Top NFL DFS Experts – Week 16
In Week 16 it was Rotoballer that took the top spot, followed very closely by DailyFantasySportsRankings and RotoGrinders Core Plays. With just one week left in the season and our analyst grading, DailyFantasyInsider is holding onto the top spot with a pair of picks from RotoGrinders rounding out the Top 3. Let’s see if anyone can make a move in the final week!
On to the Week 16 grades, class is in session!
Head of the Class – Week 16
Each week I will highlight a few of the top experts for the week. Here are the experts that deserve a “gold star” for Week 16 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) Rotoballer (Score: 5.43) all seven picks had a grade of “C” or better including two “A+” grades
#2) DailyFantasySportsRankings (Score: 5.42) provided five “A+” picks out of their 12 selections
#3) RotoGrinders – Core Plays (Score: 5.10) saw eight of their 10 picks get a “B” grade or better
Top Value – DraftKings Playbook – Values (3.58 DK Pts/$1000)
Head of the Class – Week 16 (By Position)
Sometimes there is just that one class that you excel in. In this section, I will highlight who the top experts were at each position for Week 16.
QB – DraftKings Playbook – Value (10.00) had two value QBs with Andy Dalton and Mitchell Trubisky
RB – Rotoballer / Rotoworld – Bargains (7.50) both had a strong pair or RBs with David Montgomery and David Johnson, and JD McKissic and Giovani Bernard, respectively
WR – DFSAmry – Domination Station (6.00) was led by Jamison Crowder’s big game
TE – DailyFantasyInsider / Rotoballer / RG Lineup Builder / RG Core Plays (10.00) all had Travis Kelce as their optimal play at TE
DST – DailyFantasyNerd / DailyFantasySportsRankings / RG – Lineup Builder (10.00) all had either the Cowboys DST or Panthers DST
Extra Credit – Week 16
In this section, I will look to give some extra credit to experts that received an A+ grade for a player that they recommended when very few other experts did. Week X extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Ben Roethlisberger (DailyOverlay – Hot Sheet)
A+ – Matt Ryan (DailyRoto, FantasyLabs)
A+ – Andy Dalton (DK Playbook – Values, EliteFantasy)
A+ – JD McKissic (Rotoworld – Bargains)
A+ – Michael Gallup (DFSKarma – Breakdown, NumberFire)
Consensus Recap – Week 16 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished in the top third this week with an 11th place finish out of 33 experts graded.
Top Picks – Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky, David Johnson, Jamison Crowder, Travis Kelce
Consensus Recap – Week 16 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks finished 28th place out of 33 experts graded.
Top Picks – Brandin Cooks, Cowboys DST, Panthers DST, Ravens DST
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 16 of the season, including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) DailyFantasyInsider (Score: 3.94) maintains its hold on the top spot with one week left
#2) RotoGrinders – Consensus (Score: 3.80) has consistently been in the Top 3 all season
#3) RotoGrinders – Core Plays (Score: 3.76) holds onto 3rd place for another week
Top Value – DailyFantasyCafe (3.09 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus Cash Picks are in 11th place in the overall standings out of 39 experts. The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus GPP Picks are in 11th place in the overall standings out of 39 experts.
Head of the Class – Season (By Position)
Sometimes there is just that one class that you excel in. Here are the top experts at each position through Week 16 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.