Projecting a Down Week 3 for Ryan Johansen with Fewer FPs Than Ryan Strome

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Ryan Johansen is projected for 4.78 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 3 which ranks him as the #38 projected center 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 Erik Haula but behind Ryan Strome the rest of the week. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 7.2 fantasy points.

10/16 TO 10/20 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Anze Kopitar (86% OWN)4.88 FP, 2 GP2.35 FP
#37 Ryan Strome (7% OWN)4.8 FP, 3 GP1.58 FP
#38 Ryan Johansen (81% OWN)4.78 FP, 2 GP2.38 FP
#39 Erik Haula (53% OWN)4.64 FP, 2 GP2.43 FP
#40 Dylan Strome (71% OWN)4.43 FP, 2 GP2.06 FP
10/21 TO 10/27 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Mark Scheifele (100% OWN)7.4 FP, 2 GP3.29 FP
#27 Sean Monahan (99% OWN)7.3 FP, 3 GP2.51 FP
#28 Ryan Johansen (81% OWN)7.2 FP, 3 GP2.38 FP
#29 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (91% OWN)7.1 FP, 3 GP2.45 FP
#30 Nick Shore (4% OWN)7 FP, 4 GP1.8 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ryan Johansen to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 174 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Erik Haula and ahead of Nicklas Backstrom. He has averaged 2.08 fantasy points in his past 86 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.38 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#30) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 81%, he is the #34 most highly owned center. Ryan Johansen is expected to improve on last season's #33 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#27 Evgeni Malkin (98% OWN)175 FP, 2.92 per game171 FP, 68 gp, 2.52 per game (#20)
#28 Erik Haula (53% OWN)175 FP, 2.43 per game171 FP, 68 gp, 2.52 per game (#20)
#29 Ryan Johansen (81% OWN)174 FP, 2.38 per game160 FP, 80 gp, 2.01 per game (#32)
#30 Nicklas Backstrom (98% OWN)174 FP, 2.41 per game188 FP, 80 gp, 2.34 per game (#25)
#31 Anze Kopitar (86% OWN)172 FP, 2.35 per game138 FP, 81 gp, 1.7 per game (#47)

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.

RYAN JOHANSENFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-201746716.45014415.8
-- Per Game (73 Proj)2.380.910.220.691.960.22
10/14 to 10/20 (2 Games)4.81.820.451.373.780.41
10/21 to 10/27 (2.9 Games)7.22.740.672.075.70.65
'19-20 Season18.572571
-- Per Game (6 GP)3.081.170.330.831.170.17
'18-20 Seasons1797116551431
-- Per Game (86 GP)2.080.830.190.641.660.01