by Milchcow Fri Feb 11, 2022 12:04 pm
Here are some of your $350k or lower outside backs, and why you should rush them into your team.
Jordan Pereira $327k (priced at 26)
Averaged 36 last year from 3 games, but is a Tackle Break king (averaged 5 a game over those 3 games) and will get hit hard by the nerfing.
2020 he averaged about 31 after accounting for TBs. Leads to him being 5 points underpriced if he maintains his performance. So to get reasonable value you want him to score more tries (he has just 2 in his last 18 games) he's not a big offloader, so if he doesn't escape from the ingoal more hard to see where extra points come from
Xavier Coates $330 (27)
He already scores a bunch of tries, but the hope is that moving to Melbourne will increase that even further. George Jennings averaged 35 as Melbourne winger last year, I guess that is the hope for Coates. Basically a small increase across a whole bunch of stats that add up to reasonable value.
Will Penisini $350k (28)
Averaged 32 across his 3 games at centre last year. Has apparently beaten out last year's choice Tom Opacic to get a first grade spot. Not sure how secure his spot will be if he has a poor run of form.
I assume the theory is that in his 2nd year of first grade he'll improve and get some better stats
Jaxson Paulo $327k (26)
Priced at about last years average. But he played winger last year and his moving to centre in 2022. Rabbitohs centres generally seem to score well, and being inside a bit should lift his base stats enough. He got a 9 in 80 minutes last year, and that floor should rise being closer to the action.
Joseph Suaalii $350k (28)
He's mega hyped and this year doesn't even need an exemption to take the field. Priced slightly above his average, so he'll need to improve his stats in order to give value. Might happen given the off-season should have been great for his physical development. Not even guaranteed a first grade start, so a definite wait and see at this point.
Stephen Crichton $350k (28)
Comfortably averages mid 30s as a centre. Fanhub guy entering the prices just put a 3 instead of a 4 when he got to Crichton, so just take advantage of the discount and put him in your team.
Izack Tago $334k (27)
Rumoured to be Crichton's centre partner. Played as an interchange forward last year so hard to get a read on what his stats will be at centre. Just assume they are going to be however high you need to justify putting him in your team, I guess.
William Kei $220k (18)
Tigers need a centre and all the likely candidates are injured. step up William Kei, who has the advantage of being base price. Even if he doesn't get the spot, whoever does play there is likely to be equally cheap, unless they move a forward out there. He plays for Tigers though, and job security likely dependent on how quickly guys like Doieihi/Talau/Kepoa can heal
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