Michael Pittman Jr. Fantasy Week 2: Projections vs. Texans, Points and Stats, Start or Sit

Indianapolis Colts wideout Michael Pittman Jr. will be up against the team with last season’s 10th-ranked pass defense, the Houston Texans (209.3 yards conceded per game), in Week 2 — beginning at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday.

With his upcoming game versus the Texans this week, should Pittman be someone you lock into your fantasy football lineup? We analyze the numbers and trends below.

Should you start Pittman on your fantasy team? Check out 4for4’s Who Should I Start tool to compare him against other players.

Michael Pittman Jr. Week 2 Game Info

Let’s go into a few of the upcoming game’s vital info, along with the projected fantasy points for Pittman:

  • Matchup: Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Date: September 17, 2023
  • Projected Fantasy Points: 6.552
  • Michael Pittman Jr. Fantasy Stats

    Below is a glance at how Pittman scored fantasy points in 2022:

  • With 117.5 fantasy points (7.3 per game), Pittman was 27th at his position and 96th in the NFL.
  • Pittman accumulated 97 yards receiving, on eight catches (11 targets), with one touchdown and 15.7 fantasy points in his only game this season.
  • In his best game of the season — last week against the Houston Texans — Pittman finished with 18.1 fantasy points. His stat line: nine catches, 121 yards and one touchdown.
  • Pittman’s 13.4 fantasy points in Week 6 against the Jacksonville Jaguars — 13 receptions, 134 yards — were his second-best fantasy output of the season.
  • In Week 13 versus the Dallas Cowboys, Pittman put up a season-low 1.6 fantasy points, with this stat line: two receptions, 16 yards, on four targets.
  • Pittman recorded 2.2 fantasy points — three catches, 22 yards, on six targets — in Week 9 versus the New England Patriots, which was his second-worst fantasy output of the season.
  • Check out the latest fantasy rankings from 4for4!

    Michael Pittman Jr. 2022 Fantasy Game Log

    Week Opponent Fantasy Points Targets Receptions Yards TDs
    Week 1 @Texans 18.1 13 9 121 1
    Week 3 Chiefs 7.2 9 8 72 0
    Week 4 Titans 3.1 6 3 31 0
    Week 5 @Broncos 5.9 8 5 59 0
    Week 6 Jaguars 13.4 16 13 134 0
    Week 7 @Titans 3.8 9 6 58 0
    Week 8 Commanders 5.3 9 7 53 0
    Week 9 @Patriots 2.2 6 3 22 0
    Week 10 @Raiders 5.3 9 7 53 0
    Week 11 Eagles 7.5 7 6 75 0
    Week 12 Steelers 12.1 11 7 61 1
    Week 13 @Cowboys 1.6 4 2 16 0
    Week 15 @Vikings 9.0 14 10 60 0
    Week 16 Chargers 3.9 7 4 39 0
    Week 17 @Giants 10.1 8 6 41 1
    Week 18 Texans 9.0 5 3 30 1

    Michael Pittman Jr. vs. Texans

    Here are a few important data points on the Texans outfit Pittman will be facing:

  • Houston allowed six players to put up more than 100 receiving yards in a game last season.
  • The Texans allowed a touchdown pass to 15 players last season.
  • Houston did not allow an opposing player to catch more than one touchdown pass against it last year.
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