Alvin Kamara is Projected to Be the #3 RB the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Derrick Henry and Ahead of Christian McCaffrey

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Alvin Kamara to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 152 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Derrick Henry and ahead of Christian McCaffrey. He has averaged 13.44 fantasy points in his past 35 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 16.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #1 ranked running back. 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. Alvin Kamara is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Dalvin Cook (100% OWN)158 FP, 17.5 per game239 FP, 14 gp, 17.1 per game (#3)
#2 Derrick Henry (100% OWN)155 FP, 17.3 per game276 FP, 15 gp, 18.4 per game (#2)
#3 Alvin Kamara (100% OWN)152 FP, 16.9 per game168 FP, 14 gp, 12 per game (#14)
#4 Christian McCaffrey (100% OWN)146 FP, 18.3 per game355 FP, 16 gp, 22.2 per game (#1)
#5 Josh Jacobs (100% OWN)127 FP, 14.1 per game172 FP, 13 gp, 13.2 per game (#10)

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ALVIN KAMARA WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Alvin Kamara is projected for 15.3 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #5 ranked running back and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above David Johnson but behind Christian McCaffrey. Week 10 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 16 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Derrick Henry (100% OWN)16.6 FP (100% ST)17.3 FP
#4 Christian McCaffrey (100% OWN)16 FP (49% ST)18.3 FP
#5 Alvin Kamara (100% OWN)15.3 FP (100% ST)16.9 FP
#6 David Johnson (99% OWN)14.3 FP (55% ST)12.4 FP
#7 Josh Jacobs (100% OWN)14.2 FP (98% ST)14.1 FP
WEEK 10 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Christian McCaffrey (100% OWN)16.6 FP (49% ST)18.3 FP
#3 Derrick Henry (100% OWN)16.2 FP (100% ST)17.3 FP
#4 Alvin Kamara (100% OWN)16 FP (100% ST)16.9 FP
#5 Dalvin Cook (100% OWN)15.1 FP (98% ST)17.5 FP
#6 James Robinson (99% OWN)14.2 FP (62% ST)12.2 FP

ALVIN KAMARA IS JUST THE #4 RB ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #3 HIGHEST PRICED

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL WEEK (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#2 Chase Edmonds19 FD Points$7400
#3 Christian McCaffrey18.6 FD Points$9500
#4 Alvin Kamara18.6 FD Points$9000
#5 Derrick Henry17.2 FD Points$8900
#6 Josh Jacobs15.6 FD Points$7700

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.

ALVIN KAMARAFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 20201522081155555.555.9495
-- Per Game (9 Proj)16.923.112.861.70.616.255.0
Week 9 @TB15.321.912.8470.596.658
Week 10 vs SF16.022.112.7600.576.150
2020 Season3034402521152101371051
-- Per Game (21 GP)14.420.912.054.90.486.550.0
2019 to 20203204642651249101441123
-- Per Game (22 GP)14.521.112.056.80.456.551.0