Game Stacks Are A Massive Edge in NFL DFS

In two previous articles we covered both the popularity and effectiveness of stacking with your QB in NFL DFS. While stacking has certainly gotten more popular in recent years, you can check out those pieces here and here to see some interesting ways in which you can still find pretty significant edges in how you build your stacks for GPPs.

One stacking technique that still seems to fly a bit under the radar, however, is game stacking. A game stack is a lineup where you have a team stack (I.E. QB + at least 1 pass catcher from his team) plus at least 1 player from the opposing team. Most players have are at least aware of what game stacking is, but is the field utilizing this roster construction enough? And does it provide an edge on the field?

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About the Author

  • Erik Beimfohr (ebeimfohr)

  • Erik Beimfohr is a Product Manager at RotoGrinders and SharpSideApp. He has qualified for numerous DFS live finals, showing his skill in a number of different sports.


  • k1nkz

    Great article! I’m interested to see how this changes on FD’s sunday tournament considering 0.5ppr… my gut says the higher # game stacks “4+2, 3+1” might not be as successful as 2+1 because points are much more TD dependent, but I’d love to be proven wrong!

  • omcurban

    By far the best topic specific articles i’ve read on any site! Great job.

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