Ennis Fantasy Week 15 Projection vs Expectation


When compared to other forwards in week 15, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (25.7 FP), Stanley Johnson (30.1 FP), Kevon Looney (26.1 FP), Trey Lyles (30.5 FP), and Juan Hernangomez (26.7 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Ennis but are starting in more leagues. Given he is starting in 0% of leagues there is no market expectation for any real fantasy production in week 15. His per game projected FP average is 9.4 which is better than his actual per game average (7.7). In addition to a solid projected FP average, he will benefit from playing 4 games.

He is projected for 38 fantasy points in week 15 (#89 F) in 4 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
38 (#89) 
20 (#90) 
10.1 (#88) 
2.4 (#104)
Steals2.3 (#61) 
Blocks1.2 (#74) 
3PT Made3.2 (#57) 
2.1 (#94) 

  • Based on 1/18 start percentages, James Ennis is valued behind Finney-Smith and above Wilson but the projections rank Wilson over James Ennis in week 15.
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    9.6 FP @PHI9.8 FP @NY8.7 FP vs TOR9.2 FP vs ORL

    James Ennis last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    1/14 vs MEM2 FP, 4 FD, 3 DK16 Min, 0 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 TS%, 0% USG
    1/13 @ORL3 FP, 3 FD, 4 DK15 Min, 2 Pts, 2 Reb, 0 Ast, 34.7 TS%, 12% USG
    1/11 vs CLE15 FP, 20 FD, 20 DK20 Min, 7 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 65.8 TS%, 13% USG
    1/9 vs MIL4 FP, 4 FD, 5 DK11 Min, 3 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 150 TS%, 4% USG
    1/7 vs DEN11 FP, 10 FD, 12 DK14 Min, 5 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 83.3 TS%, 16% USG

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    The latest projections virtually match what is expected of James Ennis, at least in terms of position ranking. Based on ownership percentage (2%), James Ennis has a market rank of #115 among forwards. Projections rank him #114. He is projected for 323 fantasy points in 38 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#125) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks James Ennis behind Powell and above Wilson but the projections rank these players in reverse order. Out of 7 major fantasy categories he ranks significantly better in 3 categories (strengths) than his overall fantasy point ranking. With a better FP Total rank than Avg rank, his value will decrease once his remaining games evens out with other similarly rated players. His strength is scoring, especially from three-point range. But he is not expected to pass very often.

    Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
    Fantasy Points 
    323 (#114) 
    Points186 (#105) 
    85 (#117) 
    20.9 (#122) 
    Steals22 (#67) 
    Blocks10 (#89) 
    3PT Made28 (#68) 
    21 (#107) 

    Ennis is not in the 1/18 DFS player pool, but one player who is in the Sportsline FanDuel optimal lineup is Joe Ingles, and Jae Crowder is in the DraftKings optimal lineup.


    • 0 pts, 1 reb, 0 ast, 1 stl
    • FanDuel: $3500, 4 FPs (-$2559 value, -10.8 FPs)
    • DraftKings: $3300, 3.2 FPs (-$2625 value, -12.5 FPs)