NHL DFS Example Lineups: October 13
Brett Talley provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's NHL DFS main slate.
Below are game breakdowns for Sunday’s three-game DFS NHL slate followed by example lineups. Please note that the pivots in the lineups are intended to skew more toward GPP plays.
Pittsburgh @ Winnipeg
This is the least appealing game of the slate from a fantasy perspective. It’s the game with a line closest to even odds of the three with the Jets being a -125 favorite, and both teams have slightly below average matchups per my matchup stat.
If you’re picking Jets, you want to pick the line that will avoid the matchup with Sidney Crosby’s line. The Penguins have been hit hard by injuries, so they lack depth after the Crosby line. Last year the Jets tended to let their second line handle opposing top lines in home games, and you could make the case they followed the same pattern in their first home game this season. Andrew Copp and the second line took on Eric Staal’s line in their only home game so far this season, though you could make the case that Mikko Koivu’s line is...