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Kevin
Love
College UCLA
Team Cleveland Cavaliers
0PF
6'10"Height
251Weight
30Age
10Exp
Kevin Love's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

Projected for 34.3 DraftKings pts Kevin Love is the #6 ranked power forward. He is the #3 highest priced power forward ($7700). Using our calculation of expected points per dollar, Love is worth $7.2K. These are 3 better options at lower salaries: Blake Griffin (43.7 FP), Anthony Davis (40 FP), and Lauri Markkanen (38.8 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 36.6 FPs, a value reached in 8 of 70 games (11%). The combined 'cover percentage' for power forwards priced at $4.0K and above is 45%.

  • 3/18 MATCHUP: CLE vs DET, CLE Vegas Line Expectation 103.5 Points (#17 most points for the day)
  • PROJECTION (POS RANK): 34.3 Fantasy Points (#6), 16 pts (#6), 10.2 reb (#2), 1.8 ast (#13), 0.6 stl (#16), 0.3 blk (#27), 2.1 3pt (#3), 1.8 turnovers (#4 most)

FANDUEL VALUE: Projected for 29.8 FanDuel pts Kevin Love is the #7 ranked power forward. He is the #5 highest priced power forward ($8100). Using our calculation of expected points per dollar, Love is worth $7.3K. Instead of Love consider these better options at lower salaries: Anthony Davis (38.3 FP) and Lauri Markkanen (34.8 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 32.9 FPs, a value reached in 8 of 70 games (11%). The combined 'cover percentage' for power forwards priced at $4.0K and above is 43%.

Love 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

Kevin Love is a good value this week. He has a market rank of #19 while his projection rank (week 23) is #13. When compared to other forwards in week 23 these are 2 better options at lower start percentages: DeMarcus Cousins (154 FP) and Draymond Green (134 FP). Jimmy Butler (107 FP), Tobias Harris (87 FP), Anthony Davis (96 FP), Julius Randle (108 FP), and Aaron Gordon (62 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Love but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 78% of leagues he is expected to produce 101.8 fantasy points (WK 23). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #19 forward of week 23. He is projected to be better than that (the #13 forward). His per game projected FP average is 28.9 which is better than his actual per game average (7.5). In addition to a solid projected FP average, he will benefit from playing 4 games.

He is projected for 116 fantasy points in week 23 (#12 F) in 4 games.


  • Based on 3/18 start percentages, Kevin Love is valued behind Siakam and above Gallinari but the projections rank Kevin Love over Siakam in week 23.
  • Kevin Love last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

