Predictive Waiver Wire Analytics - Learn more
NFL
JAX
LV
8:00PM • PREVIEW
The Next Level Above Fantasy

Sportsbooks are more Fun with Better Rewards.

Evgeni Malkin or Nicklas Backstrom

Who Should I Start? - Week 32 • Start New
Evgeni Malkin

Evgeni Malkin

CPittsburgh Penguins PIT
Nicklas Backstrom

Nicklas Backstrom

CWashington Capitals WAS
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Malkin over Backstrom

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Evgeni Malkin
Loading...
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Backstrom over Malkin

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Nicklas Backstrom
Loading...
Performance Evgeni Malkin
Fantasy Chart Loading...

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1018102
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
22416266
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Nicklas Backstrom
Fantasy Chart Loading...

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1015121
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
23514045
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Evgeni Malkin
OWN
83%
-9.11 compared to last week
START
52%
-8.74 compared to last week
OWN/START Nicklas Backstrom
OWN
69%
-0.26 compared to last week
START
46%
+0.39 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Evgeni Malkin
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nicklas Backstrom
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Evgeni Malkin

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 67th with 207.5 total points (3.92 avg).
  • He is currently 374.6 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 15 in goals with 6 and is currently ranked 14th among C.
  • Top 35 in assists with 5 and is currently ranked 33rd among C.
  • Ranked 33rd in +/- with 3.
  • Top 10 in shots on goal with 43 and is currently ranked 10th among C.
  • Top 50 in time on ice with 17:50:30.0000 and is currently ranked 46th among C.
  • Top 50 in total penalty minutes with 6 and is currently ranked 46th among C.
  • Top 75 in blocked shots with 6, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 53rd among C.
  • Ranked 41st in powerplay goals with 1.
  • Ranked 51st in powerplay assists with 1.
  • Ranked 40th in faceoffs won with 68.
  • Ranked 81st in hits with 12.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 53 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.434
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4717
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.8491
Breakdown Nicklas Backstrom

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 122nd with 132.5 total points (2.32 avg).
  • He is currently 449.6 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.9 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 75 in goals with 2, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 75th among C.
  • Top 35 in assists with 5 and is currently ranked 28th among C.
  • Ranked 50th in +/- with 2.
  • Top 75 in shots on goal with 20, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 57th among C.
  • Top 100 in time on ice with 15:58:35.0000, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 83rd among C.
  • Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 6, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 55th among C.
  • Top 100 in blocked shots with 4 and is currently ranked 98th among C.
  • Ranked 55th in powerplay goals with 1.
  • Ranked 64th in powerplay assists with 1.
  • Ranked 65th in faceoffs won with 45.
  • Ranked 117th in hits with 8.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 57 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.1404
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4912
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.4737
Next Up Health Check
Injury Evgeni Malkin

No Injury Reported

Injury Nicklas Backstrom

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Evgeni Malkin
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nicklas Backstrom
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Evgeni Malkin
7.12
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nicklas Backstrom
4.60
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Evgeni Malkin
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
09-10 PIT 67 27 50 77 -6 98 266 20 0 0 0
10-11 PIT 44 15 22 37 -4 18 182 19 0 0 0
11-12 PIT 73 48 60 108 18 68 327 20 0 0 0
13-14 PIT 31 9 23 32 5 36 99 19 8 195 11
13-14 PIT 60 23 49 72 12 62 191 20 27 303 18
14-15 PIT 69 28 42 70 -2 60 213 19 24 318 17
15-16 PIT 55 27 31 58 2 59 159 19 26 306 18
16-17 PIT 62 32 39 71 18 73 194 18 40 369 27
17-18 PIT 78 40 56 96 14 89 238 19 52 462 32
18-19 PIT 69 21 52 73 -28 89 190 18 58 389 34
19-20 PIT 57 27 49 76 3 62 179 19 40 451 22
21-22 PIT 30 8 16 24 -2 22 64 17 17 133 12
21-22 PIT 51 20 22 42 -10 24 129 14 21 164 18
3-YEAR AVG 50 19 32 50 -13 39 129 28 260 18
Totals 764 329 522 851 18 776 2469 19 328 3169 215
Career Nicklas Backstrom
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
09-10 WAS 82 32 67 99 33 50 214 19 0 0 0
10-11 WAS 76 18 46 64 26 40 197 20 0 0 0
11-12 WAS 42 14 31 45 -4 24 95 19 0 0 0
13-14 WAS 48 8 36 44 7 20 81 19 27 422 34
13-14 WAS 82 18 61 79 -18 54 195 19 89 712 54
14-15 WAS 82 17 59 76 3 40 153 20 91 866 52
15-16 WAS 75 20 51 71 16 36 125 19 51 652 50
16-17 WAS 82 22 64 86 17 38 162 18 45 688 33
17-18 WAS 82 22 49 71 7 46 167 19 38 710 51
18-19 WAS 80 22 52 74 3 30 169 19 54 700 30
19-20 WAS 62 13 43 56 2 14 135 18 31 522 45
21-22 WAS 51 14 37 51 0 14 84 18 21 327 23
21-22 WAS 55 6 24 30 -8 12 68 14 16 301 16
3-YEAR AVG 60 11 35 47 -8 13 101 27 405 30
Totals 917 229 626 855 83 422 1877 19 482 5990 398
Think the Start Tool is good? Try this!
  • Optimal Lineups
  • Waiver Advice
  • Trade Suggestions & More

TRENDING DECISIONS

RECENT DECISIONS

Player News

Matchups

Week 19
ARI @LAR
BUF vs NE
CIN @TEN
DAL vs SF
GB vs SF
KC vs BUF
LAR @TB
LV @CIN
PHI @TB
PIT @KC
Matchup Time Pitchers
ARI @CHC 7:40 PM EST
BAL vs NYY 12:35 PM EST
BOS vs SEA 7:10 PM EST
CHW @KC 2:10 PM EST
CIN @CLE 1:10 PM EST
HOU vs TEX 8:10 PM EST
NYM vs STL 1:10 PM EST
PHI vs SD 1:05 PM EST
Matchup Time
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
No games scheduled