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Brent Burns is the number one fantasy defender and the #17 ranked player overall. His elite ranking was helped by his higher games played (83). Based on average fantasy points he is the #3 defender. He showed improvement from his start of the season to the middle of his season, but then his production dropped off. In his middle 28 games he averaged 5.1 fantasy points which was higher than his start (3.3 FP) and his ending average (3.2 FP). A late season drop-off might be expected given his age. Based on a relatively low standard deviation, Burns can be considered a consistent fantasy player. He averaged 3.9 FPs, but on any given day his projected ceiling is as high as 16 fantasy points.

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Burns may be getting older but he did get better this season. His average Fantasy points increased by 39% this season.

SEASON TREND'18-19'17-18'16-17
Fantasy Points320226321
FP Average3.92.83.9
Regular Season GP838282


He has averaged 11.5 fantasy points per week and had 13 weeks where he came up short (below 80% of average) and had 11 weeks where he was +20% above average.

WeekFantasy Points (GP)Good WeekBad Week
ALL11.5 FP per Week1113
Week 10 (2 games 0 per game)-11.5
Week 216.5 (4 games 4.1 per game)+5
Week 316 (2 games 8 per game)+4.5
Week 418 (3 games 6 per game)+6.5
Week 59 (3 games 3 per game)-2.5
Week 614.5 (4 games 3.6 per game)+3
Week 75 (3 games 1.7 per game)-6.5
Week 87 (3 games 2.3 per game)-4.5
Week 913 (4 games 3.2 per game)
Week 101 (3 games 0.3 per game)-10.5
Week 1119 (3 games 6.3 per game)+7.5
Week 126.5 (4 games 1.6 per game)-5
Week 1314 (2 games 7 per game)+2.5
Week 1430 (3 games 10 per game)+18.5
Week 1526.5 (4 games 6.6 per game)+15
Week 16-3 (3 games -1 per game)-14.5
Week 179.5 (2 games 4.8 per game)
Week 189.5 (1 games)
Week 1920.5 (3 games 6.8 per game)+9
Week 208 (3 games 2.7 per game)-3.5
Week 2122 (4 games 5.5 per game)+10.5
Week 226 (3 games 2 per game)-5.5
Week 237 (2 games 3.5 per game)-4.5
Week 243.5 (4 games 0.9 per game)-8
Week 256.5 (3 games 2.2 per game)-5
Week 267.5 (4 games 1.9 per game)-4
Week 2718.5 (3 games 6.2 per game)+7


