Draft Nino Niederreiter as the #42 Left Wing... Ahead of Jared McCann and After Dominic Toninato

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Nino Niederreiter as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 134 projected fantasy points puts him at #42 behind Dominic Toninato and ahead of Jared McCann. He has averaged 1.71 fantasy points in his past 82 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 1.69 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#43) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 66%, he is the #30 most highly owned left wing. Nino Niederreiter is expected to come up short of last season's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (LW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#40 Alan Quine135 FP, 1.71 per game1.11 per game (#79)
#41 Dominic Toninato135 FP, 1.71 per game1.11 per game (#79)
#42 Nino Niederreiter (66% OWN)134 FP, 1.69 per game140 FP, 82 gp, 1.71 per game (#34)
#43 Jared McCann (18% OWN)133 FP, 1.68 per game105 FP, 78 gp, 1.34 per game (#50)
#44 Nikolaj Ehlers (77% OWN)132 FP, 1.66 per game103 FP, 62 gp, 1.66 per game (#36)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nino Niederreiter is projected for 4.38 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #26 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 Jonathan Marchessault but behind Alex Killorn the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#40). He is projected for 4.87 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Jeff Skinner (97% OWN)4.43 FP, 2 GP2.4 FP
#25 Alex Killorn (32% OWN)4.41 FP, 3 GP1.62 FP
#26 Nino Niederreiter (66% OWN)4.38 FP, 3 GP1.69 FP
#27 Jonathan Marchessault (93% OWN)4.33 FP, 2 GP2.41 FP
#28 Zach Parise (88% OWN)4.31 FP, 2 GP2.21 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#38 Zach Hyman (24% OWN)4.95 FP, 3 GP1.89 FP
#39 Andreas Johnsson (48% OWN)4.87 FP, 3 GP1.86 FP
#40 Nino Niederreiter (66% OWN)4.87 FP, 3 GP1.69 FP
#41 James van Riemsdyk (77% OWN)4.8 FP, 2 GP2.23 FP
#42 Brendan Leipsic (1% OWN)4.8 FP, 3 GP1.82 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.

NINO NIEDERREITERFPPTSGASOGPPG
'19-20 Projection1345121.629.12119.3
-- Per Game (79 Proj)1.700.640.270.372.680.12
10/2 to 10/6 (2.9 Games)4.41.830.781.057.70.34
10/7 to 10/13 (2.9 Games)4.91.850.791.067.70.35
'18-20 Season1405423311856
-- Per Game (82 GP)1.710.660.280.382.260.07