Buddy Hield is Projected to Be the #31 Guard the Rest of the Season...Behind Jaylen Brown and Ahead of Ricky Rubio

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Buddy Hield to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 1896 projected fantasy points puts him at #31 behind Jaylen Brown and ahead of Ricky Rubio. He has averaged 29.5 fantasy points in his past 95 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 27.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#33) 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 99%, he is the #26 most highly owned guard. He is also currently the #31 ranked guard.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#29 Fred VanVleet (99% OWN)1957 FP, 28.4 per game1477 FP, 64 gp, 23.08 per game (#51)
#30 Jaylen Brown (98% OWN)1913 FP, 27.7 per game1479 FP, 74 gp, 19.99 per game (#64)
#31 Buddy Hield (99% OWN)1896 FP, 27.5 per game2461 FP, 82 gp, 30.01 per game (#27)
#32 Ricky Rubio (99% OWN)1864 FP, 27 per game1860 FP, 68 gp, 27.35 per game (#32)
#33 Spencer Dinwiddie (91% OWN)1859 FP, 26.9 per game1837 FP, 68 gp, 27.01 per game (#34)

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BUDDY HIELD WEEK 5 AND 6 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Buddy Hield is projected for 65.3 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week in week 5 which ranks him as the #33 projected guard for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Kendrick Nunn but behind Isaiah Thomas the rest of the week. Week 6 will not be as good based on projected rank (#37). He is projected for 89.9 fantasy points.

11/20 TO 11/24 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Fred VanVleet (99% OWN)70.3 FP, 2 GP28.4 FP
#32 Isaiah Thomas (81% OWN)69.2 FP, 3 GP22.7 FP
#33 Buddy Hield (99% OWN)65.3 FP, 2 GP27.5 FP
#34 Kendrick Nunn (90% OWN)64.4 FP, 3 GP23.1 FP
#35 Joe Harris (69% OWN)64.3 FP, 3 GP18.3 FP
11/25 TO 12/1 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#35 Jeff Teague (93% OWN)91.4 FP, 3 GP28.9 FP
#36 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)90.5 FP, 2 GP42.3 FP
#37 Buddy Hield (99% OWN)89.9 FP, 3 GP27.5 FP
#38 Isaiah Thomas (81% OWN)88.2 FP, 4 GP22.7 FP
#39 Lonzo Ball (98% OWN)87.3 FP, 3 GP29.1 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

BUDDY HIELDFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-201896132131116123389
-- Per Game (69 Proj)27.519.14.52.33.41.30
11/18 to 11/24 (2 Games)65469.86.18.53.0
11/25 to 12/1 (3 Games)906214.18.511.24.0
'19-20 Season34225162244818
-- Per Game (13 GP)26.319.34.81.853.71.38
'18-20 Seasons2461169541320527890
-- Per Game (82 GP)30.020.75.02.53.41.10