NHL DFS Example Lineups August 20th
Andrew Dewhirst provides you with example lineups that can be made for today's NHL DFS main slate. These lineups are not intended to be used as-as in today's contests.
Below is a breakdown of Thursday's two-game NHL DFS slate followed by example lineups.
Teams to Target
With just 2 games tonight, you’re going to have a lot of stars and scrubs. Of the 4 teams(Calgary, Dallas, The Islanders, and Washington), Washington has the players with the highest upside, with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, and Carlson respectively. I expect Ovechkin to be the most used player on tonight’s slate, and for good reason given his play in the last game against the Islanders. What does this mean to you? In cash games, you should ensure you have Ovechkin in your lineup. By not playing him you risk. 60% of the field using him and him having a big night. In GPP, you might want to go contrarian and take the Islanders with Barzal, and Lee instead, and use the money differently. When looking at the Islanders you should take a look at JP Pageau. He has the most points for the Islanders over the last 3 games and is shooting enough to give you some point floor. If you’re playing...