Mbah a Moute Fantasy Week 15 Projection vs Expectation


When compared to other forwards in week 15, Aron Baynes (24.4 FP), Jonas Jerebko (25.8 FP), Dante Cunningham (13.3 FP), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (25.7 FP), and Doug McDermott (15.7 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Mbah a Moute but are starting in more leagues. He is starting in no leagues and with a projected forward rank of #105 in week 15 it makes sense.

He is projected for 29 fantasy points in week 15 (#106 F) in 4 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
29 (#106) 
17 (#101) 
7.3 (#119)
2.1 (#110) 
Steals2.3 (#61) 
Blocks1.4 (#59) 
3PT Made1.6 (#94) 
Turnovers2.1 (#94) 

  • Based on 1/18 start %s the market values Frye over Luc Richard Mbah a Moute but the projections do not agree for week 15.
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    7.2 FP @DAL7.2 FP @MIA7.4 FP @CHI8.3 FP vs SAC

    Luc Richard Mbah a Moute last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    10/23 @NO7 FP, 7 FD, 8 DK16 Min, 5 Pts, 3 Reb, 0 Ast, 51.2 TS%, 15% USG
    10/21 vs HOU13 FP, 14 FD, 14 DK17 Min, 8 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 62.1 TS%, 16% USG
    10/19 vs OKC7 FP, 7 FD, 8 DK19 Min, 7 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 116.7 TS%, 9% USG
    10/17 vs DEN4 FP, 6 FD, 5 DK9 Min, 0 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 0 TS%, 29% USG
    5/26 @GS3 FP, 7 FD, 5 DK15 Min, 0 Pts, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 0 TS%, 9% USG

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    His latest projection based rank among forwards is #127. As of 1/18, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute is the #147 ranked forward based on ownership percentage (under 1%) and season fantasy rankings. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute's projection rank is better than their market rank. While not a great fantasy option, he may be good for a spot start if you are in bind and with a market ranking this low, there could be a clear opportunity to acquire him via trade or waiver wire pick up. He is projected for 279 fantasy points in 37 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#135) based on projected fantasy average. The market values Frye over Luc Richard Mbah a Moute but the projections do not. Out of 7 major fantasy categories he ranks significantly better in 4 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 does not excel in the other areas of the game.

    Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
    Fantasy Points 
    279 (#127) 
    Points163 (#113) 
    68 (#131) 
    18 (#130) 
    Steals22 (#67) 
    Blocks11 (#81) 
    3PT Made15 (#106) 
    Turnovers21 (#107) 

    Mbah a Moute 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.


    • 5 pts, 3 reb, 0 ast
    • FanDuel: $3600, 7 FPs (-$2019 value, -9 FPs)
    • DraftKings: $3200, 8.2 FPs (-$1564 value, -7.8 FPs)