Mojo Market Advice: Buy & Sell (Week 13)
Some of the biggest money makers for your Mojo portfolio just needed an opportunity. Jets quarterback Mike White (+29.3%) and Packers quarterback Jordan Love (+10.8) saw significant spikes in their stock prices because of injuries (in Aaron Rodgers‘ case) or benchings (in Zach Wilson’s case). Elsewhere, Kyren Williams is making good use of his new role in the Rams backfield (+5.7%), while Darnell Mooney’s stock price (-5.9%) took a big hit after a season-ending injury.
We will offer a handful of NFL players each week to buy low on (whether short-term or long-term) or sell high before their prices tumble.
Here is our Week 13 version of who to buy and sell (all prices reflect Mojo’s market)
Elijah Moore (NYJ – WR): $11.59
We may have already missed the boat on buying low on Mike White, whose stock price is up nearly 30% in just one week. White’s favorite target in his first start was Garrett Wilson, who he peppered with eight throws, which led to Wilson scoring the fifth-most fantasy points among all wide receivers. However, this is an excellent opportunity to buy low on an overlooked Jets receiver, Elijah Moore. Moore had just two targets against the Bears but converted those few opportunities into a 40+ yard catch and a touchdown. Moore still managed to finish 28th among all wide receivers despite those two targets, and he has averaged 17.0 fantasy points per game in White’s four career starts. With a little more volume, the sky is the limit for Moore with White under center, and that volume should come if Wilson gets more of the opposing defense’s attention going forward.
Tee Higgins (CIN – WR): $19.36
This may seem like an odd time to buy shares of Higgins with teammate Ja’Marr Chase expected back this week, but we expect Chase’s presence to help take defensive attention away from Higgins. Higgins has 23+ fantasy points in back-to-back games and continues to see elite volume each week. He turned his nine targets last week into the sixth-most fantasy points among all wide receivers and his next opponent, Kansas City, struggles to defend the deep ball. Entering last week, when Joe Burrow’s offensive line has recorded a pass block win over the previous two seasons (sustained block for 2.5 seconds), the young quarterback ranks first in the NFL in completion percentage (72%), yards per attempt (9.4), first down percentage (41%) and passer rating (114.4), per NFL Next Gen Stats. Do not be scared off by Higgins now just because Chase is coming back, as Burrow is an elite talent that knows how to get everyone involved.
Curtis Samuel (WR – WAS): $11.22
As great as teammate Terry McLaurin has been with Taylor Heinecke under center, it has had the opposite effect on Samuel. Samuel is coming off a 1.3-point fantasy point performance against the Falcons (105th among WRs) and has fewer than 45 scrimmage yards in three consecutive games. He has averaged 3.7 targets and 2.3 receptions under Heinecke and had four or fewer targets in five straight games. Even running back Brian Robinson Jr. is coming on strong lately, as he was fifth among running backs last week, and his 20.5 fantasy points were a career-high. Thus, with Robinson continuing to play well, there will be less need to involve Samuel in the running game than the Commanders did early in the season.
Chris Godwin (TB – WR): $17.56
Godwin had 29 fantasy points against the porous Browns defense (second among WRs) and hauled in 12 of his 13 targets. Godwin has a receiving touchdown in two consecutive games but had zero in his previous 11. Thus, this is a sell-high opportunity considering Mike Evans also had nine targets and is still Tom Brady’s preferred red zone target. In addition, the Buccaneers’ offense has been trending downward for quite some time, as the Under for their team total has cashed in ten of 11 games this season.
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