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Michael Bunting or Mathew Barzal

Who Should I Start? - Week 15 • Start New
Michael Bunting

Michael Bunting

LWToronto Maple Leafs TOR
Mathew Barzal

Mathew Barzal

CNew York Islanders NYI
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bunting over Barzal

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Michael Bunting
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Barzal over Bunting

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Mathew Barzal
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Performance Michael Bunting
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
2024022
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
2359445
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Mathew Barzal
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
02210-304
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
12313-205
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Michael Bunting
OWN
29%
+0.5 compared to last week
START
12%
-4.4 compared to last week
OWN/START Mathew Barzal
OWN
92%
+2.27 compared to last week
START
67%
+16.39 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Michael Bunting
38th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Mathew Barzal
22nd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Michael Bunting

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 38th among LW's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 35th with 101.0 total points (2.73 avg).
  • He is currently 158.7 points behind the leader: Alex Ovechkin
  • He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.6 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 50 in goals with 2 and is currently ranked 48th among LW.
  • Top 35 in assists with 3 and is currently ranked 34th among LW.
  • Top 25 in +/- with 3 and is currently ranked 24th among LW.
  • Top 75 in shots on goal with 14, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 55th among LW.
  • Top 35 in time on ice with 16:40:51.4285 and is currently ranked 33rd among LW.
  • Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 4, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 60th among LW.
  • Top 100 in blocked shots with 2 and is currently ranked 89th among LW.
  • Ranked 77th in faceoffs won with 1.
  • Ranked 80th in hits with 7.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 37 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2432
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.3784
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.0541
Breakdown Mathew Barzal

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 22nd among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 58th with 97.0 total points (3.13 avg).
  • He is currently 116.7 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • He is in a heck of a slump. You might be able to get him now for a discount.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 100 in goals with 2, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 81st among C.
  • Top 25 in assists with 5 and is currently ranked 22nd among C.
  • Ranked 60th in +/- with 1.
  • Top 50 in shots on goal with 21 and is currently ranked 48th among C.
  • Top 35 in time on ice with 18:43:51.4285 and is currently ranked 32nd among C.
  • Ranked 174th in blocked shots with 1.
  • Top 31 in powerplay assists with 1 and is currently ranked 31st among C.
  • Ranked 117th in faceoffs won with 18.
  • Ranked 166th in hits with 3.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 31 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2258
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.5484
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.4839
Next Up Health Check
Injury Michael Bunting

No Injury Reported

Injury Mathew Barzal

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Michael Bunting
DateOpponentResult
Jan 17VS NJ
Jan 19@NYRL 6-3
Jan 22@NYI
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
2248-124
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Mathew Barzal
DateOpponentResult
Jan 17VS PHIW 4-1
Jan 18@PHIW 4-3
Jan 21VS ARI
Jan 22VS TOR
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
02211-305
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Michael Bunting
6.78
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Mathew Barzal
5.16
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Michael Bunting
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
18-19 ARI 6 1 0 1 -1 4 5 9 7 0 2
21-22 TOR 40 9 14 23 3 32 80 14 36 3 7
3-YEAR AVG 8 3 1 4 1 5 12 11 1 1
Totals 71 24 17 41 3 50 131 14 72 11 10
Career Mathew Barzal
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
16-17 NYI 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 9 0 4 0
17-18 NYI 81 22 62 84 0 30 167 17 20 352 31
18-19 NYI 82 18 44 62 -4 46 179 17 25 241 56
19-20 NYI 71 19 46 65 6 50 179 19 24 233 43
21-22 NYI 51 15 26 41 16 46 128 18 21 143 13
21-22 NYI 35 9 20 29 0 12 82 17 18 102 6
3-YEAR AVG 68 17 39 56 18 47 162 23 206 37
Totals 347 91 208 299 14 205 785 18 122 1124 158
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