Ito Smith Is Not Projected to See Consistent Snaps and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Ito Smith is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 8 projected fantasy points puts him at #119 behind Artavis Pierce and ahead of Ameer Abdullah. He has averaged 2.75 fantasy points in his past 20 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 1 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#118) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #123 ranked running back. Ito Smith is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #96 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#117 LeSean McCoy (3% OWN)8.2 FP, 1.02 per game91 FP, 13 gp, 7 per game (#44)
#118 Artavis Pierce8.1 FP, 1.02 per game91 FP, 13 gp, 7 per game (#44)
#119 Ito Smith (3% OWN)8 FP, 1.01 per game25 FP, 7 gp, 3.6 per game (#70)
#120 Ameer Abdullah7.8 FP, 0.87 per game24 FP, 13 gp, 1.9 per game (#90)
#121 Corey Clement (1% OWN)7.7 FP, 0.96 per game24 FP, 13 gp, 1.9 per game (#90)

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ITO SMITH WEEK 9 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Ito Smith is projected for 1 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #93 projected running back and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is a typical week for him with a FP projection that is the same as his projected per game average over the rest of the season. He is ranked above Ryan Nall but behind Royce Freeman. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. His rank is worse in PPR leagues (#98 RB).

WEEK 9 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#91 Bryce Love (4% OWN)1.1 FP1.12 FP
#92 Royce Freeman (3% OWN)1.09 FP1.1 FP
#93 Ito Smith (3% OWN)1.04 FP1.01 FP
#94 Ryan Nall1.04 FP1.08 FP
#95 Justice Hill (1% OWN)0.98 FP1.06 FP

DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Ito Smith averaged 4.97 FPs on DraftKings at an average salary of $4K. On FanDuel his average salary was $5K and averaged 4.22 fantasy points. On average Ito Smith did not deliver positive DFS value. His rank based on average fantasy points was worse than his rank based on salary on both FD and DK.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and current week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

ITO SMITHFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 20208.09.514.447.80.41.48.9
-- Per Game (8 Proj)1.001.191.806.00.050.181.11
Week 9 vs DEN1.041.221.806.50.050.181.10
2020 Season29.746.729116117121
-- Per Game (13 GP)2.283.592.238.90.081.319.3
2019 to 202033.751.735147118130
-- Per Game (14 GP)2.413.692.5010.50.071.299.3