Who is Worth More Over the Rest of the Season - Carter vs Thornton

REST OF SEASON VALUE

His latest projection based rank among centers is #59. Ranking by ownership percentage (46%), Jeff Carter is expected to be the #45 center for the rest of the season. Our projections indicate that Jeff Carter is overrated by the market. He is projected for 49 fantasy points in 33 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#62) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Jeff Carter behind Hayes and above Thornton but the projections rank Thornton over Jeff Carter.

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Projected StatRelative StrengthOverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
49 (#59) 
Points 
19 (#58) 
Goals9 (#47) 
 
Assists 
10 (#64) 
SOG84 (#34) 
 
PIM19 (#25) 
 
Blocks 
 
19 (#71)
+/- 
 
-9 (#148)

He does not score as many goals as you might expect given his shots on goal projection.

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

When compared to other centers in week 17 instead of Carter consider these better options at lower start percentages: Mikael Backlund (2.4 FP), Carl Soderberg (2.9 FP), Cody Eakin (2.9 FP), Mikko Koivu (3.3 FP), and Charlie Coyle (2.3 FP). Starting in 23% of leagues he is expected to produce 1.9 fantasy points (WK 17). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #44 center of the week, but he is projected to be the #52 center. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 0.3 short of expectations. In addition to being projected for fewer FP than normal, he is only playing in 1 games.

He is projected for 1.61 fantasy points in week 17 (#52 C) in 1 1 game.

Projected StatRelative StrengthWK OverallRelative Weakness
Fantasy Points 
1.61 (#52) 
Points0.57 (#37) 
 
Goals0.28 (#28) 
 
Assists0.29 (#43) 
 
SOG2.4 (#22) 
 
PIM0.6 (#9) 
 
Blocks 
0.54 (#47) 
+/- 
 
-0.13 (#75)

  • Based on 1/18 start percentages, Jeff Carter is valued behind Stastny and above Athanasiou but the projections rank Athanasiou over Jeff Carter in week 17.
  • Jeff Carter last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    OPPFANTASYSTATLINE
    1/17 @DAL2 FP, 10 FD, 2 DK15 TOI, 1 SOG, 1 PTS, 0 G, 1 A, 0 PIM
    1/15 @MIN4 FP, 20 FD, 6 DK19 TOI, 4 SOG, 1 PTS, 1 G, 0 A, 1 PIM
    1/12 vs PIT9 FP, 33 FD, 8 DK18 TOI, 2 SOG, 3 PTS, 1 G, 2 A, 2 PIM
    1/10 vs OTT-3 FP, 6 FD, 2 DK17 TOI, 3 SOG, 0 PTS, 0 G, 0 A, -3 PIM
    1/7 @SJ0 FP, 2 FD, 0 DK18 TOI, 0 SOG, 0 PTS, 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM

    Carter is not in the 1/18 DFS player pool, but one player who is in the Sportsline FanDuel optimal lineup is Elias Pettersson, and Henrik Borgstrom is in the DraftKings optimal lineup.

    LAST DAILY FANTASY PERFORMANCE 1/17 VS DAL

    • 15 TOI, 0 G, 1 A, 1 SOG, 0 BS
    • FanDuel: $5200, 10.1 FPs
    • DraftKings: $4400, 2.5 FPs