NFL DFS Playbook & Optimal Lineups: Conference Championships
Howard Bender breaks down both NFL conference championship games from a DFS perspective and offers some example lineups for the short slate contests.
Welcome to the DFS Playbook & Optimal Lineups for the NFL Conference Championships!
Be sure to give a read to Justin Mason's game previews and check out all the tools such as the WR/CB Match-Up and Weekly Match-Up Report as well. Then dive in here. We'll take a look at the primary players and their match-ups for each game, discuss potential game scripts and even throw a few darts as it is always necessary to differentiate yourself from the pack in these short-slate GPP tournaments.
Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints
Rams: Run D -- 28th Pass D -- 9th
Saints: Run D -- 3rd Pass D -- 22nd
Last Meeting: Week 9 -- Saints 45 Rams 35
In their last meeting, Jared Goff and Drew Brees combined for 737 passing yards and seven touchdowns as both teams backed away from the ground game and turned it into a high-flying shootout. This week, we expect a bit more of a lean on the rushing to at least start things off as establishing dominance at the line of...