Draft Louis Williams as the #29 Guard... Ahead of Lonzo Ball and After Ricky Rubio

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Louis Williams as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 2231 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Ricky Rubio and ahead of Lonzo Ball. He has averaged 32.1 fantasy points in his past 75 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 27.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#30) 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 98%, he is the #19 most highly owned guard. Louis Williams is expected to come up short of last season's #18 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#27 Dejounte Murray (9% OWN)2277 FP, 27.8 per game22.3 per game (#23)
#28 Ricky Rubio (92% OWN)2271 FP, 27.7 per game1860 FP, 68 gp, 27.35 per game (#31)
#29 Louis Williams (98% OWN)2231 FP, 27.2 per game2408 FP, 75 gp, 32.11 per game (#20)
#30 Lonzo Ball (58% OWN)2200 FP, 26.8 per game1210 FP, 47 gp, 25.74 per game (#37)
#31 Dennis Schroder (89% OWN)2192 FP, 26.7 per game2059 FP, 79 gp, 26.06 per game (#35)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Louis Williams is projected for 75.8 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #26 ranked guard and a must start for most owners. 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 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander but behind Lonzo Ball the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 103.3 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Goran Dragic (87% OWN)78.3 FP, 3 GP26.7 FP
#25 Lonzo Ball (58% OWN)78 FP, 3 GP26.8 FP
#26 Louis Williams (98% OWN)75.8 FP, 3 GP27.2 FP
#27 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (64% OWN)75.4 FP, 3 GP25 FP
#28 Joe Ingles (93% OWN)75 FP, 3 GP24.3 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Jrue Holiday (84% OWN)107 FP, 3 GP34.9 FP
#19 Kyle Lowry (99% OWN)105.1 FP, 3 GP35.7 FP
#20 Louis Williams (98% OWN)103.3 FP, 4 GP27.2 FP
#21 Collin Sexton (90% OWN)102.5 FP, 4 GP26.2 FP
#22 Trae Young (99% OWN)102.1 FP, 3 GP34.9 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.

LOUIS WILLIAMSFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection2231135018339112966
-- Per Game (82 Proj)27.216.52.24.81.570.80
10/22 to 10/27 (3 Games)76466.113.44.32.3
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)103638.318.26.12.7
'18-20 Season2408149822240110567
-- Per Game (75 GP)32.120.03.05.31.400.89