QUARTERBACK Patrick Mahomes: vs DEN (DK 7000; FD 9200) The Chiefs offense averaged 29 points in Alex Smith’s final five games as the Kansas City starter against the Broncos when the Denver defense was worthy of respect.  Imagine what Patrick Mahomes will do this weekend against this defense that clearly isn’t what it used to […]

25 Week 7 Main Slate DraftKings & Fan Duel Values

QUARTERBACK Carson Wentz: vs CAR (DK 6000; FD 7600) While the Panthers have been more effective at shutting down running backs at home, Corey Clement and Wendell Smallwood shouldn’t pose a serious threat for the Carolina defense on the road this week.  It places Carson Wentz in a position to throw the ball in order […]

DFS Lessons Learned: Preseason Week 2

BUFFALO HUNTING The Bills open the 2018 season with the daunting task of facing the Ravens, Chargers, and Vikings, all stingy defenses that were in the bottom five in FPA to quarterbacks in 2017.  Whether it is Nathan Peterman, Josh Allen, or AJ McCarron under center, it’s hard to imagine either one having much success […]

Preseason Week 1: DFS Lessons Learned

A (New York) Giant Mess Against Tight Ends It became a viable option to stream tight ends on both sites against the Giants as no team gave up more than their 13 touchdowns against the position.  From inserting expensive options like Zach Ertz and Travis Kelce to starting bargain bin players like Jeff Heuerman and […]

Way Too Early Week 1 DFS Thoughts

Upon the NFL schedule release in late April, there isn’t any other week that allows more time for DFS preparation than Week 1.  Even without the DraftKings salaries being posted before Wednesday, there’s enough data and information to identify players with favorable and unfavorable matchups and begin generating possible lineups.  Generally, I don’t plan past […]