Daily Fantasy Football: Week 10

Whether you are a DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) fanatic or new to DFS, we are here to help. Each week, the Fantasy 4um provides recommendations and stats for DFS. We'll touch on some H2H and 50/50 value plays as well as give you tournament contest recommendations. Additionally, we'll provide general tips and tricks throughout the season to hopefully help you in your quest for DFS glory. 

Below you'll find a lineup that shan't be bad for 50/50, H2H or tournament in FanDuel this week. Enjoy.

Kirk Cousins ($6,500) is going up against Rob Ryan's New Orleans defense which on average has given up 2.7 more FanDuel points per game to opposing QBs than any other defense. Furthermore, over the last three weeks, Cousins has scored almost 21 points per week, and there are 20 QBs priced higher than him this week. That's right, 20 QBs that are going against better defenses are priced higher than Captain Kirk.

Running Backs: 
One RB is averaging more points per game than Lamar Miller ($7,200) this year in FanDuel: Todd Gurley. Lamar Miller, however, is priced $2,000 below Gurley, and six additional RBs are priced between Miller and Gurley. 

Mark Ingram ($7,500) is going up against the Washington Redskins who have given up the second most FanDuel points per week to opposing RBs in the last three weeks; indeed, Ingram has only three RBs ranked ahead of him in fantasy points per week, yet six RBs are priced ahead of him.

Both Ingram and Miller are safe, well-priced RBs with high upside.

Wide Receivers:
Only two WRs have more fantasy points per game started this year than Alshon Jeffrey ($7,600): Julio Jones and DeAndre Hopkins. Yet, there are 11 WRs priced higher than Alshon in FanDuel this week. Despite the tough matchup against St. Louis this week, Alshon is a must start if he's healthy.

The 11 targets that DeAndre Hopkins ($8,900) saw against Tennessee before the bye week matched his season low. DeAndre is coming off hiis bye week (and thus is hopefully well rested). Need I say more? Hopkins has a ridiculously high floor and an unmatched ceiling. He's almost always worth a buy if you have the dollars.

As previously mentioned, the Saints defense has given up the most fantasy points per game to opposing QBs this season (24.92). Not surprisingly then, they have easily given up the most fantasy points per game to opposing WRs over the last three weeks, giving up an average of over 45 points per game collectively to opposing WRs. Pierre Garcon ($6,400) and DeSean Jackson ($6,000) are both good deals this week. I personally have more faith in the Garcon-Cousins stack this week than the Jackson-Cousins stack. Garcon has 65 targets so far this year, 15 more than the next WR (some guy named Jamison Crowder...).

Tight End:
Everyone has taken advantage of the Oakland TE matchups this year because everyone knows that Oakland has given up the most fantasy points per game to opposing TEs. Did you know that Rob Ryan's Saint defense has only given up 0.38 less FanDuel points per game than the Raiders? Sadly it's true. Rob Ryan: you're a funny guy and all; I just don't think you know how to coach. This week, I like Jordan Reed ($5,800) to put up big numbers against New Orleans. One could say that I'm all in on the Washington Redskins in Week 10.

As always, kickers are a crap-shoot. If I had to take my chances this week on a reasonably priced kicker, I'd go with Connor Barth ($4,800) who is going up against the Dallas Cowboys this week. Barth has the most points per game (of kickers playing this Sunday or Monday), yet there are eight kickers priced at or above him.

As much you'd like to think you can predict defenses, they're as much of a crap-shoot as kickers. This week, if you have the salary remaining, I like the Denver Broncos ($5,200) to come back with a vengeance after last week's loss against the Colts. The Broncos are averaging 14.8 points per week which is 3.7 points per game more than the next best defense that plays on Sunday or Monday.

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