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Nikita Kucherov or Michael Bunting

Who Should I Start? - Week 38 • Start New
Nikita Kucherov

Nikita Kucherov

RWTampa Bay Lightning TB
Michael Bunting

Michael Bunting

LWToronto Maple Leafs TOR
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Kucherov over Bunting

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Nikita Kucherov
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bunting over Kucherov

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Michael Bunting
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Performance Nikita Kucherov
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
12314403
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
13415205
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Michael Bunting
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Nikita Kucherov
OWN
98%
-1.92 compared to last week
START
71%
-9.62 compared to last week
OWN/START Michael Bunting
OWN
62%
+4.87 compared to last week
START
35%
+4.62 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Nikita Kucherov
2nd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Michael Bunting
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Nikita Kucherov

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 2nd among RW's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 7th with 373.0 total points (5.18 avg).
  • He is currently 146.9 points behind the leader: Mikko Rantanen
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.4 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 3 in goals with 4 and is currently ranked 2nd among RW.
  • Top 3 in assists with 8 and is currently ranked 2nd among RW.
  • Top 3 in +/- with 6 and is currently ranked 1st among RW.
  • Top 3 in shots on goal with 38 and is currently ranked 1st among RW.
  • Top 3 in time on ice with 20:12:43.6363 and is currently ranked 2nd among RW.
  • Top 6 in total penalty minutes with 6 and is currently ranked 4th among RW.
  • Top 10 in blocked shots with 1 and is currently ranked 9th among RW.
  • Tops in powerplay goals with 3 and is currently ranked 1st among RW.
  • Top 4 in powerplay assists with 1 and is currently ranked 3rd among RW.
  • Top 10 in hits with 10 and is currently ranked 9th among RW.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 72 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.4583
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.875
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +3.2083
Breakdown Michael Bunting

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 28th with 284.5 total points (3.20 avg).
  • He is currently 251.4 points behind the leader: Johnny Gaudreau
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.2 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

    Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 89 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2697
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4607
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.0337
Next Up Health Check
Injury Nikita Kucherov

No Injury Reported

Injury Michael Bunting

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Nikita Kucherov
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Michael Bunting
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 Nikita Kucherov
20.35
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Michael Bunting
4.25
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Nikita Kucherov
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
13-14 TB 52 9 9 18 3 14 102 13 15 1 19
14-15 TB 82 29 36 65 37 35 191 14 64 0 28
15-16 TB 76 29 37 66 9 30 204 18 60 0 28
16-17 TB 74 40 45 85 13 38 246 19 30 0 20
17-18 TB 81 40 61 101 16 42 284 19 31 3 15
18-19 TB 83 41 89 130 27 62 247 19 44 0 31
19-20 TB 70 34 53 87 25 40 217 18 39 0 19
21-22 TB 55 25 49 74 0 24 158 18 36 1 7
3-YEAR AVG 50 22 42 64 31 26 146 31 0 10
Totals 620 263 422 685 142 313 1786 18 359 5 174
Career Michael Bunting
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
18-19 ARI 6 1 0 1 -1 4 5 9 7 0 2
21-22 TOR 85 23 39 62 27 84 179 14 86 9 21
3-YEAR AVG 39 13 14 27 27 34 77 41 6 8
Totals 123 39 44 83 26 106 236 14 131 17 25
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