DFS CFB Lineup Construction: NYE
Mark Taylor takes you through the five-game DraftKings slate and provides his thinking, plus an optimal lineup to cash in on New Year Eve!
We have six total games today, though, only five of them are “in play” here in our DraftKings CFB DFS main slate. Here is a quick look at them:
1:00 PM - Stanford vs. Pittsburgh
2:00 PM - Michigan State vs. Oregon
2:45 PM - Mizzou vs. Oklahoma State
6:00 PM - Northwestern vs. Utah
6:30 PM - North Carolina State vs. Texas A&M
This lineup construction article will take on a backwards approach. Sometimes, it is best to eliminate some options based on matchups and limit your pool of available players before going forward. With this slate, it can be easier to do that most.
Pittsburgh passing game vs. Stanford...CB Paulson Adebo is a top talent and a shut-down type cornerback. The Panthers will need to do it on the ground with their duo of running backs, so we are avoiding Kenny Pickett and any of the PITT receivers.
Northwestern, Oregon, NC State and Texas A&M running games….Yeah, that means we will be eliminating some top players from the slate, but...