Sunday Night DFS Single-Game Breakdown: Bills at Steelers

Dec 14, 2019
Sunday Night DFS Single-Game Breakdown: Bills at Steelers

The Sunday Night Football game sees two defensive-minded playoff contenders take the field as the 8-5 Pittsburgh Steelers host the 9-4 Buffalo Bills in a game that has significant importance in terms of postseason qualifying and position. Josh Allen will be the easy play for many, but there are many avenues to explore for building your DFS lineups for the single-game slates on DraftKings and FanDuel. Let's break down the game and how we can find the edge that might get us at the top of the leaderboards.

Injuries

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.

Evaluation of Vegas Spread and Total

Pittsburgh -1 Over/Under 36.5

Vegas isn't expecting many points to be scored here as both teams have stellar defenses and offenses that like to control the tempo. Let's look at the likely game flow given this spread and total and assign some probabilities to each potential outcome.

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