Gary Payton Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $3K Than on FanDuel at $3.5 on 2/9

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 14 FD points and is worth -$641 less than $3.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 13.9 points and is worth -$194 less than $3K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (SG) 2/9 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#15 Alec Burks17.3 FD Points$4100
#16 Ben McLemore16.9 FD Points$3600
#17 Gary Payton14 FD Points$3500
#18 Reggie Bullock13.4 FD Points$3800
#19 DeAndre' Bembry13.1 FD Points$3500
DRAFTKINGS (PG) 2/9 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#26 Tyus Jones18.2 DK Points$3800
#27 Dennis Smith Jr.16.7 DK Points$3700
#28 Gary Payton13.9 DK Points$3000
#29 Anfernee Simons13.3 DK Points$3000
#30 Austin Rivers13.3 DK Points$3900

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Gary Payton to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 287 projected fantasy points puts him at #120 behind T.J. McConnell and ahead of Denzel Valentine. He has averaged 12.8 fantasy points in his past 24 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#124) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Gary Payton is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #139 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#118 Alex Caruso (1% OWN)312 FP, 10.1 per game441 FP, 25 gp, 17.64 per game (#77)
#119 T.J. McConnell (6% OWN)298 FP, 10.3 per game1176 FP, 76 gp, 15.47 per game (#89)
#120 Gary Payton (5% OWN)287 FP, 9 per game24 FP, 3 gp, 8 per game (#124)
#121 Denzel Valentine (1% OWN)286 FP, 9.9 per game24 FP, 3 gp, 8 per game (#124)
#122 Isaac Bonga (1% OWN)284 FP, 8.9 per game81 FP, 21 gp, 3.86 per game (#135)

START EM ALERT: GARY PAYTON WEEK 16 AND 17 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Gary Payton is projected for 12.1 fantasy points in one game the rest of week in week 16 which ranks him as the #47 projected guard for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Anfernee Simons but behind Isaac Bonga the rest of the week. Week 17 will not be as good based on projected rank (#103). He is projected for 20.7 fantasy points.

2/9 TO 2/9 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#45 Denzel Valentine (1% OWN)12.5 FP, 1 GP9.9 FP
#46 Isaac Bonga (1% OWN)12.4 FP, 1 GP8.9 FP
#47 Gary Payton (5% OWN)12.1 FP, 1 GP9 FP
#48 Anfernee Simons (8% OWN)11.9 FP, 1 GP9 FP
#49 Austin Rivers (5% OWN)11.8 FP, 1 GP11.5 FP
2/10 TO 2/13 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#101 Anfernee Simons (8% OWN)22.3 FP, 2 GP9 FP
#102 Coby White (47% OWN)21.5 FP, 1 GP16.9 FP
#103 Gary Payton (5% OWN)20.7 FP, 2 GP9 FP
#104 Isaac Bonga (1% OWN)20.1 FP, 2 GP8.9 FP
#105 Landry Shamet (18% OWN)20 FP, 2 GP11.3 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.

GARY PAYTONFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-202871066948.112.533.3
-- Per Game (32 Proj)9.03.32.11.500.391.04
2/3 to 2/9 (1 Game)12.14.62.92.00.521.39
2/10 to 2/13 (2 Games)20.77.65.13.40.902.5
'19-20 Season28410173451139
-- Per Game (21 GP)13.54.83.52.10.521.86