DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: October 22
Tom Vecchio provides you with game breakdowns and optimal lineups for today's NHL DFS main slate.
Colorado Avalanche @ Philadelphia Flyers
Every game has an over-under set at six goals tonight, so we could be in for plenty of scoring and this is a great spot to target. The Flyers will have Brian Elliott in net tonight, who has been very shaky, so you want to stack against him when you can. He has allowed 21 goals in just six games, which is over three goals per game, aka not good. The Avalanche top line is always dangerous with Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Gabriel Landeskog who are also on the top power-play unit together. They are expensive, but they look to be a nice pivot off of the Jets and the Capitals who should be a bit more popular tonight. In this spot, the Avalanche are mainly a GPP option for me tonight and not really for cash games. If I’m going here, it’s a stack or stay away situation. Full power-play stack or nothing.
For the Flyers, they have been inconsistent this season and are now facing a tougher goalie in Semyon Varlamov, who has only given...