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MIN
NO
28
25
KC
TB
o46.5
-1.5
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MIA
CIN
15
27
CLE
ATL
20
17
WAS
DAL
10
22
SEA
DET
31
23
TEN
IND
24
17
CHI
NYG
12
17
JAX
PHI
14
23
NYJ
PIT
10
13
BUF
BAL
20
20
LAC
HOU
27
14
ARI
CAR
o43.5
-1
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NE
GB
o40
-9.5
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DEN
LV
o45
-2.5
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LAR
SF
o42.5
-1.5
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Keegan Thompson or Lance McCullers Jr.

Who Should I Start? - Week 26 • Start New
Keegan Thompson

Keegan Thompson

SPChicago Cubs CHC
Lance McCullers Jr.

Lance McCullers Jr.

SPHouston Astros HOU
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thompson over McCullers Jr.

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Keegan Thompson
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting McCullers Jr. over Thompson

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Lance McCullers Jr.
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Performance Keegan Thompson
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.000-001630.802
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-0011240.753
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Lance McCullers Jr.
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.571-000821.141
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Keegan Thompson
OWN
30%
-3.33 compared to last week
START
10%
-0.26 compared to last week
OWN/START Lance McCullers Jr.
OWN
82%
-11.45 compared to last week
START
34%
-10.94 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Keegan Thompson
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Lance McCullers Jr.
69th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Keegan Thompson

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 200th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 100 in wins and is currently ranked 93rd
  • Top 75 in saves and is currently ranked 69th with 1
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.2 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +7, L: +2, WHIP: -0.209, ERA: +0.369, K's: +48, Walks: +10
Breakdown Lance McCullers Jr.

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 70th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 76th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is putting up close to the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 104th in WHIP with 1.29
  • Top 35 in ERA and is currently ranked 26th with 2.27
  • Top 35 in walks and is currently ranked 26th with 17
  • Top 50 in wins and is currently ranked 47th with 4
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 3.5 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -8, L: -3, WHIP: +0.028, ERA: -1.013, K's: -136, Walks: -53
Next Up Health Check
Injury Keegan Thompson

No Injury Reported

Injury Lance McCullers Jr.

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Keegan Thompson
DateOpponentResult
Sep 27VS PHIBrogdon 2-2W 2-1
Sep 28VS PHINola 10-13W 4-2
Sep 29VS PHISuarez 10-6W 2-0
Sep 30VS CINAshcraft 5-5W 6-1
Oct 01VS CINLaw 2-3W 2-1
Oct 02VS CINAnderson
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
6.550-1011351.453
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Lance McCullers Jr.
DateOpponentResult
Sep 27VS ARIDavies 2-5W 10-2
Sep 28VS ARIMoronta 2-1L 5-2
Sep 30VS TBRasmussen 11-7L 7-3
Oct 01VS TBMcClanahan 12-8W 2-1
Oct 02VS TBKluber
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.571-000821.141
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Keegan Thompson
5.93
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Lance McCullers Jr.
9.41
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Keegan Thompson
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2021 CHC 32 54.1 966 55 31 1 3-3 3.31 1.45 9.1 107
2022 CHC 28 113.2 1830 103 41 1 10-5 3.72 1.27 8.2 251
3-YEAR AVG 32 53 966 55 31 1 3-3 3.31 1.45 9.1 107
Career 60 168.0 2796 158 72 0 0-0 3.59 1.33 8.5
Career Lance McCullers Jr.
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2015 HOU 22 125.2 2109 129 43 0 6-7 3.22 1.19 9.2 326
2016 HOU 14 81.0 1341 106 45 0 6-5 3.22 1.54 11.8 218
2017 HOU 22 116.1 2014 132 40 0 7-4 4.33 1.32 10.2 291
2018 HOU 25 126.0 2108 142 50 0 10-6 3.93 1.19 10.1 348
2020 HOU 14 69.2 1134 79 22 0 3-5 4.13 1.18 10.2 160
2021 HOU 28 160.1 2765 179 73 0 13-4 3.03 1.2 10.1 435
2022 HOU 6 37.1 566 34 17 0 4-1 2.17 1.23 8.2 97
3-YEAR AVG 21 114 1950 129 48 0 8-5 3.39 1.21 10.2 298
Career 131 709.1 12037 801 290 0 0-0 3.55 1.27 10.2
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