STLCards' NFL Field Stretcher: Divisional Round
Justin Van Zuiden, also known as STLCardinals84, has proven time and time again that he’s one of the best tournament players in the DFS industry. Join him each week as he gives you a glimpse into the mind of a GPP maestro.
Welcome back to the Postseason edition of the NFL Field Stretcher! After a relatively pedestrian Wild Card round with a lot of low scoring contests, we should see a LOT more offense this week with teams like the Chiefs, Patriots, Saints, and Rams back in the mix. This should be a fun slate, and I’ll dive right in with the same approach that I utilized a week ago. I will analyze a handful of players that I will likely be “overweight” on compared to our projected ownership, and I will analyze a handful of players that I will likely be “underweight” on compared to our projected ownership. Of course, I will add some analysis along the way. I decided to take this approach because game theory becomes more important the smaller the slate gets, and I feel like this will add the most value to your playoff DFS experience when it comes to GPP play.
I will also note that the “primary” slates are different among the sites for the playoffs. FanDuel is prioritizing the “one day, two game” slates, while DraftKings is prioritizing the “two day, four game” slates. For that reason, we only have full weekend projected ownership for DK. The current FD projected ownership only reflects the Saturday game. Therefore, my projected ownership below will only reflect the DK figures. However, I am also splitting the players by day and noting them as SAT or SUN plays in order to help you out if you are playing the single day slates on FD or any site.
Let’s get down to business!
Players I Will Be Overweight On
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