ASL has found these top-value players from three top projection sources to help you win your Daily Fantasy NFL contests.
If you're playing Daily Fantasy NFL contests, you might find these top-value players helpful for building your lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, based on multiple top projection sources and a "Blend" lineup that uses all sources together. These aren't necessarily the players that will score the most points, but represent the most value (points/salary) as part of an ideal lineup calculation.
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Here is a top-value quarterback and skill-position player from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:
Projections listed as of Thursday 11:21 AM ET.
- Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 26.7 for $40; WR T.Y. Hilton, Ind, 12.3 for $16
- CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 30.4 for $40; WR T.Y. Hilton, Ind, 15.0 for $16
- Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Drew Brees, NO, 23.5 for $38; WR Trey Quinn, Wsh, 7.6 for $10
- numberFire: QB Tom Brady, NE, 23.3 for $32; WR Michael Crabtree, Bal, 9.4 for $12
- Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 26.7 for $9,500; RB Austin Ekeler, LAC, 13.4 for $5,400
- CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 30.4 for $9,500; RB Austin Ekeler, LAC, 15.5 for $5,400
- Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Drew Brees, NO, 23.5 for $9,000; WR Michael Thomas, NO, 19.7 for $8,400
- numberFire: QB Jared Goff, LAR, 26.1 for $8,400; RB Austin Ekeler, LAC, 14.5 for $5,400
- Blend: QB Drew Brees, NO, 25.9 for $6,200; TE Eric Ebron, Ind, 13.0 for $4,200
- CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 33.5 for $7,600; TE Eric Ebron, Ind, 14.9 for $4,200
- Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Drew Brees, NO, 25.3 for $6,200; TE Travis Kelce, KC, 21.6 for $7,000
- numberFire: QB Jared Goff, LAR, 29.2 for $6,400; TE Greg Olsen, Car, 13.8 for $4,100