Corey Crawford and Viktor Arvidsson Should Be Starting in More Leagues in Week 7

Corey Crawford
 CHI 43% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Corey Crawford is a good value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #17 while his projection rank (rest of week 6) is #5. When compared to other goalies in week 7, Frederik Andersen (11.7 FP), Tuukka Rask (11.3 FP), Sergei Bobrovsky (11.6 FP), Semyon Varlamov (9.2 FP), and Cam Talbot (12.3 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Crawford but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 43% of leagues he is expected to produce 11 fantasy points (WK 7). It should be a very good week 7 as he is projected to be the #1 goalie. His per game projected FP average is 6 which is better than his actual per game average (3.7).

Viktor Arvidsson
 NSH 28% Start

When compared to other right wings in week 7, Jakob Silfverberg (6.3 FP), David Pastrnak (9 FP), Elias Lindholm (5.1 FP), Teuvo Teravainen (6.6 FP), and Cam Atkinson (6.5 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Arvidsson but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 28% of leagues he is expected to produce 5.6 fantasy points (WK 7). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #37 right wing of week 7. He is projected to be better than that (the #4 right wing).

Eric Staal
 MIN 77% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Eric Staal is a good value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #24 while his projection rank (rest of week 6) is #5. When compared to other centers in week 7, Patrice Bergeron (9.8 FP), Sean Monahan (6.2 FP), Nathan MacKinnon (9.7 FP), Tyler Seguin (8.9 FP), and John Tavares (9.7 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Staal but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 77% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.4 fantasy points (WK 7). It should be a very good week 7 as he is projected to be the #2 center. His per game projected FP average is 3.2 which is better than his actual per game average (2.3).

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Filip Forsberg
 NSH 84% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Filip Forsberg is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #4 while his projection (rest of week 6) rank is #56. When compared to other left wings in week 7, Brad Marchand (10.3 FP), Evander Kane (7.3 FP), Johnny Gaudreau (6.5 FP), Artemi Panarin (9 FP), and Gabriel Landeskog (7.1 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Forsberg but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 84% of leagues he is expected to produce 7.8 fantasy points (WK 7). It should be a very good week 7 as he is projected to be the #2 left wing.

P.K. Subban
 NSH 90% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week P.K. Subban is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #7 while his projection (rest of week 6) rank is #87. When compared to other defensemen in week 7, John Klingberg (7.2 FP), Drew Doughty (4.7 FP), Mathew Dumba (8.3 FP), Erik Karlsson (6.4 FP), and Kris Letang (6.5 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Subban but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 90% of leagues he is expected to produce 6.6 fantasy points (WK 7). It should be a very good week 7 as he is projected to be the #2 defenseman.

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Bad Fantasy Values for Week 7

Jamie Benn
 DAL 98% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among left wings for the rest of week 6 is #11, which is less than his market rank of #6. When compared to other left wings in week 7 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Brad Marchand (10.3 FP), Taylor Hall (13.6 FP), Zach Parise (9.8 FP), Filip Forsberg (12.2 FP), and Claude Giroux (9.9 FP). Starting in 98% of leagues he is expected to produce 13.6 fantasy points (WK 7). Owners expect him to be the most productive left wing of the week, but he is projected to be the #9 left wing. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 4.5 short of expectations.

Brent Burns
 SJ 99% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among defensemen for the rest of week 6 is #3. When compared to other defensemen in week 7 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: John Klingberg (7.2 FP), Jared Spurgeon (7.1 FP), Mathew Dumba (8.3 FP), Ryan Suter (9.4 FP), and P.K. Subban (9 FP). Starting in all virtually all leagues he is expected to produce 9.4 fantasy points (WK 7). Owners expect him to be the most productive defenseman of the week, but he is projected to be the #8 defenseman. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 2.5 short of expectations. His per game projected FP average is 2.3 which is less than his actual per game average (4.5).

Braden Holtby
 WAS 75% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among goalies for the rest of week 6 is #1, which is better than his market rank of #5. When compared to other goalies in week 7 instead of Holtby consider these better options at lower start percentages: Mike Smith (12.2 FP), Tuukka Rask (11.3 FP), Robin Lehner (6.2 FP), Cam Ward (6.7 FP), and Corey Crawford (17.5 FP). Starting in 75% of leagues he is expected to produce 14.3 fantasy points (WK 7). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #6 goalie of the week, but he is projected to be the #44 goalie. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 8.7 short of expectations. In addition to being projected for fewer FP than normal, he is only playing in 1 games.

Nikita Kucherov
 TB 99% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among right wings for the rest of week 6 is #4. When compared to other right wings in week 7 these are 4 better options at lower start percentages: Patrick Kane (13.4 FP), Mikael Granlund (12 FP), Kyle Palmieri (11.2 FP), and Viktor Arvidsson (10.6 FP). Starting in all virtually all leagues he is expected to produce 13.4 fantasy points (WK 7). Owners expect him to be the most productive right wing of the week, but he is projected to be the #5 right wing. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.1 short of expectations.

Tyler Seguin
 DAL 96% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Tyler Seguin is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #10 while his projection (rest of week 6) rank is #18. When compared to other centers in week 7 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Ryan Getzlaf (11 FP), Eric Staal (12.5 FP), Jonathan Toews (10.3 FP), Ryan Johansen (10 FP), and Nathan MacKinnon (9.7 FP). Starting in 96% of leagues he is expected to produce 12.4 fantasy points (WK 7). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #3 center of the week, but he is projected to be the #15 center. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.5 short of expectations.

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