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Finding DFS value plays is a big part of Daily Fantasy Sports. Some of the value plays would give you solid production points, with a chance to get you a lot of points, and could help a DFS player build a solid roster with more studs in their line up. I have taken a look at the salaries on DraftKings.com, the following are the options I would consider DFS value plays for Week 2.
1. DFS Value Plays: Quarterbacks
Mitch Trubisky, Chi vs NYG; DK = $5500
Trubisky is back on my value plays for week 2. He is the 6 least expensive starting quarterback and is playing the New York Giants. Against Detroit, Trubisky threw for 3 touchdowns, 242 yards, and 0 interceptions. He also added 26 yards rushing. The Giants defense gave up 3 scores and 229 yards passing to Ben Roethlisberger on Monday Night Football, so Trubisky repeating his Week 1 stat line is very possible.
Jared Goff, LAR @ Phi; DK = $5800
Jared Goff threw for 275 yards in Week 1 against the Cowboys, he also threw no touchdowns. For Week 2, Goff and the Rams will travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles. The Rams might have scored their points on the ground last week but they did some damage in the air against a solid Dallas team. At this price, it could be worth the gamble to take the quarterback for Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods and the other pass catching Rams.
2. DFS Value Plays: Running Backs
Benny Snell Jr, Pit vs Den; DK = $4500
We are waiting on the news out of Pittsburgh on whether or not James Conner will play on Sunday. It would be hard to believe that Benny Snell wouldn’t see a bump in touches after his perfomance on Monday Night. Last week, Snell had 19 attempts for 113 yards against the Giants. The Broncos might be a little stiffer against the run, but if Snell can get the starting role, he could be a valuable contributor to your DFS line up.
Adrian Peterson, Det @ GB; DK = $4700
The future Hall of Famer is on his fifth NFL team to start the season. The Lions wasted no time putting him to use. Against the Bears, he ran for 93 yards on 14 attempts in a losing effort against the Bears. The Lions are surley going to rely on Peterson again this week to try to keep Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Packer offense on the side line. Only two things were missing from AP’s Week 1 debut that would have driven his value up, a touchdown and 7 more rushing yards to give him the 100 yard bonus.
3. DFS Value Plays: Wide Receivers
Corey Davis, Ten vs Jac; DK = $4000
The salaries for Week 2 came out Sunday night, Corey Davis had a really good game against Denver on Monday night. He caught 7 of his 8 targets of 101 yards. On DraftKings that was good for a 20.1 perfomance. If he is able to duplicate that performance, against a rebuilding Jaguars defense, you would be getting a a solid top option at wide reciever for only $4000 of your budget.
Diontae Johnson, Pit vs Den; DK = $4500
Diontae Johnson is another player that we are looking at that played Monday night after the prices came out. Against the Giants, he caught 6 of his 10 targets for 57 yards. While his stat line wasn’t too impressive, he was targeted 10 times in the Steeler offense. The other factor in this game in Johnson’s favor would be the inexperience in Denver’s secondary. Johnson has to compete with JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Washington, and rookie Chase Claypool at wide receiver but seemed to be an early favorite of Big Ben.
4. DFS Value Plays: Tight Ends
Jonnu Smith, Ten vs Jac; DK = $4200
Not trying to pick on the Jacksonville Jaguars here, but Jonnu Smith is just $4200 entering Week 2. Smith played 72.8% of the Titans’ offensive snaps in Week 1. Tannehill threw the ball 43 times Monday night, 7 of those attempts went Smith’s way. He caught 4 passes for 36 yards and a score against the Broncos. Smith is a decent DFS value play that always has a chance to score a touchdown in any given game.
Logan Thomas, Was @ Ari; DK = $3600
Logan Thomas was targeted 8 times for 4 receptions, 37 yards, and a score in Week 1 against Philadelphia. The targets were most on the team. In 2019, Arizona was the worst team against tight ends, and Washington should be looking to take advantage of that. For $3600, a tight end that could get you around 14-18 points a fantasy points in a game would be a good DFS value play.
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