NHL DFS Optimal Lineups: April 5
Christopher Morais analyzes all the match-ups, statistics and provides you with example lineups for Friday's NHL DFS main slate.
Columbus Blue Jackets Vs. New York Rangers
The Columbus Blue Jackets have a chance to clinch the final spot in the Eastern Conference with a win against the New York Rangers, so we can expect them to come out of the gate strong and with a purpose. As much As I’d love to see Columbus lose, it’s very unlikely that they will. The Rangers do offer some value if you want to fade the Jackets, but it’s so little that it’s almost not worth it.
For Columbus, their top line of Matt Duchene, Artemi Panarin and Cam Atkinson will be very chalk. All three play together on the top power play unit, so you can roll with all three in cash games. That being said, the trio will cost you and arm and a leg to roster, so Duchene/Panarin would be the best mini-stack option to consider.
Their second line on Pierre-Luc Dubois, Ryan Dzingel and Josh Anderson is an interesting combination. Both Dubois and Anderson play on the second power play unit, but their price tags on DK aren’t low enough to...