Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it. One of the best ways to improve is to analyze what you’ve done previously. Large field tournaments that pay out a million dollars are quite sexy but the smart play for most amateur DFS players are cash games (H2H’s, 50-50’s, Double Up’s). Below is a look back at my cash game lineup from Week 14. An accurate analysis can provide a foundation for future winnings.
Eli Manning (QB) – He was practically free at only $500 above the minimum. He was at home and though Dallas was 10-1, they don’t have a dominate pass defense. Going against a strong run defense and being a slight home-underdog, I believed the Giants would take to the air. The Cowboys had given up 20 TD’s and an average of 285 passing yards to opponents this year. I personally don’t like Eli. I don’t like the Giants. He hasn’t had a particularly strong fantasy season so far with an average of 16.5 DK points, but he had 19.5 points in the first meeting and had 5 straight games of 13+ points so it is not like he’s Ryan Fitzpatrick. I typically pay down at quarterback because the gap between the top-tier performers and lower-tier performers is not as wide as RB or WR. Did I mention he was PRACTICALLY FREE?!? Man, I still don’t like Eli. Continue reading “TRUST THE PROCESS: Week 14 Cash Game Lineup”