Sidney Crosby Fantasy Value: Buy, Sell or Hold?

REST OF SEASON VALUE

Sidney Crosby is projected to be the #2 rated player of 12 centers who are owned in 100% of leagues. Using actual fantasy production and current start percentage as the first and second tie-breaker, his market rank is #4. Based on projections, he is trending up slightly. He is projected for 142 fantasy points in 35 remaining games. His projected average FP rank is the same as his rest of season total rank. The market ranks Sidney Crosby behind Point and above Scheifele but the projections rank Sidney Crosby over Point.

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Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
142 (#2) 
Points51 (#2) 
 
Goals 
19 (#8) 
Assists32 (#2) 
 
SOG 
 
110 (#12)
PIM 
 
14 (#48)
Blocks 
 
19 (#71)
+/- 
10 (#4) 

He has a relatively high shooting percentage.

TBD

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

FANDUEL VALUE (1/18): Crosby is projected for 20.3 FanDuel points and is fairly ranked. At $8800 he is expected to be the #1 center. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $9.4K. Based on salary, he is expected to have 18.9 FPs, a value reached in 19 of 43 games (44%). The combined 'cover percentage' for centers priced at $4.0K and above is 41%.

DRAFTKINGS VALUE: Crosby is projected for 5.4 DraftKings points and is fairly ranked. He is the #2 highest priced center ($7800). At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $8.2K. Sebastian Aho (5.4 FP) is projected for more points at a lower salary. Based on salary, he is expected to have 5.1 FPs, a value reached in 18 of 43 games (42%). The combined 'cover percentage' for center priced at $4.0K and above is 39%.

Crosby is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. SportsLine.com also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.