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BUF
NE
24
10
PIT
ATL
19
16
GB
CHI
28
19
JAX
DET
14
40
NYJ
MIN
22
27
WAS
NYG
20
20
TEN
PHI
10
35
DEN
BAL
9
10
CLE
HOU
27
14
SEA
LAR
14
13
MIA
SF
10
17
KC
CIN
10
14
LAC
LV
13
10
IND
DAL
o44.5
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TB
o40.5
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Jalen Smith or Zion Williamson

Who Should I Start? - Week 8 • Start New
Jalen Smith

Jalen Smith

PFIndiana Pacers IND
Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson

PFNew Orleans Pelicans NO
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith over Williamson

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Jalen Smith
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Williamson over Smith

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Zion Williamson
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Performance Jalen Smith
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
17.000.255.0020.500.251.004
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
12.290.434.5720.140.430.867
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Zion Williamson
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
28.677.0011.0035.002.332.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
23.505.008.5030.671.671.176
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Jalen Smith
OWN
78%
+5.66 compared to last week
START
69%
+8.11 compared to last week
OWN/START Zion Williamson
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
100%
+40.38 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Jalen Smith
71st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Zion Williamson
13th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Jalen Smith

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 71st among PF's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 19th with 460 total points (21.90 avg).
  • He is currently 463 points behind the leader: Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • He is performing amazing in the past 30 days. Will he keep it up?
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.8 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 41.88% from the field this month. Not very good at all for a big man.
  • Shooting 28.07% from beyond the arc this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Assists per game numbers are 1.00 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are average for a center / power forward with 5.62 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 6 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +9.18, APG: +0.91, RPG: +5.02, MPG: +18.22 STLS: +0.18 BLKS: +0.75
Breakdown Zion Williamson

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 13th among PF's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 7th with 589 total points (39.27 avg).
  • He is currently 334 points behind the leader: Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 5.2 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 65.89% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Shooting 16.67% from beyond the arc this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Assists per game numbers are good for a power forward with 3.15 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are average for a center / power forward with 5.31 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 14 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +23, APG: +4.13, RPG: +7.07, MPG: +30.8 STLS: +1.33 BLKS: +0.6
Next Up Health Check
Injury Jalen Smith

FACE - Day-to-day

Face
Injury Zion Williamson

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Jalen Smith
DateOpponentResult
Nov 28@LALW 116-115
Nov 30@SACL 137-114
Dec 02@UTAL 139-119
Dec 04@POR
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
15.000.333.6718.000.331.003
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Zion Williamson
DateOpponentResult
Nov 28VS OKCW 105-101
Nov 30VS TORW 126-108
Dec 02@SAW 117-99
Dec 04VS DEN
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
29.505.5011.0032.752.251.754
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Jalen Smith
12.73
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Zion Williamson
26.03
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Jalen Smith
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
20-21 PHO 21 4.0 .438 .273 .333 1.5 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.2
21-22 PHO 53 18.4 .493 .311 .782 9.5 0.5 6.3 0.8 0.3 0.9
22-23 IND 21 22.5 .434 .282 .786 11.3 1.0 6.8 0.9 0.3 1.3
3-YEAR AVG 28 13.7 .489 .309 .778 6.8 0.4 4.5 0.6 0.2 0.7
Totals 104 15.5 .471 .299 .780 7.7 0.5 5.0 0.6 0.2 0.8
Career Zion Williamson
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
20-21 NO 60 32.3 .616 .313 .694 26.7 3.6 7.0 0.6 0.9 2.6
22-23 NO 15 30.8 .594 .143 .743 23.0 4.1 7.1 0.6 1.3 2.5
3-YEAR AVG 28 31.1 .604 .340 .681 25.5 3.2 6.9 0.6 0.8 2.6
Totals 100 31.1 .603 .315 .689 25.1 3.3 6.9 0.6 0.9 2.6
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