Week 5 FanDuel DFS Top Picks
It’s Week 5 of NFL Football and you’re reading my Week 5 FanDuel DFS Top Picks article for Team Rise or Fall. What makes a top pick? Typically, I cover the priciest player, the player projected to score the most fantasy points, and the most consistent player. Then, I share why they’re worthwhile or if there’s a comparable replacement.
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Week 5 FanDuel DFS Top Picks
Who’s projected to make the most fantasy points this week?
Josh Allen is projected to bring in upwards of 25 fantasy points with a price tag of $9.0K. He does, however, have a high roster ship percentage. Allen is listed as a FanDuel Tier A value, because of his points projection, but you could get away with a less pricey QB. Who? Both Lamar Jackson ($8.7) and Jalen Hurts ($8.6) are projected to bring in more than 23 fantasy points. However, Lamar currently has the lowest roster ship percentage (2.8%), which makes him way more appealing to me in this situation.
Got deep pockets?
Cooper Kupp is listed at a steep $9.5K, but is projected to bring in an equally high points total at nearly 20 fantasy points. Again, he’s listed as a FanDuel Tier A Value because of the points he’s projected to bring in, however, you’ll be dealing with a high rostership percentage. If you don’t mind that sort of thing, then why not consider Leonard Fournette? He’s projected to bring in more than 17 points at a price tag of just $7.8K. Want a lower rostership percentage? Take a look at CMC ($8.7K, 15.9 fantasy points projected, 8% rostership… manageable).
Looking for consistency?
If it’s consistency you’re looking for in your Week 5 FanDuel DFS Top Picks, then Austin Ekeler is your man. He is on the pricier side at $9K but is projected to bring in nearly 16 fantasy points. Ekeler has actually been averaging 19 FPPG, never falling below 9 in these first 4 weeks of play. His rostership is still manageable at (at 6% at the time of publication). If you’re looking for a less expensive option, I’d look to Aaron Jones ($7.6K, 14.25 projected, 3% rostership, avg 14 FPPG).
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