Ito Smith Fantasy Predictions, Rankings, & Odds: Week 17 Falcons vs Buccaneers

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on December 29, 2020

Ito Smith and the Atlanta Falcons (4-11) enter a matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-5) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium on a four-game losing streak. Sportsbooks have set the total for the game at 50.5 points with Atlanta as a 6.5-point underdog.

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Week 17 Projections

Smith is projected to score 6.8 fantasy points (1-point PPR) in Week 17 against Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers are the 10th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and first-ranked against backs. Smith ranks 36th among runningbacks for the upcoming week, fantasy owners might be better off looking elsewhere for a RB this week. The Buccaneers are first in the NFL in rushing defense, allowing 77.5 yards per game.

Running Back Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Derrick Henry 18.2
2 Dalvin Cook 16.5
3 Alvin Kamara 16
35 Devine Ozigbo 7
36 Ito Smith 6.8
37 Gus Edwards 6.4

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 28, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Smith is the 258th-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, ranking 42 spots below his average draft position of 216. He enters the matchup as the 72nd-ranked running back, 15 spots lower than his No. 57 ADP among RBs. On the year, Smith has rushed for 259 yards on 61 carries (4.2 yards per carry), while scoring one touchdown and zero fumbles lost.

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Ito Smith Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 KC 16 5.1
15 TB 4 3.3
14 LAC 18 4.5
13 NO 1 3.4
12 LV 29 13.5
11 NO 1 0.5
9 DEN 7 0
8 CAR 28 0
7 DET 29 0
6 MIN 17 2.5
5 CAR 28 0.6
4 GB 30 2.7
3 CHI 12 0
2 DAL 26 2
1 SEA 25 (2019) 0.6

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