Start Mike Evans in Week 12: Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($8K) and DraftKings ($7.3K)

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 16.2 FanDuel points and 21 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$2302 more than $8K on FanDuel and +$2076 more than $7.3K on DraftKings. There may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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) 13 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Michael Thomas18.8 FD Points$9200
#2 Julio Jones18.7 FD Points$8400
#3 Mike Evans16.2 FD Points$8000
#4 DeAndre Hopkins14.1 FD Points$8300
#5 Jarvis Landry14 FD Points$6900
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 13 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Michael Thomas25.6 DK Points$9300
#2 Julio Jones25 DK Points$8000
#3 Mike Evans21 DK Points$7300
#4 DeAndre Hopkins19.3 DK Points$7500
#5 Jarvis Landry18.1 DK Points$6300

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Mike Evans to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 78 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Michael Thomas and ahead of Julio Jones. He has averaged 13.37 fantasy points in his past 26 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 13 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less 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. Mike Evans is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Michael Thomas (100% OWN)80 FP, 13.4 per game191 FP, 16 gp, 11.9 per game (#8)
#2 Mike Evans (100% OWN)78 FP, 13 per game204 FP, 16 gp, 12.8 per game (#6)
#3 Julio Jones (100% OWN)72 FP, 12 per game213 FP, 16 gp, 13.3 per game (#4)
#4 Davante Adams (100% OWN)66 FP, 11 per game219 FP, 15 gp, 14.6 per game (#2)
#5 D.J. Chark (99% OWN)66 FP, 10.9 per game219 FP, 15 gp, 14.6 per game (#2)

MIKE EVANS WEEK 12 AND 13 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Mike Evans is projected for 13.3 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 Jarvis Landry but behind Michael Thomas. Week 13 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 11.2 fantasy points.

WEEK 12 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Julio Jones (100% OWN)14.8 FP (99% ST)12 FP
#2 Michael Thomas (100% OWN)14.1 FP (100% ST)13.4 FP
#3 Mike Evans (100% OWN)13.3 FP (100% ST)13 FP
#4 Jarvis Landry (97% OWN)11.2 FP (82% ST)10 FP
#5 Chris Godwin (100% OWN)10.9 FP (98% ST)10.6 FP
WEEK 13 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 D.J. Chark (99% OWN)12.8 FP (87% ST)10.9 FP
#4 Davante Adams (100% OWN)12.3 FP (57% ST)11 FP
#5 Mike Evans (100% OWN)11.2 FP (100% ST)13 FP
#6 Cooper Kupp (100% OWN)10.9 FP (95% ST)10.2 FP
#7 Amari Cooper (100% OWN)10.8 FP (95% 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.

MIKE EVANSFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 20197811255.433.85823.30.0
-- Per Game (6 Proj)13.018.79.25.697.00.550.00
Week 12 @ATL13.319.19.35.8990.570.00
Week 13 @JAC11.216.28.75.0840.450.00
2019 Season143201975899370
-- Per Game (10 GP)14.320.19.75.899.30.700.00
2018 to 20193484922361442517150
-- Per Game (26 GP)13.418.99.15.596.80.580.00