NFL DFS – Top Experts Grading and Recap – Week 9
The NFL season rolls past the midway point with Week 9 in the books. The top DFS expert for Week 9 was Rotowire who also leads in the Overall Standings through nine weeks. Rounding the Top 3 for Week 9 was DailyRoto – Optimizer, and DailyFantasyInsider. Be sure to sign up for a FREE 7-day trial to find out which sites excel at each specific position.
On to the Week 9 grades, class is in session!
Consensus Recap – Week 9 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished in the upper third this week with a 10th place finish out of 35 experts graded.
QB (Score: 6.75 / Rank 7th out of 34) – List included three of the top four scores at the position
RB (Score: 5.50 / Rank 20th out of 35) – A trio of “A+” options including Jaylen Samuels, Christian McCaffrey, and Josh Jacobs
WR (Score: 3.50 / Rank 10th out of 34) – Had two of the top three at WR and four of the top nine
TE (Score: 3.33 / Rank 8th out of 34) – Included the top scorer at TE, Zach Ertz
D/ST (Score: 5.00 / Rank 7th out of 26) – Strong options with two of the top three D/ST scorers
Consensus Recap – Week 9 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks struggled this week with a 34th place finish out of 35 experts graded.
QB (Score: 1.17 / Rank 31st out of 34) – Best picks were Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Allen
RB (Score: 5.50 / Rank 20th out of 35) – Had a trio of “A+” backs with Derrick Henry, Devin Singletary, and Melvin Gordon
WR (Score: 2.50 / Rank 19th out of 34) – A pair of good options with Mike Evans and Preston Williams but you had to go deep down the list
TE (Score: 1.29 / Rank 20th out of 34) – Solid options but nothing great
D/ST (Score: 4.00 / Rank 14th out of 26) – Included the top D/ST (Steelers)
Head of the Class – Week 9
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 9 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) Rotowire (Score: 6.00) produced six “A+” picks out of 11 total selections
#2) DailyRoto – Optimizer (Score: 5.89) provided four “A+” grades from the nine-man lineup
#3) DailyFantasyInsider (Score: 5.50) got an “A+” from one of their two picks
Top Value – DailyRoto – Optimizer (4.04 DK Pts/$1000) top values came from Jaylen Samuels and D.K. Metcalf
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 – Rotoballer (10.00) had two “A+” picks with Russell Wilson and Matthew Stafford
RB – DraftKings Playbook – Value / Rotowire – Optimizer (10.00) players included Devin Singletary, Jaylen Samuels, and Christian McCaffrey
WR – DailyRoto – Optimizer (5.00) led by pick of D.K. Metcalf
TE – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (10.00) had Zach Ertz
DST – Rotowire / Rotowire – Optimizer (10.00) one with the Steelers and one with the Panthers
Extra Credit – Week 9
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 9 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Adrian Peterson (DFKKarma – GPP Breakdown)
A – Marvin Jones (ProFootballFocus – Value, FantasyLabs)
A – Tyreek Hill (DailyOverlay – Hot Sheet, FullTimeFantasy)
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) Rotowire (Score: 4.06) increased their lead with the top ranking in Week 9
#2) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 3.89) moves into 2nd place for the season with a 5th place finish in Week 9
#3) Rotoballer (Score: 3.86) falls one spot in the standings but still produced a strong 7th place showing last week
Top Value – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (3.34 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus Cash Picks are in 9th place in the overall standings out of 37 experts. The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus GPP Picks are in 33rd 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 9 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.