We are starting to come down the home stretch with just four weeks of the NFL season remaining. The top 5 in the overall standing are starting to separate from the field with FantasyTeamAdvice continuing to lead the way but can they hold onto the top spot? For Week 13, DailyFantasyNerd top home top honors which also helped them jump into second place on the overall leaderboard.
On to the Week 13 grades, class is in session!
Consensus Recap – Week 13
The Industry Consensus picks finished in the middle of the pack this week with a 12th place finish out of 22 experts graded.
QB (Score: 4.50 / Rank 8th out of 22) – Consensus had an “A+” from Patrick Mahomes and “B” grades from Cam Newtown and Jameis Winston for a strong week.
RB (Score: 4.67 / Rank 9th out of 22) – Led by picks of Todd Gurley, Christian McCaffrey and Phillip Lindsay.
WR (Score: 1.75 / Rank 13th out of 22) – Only Chris Godwin (A+) received a grade better than a “C”.
TE (Score: 3.00 / Rank 14th out of 22) – Strong grades from the top 2 recommended TEs, Eric Ebron and Travis Kelce.
D/ST (Score: 0.33 / Rank 14th out of 20) – The three D/ST options were a disaster.
Consensus Recap – Week 13 – GPP options
Players that showed up in the GPP section of the Consensus and received a grade of “A” or better this week.
QB – Russell Wilson
RB – Saquon Barkley
WR – Robert Woods, Adam Humphries
TE – None
Head of the Class – Week 13
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 13 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) DailyFantayNerd (Score: 5.89) had seven grades of “A” or better including top plays of Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley and Chris Godwin.
#2) FantasyLabs (Score: 4.67) finished with 11 of 18 picks getting a “B” or better with key players Todd Gurley, Christian McCaffrey, Phillip Lindsay, Chris Godwin and Travis Kelce.
#3) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder & Sportsline (Score: 4.11) tied for third place this week.
Top Value – DailyFantasyNerd (4.03 DK Pts/$1000)
Head of the Class – Week 13 (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 13.
QB – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, DailyFantasyNerd and Sportsline (10.00) who all had Patrick Mahomes as their lone QB pick.
RB – FantasyLabs (6.75) had Todd Gurley, Christian McCaffrey and Phillip Lindsay.
WR – DailyFantasyNerd (5.67) with a pair of Bucs WRs, Chris Godwin and Adam Humphries.
TE – Sportsline (10.00) had Travis Kelce as their lone TE selection.
DST – FantasyPros (4.50) included the Texans and Broncos D/ST in their four selections.
Study Time – Week 13
If we are going to give a gold star to the top experts of the week, we also need to determine which experts might need to put in some extra study time to pull up those grades. Here are the Week 13 experts that didn’t make the grade this week.
- DraftKings Playbook – Value Picks (Score: 0.92) had seven “F” grades out of 12 selections including Kirk Cousins, Gus Edwards, Josh Reynolds and Cameron Brate.
- Rotowire (Score: 1.43) had six “F” grades out of 14 picks as they were let down by Andrew Luck, Brandin Cooks and Matt LaCosse.
Extra Credit – Week 13
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 13 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Tarik Cohen (DailyRoto)
A+ – Davante Adams (Rotoballer)
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 13 of the season, including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) FantasyTeamAdvice (Score: 4.05)
#2) DailyFantasyNerd (Score: 3.91)
#3) RotoGrinders – Consensus (Score: 3.88)
#4) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 3.82)
#5) DFSArmy (Score: 3.81)
Top Value – DailyFantasyNerd (3.12 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus is up to 8th place overall out of 23 experts being graded.
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 13 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) DailyRoto – Optimizer (6.33)
#2) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (5.23)
Top Value –FantasyCPR (4.37 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) FantasyTeamAdvice (5.47)
#2) DailyFantasyNerd (5.30) – NEW
Top Value – DailyFantasyNerd (3.50 DK Pts/$1000) – NEW
#1) FantasyTeamAdvice (3.14)
#2) Sportsline (2.95) – NEW
Top Value – Sportsline (2.68 DK Pts/$1000) – NEW
#1) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (5.00) – NEW LEADER
#2) FantasyTeamAdvice (4.91)
Top Value – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (3.40 DK Pts/$1000)
#1) DailyFantasyCafe (4.69)
#2) DraftKings Playbook – Cash Picks (4.52) – NEW
Top Value – DraftKings Playbook – Value Picks (3.11 DK Pts/$1000) – NEW
Let’s see who can make the grade in Week 14!
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