Buy Low Alert: Alex Caruso is a Better Fantasy Option Than Lonnie Walker IV But Not as Good as Michael Carter-Williams the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Alex Caruso to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 225 projected fantasy points puts him at #101 behind Michael Carter-Williams and ahead of Lonnie Walker IV. He has averaged 13.3 fantasy points in his past 83 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 10.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#117) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Alex Caruso is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #112 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#99 De`Anthony Melton (16% OWN)226 FP, 13.3 per game718 FP, 50 gp, 14.36 per game (#92)
#100 Michael Carter-Williams (4% OWN)226 FP, 13.3 per game360 FP, 28 gp, 12.86 per game (#102)
#101 Alex Caruso (1% OWN)225 FP, 10.2 per game441 FP, 25 gp, 17.64 per game (#74)
#102 Lonnie Walker IV (5% OWN)222 FP, 11.7 per game85 FP, 16 gp, 5.31 per game (#129)
#103 Brandon Knight (22% OWN)214 FP, 13.4 per game460 FP, 39 gp, 11.79 per game (#105)

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ALEX CARUSO WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Alex Caruso is projected for 20.1 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which projects to being the #104 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 Brandon Knight but behind Bruce Brown the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 22 is the same as it is in Week 21. He is projected for 40.9 fantasy points.

3/12 TO 3/15 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#102 Austin Rivers (2% OWN)20.5 FP, 2 GP10.7 FP
#103 Bruce Brown (43% OWN)20.1 FP, 1 GP20.2 FP
#104 Alex Caruso (1% OWN)20.1 FP, 2 GP10.2 FP
#105 Brandon Knight (22% OWN)19.6 FP, 1 GP13.4 FP
#106 Jerome Robinson (1% OWN)19.6 FP, 2 GP9.8 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#102 Isaac Bonga (1% OWN)42.6 FP, 4 GP10.8 FP
#103 Wesley Matthews (5% OWN)41.4 FP, 3 GP13.6 FP
#104 Alex Caruso (1% OWN)40.9 FP, 4 GP10.2 FP
#105 Michael Carter-Williams (4% OWN)40.3 FP, 3 GP13.3 FP
#106 Mychal Mulder (1% OWN)40.3 FP, 4 GP10.2 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.

ALEX CARUSOFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-2022510539.436.611.824.5
-- Per Game (22 Proj)10.24.81.791.660.541.11
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)20.19.13.63.30.992.2
3/16 to 3/22 (4 Games)40.918.96.96.62.24.5
'19-20 Season6653161121033877
-- Per Game (58 GP)11.55.41.931.780.661.33