Projecting a Down Week 3 for Mikael Granlund with Fewer FPs Than Mats Zuccarello

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Mikael Granlund is projected for 6.45 fantasy points in 3 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #33 projected right wing for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Nikolaj Ehlers but behind Mats Zuccarello. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#22). He is projected for 6.61 fantasy points.

10/14 TO 10/20 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Cam Atkinson (97% OWN)6.5 FP, 3 GP2.22 FP
#32 Mats Zuccarello (64% OWN)6.4 FP, 4 GP1.83 FP
#33 Mikael Granlund (62% OWN)6.4 FP, 3 GP2.2 FP
#34 Nikolaj Ehlers (85% OWN)6.3 FP, 3 GP1.93 FP
#35 Phil Kessel (95% OWN)6.2 FP, 3 GP1.98 FP
10/21 TO 10/27 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Ondrej Kase (66% OWN)6.7 FP, 4 GP2.01 FP
#21 Tom Wilson (82% OWN)6.7 FP, 3 GP2.35 FP
#22 Mikael Granlund (62% OWN)6.6 FP, 3 GP2.2 FP
#23 T.J. Oshie (94% OWN)6.6 FP, 3 GP2.32 FP
#24 Alexander Nylander (39% OWN)6.5 FP, 4 GP1.61 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mikael Granlund to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 163 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Cam Atkinson and ahead of Brendan Gallagher. He has averaged 1.66 fantasy points in his past 84 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#22) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 62%, he is the #35 most highly owned right wing. Mikael Granlund is expected to improve on last season's #33 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#22 Jakub Voracek (90% OWN)165 FP, 2.17 per game149 FP, 78 gp, 1.91 per game (#26)
#23 Cam Atkinson (97% OWN)164 FP, 2.22 per game203 FP, 80 gp, 2.54 per game (#12)
#24 Mikael Granlund (62% OWN)163 FP, 2.2 per game126 FP, 79 gp, 1.59 per game (#40)
#25 Brendan Gallagher (85% OWN)162 FP, 2.19 per game162 FP, 82 gp, 1.98 per game (#23)
#26 Kyle Palmieri (85% OWN)157 FP, 2.12 per game138 FP, 74 gp, 1.86 per game (#28)

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.

MIKAEL GRANLUNDFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-201635819.938.521010.9
-- Per Game (74 Proj)2.200.790.270.522.840.15
10/14 to 10/20 (3 Games)6.42.350.801.558.20.42
10/21 to 10/27 (2.9 Games)6.62.340.801.548.20.44
'19-20 Season13.5523130
-- Per Game (5 GP)2.701.000.400.602.600.00
'18-20 Seasons1405818402022
-- Per Game (84 GP)1.660.690.210.482.400.02