The NFL playoffs continue with two games on Saturday (Rams-Packers, Ravens-Bills), which means that everyday fantasy football players have a better chance of making money. Our DraftKings Division Round tournament schedule looks a bit chalky, but on the slate of play, it’s largely inevitable unless you really decide to melt the stars, which is a risky DFS strategy in and of itself.
The four teams are represented with several choices in our roster despite strong defenses in action. Our biggest stack is a Ravens trio facing the worst defense of the day. We’re also counting on a few rebound performances from players that are unlikely to be as popular as they should be.
Kings Draft Division Round Pick Saturday: DFS NFL Tournament Playoff Line-Up
QB Lamar Jackson, Ravens @ Bills ($ 7,600). Jackson has the best QB game of the weekend, and he continued his end-of-season streak last week with 136 rushing yards and 179 passing yards. He only managed one touchdown, but we know he still has the potential for multiple scores. It costs $ 200 more than Josh Allen and $ 700 more than Aaron Rodgers, so you don’t really break the bank to use it.
RB JK Dobbins, Ravens @ Bills ($ 6,000). Dobbins has scored in seven straight games, and even though his running numbers took a bit of trouble last week (nine carries, 43 yards), he’s still Baltimore’s best fullback and most likely to be involved in the passing game. The Bills surrendered 153 yards on 27 carries to the Colts last week, and the Ravens should beat them even more.
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RB Cam Akers, Rams @ Packers ($ 5,700). It’s tempting to go for Devin Singletary ($ 4,500) with Zack Moss (ankle), but Akers has the much better game and has been a beast throughout. In his last five games, he’s averaged just under 25 touches and just over 122 total yards per game. He also scored twice during this time. Green Bay has struggled with racing all year so Akers will be a very chalky choice, but you know he’s going to have the opportunities, so take him out at your peril.
WR Robert Woods, Rams @ Packers ($ 5,900). With Cooper Kupp likely to be absent or limited due to a knee injury, Woods should be strewn with targets. Fading Woods and instead targeting cheaper options like Josh Reynolds ($ 3,200) or Van Jefferson ($ 3,000) isn’t a bad idea, but LA loves to get Woods the ball on short passes or ends of the ends, and he will always have these opportunities. even with a harder blanket. He’s had at least seven targets in eight straight games, so, at the very least, he should be able to rack up some catches in DraftKings’ full point PPR format.
WR John Brown, Bills vs Ravens ($ 4,600). We really liked Brown last week and he didn’t catch any of his four targets. Meanwhile, Cole Beasley (7-57) and Gabriel Davis (4-85) were both all over the field. As a result, Brown will likely be heavily faded this week, especially with the aforementioned Rams and Bills receivers showing good value. It is very good. We’ll stick with the talented Brown, who before last week’s shutout had made at least four catches for 72 yards in each of his previous three games.
WR Allen Lazard, Packers vs. Rams ($ 3,900). Choosing a secondary Packers receiver is always difficult, which is why many choose to simply ignore them, but with Jalen Ramsey expected to be draped all over Davante Adams, it makes sense to take your chances on another green pass-catcher and gold. . Marquez Valdes-Scantling ($ 3,800) has more big payouts, which is more appealing in most DFS contests, but Lazard has been playing a higher percentage of shots lately and has more red zone potential. Aaron Rodgers is always going to throw the ball, and while Adams hits his mark, it’s likely Lazard and / or MVS will see their looks increase, so it makes sense to play one at their cheap prices.
TE Mark Andrews, Ravens @ Bills ($ 5,000). Robert Tonyan ($ 4,200) has been solid this year, but Andrews is still the best TE on the slate. More importantly, he has by far the most favorable game, as Buffalo allows the fourth-most fantastic points on tight ends. Andrews was a bit disappointed last week with just four catches and 41 yards, but he has multiple touchdowns each time. It never hurts to pay TE and hope for a random touchdown, as Dawson Knox ($ 3,100) scored last week, but Andrews has enough goals to pay his hefty price.
FLEX Stefon Diggs, Bills vs Ravens ($ 7,300). We tried to do this lineup without Diggs, as crazy as it sounds, but when we came to our last pick we still had enough money for him. Instead of taking a chance with a save RB like Jamaal Williams ($ 4,400) or Gus Edwards ($ 4,200) or a WR deeper in the depth charts, we decided not to give it too much thought and take the guy. who has arguably been the best receiver in football this year. . Diggs was automatic in any game, often racking up receptions and running over 100 yards – both of which are important to DraftKings. We couldn’t afford Davante Adams ($ 8,600) and didn’t really feel good about Aaron Jones ($ 6,800), so Diggs was our choice.
D / ST Green Bay Packers vs. Rams ($ 3,900). The Packers are the obvious choice given they have the most favorable game against a fragile QB, but we all know the best D / ST play often comes down to a big random play that any defense can pull off. Each of the four tusks on this list are worth considering, and the other three are all at least $ 1,000 cheaper than Green Bay. If you are looking for differentiation, you can probably find it with another defense.