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The player’s name. Clicking on this will sort the column in reverse alphabetical order by first name. Clicking a second time will sort the column in alphabetical order by first name.
The dollar value assigned to the player on the site. Clicking this column will sort from highest to lowest cost. Clicking a second time will sort from lowest to highest cost.
The slot(s) the player is eligible to fill on the site. On sites with dual positional eligibility, a player eligible at multiple positions will have a dropdown menu in this column, enabling users to select a specific position or allow the player to be rostered at either position.
- PG = Point Guard
- SG = Shooting Guard
- SF = Small Forward
- PF = Power Forward
- C = Center
The player’s team. Clicking on this will sort the column in reverse alphabetical order by team name. Clicking a second time will sort the column in alphabetical order by team name.
The team the player is playing against. The location of the game is denoted with either “vs” or “@” preceding the opponent, with the former denoting a home game for the player and the latter denoting an away game.
The number of minutes this player is projected to play. This may change based on team-specific news, such as an injury or a promotion to the starting lineup.
Fpts (Projected Fantasy Points)
Projected fantasy points for the player. This may change based on team-specific news, such as an injury or a promotion to the starting lineup.
The minimum amount of fantasy points we project this player to score within a standard deviation confidence level.
The maximum amount of fantasy points we project this player to score within a standard deviation confidence level.
RGV (RotoGrinders Value)
Projected fantasy points over or under the RotoGrinders implied value threshold.
The percentage of times this player is expected to exceed his salary-implied GPP value threshold, based on our projections. The fantasy point target considered to be a “Smash” varies by site and salary range.
P/$ (Points per Dollar)
Projected fantasy points per $1,000 in salary. The point-per-dollar guidelines vary by site.
R (Expert Ranking)
The player’s ordinal rank at his position according to P/$ value based on our expert rankings for today’s games.
pOWN (Projected Ownership Percentage)
The percentage of lineups expected to roster this player in the upcoming main slate. This projection is calculated using Chris Gimino’s formula, and takes numerous factors into account such as salary, Vegas odds, position scarcity and much more.
Note that this projection is centered around large-field GPP tournaments, and may vary based on contest size and entry fee. These projections are added daily and may be updated based on league news such as injuries or lineup changes.
The current game total betting line.
Total (Team Total)
The implied team total for the player’s team.
SDiff (Salary Difference)
The difference in the player’s salary between FanDuel and DraftKings. A negative number means that the player is cheaper on the site you currently have selected.
RDiff (Salary Rank Difference)
The difference in the player’s salary rank at his position between FanDuel and DraftKings.
Ex. A player is the 4th-most expensive at his position on FanDuel and 7th-most expensive on DraftKings. If you are currently viewing FanDuel, this column would show -3.
Our classification of a player by how they truly contribute to their team on the floor.
DvA (Defense vs. Archetype)
The fantasy points per game today’s opponent has allowed to this player’s archetype.
The number of games the team has played during a short period of time.
Ex. 3/4 represents three games in four nights. BTB represents a team that is playing back-to-back nights.
MPG (Minutes per Game)
The player’s average minutes played per game.
FP/M (Fantasy Points per Minute)
Total fantasy points divided by minutes played for the selected time period.
The average number of possessions the player’s team uses per game.
The player’s average usage rate per game.
Add this player to a group. Manage your groups in the Player Groups section.
Force this player to be used in 100% of your lineups.
Mn% (Minimum Exposure )
When you build your lineups, our algorithm will attempt to fit this player in at least this percentage of your lineups.
Mx (Maximum Exposure %)
When you build your lineups, our algorithm will attempt to fit this player in at most this percentage of your lineups.