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NFL DFS GPP Lineup Advice: Week 2 (Main Slate)

by Mike Maher | @mikeMaher | Featured Writer
Sep 17, 2021
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Greetings, friends, and welcome to Week 2 of our Main Slate GPP Advice series. Earlier this week, we took a look at DFS Pricing Exploitations. In this space, we’ll focus specifically on GPP lineup builders. We’re chasing higher payouts, so we want to find high-upside players, especially ones who appear to be undervalued. Now that we are a week into the season, we are already seeing some price adjustments. There are some overcorrections and some prices that haven’t changed enough.

GPP means we are going to look for value and take big swings. You shouldn’t have every player below in your DFS lineups. These are players with upside to target so that you can save money to use on higher-priced studs. We are going to identify value. We are going to monitor injury situations. We are going to take some risks. And most importantly, we are going to make some money.

As a general reminder, these are how most FanDuel and DraftKings contests are formatted:

  • FanDuel $60,000 salary cap, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 Flex, 1 DEF ($6,667 average price per position)
  • DraftKings: $50,000 salary cap, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 Flex, 1 DEF ($5,555 average price per position)

Have questions or just want to talk football or DFS? Feel free to reach out on Twitter @mikeMaher with questions or feedback anytime.

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