James Harden is Projected to Be the #2 Guard the Rest of the Season...Behind Russell Westbrook and Ahead of Bradley Beal

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect James Harden to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 875 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Russell Westbrook and ahead of Bradley Beal. He has averaged 54.7 fantasy points in his past 139 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 48.6 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite guard. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. James Harden is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)933 FP, 51.8 per game3902 FP, 73 gp, 53.45 per game (#2)
#2 James Harden (100% OWN)875 FP, 48.6 per game4336 FP, 78 gp, 55.59 per game (#1)
#3 Bradley Beal (100% OWN)780 FP, 43.3 per game3361 FP, 82 gp, 40.99 per game (#7)
#4 Devin Booker (100% OWN)715 FP, 42 per game2636 FP, 64 gp, 41.19 per game (#6)
#5 Stephen Curry (99% OWN)707 FP, 39.3 per game2899 FP, 69 gp, 42.01 per game (#5)

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JAMES HARDEN WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

James Harden is projected for 92.4 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #5 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 Damian Lillard but behind Kemba Walker the rest of the week. Week 22 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 152.8 fantasy points.

3/12 TO 3/15 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)96.8 FP, 2 GP51.8 FP
#4 Kemba Walker (100% OWN)94.5 FP, 3 GP32.4 FP
#5 James Harden (100% OWN)92.4 FP, 2 GP48.6 FP
#6 Damian Lillard (100% OWN)91.3 FP, 2 GP41.6 FP
#7 Bradley Beal (100% OWN)88.4 FP, 2 GP43.3 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 D`Angelo Russell (100% OWN)160.4 FP, 4 GP39.2 FP
#6 Stephen Curry (99% OWN)159.1 FP, 4 GP39.3 FP
#7 James Harden (100% OWN)152.8 FP, 3 GP48.6 FP
#8 Jrue Holiday (100% OWN)151.5 FP, 4 GP36.8 FP
#9 DeMar DeRozan (100% OWN)148.7 FP, 4 GP36.9 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

JAMES HARDENFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-208755671081197843.8
-- Per Game (18 Proj)48.631.56.06.64.32.4
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)926010.912.68.64.8
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)1539819.32113.08.0
'19-20 Season32722096387450271159
-- Per Game (61 GP)53.634.46.37.44.42.6
'18-20 Seasons43362818516586378217
-- Per Game (78 GP)55.636.16.67.54.82.8