A Very Good Fantasy Season for Claude Giroux

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Claude Giroux had a good, but not elite, year in fantasy. He is the #77 ranked fantasy skater this season and the #22 wing. His solid ranking drops slightly if you base things on average fantasy points where he is the #23 wing. His production dropped throughout the season. In his first 27 games he averaged 3.5 FPs and that declined to 2.2 in his final 28 games. His fantasy production is stable and he is not as volatile as most players based on a below average standard deviation. Our projected ceiling for Giroux when he 'goes off' is 14 fantasy points (his average is 2.5FPs).

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Getting older predictably resulted in a drop in production. His fantasy average dropped by 26 percent.

SEASON TREND'18-19'17-18'16-17
Fantasy Points209280130
FP Average2.53.41.6
Regular Season GP828282


He has averaged 8 fantasy points per week and had 11 weeks where he came up short (below 80% of average) and had 8 weeks where he was +20% above average.

WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
ALL8 FP per Week811
Week 14 (2 games 2 per game)-4
Week 29.5 (3 games 3.2 per game)
Week 312 (3 games 4 per game)+4
Week 4-2.5 (3 games -0.8 per game)-10.5
Week 57.5 (3 games 2.5 per game)
Week 627.5 (3 games 9.2 per game)+19.5
Week 70.5 (3 games 0.2 per game)-7.5
Week 88 (3 games 2.7 per game)
Week 97 (2 games 3.5 per game)
Week 1019 (3 games 6.3 per game)+11
Week 113.5 (3 games 1.2 per game)-4.5
Week 1210 (4 games 2.5 per game)+2
Week 136 (2 games 3 per game)-2
Week 141.5 (4 games 0.4 per game)-6.5
Week 157 (4 games 1.8 per game)
Week 168.5 (3 games 2.8 per game)
Week 1812.5 (4 games 3.1 per game)+4.5
Week 196 (3 games 2 per game)-2
Week 204.5 (4 games 1.1 per game)-3.5
Week 216 (3 games 2 per game)-2
Week 2222 (4 games 5.5 per game)+14
Week 2310 (2 games 5 per game)+2
Week 2410 (4 games 2.5 per game)+2
Week 252 (4 games 0.5 per game)-6
Week 260 (3 games 0 per game)-8
Week 277 (3 games 2.3 per game)


