DeAndre Hopkins Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $7.8K Than on FanDuel at $8.9

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 17.7 FD points and is worth +$909 more than $8.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 23.5 points and is worth +$1523 more than $7.8K. 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 (WR) 4 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Amari Cooper18 FD Points$7700
#2 DeAndre Hopkins17.7 FD Points$8900
#3 Julio Jones16.9 FD Points$8300
#4 Julian Edelman16.4 FD Points$6900
#5 Keenan Allen16.4 FD Points$7800
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 4 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 DeAndre Hopkins23.5 DK Points$7800
#2 Amari Cooper22.5 DK Points$7500
#3 Julio Jones22.4 DK Points$7300
#4 Keenan Allen21.8 DK Points$7000
#5 Julian Edelman21.6 DK Points$6300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect DeAndre Hopkins to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 191 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Odell Beckham making him our #1 ranked wide receiver. He has averaged 13.64 fantasy points in his past 18 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. His projected per game average is 13.6 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite wide receiver. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. DeAndre Hopkins is expected to slightly improve on last season's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)191 FP, 13.6 per game218 FP, 16 gp, 13.7 per game (#3)
#2 Odell Beckham (100% OWN)183 FP, 13.1 per game157 FP, 12 gp, 13.1 per game (#5)
#3 Julio Jones (100% OWN)181 FP, 12.9 per game213 FP, 16 gp, 13.3 per game (#4)
#4 Keenan Allen (100% OWN)163 FP, 11.7 per game163 FP, 15 gp, 10.9 per game (#17)
#5 Davante Adams (100% OWN)161 FP, 11.5 per game219 FP, 15 gp, 14.6 per game (#2)

DEANDRE HOPKINS WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

DeAndre Hopkins is projected for 13.8 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #2 ranked wide receiver 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 ranked above Julio Jones but behind Amari Cooper. His projected rank in Week 4 is the same as it is in Week 3. He is projected for 14.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 3 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Amari Cooper (100% OWN)15.2 FP (100% ST)10.4 FP
#2 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)13.8 FP (100% ST)13.6 FP
#3 Julio Jones (100% OWN)13.4 FP (100% ST)12.9 FP
#4 Odell Beckham (100% OWN)13.2 FP (100% ST)13.1 FP
#5 Julian Edelman (100% OWN)12.9 FP (92% ST)10.2 FP
WEEK 4 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Keenan Allen (100% OWN)14.9 FP (98% ST)11.7 FP
#2 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)14.8 FP (100% ST)13.6 FP
#3 T.Y. Hilton (100% OWN)13.1 FP (86% ST)11 FP
#4 Sammy Watkins (100% OWN)12.7 FP (91% ST)10.3 FP
#5 Julio Jones (100% OWN)12.2 FP (100% ST)12.9 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.

DEANDRE HOPKINSFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 201919129415010313259.9-1.3
-- Per Game (14 Proj)13.62110.77.494.60.71-0.09
Week 3 @LAC13.821.510.77.71000.65-0.10
Week 4 vs CAR14.822.310.97.5970.85-0.10
2019 Season27.140.1211315120
2018 to 2019246374184128172313-7
-- Per Game (18 GP)13.620.810.27.195.70.72-0.39