Devin Booker's Rest of Season Value is Surprising

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REST OF SEASON VALUE

Devin Booker is projected to be the #10 rated player of 21 guards who are owned in 100% of leagues. His market rank among all guards is #19 but that rank is clearly impacted by the significant time he missed. Our projections show his value is rising. He is projected for 865 fantasy points in 24 remaining games. Based on average FPs, he is even better with the #9 highest average. The market ranks Devin Booker behind McCollum and above Lowry but the projections rank Devin Booker over McCollum. Out of 7 major fantasy categories he ranks significantly lower in 5 categories than his overall fantasy point ranking and these are relative weaknesses. Scoring is his strength but he has areas he could improve on to become a more well-rounded fantasy guard.

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Projected Stat Relative Strength Overall Relative Weakness
Fantasy Points   865 (#10)  
Points   546 (#9)  
Rebounds     86 (#43)
Assists   142.1 (#17)  
Steals     19 (#58)
Blocks     4 (#84)
3PT Made     49 (#27)
Turnovers   75 (#5)  

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

If you are in a league that allows substitutions during the week Devin Booker is someone to keep in the lineup and he is a good value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #19 while his projection rank for the rest of week 18 is #6. When compared to other guards in week 19, Louis Williams (54.2 FP), Chris Paul (69.8 FP), Kyle Lowry (69.7 FP), Mike Conley (69.9 FP), and Jrue Holiday (70.1 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Booker but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 82% of leagues he is expected to produce 60.8 fantasy points (WK 19). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #19 guard of week 19. He is projected to be better than that (the #7 guard). His per game projected FP average is 37.3 which is better than his actual per game average (29.2).

He is projected for 75 fantasy points in week 19 (#6 G)
in 2 games.

Projected Stat Relative Strength WK Overall Relative Weakness
Fantasy Points   75 (#6)  
Points   47 (#5)  
Rebounds     6.7 (#45)
Assists   12.4 (#13)  
Steals     1.8 (#42)
Blocks     0.4 (#60)
3PT Made     4.3 (#21)
Turnovers   6.1 (#6)  

Based on 2/13 start percentages, Devin Booker is valued behind Richardson and above Young but the projections rank these players in reverse order in week 19.

Feb 21 Feb 23
35.7 FP @CLE 38.9 FP @ATL

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

OPP FANTASY STATLINE
2/10 @SAC 42 FP, 39 FD, 45 DK 35 Min, 27 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Ast, 61.1 TS%, 31% USG
2/4 vs HOU 36 FP, 34 FD, 35 DK 33 Min, 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 63 TS%, 20% USG
2/2 vs ATL 57 FP, 54 FD, 60 DK 43 Min, 32 Pts, 8 Reb, 10 Ast, 56.5 TS%, 32% USG
1/29 @SA 53 FP, 54 FD, 57 DK 40 Min, 38 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 86.1 TS%, 32% USG
1/27 @LAL 32 FP, 29 FD, 31 DK 36 Min, 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 54.3 TS%, 26% USG

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

FANDUEL VALUE (2/13): Devin Booker is underrated on FanDuel with a projected 39.3 FD pts (#2 among shooting guards). At $8400 he is expected to be the #5 shooting guard. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $9.4K. He is projected for more points than 3 higher priced options: Bradley Beal (37.4 FP), D`Angelo Russell (33.8 FP), and Luka Doncic (38.4 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 35.1 FPs, a value reached in 25 of 58 games (43%). The combined ‘cover percentage’ for shooting guards priced at $4.0K and above is 43%.

Booker is in the SportsLine FanDuel optimal lineup 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 is not in the DraftKings optimal lineup but Stephen Curry is.

DRAFTKINGS VALUE: Projected for 42.2 DraftKings pts Booker is the #4 ranked point guard. At $8300 he is expected to be the #8 point guard. Based on the projection, Booker is worth $8.7K. He is projected for more points than 3 higher priced options: D`Angelo Russell (36 FP), Ben Simmons (40.7 FP), and Luka Doncic (42 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 40.4 FPs, a value reached in 23 of 58 games (40%). The combined ‘cover percentage’ for point guards priced at $4.0K and above is 40%.