Dalvin Cook Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $9.3K Than on DraftKings at $8.2K

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 19.2 FD points and is worth +$2073 more than $9.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 22.3 points and is worth +$1506 more than $8.2K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL WEEK (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Dalvin Cook19.2 FD Points$9300
#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
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Chase Edmonds22.8 DK Points$6800
#2 Christian McCaffrey22.7 DK Points$8500
#3 Dalvin Cook22.3 DK Points$8200
#4 Derrick Henry20.1 DK Points$7900
#5 Josh Jacobs18.5 DK Points$6300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Dalvin Cook to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 158 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Derrick Henry making him our #1 ranked running back. He has averaged 18.01 fantasy points in his past 35 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 17.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#2) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #3 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. Dalvin Cook is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #3 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)

DALVIN COOK WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Dalvin Cook is projected for 17.7 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #1 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 the highest ranked running back for the week, ahead of Chase Edmonds. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 15.1 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Dalvin Cook (100% OWN)17.7 FP (98% ST)17.5 FP
#2 Chase Edmonds (97% OWN)16.7 FP (61% ST)9.7 FP
#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
WEEK 10 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#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
#7 Josh Jacobs (100% OWN)14 FP (98% ST)14.1 FP

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.

DALVIN COOKFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 20201581841597469.026.5242
-- Per Game (9 Proj)17.520.517.782.91.002.9426.9
Week 9 vs DET17.720.717.6821.003.029
Week 10 @CHI15.117.917.4810.732.8024
2020 Season39146538817882374681
-- Per Game (21 GP)18.622.118.585.11.103.532.4
2019 to 202041549140918992576690
-- Per Game (22 GP)18.922.318.686.31.143.531.4