Buy Low Alert: Latavius Murray is Projected to Be the #32 RB the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Kenyan Drake and Ahead of Damien Harris

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Latavius Murray to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 68 projected fantasy points puts him at #32 behind Kenyan Drake and ahead of Damien Harris. He has averaged 7.37 fantasy points in his past 39 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 7.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #34 ranked running back. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 84%, he is the #40 most highly owned running back. Latavius Murray is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #31 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#30 Ronald Jones (99% OWN)73 FP, 9.1 per game135 FP, 16 gp, 8.5 per game (#36)
#31 Kenyan Drake (94% OWN)71 FP, 8.9 per game164 FP, 14 gp, 11.7 per game (#17)
#32 Latavius Murray (84% OWN)68 FP, 7.6 per game123 FP, 16 gp, 7.7 per game (#39)
#33 Damien Harris (71% OWN)68 FP, 7.5 per game1.2 FP, 1 gp (#96)
#34 Darrell Henderson (95% OWN)67 FP, 8.4 per game1.2 FP, 1 gp (#96)

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LATAVIUS MURRAY PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN ADRIAN PETERSON IN WEEK 9

Latavius Murray is projected for 6.5 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #35 ranked running back and a starter for most owners. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above James White but behind Adrian Peterson. Week 10 will be better based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 7.2 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#33 Wayne Gallman (46% OWN)6.7 FP (24% ST)5 FP
#34 Adrian Peterson (66% OWN)6.6 FP (15% ST)6.7 FP
#35 Latavius Murray (84% OWN)6.5 FP (23% ST)7.6 FP
#36 James White (65% OWN)6.4 FP (21% ST)6 FP
#37 Le`Veon Bell (97% OWN)6.4 FP (42% ST)5.9 FP
WEEK 10 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Jamaal Williams (90% OWN)7.3 FP (34% ST)6.5 FP
#30 Justin Jackson (73% OWN)7.3 FP (34% ST)2.49 FP
#31 Latavius Murray (84% OWN)7.2 FP (23% ST)7.6 FP
#32 Austin Ekeler (96% OWN)7.1 FP (5% ST)12.1 FP
#33 Cam Akers (47% OWN)7 FP (2% ST)6.9 FP

LATAVIUS MURRAY IS THE #38 RB ON FANDUEL AND IS THE #48 HIGHEST PRICED

He is projected for 7.3 FanDuel points and priced at $5K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 8.44 FPs, making him worth -$675 less than $5K. 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
#36 Gus Edwards7.5 FD Points$5400
#37 Le`Veon Bell7.3 FD Points$5500
#38 Latavius Murray7.3 FD Points$5000
#39 Eno Benjamin6.9 FD Points$4500
#40 Adrian Peterson6.8 FD Points$5300

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.

LATAVIUS MURRAYFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 2020688193.13843.412.697.0
-- Per Game (9 Proj)7.6910.342.70.381.4010.8
Week 9 @TB6.58.010.4320.371.5011.3
Week 10 vs SF7.28.610.3420.361.409.9
2020 Season164207216897643326
-- Per Game (23 GP)7.199.439.00.261.8714.2
2019 to 2020175220222940745330
-- Per Game (24 GP)7.39.29.239.20.291.8813.8