Each week, I will be discussing DraftKings bargain priced players under 5,000. By drafting these players it will make it easier to add players like Ezekiel Elliot and Christian McCaffrey to your winning lineup.
For this week’s article, we will discuss three players that can help you win money in your Draftkings leagues. Each player is under 5,000 dollars and has a chance for five-time there value.
There aren’t many worst teams in the league than the Miami Dolphins, but the Washington Redskins may be just as bad. But this week, Keenum returning from a one-week absence should have an above value day at only 5,000. With both teams having horrible defenses it should be a high scoring game. The Dolphins rank bottom three in touchdowns allowed, passing yards, and quarterback rating against. Terry Mclaurin and Paul Richardson should be in for a big day, and Keenum will be under ten percent owned in most Draftkings league which makes for a great pivot in GPP contest.
Prediction: 250 passing yards 2 Touchdowns
Carlos Hyde has had a decent year with a high of 90 yards vs the Jaguars and 10 or more touches every week. To beat Kansas City, you need to follow the Colts game plan of running the ball and controlling the clock. The Chiefs have given up a ridiculous 5.3 yards per carry, which is second-worst in the league. They also have given up the second-most rushing yards in the league this year. The Texans will come out running the ball just like the Colts with Marlon Mack who ran for 132 yards on 29 carries. Expect the same gameplan this Sunday.
Prediction: 90 yards and a Touchdown
There is nothing better than having a quality player coming off a dud of a game. Olsen did not register a catch last week vs the Jaguars. This will guarantee low ownership across the board. This week will be a different story as Tampa Bay has the worst pass defense in the league. Which includes M.J. Stewart, who has the worst Pro Football Focus slot grade in the entire league. Olsen has run more than half of his routes from the slot this year. This will be another high scoring game so expect a lot of opportunities for Olsen and a bounce-back game.
Prediction: 6 catches 75 yards and a TD
With another week upon us, this is the time to scout for bargain bin players that you can use in your lineup. The key to larger tournaments is to find low ownership players with low cost and high upside that can be the difference between winning and losing.
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