To win money on DraftKings, you need to locate undervalued players and put them on your fantasy football team. Well, we’ve done the hard part for you. Here are some best buys that you’ll definitely want to roster.
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Eli Manning (NYG), Quarterback - Matchup: NYG@TB (Salary: $6,900 & FPPG: 19.9):
Eli Manning is coming off of a game against the Saints in where he threw for 350 yards and added in a career-high six touchdown passes. He gets to see if he can continue from where he left off last week against a Buccaneers defense this week that has given up the sixth most points in the league on average so far this season (28.4) and that ranks as the second worst in the league (tied with the Giants DEF) in Team Passing Touchdowns Against (17). This is a prime opportunity for Manning to shine yet again in Week 9.
Doug Martin (TB), Running Back – Matchup: NYG@TB (Salary: $5,700 & FPPG: 17.4):
Doug Martin is averaging 122 rushing yards and 30 fantasy points in three out of his past four games played and goes up against a defense (Giants) this week that is giving up over 100 rushing yards per game this season (112.1). It’s hard to find a running back right now in DraftKings that has been as productive as Martin has been and who comes in at a price under $6,000. Consider him a steal here at the Flex position.
Dion Lewis (NE), Running Back - Matchup: WAS@NE (Salary: $6,400 & FPPG: 18.7):
One of the most underrated weapons right now in New England’s offense is Dion Lewis. He has averaged a impressive 24 FPPG in three out of his past five games played and he now has the luxury of going up against one of the worst defenses in the league next (Redskins) in terms of how well they stop the run. Lewis should be in line for a big week in this matchup.
Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG), Wide Receiver – Matchup: NYG@TB (Salary: $8,800 & FPPG: 20.8):
Odell Beckham Jr. had an insanely proficient game in Week 9 catching eight passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns. He may not have a repeat performance this week, but his matchup against the Bucs should at least ensure some level of confidence that he could be in line for a 100+ receiving yards and one-to-two TD receptions kind of day. After all, Tampa Bay gives up the sixth most points in the league on average so far this season (28.4). The odds are in Beckham Jr.’s favor to have a solid game this week.
Michael Crabtree (OAK), Wide Receiver – Matchup: OAK@PIT (Salary: $4,900 & FPPG: 16.0):
Steelers defense ranks seventh in the league in Opp. PassYds/G with 269.5 and that’s a statistic that should bode well for Derek Carr and the Raiders this week. Michael Crabtree has gotten off to a solid start this season with his new team and may be on his way to having a career year. He already has two 100+ yards receiving games and one 80 yards receiving one too to go along with three touchdown catches since the start of the season. He’s also a solid buy here at under $5,000.