DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: February 11
Brett Talley provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's NHL DFS slate.
Below are game breakdowns and example lineups for tonight’s three-game NHL DFS slate.
Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia
This game has the smallest line of the slate with Pittsburgh opening as a -120 favorite on the road. Philly has morphed into a stingy defensive team thanks to the play of Carter Hart as they have the 10th lowest goals allowed per game since Hart’s first start. In the same time frame Pittsburgh is 13th best in goals allowed per game. As a result, this isn’t a game we’ll lean on heavily when constructing rosters.
The top lines will match up in this one with Sean Couturier’s line taking on opposing top lines in home games. Sidney Crosby’s line is a stout possession trio, so you’ll want to lean towards the Claude Giroux line if rostering Flyers. Giroux plays with James van Riemsdyk both at even and on the top PP unit, so they’re a mini-stack option. JVR also works as a one-off with reasonable price tags on both sites. Shayne Gostisbehere is the D-man on the top PP...