Ryan O'Reilly is Projected to Be the #18 Center the Rest of the Season...Behind Mathew Barzal and Ahead of Mark Scheifele

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ryan O'Reilly to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 30 projected fantasy points puts him at #18 behind Mathew Barzal and ahead of Mark Scheifele. He has averaged 2.38 fantasy points in his past 152 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.46 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#19) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 96%, he is the #20 most highly owned center. Ryan O'Reilly is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #22 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#16 Nicklas Backstrom (96% OWN)30 FP, 2.47 per game188 FP, 80 gp, 2.34 per game (#27)
#17 Mathew Barzal (97% OWN)30 FP, 2.28 per game152 FP, 82 gp, 1.86 per game (#38)
#18 Ryan O'Reilly (96% OWN)30 FP, 2.46 per game215 FP, 82 gp, 2.62 per game (#18)
#19 Mark Scheifele (100% OWN)28 FP, 2.57 per game234 FP, 82 gp, 2.85 per game (#10)
#20 Ryan Strome (85% OWN)28 FP, 2.36 per game106 FP, 81 gp, 1.31 per game (#68)

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RYAN O'REILLY WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Ryan O'Reilly is projected for 5.75 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #10 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 ranked above Brayden Schenn but behind Elias Pettersson the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#38). He is projected for 6.51 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Sebastian Aho (100% OWN)6 FP, 2 GP2.9 FP
#9 Elias Pettersson (99% OWN)6 FP, 2 GP2.97 FP
#10 Ryan O'Reilly (96% OWN)5.8 FP, 2 GP2.46 FP
#11 Brayden Schenn (95% OWN)5.5 FP, 2 GP2.34 FP
#12 Mark Scheifele (100% OWN)5.4 FP, 2 GP2.57 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Lars Eller (22% OWN)6.6 FP, 4 GP1.61 FP
#37 Dylan Strome (48% OWN)6.6 FP, 4 GP1.65 FP
#38 Ryan O'Reilly (96% OWN)6.5 FP, 3 GP2.46 FP
#39 Max Domi (78% OWN)6.5 FP, 3 GP2.13 FP
#40 Eric Staal (54% OWN)6.4 FP, 3 GP2.02 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.

RYAN O'REILLYFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2029.511.73.18.625.71.9
-- Per Game (12 Proj)2.521.000.260.742.200.16
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)5.82.170.571.604.40.35
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)6.52.770.722.056.30.44
'19-20 Season1485912471152
-- Per Game (70 GP)2.110.840.170.671.640.03
'18-20 Seasons36213640963498
-- Per Game (152 GP)2.380.890.260.632.300.05