DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: February 20
Brett Talley provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's NHL DFS slate.
Below are game breakdowns for each of Wednesday’s four NHL games followed by example lineups for tonight's NHL DFS slate.
Detroit is a slight home favorite in a game with an over/under of 6.5. Per my personal matchup stat, the Red Wings have the only clear plus offensive matchup of the day against a Chicago team that has allowed the most goals in the league and against whom the Wings will have a possession advantage. It’s a good matchup for Detroit whether it’s Colin Delia or Cam Ward in net for Chicago, but it’s obviously a better matchup if Ward gets the nod.
Because the Hawks don’t provide any specific individual matchups to target or avoid, you’ll want to go with Detroit’s best player, Dylan Larkin. Larkin centers the top line and plays on the top PP unit and is joined both at even and on the PP by Anthony Mantha, making them an excellent mini-stack. Larkin is priced a bit better on FD, and Mantha is priced very well there. They’ll work on DK as well due to the good...