Derrick Henry Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $8.9K Than on DraftKings at $7.9K

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 17.2 FD points and is worth +$1285 more than $8.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 20.1 points and is worth +$849 more than $7.9K. 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
#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
#7 David Johnson15.6 FD Points$6800
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#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
#6 David Johnson18.1 DK Points$5600

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Derrick Henry to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 155 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Dalvin Cook and ahead of Alvin Kamara. He has averaged 18.55 fantasy points in his past 39 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 17.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #4 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. Derrick Henry is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 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)

DERRICK HENRY WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Derrick Henry is projected for 16.6 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #3 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 Christian McCaffrey but behind Chase Edmonds. His projected rank in Week 10 is the same as it is in Week 9. He is projected for 16.2 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
#1 Aaron Jones (100% OWN)18.4 FP (28% ST)15.5 FP
#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

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.

DERRICK HENRYFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 202015516720210097.811.391.4
-- Per Game (9 Proj)17.318.522.41120.871.2610.2
Week 9 vs CHI16.617.8221110.801.209.0
Week 10 vs IND16.217.5231010.881.3010.1
2020 Season44747952826772532233
-- Per Game (24 GP)18.62022.01121.041.339.7
2019 to 202047550854727612633308
-- Per Game (25 GP)19.020.321.91101.041.3212.3