It is a Solid Fantasy Season for Jayson Tatum

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Jayson Tatum is not a fantasy star but is worth starting most weeks. He is the number #11 ranked small forward and the #58 ranked player overall. His ranking drops slightly if you base things on average fantasy points where he is the #13 small forward. His fantasy production did not rise or fall significantly as the season went on. If you break up his season into 3 equal segments (start, middle, end) his average started at 26.6 FPs, ended at 26.1 FPs, and was 26 FPs in between. His fantasy production is stable and he is not as volatile as most players based on a below average standard deviation. He averaged 26.2 FPs, but on any given day his projected ceiling is as high as 49 fantasy points.

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He has demonstrated the solid year-to-year improvement that you look for in a younger player. His fantasy average improved by 17%. His usage rate is trending up as are his minutes per game.

SEASON TREND'18-19'17-18
Fantasy Points20731794
FP Average26.222.4
Regular Season GP7980


He has averaged 83 fantasy points per week and had 8 weeks where he exceeded that by 20% and 5 'bad' weeks where he came up 20% short of his average.

WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
ALL83 FP per Week85
Week 1100 (3 games 33.3 per game)+17.1
Week 272 (3 games 24 per game)
Week 376 (3 games 25.3 per game)
Week 4114 (4 games 28.5 per game)+31.1
Week 564 (3 games 21.3 per game)-18.9
Week 6107 (4 games 26.8 per game)+24.1
Week 781 (3 games 27 per game)
Week 850 (2 games 25 per game)-32.9
Week 9107 (4 games 26.8 per game)+24.1
Week 1080 (3 games 26.7 per game)
Week 1177 (3 games 25.7 per game)
Week 1267 (3 games 22.3 per game)
Week 13101 (4 games 25.2 per game)+18.1
Week 14125 (4 games 31.2 per game)+42.1
Week 1578 (3 games 26 per game)
Week 1694 (4 games 23.5 per game)
Week 17103 (3 games 34.3 per game)+20.1
Week 1865 (2 games 32.5 per game)-17.9
Week 1947 (2 games 23.5 per game)-35.9
Week 2080 (4 games 20 per game)
Week 2177 (3 games 25.7 per game)
Week 2256 (2 games 28 per game)-26.9
Week 2381 (3 games 27 per game)
Week 2470 (3 games 23.3 per game)
Week 25101 (4 games 25.2 per game)+18.1


