CFB DFS Playbook & Example Lineups: Week 5 (SATURDAY)
Dan Servodidio takes us through the Week 5 Saturday slate of college football action and identifies the top plays for your DraftKings and FanDuel DFS lineups.
Welcome back, college football fans and DFS players alike! How’d you do with your Week 4 DFS CFB lineups? We had a very interesting and exciting slate of football last Saturday with big performances from the Washington State, UCLA, Alabama and LSU offenses stealing the headlines. It’s time now to look towards the Saturday main slate of games kicking off at 12 pm ET.
Before we get into any specific players and pricing, it’s imperative to understand how DraftKings and FanDuel differentiated their main slates this week. On DK, per usual, there are 11 games that span the early and late afternoon kickoffs and lineup construction is pretty straightforward there. On FD, however, we have an 8-game early slate that includes only the 12 pm ET games - and then a 14-game main slate that includes both 3:30 pm ET and 7 pm ET kickoffs. Your lineups on that site will obviously look very different than on DK because you’ll have to get exposure to some high-powered offenses in action at night -...