Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Contributed as a Spot Starter in Fantasy

SEASON FANTASY RECAP AND TREND

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has had an OK fantasy season if you were expecting to have him on the bench and only start in certain weeks. He is the number #21 ranked point guard and the #98 ranked player overall. Playing 83 games helped him maintain his value. Based on average fantasy points he is the #37 point guard. He was trending up for the season. In his first 27 games he averaged 19.8 FPs. He improved to 23.6 in his final 28 games. Based on a relatively low standard deviation, Gilgeous-Alexander can be considered a consistent fantasy player. Our projected ceiling for Gilgeous-Alexander when he 'goes off' is 41 fantasy points (his average is 20.3FPs) with a floor of 3 points.

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WEEKLY FANTASY RECAP

He has averaged 64 fantasy points per week and had 8 weeks where he came up short (below 80% of average) and had 7 weeks where he was +20% above average.

WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
ALL64 FP per Week78
Week 155 (3 games 18.3 per game)
Week 264 (3 games 21.3 per game)
Week 332 (3 games 10.7 per game)-31.8
Week 477 (3 games 25.7 per game)+13.2
Week 549 (3 games 16.3 per game)-14.8
Week 687 (4 games 21.8 per game)+23.2
Week 774 (3 games 24.7 per game)
Week 854 (3 games 18 per game)
Week 967 (4 games 16.8 per game)
Week 1074 (4 games 18.5 per game)
Week 1135 (3 games 11.7 per game)-28.8
Week 1262 (3 games 20.7 per game)
Week 1340 (3 games 13.3 per game)-23.8
Week 1464 (4 games 16 per game)
Week 1576 (4 games 19 per game)
Week 16102 (4 games 25.5 per game)+38.2
Week 1756 (3 games 18.7 per game)
Week 1833 (2 games 16.5 per game)-30.8
Week 1923 (2 games 11.5 per game)-40.8
Week 2071 (4 games 17.8 per game)
Week 2137 (2 games 18.5 per game)-26.8
Week 22119 (4 games 29.8 per game)+55.2
Week 2386 (3 games 28.7 per game)+22.2
Week 24114 (4 games 28.5 per game)+50.2
Week 2592 (3 games 30.7 per game)+28.2
Week 2617 (1 games)-46.8

