Top NFL DFS Experts – Week 2
In Week 2 of our NFL DFS expert grading, it was HelloRookie taking the top honors. They were followed by RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder and NBCSportsEdge – Bargains rounding out the Top 3 for the week. RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder has had early success putting them atop the Overall Leaderboard after two weeks with EliteFantasy – Seige Takes and Rotoballer also in the Top 3 so far. It’s still early so plenty of time for NFL DFS analysts and optimizers to prove their worth.
On to the Week 2 grades, class is in session!
Head of the Class – Week 2
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 2 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) HelloRookie (Score: 4.29) provided eight players with a grade of “B” or better out of their 14 selections
#2) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 3.78) had four players in their nine-man lineup receive a grade of “A” or better
#3) NBCSportsEdge – Bargains (Score: 3.75) recommended 10 players that graded at a “C” or above out of 12 picks
Top Value – NBCSportsEdge (3.07 DK Pts/$1000) top value plays included Tom Brady, Jalen Hurts, Cooper Kupp, and Diontae Johnson
Head of the Class – Week 2 (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 2.
QB – Four Tied (10.00) all optimizers including DailyFantasyNerd, DFSArmy – Domination Station, RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, and Rotowire – Optimizer
RB – Rotoballer (6.00) led by Derrick Henry
WR – NBCSportsEdge – Bargains (4.33) led by the pairing of Cooper Kupp and Diontae Johnson
TE – Five Tied (5.00) including DailyFantasyNerd, DK Playbook – Upside, GoingFor2, HelloRookie, and Rotowire – Optimizer
DST – DailyRoto – Optimizer / Rotowire (10.00) both with the Bears DST
Extra Credit – Week 2
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 2 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Tyler Lockett (DailyRoto, HelloRookie)
A+ – Cortland Sutton (EliteFantasy – Cash Breakdown, ProFootballFocus – Cheatsheet)
A+ – Rob Gronkowski (DFSKarma – Breakdown)
Consensus Recap – Week 2 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished in the upper half this week with a 17th place finish out of 39 experts graded.
Top Picks – Tom Brady, Kyler Murray, Christian McCaffrey, Cooper Kupp
Consensus Recap – Week 2 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks had a rough time this week with a 33rd place finish out of 39 experts graded.
Top Picks – Teddy Bridgewater, Bears DST
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 2 of the season, including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 4.78) jumps out to an early lead fo the machines
#2) EliteFantasy – Seige Takes (Score: 4.41) has provided strong plays both weeks
#3) Rotoballer (Score: 4.18) rounds out the Top 3 after two weeks
Top Value – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (3.10 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus Cash Picks are in 11th place in the overall standings out of 37 experts. The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus GPP Picks are in 11th place in the overall standings out of 37 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 2 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1 tie) DailyFantasyNerd (10.00)
#1 tie) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (10.00)
#1 tie) Rotowire – Optimizer (10.00)
Top Value – Same 3 (4.46 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) DailyFantasyInsider (7.50)
#2) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (6.75)
Top Value – Rotoballer (3.91 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) DailyFantasyCafe (5.00)
#2) DailyRoto – Optimizer (3.83)
Top Value – NBCSportsEdge – Bargains (3.17 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) DailyFantasySportsRankings (5.25)
#2 tie) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder / DailyFantasyCafe / HelloRookie (5.00)
Top Value – HelloRookie (3.06 DK Pts/$1000)
#1 tie) DailyRoto – Optimizer (5.00)
#1 tie) Rotowire (5.00)
Top Value – Same 2 (3.96 DK Pts/$1000)
Let’s see who can make the grade in Week 3!
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