Start Mike Williams in Week 9: Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($6.2K) and DraftKings ($5.1K)

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 12 FanDuel points and 14.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$872 more than $6.2K on FanDuel and +$831 more than $5.1K 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) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#15 Justin Jefferson12.5 FD Points$6800
#16 Chase Claypool12.1 FD Points$6300
#17 Mike Williams12 FD Points$6200
#18 Robby Anderson11.8 FD Points$6600
#19 A.J. Brown11.8 FD Points$7600
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#15 DJ Moore14.8 DK Points$5600
#16 A.J. Brown14.7 DK Points$6600
#17 Mike Williams14.7 DK Points$5100
#18 Brandin Cooks14.6 DK Points$5500
#19 Chase Claypool14.4 DK Points$5700

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mike Williams to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 80 projected fantasy points puts him at #25 behind Corey Davis and ahead of Kenny Golladay. He has averaged 7.74 fantasy points in his past 35 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 8.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#29) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #34 ranked wide receiver. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 81%, he is the #42 most highly owned wide receiver. Mike Williams is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #39 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#23 Tee Higgins (92% OWN)81 FP, 10.1 per game22 FP, 10 gp, 2.2 per game (#131)
#24 Corey Davis (71% OWN)81 FP, 9 per game72 FP, 15 gp, 4.8 per game (#76)
#25 Mike Williams (81% OWN)80 FP, 8.9 per game112 FP, 15 gp, 7.5 per game (#47)
#26 Kenny Golladay (100% OWN)80 FP, 10 per game183 FP, 16 gp, 11.4 per game (#7)
#27 Robby Anderson (99% OWN)79 FP, 9.9 per game110 FP, 16 gp, 6.9 per game (#53)

MIKE WILLIAMS PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF A.J. BROWN IN WEEK 9

Mike Williams is projected for 10.3 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #16 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 A.J. Brown but behind Justin Jefferson. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#24). He is projected for 9 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Chase Claypool (94% OWN)10.5 FP (57% ST)9.9 FP
#15 Justin Jefferson (98% OWN)10.4 FP (80% ST)9.7 FP
#16 Mike Williams (81% OWN)10.3 FP (45% ST)8.9 FP
#17 A.J. Brown (100% OWN)9.6 FP (95% ST)10.6 FP
#18 Allen Robinson (99% OWN)9.6 FP (84% ST)10.3 FP
WEEK 10 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 DeVante Parker (94% OWN)9 FP (53% ST)8.7 FP
#23 Darius Slayton (87% OWN)9 FP (49% ST)9.2 FP
#24 Mike Williams (81% OWN)9 FP (45% ST)8.9 FP
#25 Chris Godwin (99% OWN)9 FP (9% ST)8.7 FP
#26 Tee Higgins (92% OWN)9 FP (29% ST)10.1 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 WILLIAMSFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 20208010950.128.25264.34.8
-- Per Game (9 Proj)8.912.15.63.158.40.480.54
Week 9 vs LV10.313.76.03.4660.590.49
Week 10 @MIA9.012.05.33.0590.480.55
2020 Season15922412065128453
-- Per Game (20 GP)7.911.26.03.264.20.250.15
2019 to 202016222912367131353
-- Per Game (21 GP)7.710.95.93.262.50.240.14