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

He averaged 21.3 FD points and 21.5 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 4 and on FanDuel it was 4 fantasy points. When he was good, he was very good with a DraftKings ceiling of 33.8 and 33 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All21.3 ($5K)25 G, 27 B21.5 ($4.5K)24 G, 26 B
4/10 UTA19.5 ($5.8K)--18.5 ($5.9K)--
4/7 @GS20.5 ($6.6K)--19.8 ($6.1K)--
4/5 LAL42 ($6.4K)+20.742.5 ($6.1K)+21
4/3 HOU33 ($6.5K)+11.734 ($5.9K)+12.5
3/31 MEM30.5 ($6K)+9.226.5 ($6K)+5
3/30 CLE38--39.5--
3/28 @MIL36 ($5.3K)+14.736.5 ($5.5K)+15
3/26 @MIN23 ($5.7K)--23 ($5.7K)--
3/24 @NY29--28--
3/22 @CLE30.5 ($5.3K)+9.230 ($5.3K)+8.5
3/19 IND30.5 ($5.1K)+9.229.8 ($4.9K)+8.3
3/17 BKN29 ($5K)+7.733.5 ($4.5K)+12
3/15 CHI45.5 ($5K)+24.244.2 ($4K)+22.7
3/12 POR26 ($5K)+4.726.5 ($3.9K)+5
3/11 BOS20.5 ($5K)--23.2 ($3.9K)--
3/8 OKC13.5 ($5.2K)-7.813.8 ($4.1K)-7.7
3/4 @LAL27 ($4.3K)+5.725.8 ($3.9K)+4.3
3/3 NY26--27.2--
3/1 @SAC26.5 ($3.9K)+5.227.8 ($3.5K)+6.3
2/27 @UTA21.5 ($3.8K)--20.2 ($3.8K)--
2/25 DAL8 ($4.6K)-13.36.5 ($4K)-15
2/24 @DEN13 ($5.1K)-8.312.2 ($4K)-9.3
2/22 @MEM14 ($5.2K)-7.315 ($4.3K)-6.5
2/13 PHO26.5 ($5.1K)+5.225 ($4.6K)--
2/11 @MIN12.5 ($5.9K)-8.814.2 ($5K)-7.3
2/9 @BOS29.5 ($5.9K)+8.230.5 ($4.8K)+9
2/7 @IND16 ($6K)-5.317.8 ($4.9K)--
2/5 @CHA11.5 ($6.4K)-9.811.8 ($4.4K)-9.7
2/3 @TOR36.5 ($4.7K)+15.235.2 ($4.1K)+13.7
2/2 @DET38.5--37.8--
1/31 LAL22.5 ($4.6K)--21.5 ($4K)--
1/28 ATL20 ($3.8K)--20 ($3.8K)--
1/27 SAC33.5--33--
1/25 @CHI11.5 ($4.3K)-9.812.5 ($4.3K)-9
1/23 @MIA18.5 ($4.5K)--18.5 ($4.5K)--
1/22 @DAL13.5 ($3.9K)-7.812.8 ($4.6K)-8.7
1/20 @SA12.5 ($3.6K)-8.815.5 ($4.7K)-6
1/18 GS41.5 ($3.6K)+20.240.2 ($3.6K)+18.7
1/16 UTA8 ($3.8K)-13.310.2 ($3.7K)-11.3
1/14 NO4 ($4.1K)-17.34 ($4.1K)-17.5
1/12 DET15--15.2--
1/10 @DEN6.5 ($4.7K)-14.88 ($4.6K)-13.5
1/8 CHA33 ($4.4K)+11.727.8 ($4.4K)+6.3
1/6 ORL20--20.5--
1/4 @PHO22.5 ($4.4K)--22.8 ($4.2K)--
1/1 PHI21.5 ($4.7K)--21 ($4.2K)--
12/29 SA7.5 ($4.9K)-13.89 ($4.3K)-12.5
12/28 @LAL10 ($5K)-11.310.2 ($4.4K)-11.3
12/26 SAC18.5 ($5.6K)--20 ($4.5K)--
12/23 @GS7 ($5.6K)-14.37.5 ($4.7K)-14
12/22 DEN34--31.5--
12/20 DAL8.5 ($5.6K)-12.88.2 ($5.2K)-13.3
12/17 POR28.5 ($5.2K)+7.231 ($4.6K)+9.5
12/15 @OKC11 ($5.2K)-10.310.5 ($5K)-11
12/13 @SA18 ($5.7K)--19.5 ($4.7K)--
12/11 TOR13 ($5.1K)-8.314 ($4.9K)-7.5
12/10 @PHO31.5 ($5.3K)+10.231.5 ($5K)+10
12/8 MIA16 ($5.6K)-5.316.2 ($5K)-5.3
12/5 @MEM33 ($5.3K)+11.731 ($5.1K)+9.5
12/3 @NO11 ($6K)-10.312.5 ($5.5K)-9
12/2 @DAL14 ($5.4K)-7.312.8 ($5.1K)-8.7
11/29 @SAC40 ($5.2K)+18.737.8 ($4.9K)+16.3
11/28 PHO31 ($5.6K)+9.733.8 ($5K)+12.3
11/25 @POR23 ($5.7K)--23 ($5.1K)--
11/23 MEM19.5--19.5--
11/20 @WAS34.5 ($5.8K)+13.232.8 ($5K)+11.3
11/19 @ATL22.5 ($6K)--22.5 ($5.3K)--
11/17 @BKN8--9--
11/15 SA12 ($6K)-9.314.2 ($5.3K)-7.3
11/12 GS32.5 ($5K)+11.232.8 ($4.2K)+11.3
11/10 MIL38--37.5--
11/8 @POR27 ($4K)+5.728.2 ($3.6K)+6.7
11/5 MIN20.5 ($4.1K)--20.2 ($3.7K)--
11/2 @ORL10.5 ($4.3K)-10.811.2 ($3.8K)-10.3
11/1 @PHI14 ($4.2K)-7.314 ($4K)-7.5
10/30 @OKC10.5 ($4.6K)-10.810.5 ($4.1K)-11
10/28 WAS33.5 ($4.3K)+12.234.5 ($3.9K)+13
10/26 @HOU18.5 ($4.4K)--17.2 ($4K)--
10/23 @NO19 ($4.5K)--20 ($3.9K)--
10/21 HOU24 ($4.4K)--25.2 ($3.7K)--
10/19 OKC9 ($4.5K)-12.310.8 ($3.8K)-10.7
10/17 DEN22 ($3.9K)--22 ($3.8K)--