Draft Johnny Gaudreau as the #5 Left Wing... Ahead of Jonathan Huberdeau and After Taylor Hall

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Johnny Gaudreau as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 244 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Taylor Hall and ahead of Jonathan Huberdeau. He has averaged 3.22 fantasy points in his past 82 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.08 fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite left wing. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. Johnny Gaudreau is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (LW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#3 Alex Ovechkin (100% OWN)275 FP, 3.49 per game263 FP, 81 gp, 3.25 per game (#3)
#4 Taylor Hall (88% OWN)246 FP, 3.11 per game84 FP, 33 gp, 2.55 per game (#12)
#5 Johnny Gaudreau (100% OWN)244 FP, 3.08 per game264 FP, 82 gp, 3.22 per game (#4)
#6 Jonathan Huberdeau (98% OWN)237 FP, 3 per game221 FP, 82 gp, 2.7 per game (#9)
#7 Gabriel Landeskog (93% OWN)230 FP, 2.91 per game224 FP, 73 gp, 3.07 per game (#5)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Johnny Gaudreau is projected for 5.99 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #10 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 Gabriel Landeskog but behind Jamie Benn the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 11.22 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Andreas Johnsson (48% OWN)6.1 FP, 3 GP1.86 FP
#9 Jamie Benn (99% OWN)6.1 FP, 3 GP2.28 FP
#10 Johnny Gaudreau (100% OWN)6 FP, 2 GP3.08 FP
#11 Gabriel Landeskog (93% OWN)5.7 FP, 2 GP2.91 FP
#12 Kyle Connor (96% OWN)5.7 FP, 3 GP2.32 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Johnny Gaudreau (100% OWN)11.2 FP, 4 GP3.08 FP
#2 Leon Draisaitl (100% OWN)10.6 FP, 3 GP3.92 FP
#3 Brad Marchand (100% OWN)10.3 FP, 3 GP3.6 FP
#4 Matthew Tkachuk (99% OWN)10.2 FP, 4 GP2.8 FP
#5 Alex Ovechkin (100% OWN)9.2 FP, 3 GP3.49 FP

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.

JOHNNY GAUDREAUFPPTSGASOGPPG
'19-20 Projection2449435.25927515.9
-- Per Game (79 Proj)3.101.190.450.753.490.20
10/2 to 10/6 (1.9 Games)6.02.290.861.436.70.40
10/7 to 10/13 (3.8 Games)11.24.41.662.7613.30.75
'18-20 Season2649936632456
-- Per Game (82 GP)3.221.210.440.772.990.07