Ovechkin is the #1 Most Expensive Left Wing on DraftKings and is Projected to Be...


Projected for 5.9 DraftKings pts Ovechkin is the #2 ranked left wing. At $7900 he is expected to be the #1 left wing. Based on the projection, Ovechkin is worth $8.8K. Johnny Gaudreau (6 FP) is projected for more points at a lower salary. Based on salary, he is expected to have 5.3 FPs, a value reached in 16 of 46 games (35%). The combined 'cover percentage' for left wing priced at $4.0K and above is 39%.

  • 1/18 VEGAS LINE EXPECTATION: WAS 3.5 (#3 Most Today) vs NYI 3 (#8 Most)
  • PROJECTION (POS RANK): 5.93 Fantasy Points (#2), 1.37 points (#3), 0.84 goals (#1), 0.53 assists (#6), 4.09 shots on goal (#1), 0.4 PIM (#22 most), 0.45 blocked shots (#30)

FANDUEL VALUE: Based on a projected 22 FanDuel points, Ovechkin is fairly ranked. At $8600 he is expected to be the #2 wing. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $10.1K (expected pts per $ is calculated daily based on the average of healthy starters). Based on salary, he is expected to have 18.7 FPs, a value reached in 17 of 46 games (37%). The combined 'cover percentage' for wings priced at $4.0K and above is 40%.

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His market rank based on start percentage among left wings for the rest of week 16 is #2, which is better than his market rank of #3. Starting in 97% of leagues he is expected to produce 5.6 fantasy points (WK 17). Week 17 market expectations match his projection. He is expected to be the #2 left wing (projected to be #1).

He is projected for 6.79 fantasy points in week 17 (#1 LW) in 2 games.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
6.79 (#1) 
1.16 (#4) 
Goals0.71 (#1) 
0.44 (#12)
SOG3.95 (#3) 
0.4 (#38)
0.53 (#37)
-0.28 (#92)

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    3.7 FP vs SJ3 FP @TOR

    Alex Ovechkin last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    1/15 @NSH-1 FP, 15 FD, 4 DK18 TOI, 4 SOG, 1 PTS, 0 G, 1 A, -3 PIM
    1/14 vs STL4 FP, 17 FD, 4 DK21 TOI, 3 SOG, 1 PTS, 1 G, 0 A, -1 PIM
    1/12 vs CLB2 FP, 11 FD, 3 DK21 TOI, 2 SOG, 1 PTS, 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM
    1/10 @BOS8 FP, 34 FD, 9 DK20 TOI, 5 SOG, 2 PTS, 2 G, 0 A, 2 PIM
    1/8 vs PHI-1 FP, 10 FD, 3 DK22 TOI, 5 SOG, 0 PTS, 0 G, 0 A, -1 PIM

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    There are 7 left wings owned in 100% of leagues and Alex Ovechkin is projected to be the #2 among them. Using actual fantasy production and current start percentage as the first and second tie-breaker, his market rank is #3. According to these projections his value is rising slightly. He is projected for 135 fantasy points in 35 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#2) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Alex Ovechkin behind Landeskog and above Marchand but the projections rank Alex Ovechkin over Landeskog.

    Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
    Fantasy Points 
    135 (#1) 
    Points45 (#3) 
    Goals28 (#1) 
    17 (#11)
    SOG143 (#2) 
    16 (#49)
    19 (#52)
    5 (#24)

    Offensively, he is more of a goal scorer than facilitator.