NFL DAILY PLUG: SHORT SLATE EDITION - SHOWDOWN DFS PICKS & ADVICE FOR FANDUEL & DRAFTKINGS
The Saturday Daily Plug is an abbreviated version of the Sunday Daily Plug, intended to give you some tips, picks, and lineup advice for Saturday’s single game NFL matchup for DFS and sports betting purposes. The highlights:
- Player rankings and NFL DFS picks for various contest types
- Overall slate thoughts from Occupy staff member bismo
- Specific lineup constructions for different contest sizes
- Bankroll and contest recommendations
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UPDATES WILL BE IN BLUE AFTER THE PLUG IS PUBLISHED.
Implied Team Totals
Injuries/Inactives To Watch:
WR Cedric Tillman (concussion) is OUT
WR Noah Brown (back) is Q
WR Robert Woods (hip) is Q
RB Raheem Mostert (knee/ankle) is Q
WR Jaylen Waddle (ankle) is Q
CB Xavien Howard is OUT
S Deshon Elliot didn’t practice this week is on the doubtful side of questionable
S Jevon Holland didn’t practice this week is on the doubtful side of questionable
Classic Slate - Lineup Strategies:
Short slates have an interesting element that other main slates do not. Mega-stacking, or stacking at least 5 players from the same team, is a historically profitable strategy that is still being underutilized by the field. Tonight is a great opportunity to take advantage of this edge while we still have it.
Make sure to adhere to these general rules when building short-slate lineups:
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