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Finest NFL DFS Stacks Week 3: Lineup picks for DraftKings, FanDuel tournaments, money video games


Stacking proved to be a viable technique for NFL DFS gamers in Week 2. In Week 3, it is as soon as once more shaping as much as be a pleasant week to stack. Whether or not you are enjoying in money video games or tournaments, there are many alternatives to reap the benefits of what has been a quick begin for a lot of offenses throughout the NFL.

Each DraftKings and FanDuel have some stable stacking choices this week. It is a bit simpler to make three-player stacks on DraftKings, as their pricing is extra variable than FanDuel’s, however each websites present rock-solid choices for fantasy house owners who’re searching for alternatives to earn double factors or reap the benefits of constructive sport scripts.

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Mostly, you will need to stack a quarterback with both a large receiver or tight finish. You can too use two pass-catching weapons with a quarterback. Operating backs and defenses kind good stacks as effectively, and there is a chance on this slate to belief a contrarian stack.

Under are a number of the finest stacks for DraftKings and FanDuel lineups this week. Week 3 accommodates quite a lot of alternatives to triple-stack, and there are some distinctive methods to make use of RBs as effectively. Remember to observe our Twitter account @SN_Fantasy to see all of our DFS content material heading into kickoff each week.

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Week 3 NFL DFS Picks: High money sport stacks for DraftKings, FanDuel

QB Teddy Bridgewater, WR Courtland Sutton, TE Noah Fant, Broncos vs. Jets (DK/FD Stack)

To this point in two video games with the Broncos, Bridgewater has averaged 296 passing yards and two touchdowns per sport. He additionally hasn’t turned the ball over but and is averaging 10 dashing yards per sport.

These aren’t enormous numbers, however they’re rock-solid. Bridgewater is not that costly both, so he is smart as a high-floor quarterback that may permit fantasy house owners to save cash to spend at working again. The Broncos get a 3rd consecutive simple matchup in Week 3 towards the Jets, so Bridgewater ought to have one other sport with not less than 250 yards and a few TDs.

In the meantime, Sutton and Fant mixed for 18 targets on Bridgewater’s 34 passing makes an attempt in Week 2 with Jerry Jeudy (ankle) out. Sutton has big-time yardage potential and netted 9 catches for 159 yards towards the Jaguars. Fant will get red-zone takes care of logging 4 red-zone targets in his first two video games, tied for the eighth-most within the NFL.

The Broncos are a secure, stable offense to belief. Many could have the identical concept to belief them even towards a Jets protection that has been above-average towards the move however has solely confronted Sam Darnold and Mac Jones so far. 

Quarterback | Operating again | Large receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals at Jaguars (DK/FD stack)

It virtually appears unfair that Murray will get to face the Jaguars. Jacksonville has seemed helpless on protection via two video games this season whereas Murray has 9 whole touchdowns in that very same span. The Cardinals simply obtained fortunate to beat the Vikings, so they need to be able to beat up on the Jaguars.

Murray shall be a official 30-point participant on this matchup. The one concern is whether or not the Jaguars will make this aggressive sufficient that he must throw. Given the success Kirk Cousins simply had towards this protection, Trevor Lawrence ought to do sufficient to make sure that occurs.

We’re spending up for Murray, so we would as effectively spend up for Hopkins too. He noticed solely 4 targets towards the Vikings, who labored onerous to take him away, however he caught all 4 for 54 yards and a TD. You need greater than that from the second-highest-priced participant on the slate, however money lineups are extra about every participant’s flooring. Hopkins has a excessive one and will additionally put up 30 fantasy factors. And naked minimal, he ought to get double-digits once more as long as he would not get damage.

Quarterback | Operating again | Large receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

RB Derrick Henry and DEF Titans vs. Colts (DK stack)

Usually, recommending the Titans’ protection would warrant consideration for match lineups. Nonetheless, Tennessee shall be a chalky play in Week 3 after Carson Wentz’s newest harm.

Wentz went down with a number of ankle accidents towards the Rams and was pressured to exit the sport. He wasn’t capable of return regardless of the Colts’ three-point deficit, so Jacob Eason took over the Colts’ offense. He threw 5 passes. Two have been accomplished and one was intercepted.

Wentz is questionable this week, however it looks like he shall be out of motion. Even when he performs, he most likely will not be one hundred pc. That mentioned, the Titans’ protection could have an opportunity to both tee off towards Wentz or rattle Eason. Appears doable, so, at a bargain-barrel worth of $2,400, they’re price a roll of the cube.

