NFL DFS Week 14 Picks on Monkey Knife Fight: Monkey Knife Fight is the fastest-growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) site in North America. Nate Hamilton is off this week, but I’m stepping in for this weekly daily fantasy football article that we hope will help you with your Week 14 NFL DFS strategy.
When you’re projecting fantasy points statistics thresholds for Monkey Knife Fight’s Week 14 NFL DFS, remember their scoring system, which is PPR (rewarding 1 point per reception):
Rules: You will be drafting your team by choosing More or Less for a group of player statistics presented. You will be squaring off with your own predictions. Choose the coinciding number of tiers correctly to win the prize shown prior to entry.
Indianapolis Colts at Las Vegas Raiders
Darren Waller, TE, Las Vegas Raiders: 14.5 fantasy points
Jonathan Taylor, RB, Indianapolis Colts: 12.5 fantasy points
Pick 2/2 Correctly to Win 3x Your Buy-In
Taylor: MORE is the easy choice. Las Vegas’ run defense remains one of the league’s worst and has allowed the fifth-highest fantasy points per game to the position (27.9).
The main question is whether Indy’s suddenly elite defense can stop Waller. Indy has allowed no more than 88 receiving yards in a game to a team’s tight ends during the season, per RotoWire,
Of course, Waller (13 catches, 200 yards, 2 TDs last week) should remain heavily involved, especially if RB Josh Jacobs (ankle) is limited or inactive for a second straight week.
I’ll predict that the Raiders will feed Waller enough to eclipse that benchmark. MORE for Waller.
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Rules: Draft a set number of players to exceed the designated Total Touchdowns goal. If you succeed, win the designated multiplier on your buy-in.
Minnesota Vikings at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Dalvin Cook, RB, Vikings
Adam Thielen, WR, Vikings
Chris Godwin, WR, Buccaneers
GOAL: More than 2.5 TD | PRIZE: 2x You Buy-In
The Buccaneers have put one of the toughest run defenses on the field this year, but I’m siding with the elite running back to be used as a receiver to work his way around that.
Rookie wideout Justin Jefferson has — justifiably — received plenty of buzz with his breakout performance. Hidden beneath that hype, however, is this eye-popping stat that confirms Thielen owns the end zone for the Vikings’ passing game.
The vet leads the league in end-zone targets with 16, per Pro Football Focus.
The Buccaneers have a much deeper tree for target and touch distribution, which makes their pick more difficult. I figured I’d target wideouts; the Vikings have yielded the fourth-highest average fantasy points per game to the position (42.1).
That leaves me with Godwin, who would likely match up with low-rated nickel cornerback Jeff Gladney. Mike Evans (hamstring) looks set to play, and despite Antonio Brown‘s struggles, his presence at least forces defenses to spread out.
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Before joining The Game Day, Tim spent more than a decade in the fantasy sports and betting industry. Having written for ESPN, RotoWire, and USA TODAY, Tim earned an FSWA award nomination for Best MLB Print Article and multiple Top-5 finishes in fantasy baseball rankings contests. Tim has competed in Tout Wars (1 championship), LABR, Scott Fish Bowl, NFBC/NFFC, TGFBI, and RazzBowl (recent 4th-overall finish out of 200+). Drop him a line about TV, music, craft beer & pro wrestling.
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