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|Sidney Crosby's Fantasy Scouting Report|
DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK
Based on our latest pre-season projection, you can expect Sidney Crosby will be an elite fantasy starter. His 270 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Nathan MacKinnon and ahead of Brayden Point. He has averaged 3.47 fantasy points in his past 79 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.42 fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #10 most highly owned center. Sidney Crosby is expected to slightly improve on last season's #5 fantasy position rank.
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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Sidney Crosby is projected for 6.89 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #11 ranked center and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Logan Couture but behind Nicklas Backstrom the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 13.33 fantasy points.
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS
The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.