JuJu Smith-Schuster Was the #9 Fantasy WR

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2018 FANTASY RECAP AND 2019 FANTASY PROJECTION

JuJu Smith-Schuster was the #50 ranked fantasy player this season and the #9 WR. His elite ranking was helped by his higher games played (16). Based on average fantasy points he is the #11 WR. He was trending up for the season. In his first 5 games he averaged 11.4 FPs. He improved to 13.2 in his final 6 games. Given his youth, he should be able to continue showing improvement next season. Based on a relatively low standard deviation, Smith-Schuster can be considered a consistent fantasy player. He averaged 11.8 FPs, but on any given day his projected ceiling is as high as 25 fantasy points with a floor of 4 points. JuJu Smith-Schuster (2019 Season Projection: 107 Rec, 1455 Yards, 7.6 TDs) is projected to slightly improve in the upcoming season. His rank based on total projected fantasy points has him as the #6 player at his position.

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STATISTICAL IMPROVEMENT OVER LAST SEASON

As a young player he improved as you would like. His average Fantasy points increased by 20% this season.

SEASON TREND20182017
Fantasy Points189138
FP Average11.89.8
Regular Season GP1614

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

He was the #9 ranked fantasy WR based on total fantasy points. He averaged 11.6 FP per game (#12 ranked based on average). He is holding steady season-to-season in terms of per game fantasy ranking. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

2017-2018FPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (30 Games)3201692343142451301
WR Rank#10#10#9#7#11#67#251#105
Average Stats10.75.678.10.478.20.400
WR Rank (Averages)#12#12#11#16#16#82#1#117
2018 SeasonFPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (16 Games)186111142671661301
WR Rank#9#5#5#13#4#48#227#104
Average Stats11.66.989.10.4410.40.800.1
WR Rank (Averages)#12#6#7#28#4#55#1#104
2017 SeasonFPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (14 Games)13458917779000
WR Rank#18#32#20#14#50#183#183#1
Average Stats9.54.165.50.55.6000
WR Rank (Averages)#12#29#16#13#53#1#1#1

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

He averaged 15.3 FD points and 20.4 DK points per game. We used his second highest game as his ceiling and second lowest as his floor. On DraftKings his floor was 7.3 and on FanDuel it was 5.3 fantasy points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On DraftKings it was 36 and on FanDuel it was 29 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All15.3 ($7.4K)3 G, 6 B20.4 ($7.2K)3 G, 6 B
12/30 CIN12.2--14.7--
12/23 @NO15 ($8K)--23.5 ($8K)--
12/16 NE6 ($7.8K)-9.38 ($8K)-12.4
12/9 @OAK29 ($7.5K)+13.736 ($8.2K)+15.6
12/2 LAC7.9 ($7.2K)-7.410.9 ($7.5K)-9.5
11/25 @DEN31.4 ($7.2K)+16.140.9 ($7.5K)+20.5
11/18 @JAC14.4 ($7.2K)--21.4 ($6.8K)--
11/8 CAR17.8 ($7.2K)--19.3 ($6.9K)--
11/4 @BAL11.3 ($7.2K)-414.8 ($7.2K)-5.6
10/28 CLE5.3 ($8K)-107.3 ($7.4K)-13.1
10/14 @CIN16.6 ($7.8K)--23.1 ($7.3K)--
10/7 ATL11.4 ($8K)-3.913.4 ($7.5K)-7
9/30 BAL8 ($7.2K)-7.310 ($7.1K)-10.4
9/24 @TB16.1 ($7.2K)--23.6 ($6.4K)--
9/16 KC24.6 ($7.2K)+9.334.1 ($6.4K)+13.7
9/9 @CLE14.4 ($7K)--19.9 ($5.9K)--