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NFL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Wild Card Showdown DFS Breakdown

NFL Wild Card Sunday wraps up with a matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs starting at 8:15 p.m. ET.

In this article, I’ll be using various FantasyLabs tools and other industry metrics to break down the slate.

And don’t forget to check out our Lineup Builder if you like to hand build your lineups or our Lineup Optimizer for those of you that like to enter multiple lineups into tournaments.

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Patrick Mahomes is the most expensive player in this contest, which is not surprising. His numbers this season aren’t quite as eye-popping as we’re used to with Mahomes, but he still finished as the No. 4 quarterback in terms of fantasy points.

Mahomes enters the postseason in solid recent form. He’s posted a positive Plus/Minus in five straight games, scoring at least 20.32 DraftKings points in each contest. That includes a 258-yard, three-touchdown performance against the Steelers.

Mahomes stands out in this matchup from a Vegas perspective. The Chiefs are listed as massive 12.5-point favorites, giving them a sizable edge in implied team total. The Chiefs are currently implied for 29.25 points, and Mahomes has historically averaged a Plus/Minus of +3.06 with a comparable mark (per the Trends tool).

NFL Wild Card Sunday wraps up with a matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs starting at 8:15 p.m. ET.

In this article, I’ll be using various FantasyLabs tools and other industry metrics to break down the slate.

And don’t forget to check out our Lineup Builder if you like to hand build your lineups or our Lineup Optimizer for those of you that like to enter multiple lineups into tournaments.

Get Your First Deposit Matched Up to $100!

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Studs

Patrick Mahomes is the most expensive player in this contest, which is not surprising. His numbers this season aren’t quite as eye-popping as we’re used to with Mahomes, but he still finished as the No. 4 quarterback in terms of fantasy points.

Mahomes enters the postseason in solid recent form. He’s posted a positive Plus/Minus in five straight games, scoring at least 20.32 DraftKings points in each contest. That includes a 258-yard, three-touchdown performance against the Steelers.

Mahomes stands out in this matchup from a Vegas perspective. The Chiefs are listed as massive 12.5-point favorites, giving them a sizable edge in implied team total. The Chiefs are currently implied for 29.25 points, and Mahomes has historically averaged a Plus/Minus of +3.06 with a comparable mark (per the Trends tool).