To delve into the perfect DraftKings Lineup for week 12, you have a few factors to consider:
That is, if you would have been able to get this 200k, what would have went into your though process: Here how it goes on DraftKings
There are definitely some interesting scenarios on this week’s NFL slate of 13 Sunday games. As my video shows there were some players picked in the perfect draftkings lineup, at least for this past week’s slot that were less than average.
Showing the people who won the perfect lineup for that past week, keep in mind a few additional points:
- The slot had 3 less games on it, since there were 3 thanksgiving games, so this is considered a true full slate.
- Average or tier 3 QB’s were taken and these were very effective lineups. While this does not happen every week, many weeks, that I have looked back on in prior weeks did have an effective stack of not only a QB and WR stack, but also including a 2nd WR from the same team in the best lineups.
- Not included in these lineups were the marquee players, other than Julio Jones due to Antonio Brown, also that Rob Gronkowski had the best performing week, but there were many games in other formats such as Fanduel that players on those sits basically took the best players such as Gronk, Brown, and Julio Jones, forcing them to go for salary relief at all other positions.
- Winning strategies for one particular week simply will not work the next week, because of the unpredictable factor, being unreliable, you are better off to go with the majority of lineups basic construction that works more often then what we saw the past week 12.
So the question is, how do you get the right players for the right week, when they are ready to play at the top of their game. After all, Julio Jones, as much as a superstar as he is did not score much over 20 points in all other games, until this past sunday, scoring more double that amount of points?
This is where it goes beyond the numbers. You can come up with best matchup, or dream scenarios for any team, as of course the conditions have be right fora great matchup. You must consider all the consistent numbers that go along with a given sunday matchup. There are a number of odd scenarios however, which don’t mean anything. For example, One fantasy expert last week mentioned how Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin never score any points when going into San Fran. to play the 49ers.
These factors do not matter, as the teams change every year. It makes no sense to factor in stats like these from prior years. Plus, by the way Wilson had a nice game, however Baldwin did not.
While Wilson and Baldwin in a stack could have made you thousands of dollars for example in week 2 of this NFL season, can you count on them this week, or look else ware for better values?
While looking for value plays are a good idea, it does not bring you wins. For example with Alvin Kamara, there appeared to be better values, as his price continues to rise on Fanduel, however he keep outperforming not only his price, but also his touches, as they are not as high as any of the stud RB’s out there.
One more thing: Its 9 times out of 10 never good to chase a player and his value from the previous weeks. There are obviously exceptions, but a really high scoring play for the week is seldom ever matched the following week in the NFL.
So what my best advice. Keep going with the most consistent numbers as possible with best matchups, keep tabs on the injuries and actual player matchups such as WR/CB plays for the week, and take advantage of bad teams/players who are out there, who should not really be playing. For example Geno Smith for Eli Manning. What will likely happen in this game? Well Oakland looks to create a lot of turnovers at home. A lot of value in this defense this week. Keep looking for these types of matchup and go with your gut when it comes to choosing best by position, when it comes to comparable players of similar value.