It’s fun to wager on NFL Divisional Round props, but not everyone can legally bet on sports. NFL fans in restricted states can turn to Daily Fantasy Sports for their competitive fix. They should keep the FanDuel Sportsbook app handy though. Betting lines help with DFS decision-making.
Build DFS Lineups With Divisional Round Player Prop Odds
While sports betting and DFS are distinct from one another, they share common ground. Enough that we can use the former to aid our decisions within the latter.
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There are only five players on FanDuel Sportsbook without plus-money odds to score a touchdown on Saturday. Naturally, there’s a reason the likes of Travis Kelce and A.J. Brown (among others) are tagged with short prices. If those players are most likely to find paydirt – at least on paper – we want to fit as many of them into our lineup as possible.
As in all five.
It’s possible to set Jalen Hurts ($9,000), A.J. Brown ($8,300), Travis Kelce ($8,000), Jerick McKinnon ($7,000), and Travis Etienne ($6,800) as your core.
Much of DFS is about “buying opportunity”. Not only are those five projected to have the most – or best – opportunities to score. But they’re likely to be heavily involved in the offense overall.
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Rostering the aforementioned five studs doesn’t leave a lot of room for the remaining four roster spots.
We need to pinch pennies for three more position players. The first candidate reveals himself without too much digging. Isiah Pacheco ($6,400) is +100 to score a touchdown. Not only does he lead the team in touches this season, but the Chiefs own the highest implied point total. He’s bound to take a bite out of the large offensive pie the Chiefs are expected to bake.
And now we need two wide receivers.
Our first stop is the Giants, who will lean heavily on Isaiah Hodgins and Darius Slayton. Hodgins costs $1,000 more than Slayton ($5,700) thanks to his recent run of three straight games with a touchdown. Hodgins’ anytime touchdown scorer odds (+220) are shorter than Slayton’s (+310), but both are priced as significant underdogs to score.
Meanwhile, he averages far more yards per reception than Hodgins (15.7 vs. 10.6), and FanDuel Sportsbook sets his receiving prop higher (46.5 vs. 44.5). We’re banking on receiving more bang for our buck with Slayton.
Final Picks for Saturday NFL Divisional Round DFS Lineup
We’ve used NFL Divisional Round player prop odds to select our first seven players. Now we’re looking for lightning in a bottle. Our third and final wide receiver is Kadarius Toney.
There aren’t any promising player props associated with Toney, but that means he’s someone who may be able to provide some differentiation on such a small slate. His playing time has been slightly more consistent across his last three games, and he’s capable of inflicting damage in multiple ways – rushing, receiving, returning.
Finally, and this is quite a counterintuitive maneuver, but we’re going to call upon the Giants defense. We certainly don’t recommend pairing your quarterback with the opposing defense, but this is an exception.
Because there are only four teams in action, the risk-reward of deploying the Giants is not as steep as it may be on a larger slate. We don’t necessarily need them to score the most of any defense. We just need them to finish in the vicinity of the three more expensive units in action. Even though they’re 7.5-point underdogs, FanDuel Sportsbook lists the game with a 48.5 total (versus 52.5 for Jaguars vs. Chiefs). They’re also heading into their third meeting with the Eagles. It’s difficult for one team to dominate another three times in one season.