Damon Severson (51% OWN)3.84 FP, 3 GP1.22 FP
#57 Shayne Gostisbehere (40% OWN)3.75 FP, 3 GP1.3 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.

MATTIAS EKHOLMFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2015.86.01.34.727.518.3
-- Per Game (12 Proj)1.360.520.120.402.371.57
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)2.771.020.230.794.53.02
3/16 to 3/22 (2.9 Games)3.841.490.331.166.94.6
'19-20 Season12433825154100
-- Per Game (68 GP)1.820.490.120.372.261.47
'18-20 Seasons311771661300207
-- Per Game (148 GP)2.100.520.110.412.031.40