Draft Will Barton as the #62 Guard... Ahead of Derrick Rose and After Elfrid Payton

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Will Barton as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 1496 projected fantasy points puts him at #62 behind Elfrid Payton and ahead of Derrick Rose. He has averaged 21.3 fantasy points in his past 43 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 18.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#64) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 89%, he is the #31 most highly owned guard. Will Barton is expected to improve on last season's #93 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#60 Jordan Clarkson (74% OWN)1545 FP, 18.8 per game1962 FP, 81 gp, 24.22 per game (#47)
#61 Elfrid Payton (94% OWN)1517 FP, 18.5 per game1255 FP, 42 gp, 29.88 per game (#27)
#62 Will Barton (89% OWN)1496 FP, 18.2 per game914 FP, 43 gp, 21.26 per game (#55)
#63 Derrick Rose (69% OWN)1480 FP, 20 per game1459 FP, 51 gp, 28.61 per game (#29)
#64 Joe Harris (57% OWN)1470 FP, 17.9 per game1629 FP, 76 gp, 21.43 per game (#54)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Will Barton is projected for 37.9 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which projects to being the #80 ranked guard. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Cory Joseph but behind Kevin Huerter the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#45). He is projected for 77.4 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#78 C.J. Miles (1% OWN)38.8 FP, 3 GP13.5 FP
#79 Kevin Huerter (41% OWN)38.1 FP, 2 GP19.4 FP
#80 Will Barton (89% OWN)37.9 FP, 2 GP18.2 FP
#81 Cory Joseph (13% OWN)37.7 FP, 3 GP12.6 FP
#82 Shabazz Napier (7% OWN)37.5 FP, 3 GP12.5 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#43 Josh Richardson (90% OWN)79.4 FP, 3 GP25.9 FP
#44 D.J. Augustin (56% OWN)79 FP, 4 GP20.2 FP
#45 Will Barton (89% OWN)77.4 FP, 4 GP18.2 FP
#46 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (64% OWN)75.7 FP, 3 GP25 FP
#47 Kris Dunn (73% OWN)74.7 FP, 4 GP19 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

WILL BARTONFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection14967802942219572
-- Per Game (82 Proj)18.29.53.62.71.160.88
10/22 to 10/27 (2 Games)37.9207.15.62.61.75
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)774115.411.35.13.5
'18-20 Season9144941991236740
-- Per Game (43 GP)21.311.54.62.91.560.93