Rest of Season Fantasy Value: Comparing Hicks to Smith

REST OF SEASON VALUE

Based on ownership percentage (86%), Jordan Hicks has a market rank of #14 among relievers. Our projections indicate that Jordan Hicks is underrated by the market. His fantasy reliever projection rank is #11. He is projected for 139 fantasy points in 39 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#14) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Jordan Hicks behind Smith and above Neris but the projections rank Jordan Hicks over Smith.

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Lower Own%J. Hicks ROSHigher Own%
W. Davis (142 FP)139 FPW. Smith (106 FP)
 
#14 RelieverK. Yates (133 FP)
 
 
S. Greene (80 FP)
 
 
F. Vazquez (123 FP)
Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
139 (#11) 
Saves 
19 (#11) 
Holds 
 
2 (#187)
Strikeouts 
 
40 (#54)
Walks 
 
16 (#41)
ERA 
 
3 (#42)

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

His market rank based on start percentage among relievers for the rest of week 13 is #12, which is better than his market rank of #14. When compared to other relievers in week 14 instead of Hicks consider these better options at lower start percentages: Wade Davis (10.6 FP), Shawn Kelley (7.9 FP), Greg Holland (9.4 FP), Ken Giles (9.4 FP), and Hansel Robles (8.3 FP). He is projected for more points than 2 other relievers starting in more leagues: Shane Greene (5.3 FP) and Felipe Vazquez (6.1 FP). Starting in 77% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.9 fantasy points (WK 14). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #14 reliever of the week, but he is projected to be the #17 reliever. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 1.2 short of expectations.

Lower Start%J. Hicks WK 14Higher Start%
W. Davis (11 FP)8 FPS. Greene (5 FP)
S. Kelley (8 FP)#14 RelieverF. Vazquez (6 FP)
G. Holland (9 FP) 
 
K. Giles (9 FP) 
 
H. Robles (8 FP) 
 

He is projected for 7.7 fantasy points in week 14 (#17 RP) in 4 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
7.71 (#17) 
Saves 
1.06 (#19) 
Holds 
 
0.1 (#202)
Strikeouts 
 
2.27 (#97)
Walks 
 
0.94 (#66)

  • Based on 6/21 start percentages, Jordan Hicks is valued behind Greene and above Iglesias but the projections rank Jordan Hicks over Greene in week 14.
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    Jordan Hicks last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    OPPFANTASYSTATLINE
    6/20 vs MIA1 FP, 3 FD, 2 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 HA, 0 BBI
    6/19 vs MIA3 FP, 12 FD, 8 DK2 IP, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 HA, 0 BBI, HD
    6/17 vs MIA1 FP, 3 FD, 2 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 HA, 0 BBI
    6/13 @NYM8 FP, 3 FD, 2 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 0 K, 0 HA, 0 BBI, LOSS
    6/10 @MIA8 FP, 9 FD, 6 DK1 IP, 0 ER, 2 K, 1 HA, 0 BBI

    Hicks is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. SportsLine.com also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.

    WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

    He has averaged 8.3 fantasy points per week and had 6 weeks where he exceeded that by 50% and 4 'bad' weeks where he came up 50% short of his average.

    WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
    ALL8.3 FP per Week64
    Week 1-7.7 (2 games -3.8 per game)-16
    Week 217.8 (2 games 8.9 per game)+9.5
    Week 313.8 (2 games 6.9 per game)+5.5
    Week 415.5 (2 games 7.8 per game)+7.2
    Week 522.7 (4 games 5.7 per game)+14.4
    Week 68.5 (1 games)
    Week 71.7 (2 games 0.8 per game)-6.6
    Week 8-8.8 (2 games -4.4 per game)-17.1
    Week 91 (2 games 0.5 per game)-7.3
    Week 1013.8 (3 games 4.6 per game)+5.5
    Week 118.5 (1 games)
    Week 1216 (2 games 8 per game)+7.7
    Week 135 (3 games 1.7 per game)