He averaged 14.6 FD points and 4 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 0.5 and on FanDuel it was 1.6 fantasy points. When he was good, he was very good with a DraftKings ceiling of 6 and 24 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All14.6 ($7.4K)25 G, 27 B4 ($6.3K)23 G, 26 B
4/6 CAR16.5 ($7.5K)--4 ($5.8K)--
4/4 @STL15.2 ($7.5K)--4 ($6K)--
4/2 @DAL14.9 ($7.6K)--4 ($6.6K)--
3/31 NYR1.6--0.5--
3/30 @CAR16.8--4.5--
3/27 TOR1.6 ($7.8K)-130.5 ($6.5K)-3.5
3/24 @WAS3.2--1--
3/23 NYI11.7--3--
3/21 @CHI11.2 ($7.8K)-3.43 ($6.6K)-1
3/19 MON19.7 ($7.6K)+5.15.5 ($6.7K)+1.5
3/17 @PIT11.2 ($7.6K)-3.43.5 ($6.8K)--
3/15 @TOR30.4 ($7.3K)+15.88 ($6.9K)+4
3/14 WAS6.4 ($7.3K)-8.22 ($6.8K)-2
3/11 OTT4.8 ($7.1K)-9.81.5 ($6.7K)-2.5
3/9 @NYI12.8 ($7.1K)--3.5 ($6.6K)--
3/6 WAS23.2 ($7.1K)+8.66 ($6.4K)+2
3/3 @NYI17.6--4.5--
3/1 @NJ18.1 ($7.1K)+3.54.5 ($6.5K)--
2/28 @CLB19.7 ($7.1K)+5.15.5 ($6.3K)+1.5
2/26 BUF24.8 ($6.9K)+10.26.5 ($6.2K)+2.5
2/23 PIT25.3 ($6.8K)+10.76.5 ($6K)+2.5
2/21 @MON4.8 ($6.8K)-9.81.5 ($6.3K)-2.5
2/19 TB4.8 ($6.8K)-9.81.5 ($6.3K)-2.5
2/17 @DET1.6 ($6.9K)-130.5 ($6.8K)-3.5
2/16 DET0--0--
2/12 @MIN24.8 ($7.2K)+10.26.5 ($6.4K)+2.5
2/11 PIT16.5 ($7.3K)--4.5 ($6.7K)--
2/9 ANA8--2.5--
2/7 LA19.2 ($7.1K)+4.65 ($6.4K)+1
2/4 VAN1.6 ($7.2K)-130.5 ($6.6K)-3.5
2/2 EDM37.5--9.5--
1/31 @BOS16.8 ($7.2K)--4.5 ($5.8K)--
1/29 @NYR3.2 ($7.3K)-11.41 ($5.9K)-3
1/28 WPG3.2 ($7.3K)-11.41 ($5.8K)-3
1/19 @MON1.6 ($7.4K)-130.5 ($6K)-3.5
1/16 BOS19.7 ($7.4K)+5.15 ($6K)+1
1/14 MIN22.4 ($7.2K)+7.86 ($6.2K)+2
1/12 @NJ4.8--1.5--
1/10 DAL11.2 ($7.2K)-3.43 ($6.3K)-1
1/8 @WAS21.6 ($7.2K)+76 ($6.3K)+2
1/7 STL3.2 ($7.2K)-11.41 ($6.3K)-3
1/5 CGY1.6--0.5--
1/3 CAR21.3 ($7.3K)+6.75.5 ($6.6K)+1.5
1/1 @NSH1.6 ($7.5K)-130.5 ($6.9K)-3.5
12/31 @CAR1.6--0.5--
12/29 @FLA3.2 ($7.3K)-11.41 ($6.3K)-3
12/27 @TB23.2 ($7.3K)+8.66 ($5.9K)+2
12/23 @NYR6.4 ($7.4K)-8.22 ($7K)-2
12/22 CLB14.9--4--
12/20 NSH28 ($7.4K)+13.48 ($6.5K)+4
12/18 DET11.2 ($7.4K)-3.43 ($6.7K)-1
12/15 @VAN6.4 ($7.5K)-8.22 ($6.6K)-2
12/14 @EDM16 ($7.5K)--4.5 ($6.1K)--
12/12 @CGY18.1 ($7.8K)+3.54.5 ($6K)--
12/9 @WPG3.2--1--
12/8 @BUF42.4--11--
12/6 CLB24.8 ($7.8K)+10.26.5 ($6.4K)+2.5
12/1 @PIT23.2 ($7.7K)+8.66.5 ($6.7K)+2.5
11/27 OTT14.4 ($7.7K)--4 ($6.6K)--
11/24 @TOR1.6 ($7.5K)-130.5 ($6.6K)-3.5
11/23 NYR27.2--7--
11/21 @BUF21.6 ($7.5K)+76 ($6.4K)+2
11/17 TB21.3--5.5--
11/15 NJ1.6 ($7.4K)-130.5 ($6.3K)-3.5
11/13 FLA6.4 ($7.4K)-8.22 ($7.2K)-2
11/10 CHI32.8--8.5--
11/8 ARI16 ($7.4K)--4 ($6.8K)--
11/5 @ARI37.3 ($7.4K)+22.79.5 ($6K)+5.5
11/3 @SJ1.6 ($7.4K)-130.5 ($6K)-3.5
11/1 @LA15.2 ($7.4K)--4 ($5.8K)--
10/30 @ANA22.9 ($7.4K)+8.36 ($5.9K)+2
10/27 NYI3.2--1--
10/25 @BOS9.6 ($7.6K)-53 ($5.8K)-1
10/22 COL8 ($7.6K)-6.62.5 ($6.1K)-1.5
10/20 NJ8--2--
10/18 @CLB24 ($7.5K)+9.46.5 ($5.5K)+2.5
10/16 FLA36.8 ($7.5K)+22.210 ($6.1K)+6
10/13 LV3.2--1--
10/10 @OTT32.2 ($7.5K)+17.68.5 ($6.2K)+4.5
10/9 SJ23.4 ($7.5K)+8.86 ($6K)+2
10/6 @COL11.2 ($7.7K)-3.43 ($6.3K)-1
10/4 @LV8.5 ($7.7K)-6.12 ($5.9K)-2