Projecting a Down Week 1 for Stephen Curry with Fewer FPs Than Ish Smith

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Stephen Curry is projected for 93.8 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #15 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 Dennis Schroder but behind Ish Smith the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 182 fantasy points.

10/23 TO 10/27 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)94.1 FP, 2 GP46.1 FP
#14 Ish Smith (69% OWN)93.8 FP, 3 GP23.9 FP
#15 Stephen Curry (100% OWN)93.8 FP, 2 GP42.8 FP
#16 Dennis Schroder (92% OWN)90.5 FP, 3 GP27.1 FP
#17 Zach LaVine (100% OWN)89.5 FP, 3 GP30.6 FP
10/28 TO 11/3 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 James Harden (100% OWN)196.5 FP, 4 GP48.8 FP
#2 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)185.5 FP, 4 GP46.1 FP
#3 Stephen Curry (100% OWN)182 FP, 4 GP42.8 FP
#4 Mike Conley (100% OWN)156.9 FP, 4 GP37.8 FP
#5 Louis Williams (99% OWN)148.8 FP, 4 GP31.7 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Stephen Curry to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 3512 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Bradley Beal and ahead of Damian Lillard. He has averaged 42 fantasy points in his past 69 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 42.8 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. Stephen Curry is expected to improve on last season's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#2 Russell Westbrook (100% OWN)3782 FP, 46.1 per game3902 FP, 73 gp, 53.45 per game (#2)
#3 Bradley Beal (100% OWN)3555 FP, 43.4 per game3361 FP, 82 gp, 40.99 per game (#7)
#4 Stephen Curry (100% OWN)3512 FP, 42.8 per game2899 FP, 69 gp, 42.01 per game (#5)
#5 Damian Lillard (100% OWN)3485 FP, 42.5 per game3450 FP, 80 gp, 43.12 per game (#3)
#6 Devin Booker (100% OWN)3216 FP, 39.2 per game2636 FP, 64 gp, 41.19 per game (#6)

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.

STEPHEN CURRYFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection35122322422456408123
-- Per Game (82 Proj)42.828.35.15.65.01.50
10/22 to 10/27 (2 Games)946411.311.512.03.2
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)1821222223226.1
'18-20 Season28991881368361354120
-- Per Game (69 GP)42.027.35.35.25.11.74