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    REST OF SEASON VALUE

    His latest projection based rank among forwards is #17. Ranking by ownership percentage (99%), Kevin Love is expected to be the #19 forward for the rest of the season. Kevin Love's projection rank is slightly better than their market rank. He is projected for 356 fantasy points in 12 remaining games. Based on average FPs, he is even better with the #15 highest average. The market ranks Kevin Love behind Siakam and above Gallinari but the projections rank Kevin Love over Siakam. Scoring is not necessarily a strength but it is not a weakness and he is considered a well-rounded forward who contributes equally in most key stats.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMGMINFGFGAFGP3PT3PTA3PTPFTFTAFTPPTSPPG
    2018CLE164398020838.54110838.09210290.229318.31
    2017CLE59165133472945.813733041.523426688.0103917.61
    2016CLE60188537086742.714538937.325729587.1114219.03
    2015CLE77242440997741.915843936.025831482.2123416.03
    2014CLE75253241395243.414439236.725832180.4122816.37
    2013MIN772797650142145.719050537.652063382.1201026.10
    2012MIN1861810529835.2209221.710014270.433018.33
    2011MIN552145474105944.810528237.237946082.4143226.04
    2010MIN732611482102647.08821141.742449985.0147620.22
    2009MIN60171429164645.03510633.022527681.584214.03
    2008MIN81204831668845.921910.526533678.989911.10
    Career (11 Seasons)651208633924887144.21065287337.13012364482.71192518.32
    YEARTEAMGMINTRBRPGASTAPGSTSPGBKBPGTO
    2018CLE1643917911.19372.3140.2540.2531
    2017CLE5916515469.251031.75430.73240.4190
    2016CLE60188566611.101161.93530.88210.35122
    2015CLE7724247629.901852.40580.75410.53142
    2014CLE7525327319.751682.24510.68390.52122
    2013MIN77279796312.513414.43590.77350.45196
    2012MIN1861825214.00422.33130.7290.5039
    2011MIN55214573413.351112.02470.85280.51128
    2010MIN732611111215.231842.52450.62280.38155
    2009MIN60171465810.971362.27430.72230.38117
    2008MIN8120487349.06841.04350.43500.62118
    Career (11 Seasons)65120863733711.2715072.314510.693020.461260
    2018-19 Situational Stats
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    October Games4136216572427335414117619
    February Games61273169173831325371211018.3
    March Games617628741746343772162110717.8
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Wins61503272204436397291212020
    Losses102894813621645663107283217317.3
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Home Games82124110223573742104122214217.8
    Road Games8227391061851556075252215118.9
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Before All-Star Game6158268093333396416119415.7
    After All-Star Game102815412832755963115213319919.9
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Starting Center16150322110044
    Starting Forward15432792034110590100178364428919.3
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    American Airlines Center - Dallas, TX, USA1326152988124002222
    AmericanAirlines Arena - Miami, FL, USA1317174111143101919
    Amway Center - Orlando, FL, USA12439133381011010
    Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY, USA131511481011164102424
    Capital One Arena - Washington, DC, USA16150322110044
    Madison Square Garden - New York, NY, USA12861236111183012626
    Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH, USA82124110223573742104122214217.8
    Scotiabank Arena - Toronto, Ontario, Canad13451814101472002121
    Target Center - Minneapolis, MN, USA139619371010197002525
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    vs. Atlanta1346191834173101616
    vs. Brooklyn2609206131416276113819
    vs. Dallas1326152988124002222
    vs. Memphis1269156988120113232
    vs. Miami1317174111143101919
    vs. Minnesota139619371010197002525
    vs. New York24410225121515174014020
    vs. Orlando2536204111011223012613
    vs. Phoenix1226133812111001616
    vs. Portland1285143655121001818
    vs. Toronto2639294111520254003718.5
    vs. Washington16150322110044
    CATEGORYGMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBASTLBLKPTSAVG
    Regular Season Games16439802084110892102179374429318.3
    Overall16439802084110892102179374429318.3
    2018 Game Log
    OCTOBERSHOOTINGREBOUNDSSTATS
    DATETEAMOPPRESULTMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBTREBASTLBLKTOPFPTS
    10/17@L116-10434518141014572003521
    10/19@L131-1233961937101017197003425
    10/21vsL133-11134619183411173103316
    10/24vsL102-862949254511112011214
    FEBRUARYSHOOTINGREBOUNDSSTATS
    DATETEAMOPPRESULTMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBTREBASTLBLKTOPFPTS
    02/08@L119-106615032211100014
    02/11vsW 107-104164102644991003014
    02/21vsW 111-9822613381210111004416
    02/23vsW 112-10726915698811120113432
    02/25vsL123-1102851436559121002218
    02/28@W125-11828612361111783011226
    MARCHSHOOTINGREBOUNDSSTATS
    DATETEAMOPPRESULTMINFGFGAFG3FG3AFTFTAREBTREBASTLBLKTOPFPTS
    03/03vsW 107-9329311387810142000216
    03/06@L113-1073151148101113164101224
    03/08@L126-1103171741111443100519
    03/11vsW 126-10129411375614182003216
    03/14@L120-9124391333881014510
    03/16@L121-11632615298812124000122