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Joel
Embiid
College Kansas
Team Philadelphia 76ers
21C
7'0"Height
250Weight
24Age
2Exp
Joel Embiid's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

Projected for 36.4 FanDuel pts Joel Embiid is the #4 ranked center. He is the #1 highest priced center ($11100). At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $8.6K. Instead of Embiid consider these better options at lower salaries: Nikola Vucevic (38.1 FP), Rudy Gobert (37.9 FP), and Nikola Jokic (44.8 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 46.7 FPs, a value reached in 11 of 17 games (65%). The combined 'cover percentage' for centers priced at $4.0K and above is 55%.

  • 11/17 MATCHUP: PHI @ CHA, PHI Vegas Line Expectation 112.2 Points (#9 most points for the day)
  • PROJECTION (POS RANK): 36.2 Fantasy Points (#4), 19.4 pts (#2), 9.5 reb (#7), 2.5 ast (#6), 0.5 stl (#20), 1.6 blk (#5), 0.9 3pt (#4), 2.7 turnovers (#2 most)

DRAFTKINGS VALUE: Projected for 39.8 DraftKings pts Joel Embiid is the #4 ranked center. At $10700 he is expected to be the #1 center. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $8.2K. These are 3 better options at lower salaries: Nikola Vucevic (40.7 FP), Rudy Gobert (40.1 FP), and Nikola Jokic (48.7 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 51.9 FPs, a value reached in 11 of 17 games (65%). The combined 'cover percentage' for centers priced at $4.0K and above is 51%.

Embiid 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 VALUE

His market rank based on start percentage among centers for the rest of week 5 is #6, which is less than his market rank of #1. Joel Embiid should put up more fantasy points than Gobert who is ranked 1 spot below him based on start%. Starting in all virtually all leagues he is expected to produce 179.7 fantasy points (WK 6). Week 6 market expectations match his projection. He is expected to be the #1 center (projected to be #1).

He is projected for 180 fantasy points in week 6 (#1 C) in 4 games.


  • Based on 11/17 start %s the market values Joel Embiid over Gobert and the projections agree.
  • Joel Embiid last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

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    REST OF SEASON VALUE

    Of the 11 centers that are 100% owned, Joel Embiid is projected to be the best fantasy player for the rest of the season. He is projected for 2590 fantasy points in 60 remaining games. His projected average FP rank is the same as his rest of season total rank. The market values Joel Embiid over Jokic and the projections agree. His ranking in points is the same as his overall fantasy ranking indicating he contributes in most fantasy statistical areas.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMGMINFGFGAFGP3PT3PTA3PTPFTFTAFTPPTSPPG
    2018PHI1862815734245.9267932.915819481.449827.67
    2017PHI631912510105648.36621430.835946776.9144522.94
    2016PHI3178620042946.6369836.719124478.362720.23
    Career (3 Seasons)1123327867182747.512839132.770890578.2257022.95
    YEARTEAMGMINTRBRPGASTAPGSTSPGBKBPGTO
    2018PHI1862823212.89683.7870.39392.1753
    2017PHI63191269010.951993.16400.631111.76234
    2016PHI317862437.84662.13270.87762.45117
    Career (3 Seasons)1123327116510.403332.97740.662262.02404
    2018-19 Situational Stats
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    October Games82777515710345667943321721627
    November Games9311731621440891131273242024927.7
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Wins10337941901441971171262742429929.9
    Losses72515412910334863953821316623.7
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Home Games82657915910327691982232124430.5
    Road Games932369160144269891234331622124.6
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Before All-Star Game1758814831924741451802216563746527.4
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Starting Center1758814831924741451802216563746527.4
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    AmericanAirlines Arena - Miami, FL, USA136815341620183003535
    Amway Center - Orlando, FL, USA13662047341310021919
    Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN1367161556102132020
    Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY, USA1324801810154011616
    FedExForum - Memphis, TN, USA13941506610165111414
    Fiserv Forum136924271013196033030
    Little Caesars Arena - Detroit, MI, USA1391120041114117033333
    Scotiabank Arena - Toronto, Ontario, Canad13311213467114013131
    TD Garden - Boston, MA, USA1379211445102122323
    Wells Fargo Center - Philadelphia, PA, USA82657915910327691982232124430.5
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    vs. Atlanta13039024466021010
    vs. Boston1379211445102122323
    vs. Brooklyn1324801810154011616
    vs. Charlotte2762140272528336066934.5
    vs. Chicago133914031214123143030
    vs. Detroit2722138172937288057236
    vs. Indiana1367161556102132020
    vs. L.A. Clippers13316323869131044141
    vs. Memphis13941506610165111414
    vs. Miami136815341620183003535
    vs. Milwaukee136924271013196033030
    vs. Orlando2691946712682313025125.5
    vs. Toronto13311213467114013131
    vs. Utah126720148972232323
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Regular Season Games1758814831924741451802216563746527.4
    Overall1758814831924741451802216563746527.4
    2018 Game Log
    OCTOBERSHOOTINGREBOUNDSSTATS
    DATETEAMOPPRESULTMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBTREBASTLBLKTOPFPTS
    10/16@L105-873792114458102125323
    10/18vsW 127-1083391403121411123142430
    10/20vsW 116-11534132635346103000232
    10/23@L133-13239112004111410117031533
    10/24@L123-1083692427101316196032230
    10/27vsW 105-103371022156613152023327
    10/29vsW 113-9230390244466024310
    10/30@L129-11233112134676114012431
    NOVEMBERSHOOTINGREBOUNDSSTATS
    DATETEAMOPPRESULTMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBTREBASTLBLKTOPFPTS
    11/01vsW 122-11333163238699131042541
    11/03vsW 109-9934101813182317171024539
    11/04@L122-9732480181014154015516
    11/07@W100-943671615569102135220
    11/09vsW 133-13239111812192216184043442
    11/10@L112-106394150661014165116514
    11/12@W124-1143681534162012183002135
    11/14@L111-106366204734131310022219
    11/16vsW 113-107267201489672231423
    11/17@W122-119409232513149113124533