Primetime DFS Slate Breakdown: Week 15
The Week 15 Primetime slate has an anticipated defensive slugfest on Sunday Night between the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers and then an anticipated blowout on Monday Night when Indianapolis Colts visits the New Orleans Saints. Can the Colts make the game competitive enough to make the MNF game the smash spot for this slate? We break down that and more for these two games for the Primetime slates on DraftKings and FanDuel to help you find the winning edge for your DFS lineups.
Let's get to the break down of the slate.
- No significant injuries for Buffalo or New Orleans
- Vance McDonald, PIT, TE - OUT
- James Conner, PIT, RB - Questionable
- JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT, WR - OUT
- T.Y. Hilton, IND, WR - Questionable
Buffalo comes in with a clean bill of health, but the Steelers have a few players with question marks. Vance McDonald and JuJu Smith-Schuster have already been ruled out keeping the likes of Nick Vannett, Diontae Johnson, and James Washington in play with increased roles. James Conner is questionable and we are projecting him to play.
For the Monday Night game, the status of T.Y. Hilton is the only news to keep an eye on. If he plays, it's a boost for the Colts offense in general but a downgrade for the likes of Zach Pascal and Marcus Johnson. We are currently projecting him to sit, but he is a game-time decision so this is news you'll need to keep an eye on. I don't mind putting Hilton in the flex (along with at least one other player from the game so there is salary maneuverability) and making a decision come Monday Night.
Evaluation of Vegas Spread and Total and What Players Benefit
Pittsburgh -1 Over/Under 36.5
New Orleans -10 Over/Under 46.5
I have done individual breakdowns for each of the primetime games, including an in-depth look at the Vegas spreads and totals and what players benefit most. You can find that analysis here:
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