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DraftKings Showdown Analysis: Week 10 SNF (Eagles/Cowboys)


Before you dig into this writeup specifically geared towards this week’s Sunday Night Football matchup between the Eagles and Cowboys, you may want to take a look at a few articles that serve as primers for Showdown strategy:

1) A synopsis of the Showdown format and early season results

2) Optimal total roster construction based on historical matchups in different game scripts

3) Optimal Captain (CPT) selections based on historical matchups in different game scripts

Editor’s Note: Be sure to watch Chop and BigT’s video and then use LineupHQ to build optimal lineups for the prime-time game!


To analyze this specific Showdown slate, I looked through thousands of NFL matchups from 2008-2017 and found the closest analogies to the PHI-DAL matchup according to the following parameters: Betting spread, over/under, average fantasy points scoring for the top-ranked positional players of both rosters (QB1, RB1, WR1, TE1).

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