Primetime DFS Slate Breakdown: Week 9

Nov 02, 2019
Primetime DFS Slate Breakdown: Week 9

The Week 9 Primetime slate has the undefeated defending champion New England Patriots visiting the 5-2 Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night while NFC East divisional rivals Dallas and the Giants face off on Monday Night in New York. The Monday Night game projects to have more fantasy points, but as always there will be plays we will want to make from both games.

Let's break down the games and how we can find the edge that will get us to the top of the standings.

Injuries

James White popped up on the injury report at the last minute this week. He is someone I have a ton of interest in if he plays (more so than Sony Michel), but if he is unable to go, you might as well just lock-and-load Rex Burkhead into your lineups. If there are any reports of White being limited, I'd take shots with Burkhead for sure. Brown may not have usual workload according to beat writer reports but facing off against the Patriots CB's, he's not one I was going to have a ton of interest in anyway. Keep an eye on the news leading into Sunday Night and adjust your lineups accordingly. Edelman is expected to play and there are no notable injuries for the Monday Night game at the time of publication of this article.

Author's Note - Sterling Shepard was surprisingly ruled out prior to the MNF game. That's a big bump for the likes of Golden Tate and Darius Slayton and makes Cody Latimer a viable value option now.

Evaluation of Vegas Spread and Total and What Players Benefit

New England -3 Over/Under 45
Dallas -7 Over/Under 48

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:

New England at Baltimore

Dallas at New York Giants: Coming Soon

Pricing and Projections

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