Julio Jones Is a Better Value on DraftKings at $7.3K Than on FanDuel at $8.3

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 16.9 FD points and is worth +$1064 more than $8.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 22.4 points and is worth +$1587 more than $7.3K. 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 Julio Jones to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 181 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Odell Beckham and ahead of Keenan Allen. He has averaged 13.58 fantasy points in his past 18 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 12.9 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #2 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. Julio Jones is expected to slightly improve on last season's #4 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)

JULIO JONES WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Julio Jones is projected for 13.4 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #3 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 Odell Beckham but behind DeAndre Hopkins. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 12.2 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
#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
#6 Cooper Kupp (100% OWN)12 FP (88% ST)10.2 FP
#7 Robert Woods (100% OWN)12 FP (81% ST)10.4 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.

JULIO JONESFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 201918127113890.513437.77.6
-- Per Game (14 Proj)12.919.49.96.595.90.550.54
Week 3 @IND13.420.510.17.11010.540.58
Week 4 vs TEN12.218.69.76.4920.490.54
2019 Season31.742.7211113730
2018 to 201924536919112418131112
-- Per Game (18 GP)13.620.510.66.91010.610.67