James Neal Dominates Daily Fantasy on 10/8... Sergei Bobrovsky Crushes DFS Owners

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James Neal (EDM 20 TOI, 4 G, 0 A, 8 SOG, 1 BS) was priced at $4700 and based on the active 10/8 pool, he was worth $24698 more than his salary. His 2.3 SOG per game is 8% of his team's SOGs. He got 31% of the team's SOGs yesterday. Of his 160 game sample, he has never had this many fantasy points. He does not play again until 10/10.

Drew Doughty (LA 21 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 4 SOG, 1 BS) needed 12.3 FPs too live up to his $5700 salary, and he went on to have 36.5 fantasy points. He averages 1.9 SOG per game which is 6% of team shots on goal. He got 10% of the team's SOGs yesterday. Of his 168 game sample, he has never had this many fantasy points. His next game is today (LA@VAN) and his salary is $5.9K. You can check out the SportsLine FanDuel Cheat Sheet if you want to get his latest FanDuel projection and the Computer's Optimal Lineup.

Ilya Kovalchuk (LA 19 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 2 SOG, 1 BS) needed 9.5 FPs too live up to his $4400 salary, and he went on to have 33.3 fantasy points. His one goal came on just 2 shots. He had 33.3 or more fantasy points in 3 of his previous 65 games (5%). He is expected to play again today (LA@VAN) and his salary is $4.5K.

Matthew Tkachuk (CGY 20 TOI, 2 G, 1 A, 2 SOG, 1 BS) owners made a +$10472 profit and got +22.6 more fantasy points than expected at a $6600 price. Amazingly, he scored multiple goals on just 2 shots. His 36.8 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 6 of his previous 155 games (4%). He does not play again until 10/10.

James Reimer (CAR Win 47 SV, 3 GA, 94%) owners made a +$10102 profit and got +21.8 more fantasy points than expected at a $7300 price. His save percentage was +3.7 percentage points higher than his average. He had 37.6 or more fantasy points in 5 of his previous 81 games (6%).

Connor Hellebuyck (WPG Win 37 SV, 1 GA, 97.4%) was priced at $7400 and based on the active 10/8 pool, he delivered 21.6 more FPs than his salary expectations. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. His save percentage was +6.1 percentage points higher than his average. His 37.6 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 13 of his previous 154 games (8%). He does not play again until 10/10. He is projected to have 20.5 FPs in this game.

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Sergei Bobrovsky (FLA Loss 10 SV, 4 GA, 71.4%, 19 TOI) owners took a $-12326 loss and got 26.6 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $8600 price.

At $7700 Semyon Varlamov (NYI Loss 15 SV, 4 GA, 78.9%, 28 TOI) needed to have 16.6 FPs to breakeven, but only had -4 FPs.

Blake Wheeler (WPG 17 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed 16.6 FPs too live up to his $7700 salary, but he went on to only have 0 fantasy points. His 2.8 SOG per game is 8% of team shots on goal. Owners must have 'loved' his zero shots on goal. His production might have been higher if he was able to get his normal time on ice (20.2). He averages 0.6 blocks per game, but had none in this game.

Viktor Arvidsson (NSH 15 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 1 SOG, 0 BS) needed 16 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 1.6. He averages 3.3 SOG per game which is 11% of team shots on goal. His 1 SOG yesterday was just 4% of the team's SOGs. His production might have been higher if he was able to get his normal time on ice (18.7). He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.4).

At $6300 Patric Hornqvist (PIT 2 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed to have 13.6 FPs to breakeven, but only had 0 FPs. His 2.9 SOG per game is 9% of his team's SOGs. No SOGs usually translates to a bad game. His bad night can be attributed to having just 2 minutes of ice time. He averages 0.5 blocks per game, but had none in this game.

DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

James Neal (EDM 20 TOI, 4 G, 0 A, 8 SOG, 1 BS) owners made a +$22386 profit and got +15 more fantasy points than expected at a $4500 price. His 2.3 SOG per game is 8% of his team's SOGs. He got 31% of the team's SOGs yesterday. This is the most DraftKings points he has scored in the last 160 games.

Drew Doughty (LA 21 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 4 SOG, 1 BS) was priced at $5000 and based on the active 10/8 pool, he was worth $9104 more than his salary. He averages 1.9 SOG per game which is 6% of his team's SOGs. He got 10% of the team's SOGs yesterday. He had 9.5 or more fantasy points in 1 of his previous 168 games (1%). He is expected to play again today (LA@VAN) and his salary is $5.4K. The DraftKings Cheat Sheet will tell you if he is a good value again today and he is in the Optimal Lineup.

Ilya Kovalchuk (LA 19 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 2 SOG, 1 BS) needed 2.5 FPs too live up to his $3800 salary, and he went on to have 8.5 fantasy points. His one goal came on just 2 shots. He had 8.5 or more fantasy points in 3 of his previous 65 games (5%). He is expected to play again today (LA@VAN) and his salary is $4.1K.

Brad Marchand (BOS 17 TOI, 2 G, 1 A, 3 SOG, 1 BS) needed 4.2 FPs too live up to his $6300 salary, and he went on to have 10 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. He had 10 or more fantasy points in 6 of his previous 185 games (3%). His next game (BOS@COL) is on 10/10.

Matthew Tkachuk (CGY 20 TOI, 2 G, 1 A, 2 SOG, 1 BS) was priced at $5600 and based on the active 10/8 pool, he was worth $8507 more than his salary. SportsLine rated him as a better than average value in the slate. Amazingly, he scored multiple goals on just 2 shots. His 9.5 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 6 of his previous 155 games (4%).

Connor Hellebuyck (WPG Win 37 SV, 1 GA, 97.4%) was priced at $6900 and based on the active 10/8 pool, he was worth $7164 more than his salary. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. His save percentage was +6.1 percentage points higher than his average. His 9.4 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 13 of his previous 154 games (8%).

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Sergei Bobrovsky (FLA Loss 10 SV, 4 GA, 71.4%, 19 TOI) owners took a $-10745 loss and got 7.2 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $7700 price.

At $8300 Matt Murray (PIT Loss 18 SV, 4 GA, 81.8%) needed to have 5.6 FPs to breakeven, but only had -0.4 FPs.

At $7100 Blake Wheeler (WPG 17 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed to have 4.8 FPs to breakeven, but only had 0 FPs. His 2.8 SOG per game is 8% of his team's SOGs. No SOGs usually translates to a bad game. His production might have been higher if he was able to get his normal time on ice (20.2). He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.6).

Patric Hornqvist (PIT 2 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed 4.5 FPs too live up to his $6700 salary, but he went on to only have 0 fantasy points. SportsLine anticipated a bad performance with a FADE recommendation in its Cheat Sheet. He averages 2.9 SOG per game which is 9% of his team's SOGs. No SOGs usually translates to a bad game. His bad night can be attributed to having just 2 minutes of ice time. He averages 0.5 blocks per game, but had none in this game.

At $6900 Viktor Arvidsson (NSH 15 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 1 SOG, 0 BS) needed to have 4.6 FPs to breakeven, but only had 0.5 FPs. His 3.3 SOG per game is 11% of his team's SOGs. His 1 SOG yesterday was just 4% of the team's SOGs. His production might have been higher if he was able to get his normal time on ice (18.7). He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.4).