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Christian
McCaffrey
College Stanford
Team Carolina Panthers
22RB
5'11"Height
205Weight
22Age
2Exp
4Bye
Christian McCaffrey's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY VALUE (FANDUEL & DRAFTKINGS)

Even though his projected rank is worse than his FanDuel salary based rank he is actually worth +$989 more than tneir $8.6K price. He reached his expected point total of 17.4 FanDuel points 11 times (42%). He is 7-19 reaching his projected point total of 19.4. With a lower than expected projection rank there are other running backs that are projected for more points with the same or lower salary. David Johnson (19.8 FP) and Ezekiel Elliott (19.6 FP) are better options. Based on dollar value, he is the #6 most valuable option at running back on DraftKings. He is priced at $8K and at this price he is expected to have 22.1 points on DraftKings. With a projection of 23.2 he is worth +$398 over this price. He hit this expected level of performance in 31% of games. He is 7-19 reaching his projected point total of 23.2. With a better than expected projection rank there are other running backs you should avoid that are projected for fewer points with the same or higher salary. Melvin Gordon (21.6 FP) and Kareem Hunt (22.5 FP) are worse options.

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WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

This is projected to be a better than average week for Christian McCaffrey who is projected to be the #8 running back vs a season expectation of #9. He is not projected to live up to his market expectation where he is the #6 running back based on ownership. From Week 11 to 16, McCaffrey has 2 weeks that deviate from expectations which is typical of most players. Expect a consistent performance with an equal number of good (1) and bad weeks.

EXPERT RANKINGS (WEEK)

The Scout projections have a lower ranking than the market, and one expert agrees with the market ranking (#5 RB). The expert consensus rank is #6. The experts rank him above James Conner and the projections agree. He has the same expert consensus ranking in PPR leagues.

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REST OF SEASON FANTASY VALUE

He is not expected to live up to high expectations based on our latest projections. Owned in 100% of CBS Fantasy leagues the market ranks him as the #6 running back but his projection based rank is #9 with an average of 15.5 fantasy points per week. With a lower than expected projection rank there are other running backs that are projected for more points that may be available via trade or off the waiver wire. David Johnson (111 FP), Ezekiel Elliott (115 FP), and James Conner (113 FP) are all better options than Christian McCaffrey. In PPR leagues, Christian McCaffrey is projected for 21.2 FPs per week and his projected position ranking improves to #5.

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PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

With 9 games played this season McCaffrey is the #7 ranked RB. He is trending up based on improved per game fantasy ranking vs 2017. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2018CAR991235794.7145427
2017CAR16101174353.7240221
Career (2 Seasons)251924010144.2245648
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2018CAR99544398.133245021
2017CAR1610806518.143757036
Career (2 Seasons)251913410908.1337912057
2018 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
NOVEMBER GAMES231156573531013913.922
OCTOBER GAMES4461523.39151221436.522
SEPTEMBER GAMES3462715.911450221577.100
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OTHER DAYS (NON MON/SUN)114775.5421156112.222
SUNDAY GAMES81095024.623453493787.722
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
WINS6934454.821453282308.222
LOSSES3301344.5621126209822
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOME GAMES5864164.819453221798.122
ROAD GAMES4371634.48211322608.122
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
Bank of America Stadium5864164.819453221798.122
FedExField18202.50907466.600
Heinz Field114775.5421156112.222
Lincoln Financial Field17294.121506518.500
Mercedes-Benz Stadium18374.62110141027.300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
vs Atlanta Falcons18374.62110141027.300
vs Baltimore Ravens114453.241214112.811
vs Cincinnati Bengals1281846.67450210500
vs Dallas Cowboys11050521506457.500
vs New York Giants117583.43140535711
vs Philadelphia Eagles17294.121506518.500
vs Pittsburgh Steelers114775.5421156112.222
vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers117794.6335257815.600
vs Washington Redskins18202.50907466.600
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
BRISK (41-60 DEGREES)215493.3215013977.500
COLD WEATHER <= 40114775.5421156112.222
HOT WEATHER >= 803552925.31245013906.911
WARM (61-79 DEGREES)231124473539899.911
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
INDOOR GAMES18374.62110141027.300
OUTDOOR GAMES81155424.725454403378.444
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES18374.62110141027.300
ON GRASS FIELDS81155424.725454403378.444
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
MARGIN 0-74401443.67150322347.311
MARGIN 15+2281224.48212972833
MARGIN 8-143553135.7124521313310.200
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FIRST HALF SEASON81095024.623453493787.722
SECOND HALF SEASON114775.5421156112.222
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION7984634.722452352597.444
VS OWN DIVISION2251164.65352191809.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
VS AFC TEAMS3563065.51545211827.533
VS NFC TEAMS6672734.112352433578.311
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 7016553.431101212310.311
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF0561.213011756.800
FOURTH DOWN012212000---00
FIRST DOWN0723695.19451251907.633
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS013453.5213010555.500
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS010919.164518739.100
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE019392.141145346.822
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE0432054.811350161277.922
THIRD DOWN08101.33121111019.211
TIED0321685.37210972811
SECOND DOWN0421984.714212181488.200
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE0482825.911450292478.500
OVERTIME000---00000---00
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE013534.111304317.800
BEHIND0281535.59452251977.911
ATTEMPTS 31+000---00000---00
3RD QUARTER0271114.1519010656.500
4TH QUARTER0331003612121168811
2ND QUARTER0311555535115120822
2ND HALF0602113.511191312337.511
1ST HALF0633685.81645323206933
1ST QUARTER0322136.71145288610.811
AHEAD0632584.111352201708.522
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS0381443.86191151459.722
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-20032802.5419100---00
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-3008415.1211000---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-100834585.52145300---00
AS STARTER000---00000---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS013866.643513113.700
OVERALL91235794.727454544398.144
2018 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDFL
109/09DALW16-810505.001506457.501401
209/16@ATLL31-248374.62110141027.291800
309/23CINW31-21281846.574502105.001100
510/07NYGW33-3117583.411405357.001810
610/14@WASL23-178202.50907466.571500
710/21@PHIW21-177294.141506518.502200
810/28BALW36-2114453.211214112.75810
911/04TBW42-2817794.6535257815.603200
1011/08@PITL52-2114775.5021156112.202520
* Indicates player did not play that week