DRAFT NFL Value Watch: Week 2
Aaron Hendrix will be bringing Premium subscribers his tiers the various drafts on DRAFT ranging from head-to-head to 10 person drafts. Included will be strategy discussion and options for the day’s slate.
Welcome to the DRAFT NFL Value Watch!
A couple notes to remember about DRAFT contests. One, there is no salary cap so you’re not worried about fitting players in on a budget. Raw fantasy points is what matters most, not the popular point per dollar. Second, while there is no late swap, if a player is ruled out, you will be able to swap them out. For more information on how this works, read the DRAFT Swap Rules Page – for this reason you can take some marginal chances in the later rounds on players that are questionable to play. DRAFT scoring is fairly standard football scoring with 1/2 point per reception. You can view the scoring rule by clicking on this link – Draft NFL Scoring. All analysis and rankings will be based on that.
One note about my rankings. They are typically made based on projected values. To get the best feel for the industry, each week I run a comparison of major DFS sites and come up with a average projected value from these sites. These values are how I determine my rankings.
This data is copied from the NFL First Look from Notorious.
|Road Team||Home Team||Vegas Line||Over/Under||Date||Time||Stadium|
|Ravens||at||Bengals||BAL -1.5||44.0||Thursday||8:20 PM||Paul Brown Stadium|
|Panthers||at||Falcons||ATL -5.0||44.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||Mercedes-Benz Stadium|
|Browns||at||Saints||NO -8.0||50.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||Mercedes-Benz Superdome|
|Texans||at||Titans||TBD||TBD||Sunday||1:00 PM||Nissan Stadium|
|Colts||at||Redskins||WAS -5.5||46.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||FedExField|
|Chiefs||at||Steelers||PIT -5.0||50.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||Heinz Field|
|Chargers||at||Bills||LAC -7.5||44.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||New Era Field|
|Dolphins||at||Jets||PICK 0.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||MetLife Stadium|
|Vikings||at||Packers||GB -1.5||46.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||Lambeau Field|
|Eagles||at||Buccaneers||PHI -3.0||44.0||Sunday||1:00 PM||Raymond James Stadium|
|Cardinals||at||Rams||LAR -10.0||46.0||Sunday||4:05 PM||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|Lions||at||49ers||SF -3.0||47.0||Sunday||4:05 PM||Levi’s Stadium|
|Patriots||at||Jaguars||NE -2.0||45.0||Sunday||4:25 PM||TIAA Bank Field|
|Raiders||at||Broncos||DEN -4.5||45.0||Sunday||4:25 PM||Broncos Stadium at Mile High|
|Giants||at||Cowboys||DAL -3.0||43.5||Sunday||8:20 PM||AT&T Stadium|
|Seahawks||at||Bears||CHI -3.5||43.5||Monday||8:15 PM||Soldier Field|
The first week of the NFL season and it was definitely a interesting week where the more popular chalk options mostly smashed – if you for some reason drafted Ryan Fitzpatrick, congratulations on being both stupid and brilliant all in one breath.
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