This article is a data-driven deep dive on strategic decision-making and roster construction for DFS cash games and tournaments. It relies heavily upon¬†FantasyLabs’ extensive suite of analytical DFS tools, as well as advanced metrics and film study. First, I walk through narrowing down the player pool at each position. Then, I lay out how to choose the highest-floor lineup combinations for cash games. Finally, I go game-by-game to present the biggest edges (stacks, pivots, leverage opportunities, etc.) in each.

Week 6 shmoney time!

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Quarterback (Cash)

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, Dolphins ($5,900 DK, $7,400 FD) vs. NYJ

Ryan Fitzpatrick is No. 1 in Projected Plus/Minus in our NFL Player Models for DraftKings, and fourth on FanDuel. After starting the year with a tough matchup against the Patriots, Fitzpatrick has posted 25 or more DraftKings points and 23 or more FanDuel points in each of his past four games and should keep it going versus a Jets defense that ranks 31st against the pass in Football Outsiders DVOA.

Running Back (Cash)