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Christian
McCaffrey
College Stanford
Team Carolina Panthers
22RB
5'11"Height
205Weight
23Age
3Exp
7Bye
Christian McCaffrey's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 21.5 FD points and is worth +$3059 more than $8.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 26.9 points and is worth +$2381 more than $8.7K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Christian McCaffrey to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 246 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Saquon Barkley making him our #1 ranked running back. He has averaged 17.71 fantasy points in his past 18 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. His projected per game average is 17.6 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 running back. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Christian McCaffrey is expected to slightly improve on last season's #3 fantasy position rank.

CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Christian McCaffrey is projected for 18 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #2 ranked running back and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Saquon Barkley but behind Ezekiel Elliott. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 17 fantasy points.

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.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2019CAR22351654.712329
2018CAR161621910985.0159753
2017CAR16101174353.7240221
Career (3 Seasons)342837116984.58591183
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2019CAR2212978.08170005
2018CAR16161078678.1038611041
2017CAR1610806518.143757036
Career (3 Seasons)342819916158.12381118082
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
SEPTEMBER GAMES2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OTHER DAYS (NON MON/SUN)116372.32100216800
SUNDAY GAMES1191286.7723210818.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
LOSSES2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOME GAMES2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
Bank of America Stadium2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
vs Los Angeles Rams1191286.7723210818.100
vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers116372.32100216800
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOT WEATHER >= 802351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTDOOR GAMES2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
ON GRASS FIELDS2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
MARGIN 0-72351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FIRST HALF SEASON2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION1191286.7723210818.100
VS OWN DIVISION116372.32100216800
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
VS NFC TEAMS2351654.7923212978.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 70341.3040214700
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF03103.301201101000
FOURTH DOWN010000000---00
FIRST DOWN018744.131315336.600
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS012897.452327557.900
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS0870.9040214700
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE06335.5318200---00
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE01248422302157.500
THIRD DOWN03227.312302157.500
TIED015694.641703289.300
SECOND DOWN013695.351815499.800
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE015674.5417010828.200
OVERTIME000---00000---00
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE02178.5012000---00
BEHIND020964.852329697.700
ATTEMPTS 31+000---00000---00
3RD QUARTER07202.9181218900
4TH QUARTER07507.132315377.400
2ND QUARTER08334.12130214700
2ND HALF01470542327557.900
1ST HALF021954.551705428.400
1ST QUARTER013624.831703289.300
AHEAD000---00000---00
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-20015825.5423200---00
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-10020834.2517000---00
AS STARTER000---00000---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS000---00000---00
OVERALL2351654.7923212978.100
2019 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDFL
109/08LARL30-27191286.7423210818.101700
209/12TBL20-1416372.311002168.001000
* Indicates player did not play that week