His FanDuel average was 29 points and on DraftKings it was 30.4 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 17.8 and on FanDuel it was 16.5 fantasy points. He did not have a high ceiling (less than +50% over average). On Draftkings it was 41.8 and on FanDuel it was 40 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and an equal number of good and bad games 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
All29 ($6.6K)20 G, 23 B30.4 ($6.2K)16 G, 16 B
4/7 ORL1 ($7K)-281.2 ($6.1K)-29.2
4/5 @IND43 ($6.4K)+1441.8 ($6.1K)+11.4
4/3 @MIA30.5 ($6.5K)--32.2 ($5.9K)--
4/1 MIA35.5 ($6.2K)+6.538 ($5.8K)+7.6
3/30 @BKN16.5--17.5--
3/29 IND18 ($6.5K)-1122.8 ($5.7K)-7.6
3/26 @CLE34 ($6.4K)--36.2 ($5.8K)--
3/23 @CHA26--28--
3/20 @PHI27 ($6.7K)--28.5 ($6.1K)--
3/18 DEN29 ($6.8K)--29.8 ($6.1K)--
3/16 ATL33--35--
3/14 SAC21.5 ($6.7K)-7.523.5 ($5.7K)-6.9
3/9 @LAL18.5 ($6.5K)-10.520.2 ($6K)-10.2
3/6 @SAC31 ($6.3K)--32.8 ($5.8K)--
3/5 @GS37.5 ($6.3K)+8.534.8 ($5.6K)--
3/3 HOU23--23.8--
3/1 WAS33.5 ($6.4K)--32.5 ($5.9K)--
2/27 POR17 ($6.7K)-1219 ($6K)-11.4
2/26 @TOR17.5 ($6.7K)-11.520.8 ($5.9K)-9.6
2/23 @CHI19.5 ($7K)-9.518.8 ($6.1K)-11.6
2/21 @MIL36.5 ($7K)+7.538.5 ($5.9K)+8.1
2/13 DET32 ($7.2K)--34 ($6.1K)--
2/12 @PHI42.5 ($7.2K)+13.543.5 ($6.1K)+13.1
2/9 LAC23 ($7.2K)-626.5 ($6K)--
2/7 LAL42.5 ($6.8K)+13.546 ($5.8K)+15.6
2/5 @CLE46 ($6.4K)+1744.8 ($5.8K)+14.4
2/3 OKC33 ($6.4K)--30.8 ($5.7K)--
2/1 @NY25.5 ($6.6K)--26.2 ($5.8K)--
1/30 CHA29.5 ($6.6K)--30.8 ($5.8K)--
1/28 BKN20.5 ($6.5K)-8.520 ($5.6K)-10.4
1/26 GS32.5 ($6.4K)--34.2 ($5.6K)--
1/23 CLE27.5 ($6.5K)--26.5 ($6K)--
1/21 MIA22.5 ($6.3K)-6.527.5 ($6.2K)--
1/19 @ATL38 ($6.6K)+935.8 ($6.3K)--
1/18 MEM15 ($6.5K)-1416.5 ($6.2K)-13.9
1/16 TOR31 ($6.6K)--35 ($6.6K)--
1/14 @BKN55.5 ($6K)+26.554.2 ($6.3K)+23.8
1/12 @ORL27.5 ($6.1K)--28.5 ($5.8K)--
1/10 @MIA24.5 ($6.1K)--26 ($6K)--
1/9 IND26 ($6.3K)--27.5 ($5.9K)--
1/7 BKN32 ($6K)--32 ($6.5K)--
1/4 DAL25 ($6.1K)--28.5 ($6.3K)--
1/2 MIN19 ($6.7K)-1019.2 ($6.3K)-11.2
12/31 @SA28.5 ($6.7K)--31.8 ($6K)--
12/29 @MEM35.5 ($6.9K)+6.534 ($5.8K)--
12/27 @HOU12 ($7K)-1712.2 ($6.2K)-18.2
12/25 PHI45.5 ($6.8K)+16.546.5 ($6K)+16.1
12/23 CHA20.5 ($6.9K)-8.524 ($6.5K)-6.4
12/21 MIL35 ($6.9K)+635.8 ($6.1K)--
12/19 PHO39 ($6.7K)+1038 ($6.4K)+7.6
12/15 @DET33 ($6.7K)--33.5 ($6.1K)--
12/14 ATL30 ($6.7K)--30.8 ($6.3K)--
12/12 @WAS27 ($6.7K)--30.5 ($6.8K)--
12/10 NO29.5 ($6.8K)--31.5 ($6.9K)--
12/8 @CHI22 ($7.1K)-725.8 ($7K)--
12/6 NY30 ($7.1K)--31.2 ($7.1K)--
12/1 @MIN32 ($7K)--35.8 ($6.7K)--
11/30 CLE20 ($6.9K)-920.5 ($6.5K)-9.9
11/26 @NO39.5 ($6.8K)+10.538.8 ($6.4K)+8.4
11/24 @DAL36.5 ($6.7K)+7.537 ($6.2K)+6.6
11/23 @ATL25 ($6.9K)--24.5 ($6.3K)--
11/21 NY23 ($6.9K)-625.5 ($6.2K)--
11/19 @CHA33 ($6.5K)--33 ($6K)--
11/17 UTA15 ($6.8K)-1417.8 ($5.9K)-12.6
11/16 TOR35.5 ($6.8K)+6.536.8 ($6.1K)+6.4
11/14 CHI21 ($7.5K)-824.5 ($6.6K)--
11/11 @POR40 ($6.8K)+1143 ($6.2K)+12.6
11/9 @UTA44 ($6.6K)+1541.2 ($6.5K)+10.8
11/8 @PHO17 ($6.4K)-1218.5 ($6.4K)-11.9
11/5 @DEN30 ($6.1K)--29 ($6.1K)--
11/3 @IND27.5 ($6.4K)--30.5 ($6K)--
11/1 MIL22 ($6.4K)-725.5 ($6.3K)--
10/30 DET25.5 ($6.8K)--28 ($6.5K)--
10/27 @DET16.5 ($7K)-12.516.8 ($6.7K)-13.6
10/25 @OKC32.5 ($6.7K)--34.5 ($6.6K)--
10/22 ORL23 ($7K)-625.5 ($7.5K)--
10/20 @NY40 ($6.6K)+1146 ($7.1K)+15.6
10/19 @TOR29 ($6.4K)--32.8 ($6.5K)--
10/16 PHI38.5 ($6.2K)+9.540.8 ($5.6K)+10.4