Top NFL DFS Experts – Week 9
A wacky Week 9 of NFL action saw Rotowire – Optimizer provide the top DFS plays, followed by FanSided and Rotoballer. At the halfway point of our DFS grading, RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder holds onto the overall lead with Rotoballer and DFSArmy – Domination Station rounding out the Top 3. Plenty of time left for the DFS analysts and optimizers to make their move up the leaderboard.
On to the Week 9 grades, class is in session!
Head of the Class – Week 9
Each week I will highlight a few of the top experts for the week. These experts deserve a “gold star” for Week 9 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) Rotowire – Optimizer (Score: 4.56) had five of their nine picks receive a grade of “B” or better
#2) FanSided (Score: 4.25) delivered three “A+” picks out of eight selections
#3) Rotoballer (Score: 4.13) recommended four players who graded “A” or better out of eight picks
Top Value – Awesemo – Value Plays (2.94 DK Pts/$1000)
Head of the Class – Week 9 (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 9.
QB – Five Tied (10.00) including DailyRoto – Optimizer, DFSArmy – Domination Station, FanSided, RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, and Rotowire – Optimizer
RB – Rotoballer (5.00) led by a pick of Joe Mixon
WR – NBCSportsEdge – Pivots (6.00) with a top play of Marquise Brown
TE – AthlonSports (5.50) provided a pick of George Kittle
DST – DailyOveraly – GPP Consensus (10.00) with the trio of Browns, Dolphins, and Vikings DST
Extra Credit – Week 9
In this section, I will give some extra credit to experts who received an A+ grade for a player they recommended when very few other experts did. Week 9 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – James Conner (Rotowire)
A+ – Brandon Aiyuk (ProFootballFocus – Cheatsheet, Rotowire – Optimizer)
A+ – George Kittle (AthlonSports)
A+ – Texans DST (AthlonSports, DailyRoto)
A+ – Patriots DST (DFSAlarm, DFSArmy – Geek)
A+ – Giants DST (NBCSportsEdge – Bargains)
Consensus Recap – Week 9 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished this week with a 32nd place finish out of 37 experts graded.
Top Picks – Lamar Jackson, Chiefs DST
Consensus Recap – Week 9 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks this week with a 5th place finish out of 37 experts graded.
Top Picks – Justin Herbert, Nick Chubb, Joe Mixon, Marquise Brown, Travis Kelce, Vikings DST, Browns DST, Dolphins DST
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 9 of the season, including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 4.09) continues to hold onto the top spot
#2) Rotoballer (Score: 4.06) moves up into 2nd place for the season
#3) DFSArmy – Domination Station (Score: 3.95) maintains their Top 3 position
Top Value – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (2.99 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus Cash Picks are in 16th place in the overall standings out of 40 experts. The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus GPP Picks are in 28th place in the overall standings out of 40 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 9 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) DailyFantasyNerd (6.00)
#2) Rotowire – Optimizer (5.89)
Top Value –Awesemo – Value Plays (3.85 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) Rotoballer (5.11)
#2) DraftKings Playbook – Targets (4.65)
Top Value – DraftKings Playbook – Values (3.47 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) DFSArmy – Domination Station (3.86)
#2) RotoGrinders – Core Plays (3.85)
Top Value – DFSArmy – Domination Station / RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (3.08 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) Sportsline (4.71)
#2) DailyOverlay – Hot Sheet (4.50)
Top Value – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (2.67 DK Pts/$1000)
#1 tie) DailyRoto – Optimizer (4.22)
#1 tie) DFSArmy – Domination Station (4.22)
#1 tie) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (4.22)
Top Value – DFSArmy – Domination Station (3.06 DK Pts/$1000)
Let’s see who can make the grade in Week 10!
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