DeAndre Hopkins Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $8.8K Than on DraftKings at $8.2K

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings. He is projected for 17.9 FD points and is worth +$1744 more than $8.8K on FD. On DK he is projected for 24.2 points and is worth +$1566 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 (WR) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Davante Adams18.9 FD Points$9400
#2 DeAndre Hopkins17.9 FD Points$8800
#3 Keenan Allen16.7 FD Points$7500
#4 Tyreek Hill16 FD Points$8300
#5 DK Metcalf15.8 FD Points$8100
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 DeAndre Hopkins24.2 DK Points$8200
#2 Keenan Allen22.3 DK Points$7000
#3 Julio Jones21.1 DK Points$7200
#4 DK Metcalf20.3 DK Points$7800
#5 Tyreek Hill19.5 DK Points$7100

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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 107 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Tyler Lockett and ahead of Tyreek Hill. He has averaged 10.98 fantasy points in his past 38 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 11.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #3 ranked wide receiver. 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 this season-to-date's #5 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#2 Davante Adams (100% OWN)129 FP, 14.3 per game130 FP, 12 gp, 10.8 per game (#12)
#3 Tyler Lockett (100% OWN)111 FP, 12.4 per game153 FP, 16 gp, 9.6 per game (#26)
#4 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)107 FP, 11.9 per game167 FP, 15 gp, 11.1 per game (#8)
#5 Tyreek Hill (100% OWN)106 FP, 13.2 per game130 FP, 12 gp, 10.9 per game (#11)
#6 Adam Thielen (100% OWN)104 FP, 11.6 per game84 FP, 10 gp, 8.4 per game (#36)

DEANDRE HOPKINS WEEK 9 AND 10 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 better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Tyreek Hill but behind Davante Adams. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 10.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Davante Adams (100% OWN)14.9 FP (100% ST)14.3 FP
#2 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)13.8 FP (62% ST)11.9 FP
#3 Tyreek Hill (100% OWN)13.5 FP (100% ST)13.2 FP
#4 DK Metcalf (100% OWN)13 FP (99% ST)14.4 FP
#5 Keenan Allen (100% OWN)12.8 FP (97% ST)11.1 FP
WEEK 10 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Robert Woods (99% OWN)11.1 FP (39% ST)10.9 FP
#7 Stefon Diggs (100% OWN)10.9 FP (96% ST)10.6 FP
#8 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)10.8 FP (62% ST)11.9 FP
#9 Will Fuller (100% OWN)10.6 FP (56% ST)10.6 FP
#10 Michael Thomas (100% OWN)10.6 FP (29% ST)10.8 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 202010717895.870.78364.01.3
-- Per Game (9 Proj)11.919.710.67.992.90.450.14
Week 9 vs MIA13.822.011.28.21080.520.19
Week 10 vs BUF10.818.410.37.6840.420.14
2020 Season2514192321681966818
-- Per Game (23 GP)10.918.210.17.385.50.350.78
2019 to 202027445024517620771018
-- Per Game (24 GP)11.418.710.27.386.50.420.75