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Projection Models
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RotoWire Projections
Projections based on advanced data, Vegas metrics, player matchups and RotoWire's own daily fantasy experts.
Custom Projections & Salaries
Manually edited salaries and projections.
Average DraftKings Points
Average fantasy points a player has scored, per game, over the last 2 seasons.
A combination of each player's top scores on DraftKings and the RotoWire base projection.
A combination of each player's lowest scores on DraftKings and the RotoWire base projection.
Trend Projection
A player's projected DraftKings points after adding the value in the "TREND" column to their RotoWire projection.
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