Predictive Waiver Wire Analytics - Learn more
NFL
GB
ARI
o50
-6.5
8:20PM • PREVIEW
CAR
ATL
o46
-3
1:00PM • PREVIEW
MIA
BUF
o49.5
-13.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
SF
CHI
o39.5
+4
1:00PM • PREVIEW
PIT
CLE
o42
-3.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
PHI
DET
o48
+3.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
TEN
IND
o50.5
-1
1:00PM • PREVIEW
CIN
NYJ
o42.5
+10.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
LAR
HOU
o47.5
+14
1:00PM • PREVIEW
NE
LAC
o49
-4.5
4:05PM • PREVIEW
JAX
SEA
o43.5
-3
4:05PM • PREVIEW
WAS
DEN
o44
-3
4:25PM • PREVIEW
TB
NO
o50
+5
4:25PM • PREVIEW
DAL
MIN
o54.5
+1.5
8:20PM • PREVIEW
NYG
KC
o52
-9.5
8:15PM • PREVIEW

Starling Marte or Nicky Lopez

Who Should I Start? - Week 31 • Start New
Starling Marte

Starling Marte

CFOakland Athletics OAK
Nicky Lopez

Nicky Lopez

2BKansas City Royals KC
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Marte over Lopez

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Starling Marte
Loading...
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Lopez over Marte

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Nicky Lopez
Loading...
Performance Starling Marte
Fantasy Chart Loading...

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Nicky Lopez
Fantasy Chart Loading...

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Starling Marte
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
88%
No change since last week.
OWN/START Nicky Lopez
OWN
61%
+22.41 compared to last week
START
52%
+21.4 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Starling Marte
6th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nicky Lopez
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Starling Marte

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 6th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 24th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Kyle Tucker
  • He should be doing much better than this. You might be able to get him now for a discount.
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 123rd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.326
  • Ranked 107th in batting average with 0.282
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 161st with 0.333
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 131st with 0.462
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 134th with 0.795
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 146th with 7
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 199th in RBI with 16
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 85th with 21
  • Decline in numbers lately by 4.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.026, OBP: +0.039, HRs: +6, RBI: +28, Runs: +52, Wlks: +31, Stls: +37,
Breakdown Nicky Lopez

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among 2B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 4th.
  • The current leader among 2B's is Jose Altuve
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 25 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.398 and is currently ranked 22nd
  • Top 10 in batting average with 0.364 and is currently ranked 9th
  • Top 25 on base percentage and is currently ranked 22nd with 0.411
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 134th with 0.462
  • Top 100 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 78th with 0.873
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 109th with 4
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 287th in RBI with 10
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 89th with 26
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.2 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.101, OBP: +0.076, HRs: +1, RBI: +30, Runs: +63, Wlks: +31, Stls: +22,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Starling Marte

No Injury Reported

Injury Nicky Lopez

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Starling Marte
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nicky Lopez
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Starling Marte
10.10
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nicky Lopez
7.94
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Starling Marte
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2012 PIT 46 43 4 18 17 12 8 .264 .307 .429 113
2013 PIT 135 144 12 83 36 41 25 .282 .345 .447 385
2014 PIT 129 135 13 71 54 28 30 .285 .348 .447 360
2015 PIT 153 166 19 84 81 30 27 .287 .334 .444 448
2016 PIT 129 152 9 71 46 47 23 .311 .362 .456 405
2017 PIT 77 85 7 48 31 21 20 .275 .333 .379 227
2018 PIT 145 154 20 81 72 33 35 .275 .326 .458 456
2019 PIT 132 159 23 97 82 25 25 .295 .342 .503 478
2020 ARI 62 66 6 37 27 10 12 .284 .345 .435 177
2021 MIA 120 142 12 89 55 47 43 .310 .384 .461 516
3-YEAR AVG 113 126 16 72 60 23 24 .285 .336 .472 370
Career 1128 1246 125 679 501 294 248 .289 .345 .451
Career Nicky Lopez
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 KC 101 89 2 44 29 1 18 .241 .278 .324 188
2020 KC 56 34 1 15 13 0 18 .201 .286 .266 71
2021 KC 150 147 2 78 43 22 49 .302 .362 .383 478
3-YEAR AVG 79 62 2 30 21 1 18 .228 .280 .306 129
Career 307 270 5 137 85 23 85 .263 .320 .342
Think the Start Tool is good? Try this!
  • Optimal Lineups
  • Waiver Advice
  • Trade Suggestions & More

Player News

Matchups

Week 8
ARI vs GB
ATL vs CAR
BAL vs BYE
BUF vs MIA
CHI vs SF
CIN @NYJ
CLE vs PIT
DAL @MIN
DEN vs WAS
DET vs PHI
HOU vs LAR
IND vs TEN
JAC @SEA
KC vs NYG
LAC vs NE
LV vs BYE
NO vs TB
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
ATL @WAS 7:00 PM EST
CHI vs NY 8:00 PM EST
DAL vs SA 8:30 PM EST
DET @PHI 7:00 PM EST
GS vs MEM 10:00 PM EST
HOU vs UTA 8:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
ANA vs BUF 10:00 PM EST
ARI @TB 7:00 PM EST
BOS @CAR 7:00 PM EST
CGY @PIT 7:00 PM EST
COL @STL 8:00 PM EST
LA vs WPG 10:30 PM EST
MIN @SEA 10:00 PM EST
MON @SJ 10:30 PM EST
PHI @VAN 10:00 PM EST