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Melvin
Gordon
College Wisconsin
Team Los Angeles Chargers
28RB
6'1"Height
215Weight
26Age
5Exp
8Bye
Melvin Gordon's Fantasy Scouting Report

2018 FANTASY RECAP AND POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR 2019

Melvin Gordon was the number #7 ranked RB and the #31 ranked player overall. His value would have been even better if he had played as many games as other elite RBs. Based on average fantasy points he is the #2 RB. He showed improvement from his start of the season to the middle of his season, but then his production dropped off. In his middle 5 games he averaged 23.1 fantasy points which was higher than his start (19.2 FP) and his ending average (13 FP). He is still relatively young, so his late season drop-off should not be an indicator of an overall downward trend heading into next season. Based on a relatively low standard deviation, Gordon can be considered a consistent fantasy player. Our projected ceiling for Gordon when he 'goes off' is 33 fantasy points (his average is 18.8FPs) with a floor of 7 points. Melvin Gordon (2019 Season Projection: 254 Rush, 1077 Yards, 11.7 TDs, 61 Rec, 591 Yards, 4.3 TDs) is projected to improve in the upcoming season. His rank based on total projected fantasy points has him as the #2 player at his position.

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STATISTICAL IMPROVEMENT OVER LAST SEASON

He has demonstrated the solid year-to-year improvement that you look for in a younger player. His fantasy average improved by 31%.

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

Melvin Gordon played in 12 games in 2018. He was the #6 ranked fantasy RB based on total fantasy points. He averaged 18.8 FP per game (#2 ranked based on average). His value goes up if he plays a full season. He is trending up based on improved per game fantasy ranking from 2017 to 2018. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

His FanDuel average was 22 points and on DraftKings it was 25.3 per game. We used his second highest game as his ceiling and second lowest as his floor. On DraftKings his floor was 14.4 and on FanDuel it was 12.9 fantasy points. When he was good, he was very good with a DraftKings ceiling of 33.9 and 27.6 on FanDuel. He has had more good FanDuel games (exceed average by 20%) than bad games (20% below average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2018LAC12121758855.06341047
2017LAC161628411053.8987858
2016SD13112549973.93481061
2015SD14121846413.4827033
Career (4 Seasons)555189736284.048728199
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2018LAC1212504909.806645121
2017LAC1616584768.214944122
2016SD13114141910.223524021
2015SD1412331925.82180008
Career (4 Seasons)555118215778.66661013272
2018 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
DECEMBER GAMES222833.831316376.200
NOVEMBER GAMES4623365.4203431417412.411
OCTOBER GAMES2371905.11116468013.300
SEPTEMBER GAMES4542765.113342241998.333
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OTHER DAYS (NON MON/SUN)112413.421313134.300
SUNDAY GAMES111638445.2453494747710.144
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
WINS81156315.533348302849.544
LOSSES4602544.2142322020610.300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOME GAMES6893974.5213443132410.511
ROAD GAMES6864885.726346191668.733
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
Broncos Stadium at Mile High110424.2190324800
CenturyLink Field1161137.143411101000
FirstEnergy Stadium1181327.38163218900
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum115805.3523124200
New Era Field19283.112016386.322
Oakland Coliseum118935.2715057214.411
ROKiT Field at StubHub Center6893974.5213443132410.511
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
vs Arizona Cardinals110616.15282252.500
vs Baltimore Ravens112413.421313134.300
vs Buffalo Bills19283.112016386.322
vs Cleveland Browns1181327.38163218900
vs Denver Broncos22811145200911112.300
vs Kansas City Chiefs115644.33180910211.300
vs Los Angeles Rams115805.3523124200
vs Oakland Raiders2371514.110161913414.911
vs Seattle Seahawks1161137.143411101000
vs San Francisco 49ers1151046.943407557.911
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
BRISK (41-60 DEGREES)4563285.9153459657.200
HOT WEATHER >= 803391724.49232171448.522
WARM (61-79 DEGREES)5803854.8233432428111.722
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTDOOR GAMES121758855.1473410504909.844
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES2251415.653427486.922
ON GRASS FIELDS101507445423484344210.322
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
MARGIN 0-72331735.283401314210.911
MARGIN 15+3472515.31628688510.600
MARGIN 8-147954614.923344292639.133
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FIRST HALF SEASON81196205.230348343028.933
SECOND HALF SEASON4562654.7172821618811.811
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION7955595.929349231436.233
VS OWN DIVISION5803264.1182012734712.911
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
VS AFC TEAMS81195274.4292063841610.933
VS NFC TEAMS4563586.41834412746.211
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF010616.132013144.711
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE0241154.8111378334.133
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 708779.63340530600
FOURTH DOWN012212000---00
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS0452335.210343151308.700
FIRST DOWN0109544520347211989.400
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE0512685.315343151469.700
OVERTIME000---00000---00
THIRD DOWN06152.556110929.222
TIED0251174.771617375.311
SECOND DOWN0593245.5213421920010.522
POST SEASON117402.4214113300
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE0211175.6421066410.700
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE0793854.9172302124711.811
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS018905623110959.500
BEHIND0643295.11634426233900
3RD QUARTER0562404.3132131116715.222
4TH QUARTER0332226.7113401060600
2ND QUARTER0422445.8153451618911.822
2ND HALF0894625.2243432122710.822
1ST HALF0864234.923347292639.122
1ST QUARTER0441794.1820213745.700
AHEAD0864395.1242151722012.933
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS0361764.91020371542211
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 31+000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-200563005.41634200---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-1001195854.93134800---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS0351805.1102116396.511
AS STARTER000---00000---00
OVERALL121758855.1473410504909.844
2018 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDFL
109/09KCL38-2815644.27180910211.332500
209/16@BUFW31-209283.112016386.331020
309/23@LARL35-2315805.33231242.00300
409/30SFW29-27151046.933407557.861610
510/07OAKW26-1019583.0516146215.503400
610/14@CLEW38-14181327.331632189.001400
*710/21TENW20-1900000000000
911/04@SEAW25-17161137.0634111010.001000
1011/11@OAKW20-618935.1715057214.406610
1111/18DENL23-2218693.8320068714.503200
1211/25ARIW45-1010616.10282252.50500
*1312/02@PITW33-3000000000000
*1412/09CINW26-2100000000000
*1512/13@KCW29-2800000000000
1612/22BALL22-1012413.421313134.331200
1712/30@DENW23-910424.20903248.001300
* Indicates player did not play that week