Wild Card Sunday Afternoon Single-Game NFL DFS: Top FanDuel & DraftKings Plays
Below is a breakdown of single-game DFS contests on FanDuel and DraftKings for the Wild Card Sunday Afternoon matchup between the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings. Constructing single-game lineups requires some imagination, especially for large-field tournament purposes. We want to create a lineup that reflects a certain kind of game script, choosing players who would thrive—or at least have the chance to thrive—if their teams got out to a lead or were left chasing points in the second half. There’s also the neutral script that doesn't tend to inflate opportunity for any one player or team. Understanding the likelihood of each scenario and piecing together a roster that would score a bunch of points in such a scenario is key to success in these single-game contests.
Remember: For the captain spot on DraftKings, the price (and fantasy points awarded) are multiplied by 1.5. On FanDuel, the prices are the same throughout, but the MVP slot receives 1.5 times the fantasy point value of the other roster spots.
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Vegas Spread And Total
The Vikings are 3.5-point favorites in a game with a projected game total of 48 points.
Cheap Stacking Options
There are going to be obvious stacking plays in every showdown slate. Quarterbacks with their WR1 and/or TE and/or WR2 or a running back with their defense, for example. Below are some cheap, volatile stacking options that could serve us well in large-field tournaments.
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