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LaMelo Ball or DeMarcus Cousins

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LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball

PGCharlotte Hornets CHA
DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins

CHouston Rockets HOU
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ball over Cousins

 
 
 
 
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Latest News LaMelo Ball
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Cousins over Ball

 
 
 
 
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Latest News DeMarcus Cousins
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Performance LaMelo Ball
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
9.003.003.0019.001.000.002
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
11.006.677.5024.831.500.336
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance DeMarcus Cousins
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
3.334.679.0020.330.001.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
6.333.177.5017.330.500.506
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START LaMelo Ball
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
67%
No change since last week.
OWN/START DeMarcus Cousins
OWN
69%
-5.46 compared to last week
START
60%
+2.21 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus LaMelo Ball
42nd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus DeMarcus Cousins
41st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown LaMelo Ball

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 42nd among PG's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 18th with 446 total points (29.73 avg).
  • He is currently 287 points behind the leader: Luka Doncic
  • He is doing much better than most people thought he would.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.5 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 42.04% from the field this month.
  • Shooting 34.85% from beyond the arc this month. Not too good.
  • He is ranked 43rd this month in assist to turnover ratio with 2.51.
  • Good point guard that is one of the better ones in the league with 6.07 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are great for a guard with 6.86 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 15 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +11.67, APG: +5.87, RPG: +6.47, MPG: +24.13 STLS: +1.53 BLKS: +0.33
Breakdown DeMarcus Cousins

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 41st among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 33rd with 213 total points (19.36 avg).
  • He is currently 613 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.6 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 26.25% from the field this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Shooting 23.68% from beyond the arc this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Assists per game numbers are alright for a center but nothing to brag about at 1.93 apg.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are average for a center / power forward with 5.29 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 11 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +6.09, APG: +2.45, RPG: +6.73, MPG: +15.36 STLS: +0.55 BLKS: +1
Next Up Health Check
Injury LaMelo Ball

No Injury Reported

Injury DeMarcus Cousins

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups LaMelo Ball
DateOpponentResult
Jan 20VS WAS
Jan 22VS CHIL 123-110
Jan 24@ORL
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
7.002.001.0016.002.000.001
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups DeMarcus Cousins
DateOpponentResult
Jan 18@CHIL 125-120
Jan 20VS PHOL 109-103
Jan 22@DETW 103-102
Jan 23@DAL
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
3.503.507.5015.750.001.254
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating LaMelo Ball
21.40
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating DeMarcus Cousins
9.20
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career LaMelo Ball
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
20-21 CHA 15 24.1 .407 .333 .690 11.7 5.9 6.5 0.3 1.5 2.3
3-YEAR AVG 0 0.0 .0 .0 .0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 15 24.1 .407 .333 .690 11.7 5.9 6.5 0.3 1.5 2.3
Career DeMarcus Cousins
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
10-11 SAC 81 28.3 .430 .167 .687 14.1 2.5 8.6 0.8 1.0 3.3
11-12 SAC 64 30.3 .448 .143 .702 18.1 1.6 11.0 1.2 1.5 2.7
12-13 SAC 73 30.4 .469 .182 .739 17.3 2.6 10.1 0.7 1.4 3.0
13-14 SAC 70 32.1 .495 .0 .723 22.6 2.9 11.6 1.3 1.5 3.5
14-15 SAC 59 33.9 .467 .250 .782 24.1 3.6 12.7 1.8 1.5 4.3
15-16 SAC 65 34.4 .451 .333 .718 26.9 3.3 11.5 1.4 1.6 3.8
16-17 SAC 72 34.3 .452 .360 .772 27.0 4.6 11.1 1.3 1.4 3.7
17-18 NO 48 36.2 .470 .354 .746 25.2 5.3 12.9 1.6 1.7 5.0
19-20 GS 30 25.5 .480 .274 .736 16.3 3.6 8.2 1.5 1.3 2.4
20-21 HOU 11 15.4 .263 .237 .727 6.1 2.5 6.7 1.0 0.5 1.7
3-YEAR AVG 26 32.1 .473 .334 .744 21.8 4.7 11.1 1.5 1.6 4.0
Totals 573 31.5 .459 .328 .736 21.0 3.2 10.8 1.2 1.4 3.5
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