He averaged 17.2 FD points and 4.7 DK points per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 0.5 and on FanDuel it was 1.6 fantasy points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On Draftkings it was 8 and on FanDuel it was 33.6 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All17.2 ($7.3K)24 G, 34 B4.7 ($6.7K)23 G, 34 B
4/6 COL34.4 ($7.4K)+17.29.5 ($6.8K)+4.8
4/4 @EDM28 ($7.2K)+10.87.5 ($6.8K)+2.8
4/2 @VAN9.6 ($7.3K)-7.63 ($6.4K)-1.7
3/31 CGY1.6 ($7.3K)-15.60.5 ($6.4K)-4.2
3/30 LV18.9 ($7.3K)--5 ($6.4K)--
3/28 CHI16 ($7.2K)--4.5 ($6.6K)--
3/25 DET16 ($7.1K)--5 ($7K)--
3/22 @ANA11.7 ($7K)-5.53 ($6.7K)-1.7
3/21 @LA12.8 ($7.1K)-4.43.5 ($6.5K)-1.2
3/18 LV13.3 ($7.1K)-3.93.5 ($6.7K)-1.2
3/16 NSH12.8 ($7.1K)-4.43.5 ($6.5K)-1.2
3/14 FLA4.8 ($7.2K)-12.41.5 ($6.8K)-3.2
3/12 @WPG8 ($7.3K)-9.22.5 ($6.7K)-2.2
3/11 @MIN8 ($7.3K)-9.22.5 ($6.8K)-2.2
3/9 STL4.8--1.5--
3/7 MON8 ($7.4K)-9.22 ($6.8K)-2.7
3/3 CHI12.8 ($7.4K)-4.43.5 ($6.9K)-1.2
3/1 COL14.4 ($7.4K)--4 ($7K)--
2/26 @BOS4.8 ($7.6K)-12.41.5 ($6.9K)-3.2
2/24 @DET26.9--7--
2/23 @CLB1.6-15.60.5 ($7.1K)-4.2
2/21 @PIT40.2 ($7.5K)+2310.5 ($7K)+5.8
2/18 BOS14.9 ($7.6K)--4 ($7.2K)--
2/16 VAN19.2 ($7.6K)--5.5 ($7K)--
2/14 WAS16 ($7.7K)--5 ($6.8K)--
2/11 @VAN19.2 ($7.8K)--5 ($6.8K)--
2/9 @EDM14.4 ($7.8K)--4.5 ($6.6K)--
2/7 @CGY34.9 ($7.7K)+17.79 ($6.8K)+4.3
2/5 @WPG17.6 ($7.5K)--5 ($6.9K)--
2/2 ARI34.4 ($7.5K)+17.29.5 ($6.8K)+4.8
1/22 @WAS33.6 ($7.5K)+16.49.5 ($6.5K)+4.8
1/21 @FLA22.4 ($7.5K)+5.26.5 ($6.8K)+1.8
1/19 @TB12.8 ($7.6K)-4.44 ($6.5K)--
1/16 @ARI6.4 ($7.8K)-10.82 ($6.7K)-2.7
1/15 PIT4.8 ($7.6K)-12.41.5 ($7K)-3.2
1/12 OTT32.8 ($7.6K)+15.69 ($6.4K)+4.3
1/10 @LV20.8 ($7.6K)+3.66 ($6.6K)+1.3
1/8 EDM28.5 ($7.6K)+11.37.5 ($6.3K)+2.8
1/7 LA4.8 ($7.6K)-12.41.5 ($6.4K)-3.2
1/5 TB38.9 ($7.5K)+21.710.5 ($6.3K)+5.8
1/2 @COL43.4 ($7.2K)+26.211 ($6.2K)+6.3
12/31 @CGY37 ($7.2K)+19.810 ($6.3K)+5.3
12/29 @EDM22.4--6--
12/27 ANA26.4 ($7.1K)+9.27.5 ($6.3K)+2.8
12/23 ARI9.6 ($6.8K)-7.63 ($6.5K)-1.7
12/22 LA17.6--5--
12/20 WPG9.6 ($6.9K)-7.63 ($6.5K)-1.7
12/18 @MIN6.4 ($7K)-10.82 ($6.5K)-2.7
12/16 @CHI34.6 ($7.3K)+17.49 ($6.4K)+4.3
12/13 DAL16 ($7.3K)--4.5 ($6.3K)--
12/10 NJ17.6 ($7.3K)--5 ($5.9K)--
12/8 @ARI9.6 ($7.4K)-7.63 ($6.7K)-1.7
12/7 @DAL6.4 ($7.4K)-10.82 ($6.5K)-2.7
12/5 CAR1.6 ($7.4K)-15.60.5 ($7.1K)-4.2
12/2 @MON30.1 ($7.2K)+12.98 ($7K)+3.3
12/1 @OTT14.9--4--
11/28 @TOR13.3 ($7.2K)-3.93.5 ($6.2K)-1.2
11/27 @BUF16 ($7.1K)--4.5 ($6.7K)--
11/24 @LV4.8 ($7.2K)-12.41.5 ($6.8K)-3.2
11/23 VAN14.9 ($7.2K)--4 ($6.6K)--
11/20 EDM12.8--3.5--
11/17 STL6.4 ($7.2K)-10.82 ($6.9K)-2.7
11/15 TOR26.1 ($7.1K)+8.97.5 ($6.6K)+2.8
11/13 NSH12.8 ($7.2K)-4.43.5 ($6.7K)-1.2
11/11 CGY3.2 ($7.3K)-141 ($6.8K)-3.7
11/9 @STL9.6 ($7.3K)-7.63 ($6.7K)-1.7
11/8 @DAL28.8 ($7.1K)+11.68 ($6.8K)+3.3
11/6 MIN22.4 ($7.1K)+5.26 ($7K)+1.3
11/3 PHI11.7 ($7.2K)-5.53 ($6.9K)-1.7
11/1 CLB8 ($7.3K)-9.22.5 ($6.5K)-2.2
10/30 NYR24.8 ($7.3K)+7.66.5 ($7K)+1.8
10/28 @ANA14.4 ($7.3K)--4 ($6.9K)--
10/26 @CAR26.1 ($7.2K)+8.97 ($7K)+2.3
10/23 @NSH35.4 ($7.1K)+18.29 ($6.6K)+4.3
10/20 NYI16.8 ($7.1K)--4.5 ($6.4K)--
10/18 BUF21.8 ($7.1K)+4.65.5 ($6.3K)--
10/14 @NJ16--4.5--
10/11 @NYR27.2 ($6.7K)+107.5 ($6.4K)+2.8
10/9 @PHI13.3 ($6.7K)-3.93.5 ($6.3K)-1.2
10/8 @NYI9.6 ($7.2K)-7.63 ($6.7K)-1.7
10/5 @LA0 ($7.2K)-17.20 ($6.9K)-4.7
10/3 ANA4.8 ($7.3K)-12.41.5 ($7.1K)-3.2