Buy Low Alert: Nikita Gusev is Projected to Be the #40 Right Wing the Rest of the Season...Behind Patric Hornqvist and Ahead of Viktor Arvidsson

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Nikita Gusev to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 20 projected fantasy points puts him at #40 behind Patric Hornqvist and ahead of Viktor Arvidsson. He has averaged 1.42 fantasy points in his past 66 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.67 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#46) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 44%, he is the #45 most highly owned right wing. Nikita Gusev is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #51 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#38 Zack Kassian (44% OWN)20 FP, 1.86 per game88 FP, 79 gp, 1.12 per game (#70)
#39 Patric Hornqvist (55% OWN)20 FP, 1.67 per game102 FP, 69 gp, 1.47 per game (#51)
#40 Nikita Gusev (44% OWN)20 FP, 1.67 per game102 FP, 69 gp, 1.47 per game (#51)
#41 Viktor Arvidsson (71% OWN)20 FP, 1.67 per game154 FP, 58 gp, 2.66 per game (#11)
#42 Mats Zuccarello (38% OWN)19.9 FP, 1.66 per game91 FP, 48 gp, 1.9 per game (#29)

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START EM ALERT: NIKITA GUSEV WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nikita Gusev is projected for 3.15 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 24 which ranks him as the #33 projected right wing for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Jake Virtanen but behind Mike Hoffman the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#46). He is projected for 5.2 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Timo Meier (81% OWN)3.26 FP, 2 GP1.85 FP
#32 Mike Hoffman (98% OWN)3.23 FP, 1 GP2.73 FP
#33 Nikita Gusev (44% OWN)3.15 FP, 2 GP1.67 FP
#34 Jake Virtanen (29% OWN)3.15 FP, 2 GP1.6 FP
#35 Alex Chiasson (9% OWN)3.14 FP, 2 GP1.57 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#44 Timo Meier (81% OWN)5.4 FP, 3 GP1.85 FP
#45 Mats Zuccarello (38% OWN)5.3 FP, 3 GP1.66 FP
#46 Nikita Gusev (44% OWN)5.2 FP, 3 GP1.67 FP
#47 Zack Kassian (44% OWN)5.2 FP, 3 GP1.86 FP
#48 Martin Kaut (4% OWN)5.1 FP, 3 GP1.52 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.

NIKITA GUSEVFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2020.08.12.45.626.31.5
-- Per Game (12 Proj)1.710.690.210.482.250.13
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)3.151.350.400.954.40.24
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)5.22.060.621.446.60.38
'19-20 Season944413311585
-- Per Game (66 GP)1.420.670.200.472.390.08