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Dennis Smith Jr. or Jalen McDaniels

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Dennis Smith Jr.

Dennis Smith Jr.

PGDetroit Pistons DET
Jalen McDaniels

Jalen McDaniels

PFCharlotte Hornets CHA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith Jr. over McDaniels

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Dennis Smith Jr.
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting McDaniels over Smith Jr.

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Jalen McDaniels
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Performance Dennis Smith Jr.
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
6.003.000.6719.000.670.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
5.752.751.2517.000.750.004
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Jalen McDaniels
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
15.673.004.3326.001.000.673
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.201.802.6016.600.800.405
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Dennis Smith Jr.
OWN
 
7%
-0.42 compared to last week
START
 
6%
+2.55 compared to last week
OWN/START Jalen McDaniels
OWN
64%
+63.89 compared to last week
START
58%
+58.33 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Dennis Smith Jr.
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Jalen McDaniels
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Dennis Smith Jr.

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among PG's. Either he is injured or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 84th with 373 total points (16.95 avg).
  • He is currently 1956 points behind the leader: Luka Doncic
  • Decline in numbers lately by 4.7 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 48.28% from the field this month. Very impressive.
  • Shooting 33.33% from beyond the arc this month. Not too good.
  • He is ranked 32nd this month in assist to turnover ratio with 3.00.
  • Assists per game numbers are only 1.63 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game are at 0.75 for the month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 12 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +1.32, APG: +0.53, RPG: +0.12, MPG: +2.16 STLS: +0.18 BLKS: +0.4
Breakdown Jalen McDaniels

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among PF's. Either he is injured or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 77th with 249 total points (9.58 avg).
  • He is currently 2176 points behind the leader: Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 8.8 PPG. That is great, but how long can he perform at this level? If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 56.82% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Shooting 43.75% from beyond the arc this month. Pretty damn good.
  • Assists per game numbers are 0.73 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are bad for a center / power forward at 1.00 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 10 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: -0.18, APG: -0.08, RPG: -1.75, MPG: --6.31 STLS: --0.27 BLKS: +0.08
Next Up Health Check
Injury Dennis Smith Jr.

KNEE - Day-to-day

Knee
Injury Jalen McDaniels

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Dennis Smith Jr.
DateOpponentResult
Apr 05@OKCW 132-108
Apr 06@DENL 134-119
Apr 08@SACW 113-101
Apr 10@PORL 118-103
Apr 11@LAC
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
8.753.750.7520.750.500.254
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Jalen McDaniels
DateOpponentResult
Apr 07@OKCW 113-102
Apr 09@MILW 127-119
Apr 11VS ATL
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
14.003.005.6724.001.000.673
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Dennis Smith Jr.
8.07
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Jalen McDaniels
8.08
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Dennis Smith Jr.
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
17-18 DAL 69 29.7 .395 .313 .694 15.2 5.2 3.8 0.2 1.0 2.8
18-19 DAL 53 28.3 .427 .322 .635 13.6 4.8 2.9 0.4 1.3 2.9
19-20 NY 34 15.6 .341 .296 .509 5.5 2.9 2.3 0.2 0.8 1.7
21-22 NY 22 17.8 .407 .333 .708 6.8 3.4 2.4 0.6 1.0 1.1
3-YEAR AVG 52 26.2 .400 .315 .647 12.5 4.5 3.2 0.3 1.1 2.6
Totals 178 25.1 .401 .316 .650 11.8 4.4 3.1 0.3 1.1 2.4
Career Jalen McDaniels
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
19-20 CHA 16 18.1 .471 .375 .824 5.6 0.8 4.1 0.2 0.5 0.8
20-21 CHA 26 11.8 .495 .333 .704 5.4 0.7 2.3 0.3 0.2 0.7
3-YEAR AVG 8 18.1 .471 .375 .824 5.6 0.8 4.1 0.2 0.5 0.8
Totals 42 14.2 .486 .349 .750 5.5 0.8 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.7
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ARI vs CIN 4:10 PM EST
ATL vs PHI 7:08 PM EST
BAL vs BOS 1:05 PM EST
CHC @PIT 1:05 PM EST
CHW vs KC 2:10 PM EST
CLE vs DET 1:10 PM EST
COL @SF 4:05 PM EST
LAA @TOR 1:07 PM EST
LAD vs WAS 4:10 PM EST
MIA @NYM 1:10 PM EST
MIL @STL 2:15 PM EST
MIN vs SEA 2:10 PM EST
NYY @TB 1:10 PM EST
SD @TEX 2:35 PM EST
Matchup Time
ATL @CHA 1:00 PM EST
BOS @DEN 3:00 PM EST
CHI @MIN 8:00 PM EST
CLE vs NO 7:00 PM EST
DAL vs SA 8:00 PM EST
DET @LAC 10:00 PM EST
IND @MEM 8:00 PM EST
MIA @POR 10:00 PM EST
MIL @ORL 7:00 PM EST
NY vs TOR 8:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
ANA vs COL 6:00 PM EST
ARI @VGK 4:00 PM EST
BOS vs WAS 7:00 PM EST
BUF @PHI 2:00 PM EST
DAL @NSH 8:00 PM EST
NJ vs PIT 7:00 PM EST
NYI vs NYR 7:00 PM EST