Pairing the Titans protection with Henry is a no brainer. If the Titans stand up on the Colts, they may definitely run rather a lot. Henry simply racked up 237 scrimmage yards a 3 TDs towards the Seahawks. The Colts’ stop-unit is healthier than Seattle’s, however Henry ought to rack up over 100 dashing yards and will function as a big-time TD menace as soon as once more.

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Week 3 DraftKings, FanDuel Picks: Finest stacks for each day fantasy soccer GPPs/tournaments

QB Daniel Jones, WR Sterling Shepard, WR Kenny Golladay, Giants vs. Falcons (DK/FD stack)

This stack is ideal for match play. There’s nothing attractive about it — I imply, who actually desires to play Daniel Jones? — however the upside is definitely there.

For all of Jones’ flaws, he seemed superb towards a stout Washington protection in Week 2. He posted 29.5 DraftKings factors and would have had extra if a questionable holding name did not wipe out a landing drive.

Jones’ scrambling capacity will give him a pleasant, excessive flooring however he might eat as a passer towards this Falcons protection. They’ve allowed 41 factors per sport via two contests and have allowed eight whole passing touchdowns in these outings. Granted, a type of quarterbacks was Tom Brady, however the different was Jalen Hurts.

If Hurts can produce towards the Falcons, so can Jones. We’re prepared to belief him as a low-money quarterback that we are able to pair along with his two prime receivers. Shepard has averaged eight catches and 103.5 receiving yards per sport, and whereas, Golladay hasn’t clicked with Jones but, he has averaged seven targets per sport to this point. He ought to get alternatives to make downfield performs, so at $5,600 on each DraftKings and FanDuel, he is well worth the threat.

The Giants will most likely be higher-owned than normal, however there nonetheless must be a cap on folks prepared to belief an inconsistent offense. This stack might present key lineup differentiation, which is important in match codecs.

QB Lamar Jackson, RB Ty’Son Williams, Ravens at Lions (DK/FD stack)

This is a pleasant little contrarian stack that takes benefit of the Lions’ largest weak point: their poor run protection.

In 2020, the Lions allowed a whopping 29 touchdowns to working backs. Additionally they allowed quarterbacks to scramble for six touchdowns regardless of permitting simply 160 dashing yards to the place. These struggles have continued into the 2021 NFL season, as they’ve already allowed six whole TDs to working backs, which is probably the most within the NFL. Additionally they have allowed 13 quarterback runs — tied for the second-most within the league — although the positive aspects for QBs have been negligible.

Jackson and Williams can reap the benefits of this. Jackson simply gashed the Chiefs’ protection for 107 yards and two touchdowns on the bottom alone. This 12 months, he’s averaging 14 rushes and 96.5 dashing yards per sport. He ought to proceed to run the ball (and run it effectively) towards Detroit.

Williams ought to do the identical. He’s splitting carries with Latavius Murray, however he has averaged 6.5 yards per try in comparison with Murray’s 3.4. Williams ought to get loads of work towards the Lions, particularly as he appears to hone his move safety abilities.

Jackson will most likely be high-owned, however few will select to pair him with Williams. Nonetheless, they each might have huge days and there is a small probability for double factors right here, as Jackson might throw a TD to Williams. It is effectively well worth the threat, particularly contemplating that Williams is not too expensive. 

QB Kirk Cousins, WR Adam Thielen, WR KJ Osborn, Vikings vs. Seahawks (DK Stack)

To this point this season, the Seahawks’ protection has been porous. They’ve allowed 434 yards per sport, good for the fourth-most within the NFL.

The Seahawks have truly been barely higher towards the move than the run, however this sport might flip right into a shootout. Dalvin Cook dinner was additionally a bit banged-up in Week 2, so we’ll belief just a few of the Vikings’ offensive weapons right here.

Cousins has averaged slightly below 300 passing yards in his first two video games and 40.5 passing makes an attempt per sport. The Vikings’ protection has had its share of points and can most likely have hassle containing Russell Wilson and the Seahawks’ offense. As such, Cousins must throw rather a lot on this one to maintain tempo. That would make it a giant day for him.

The query after that turns into: which Minnesota wide-outs do you need to stack with him? There are three choices in Thielen, Osborn, and Justin Jefferson, however we’re rolling with the previous two.

Jefferson is the costliest of the bunch and is the most important identify as effectively. Nonetheless, he hasn’t produced fairly on the degree of Thielen, who has three TDs, and Osborn, who has one fewer catch than Jefferson however is lower than half his worth on DraftKings. Osborn feels significantly mispriced, so we’ll seize him earlier than his worth goes up once more.

You may run this stack again with a few Seahawks, too, if you wish to stack the sport, which ought to have a excessive level whole. However both manner, this three-player Vikings stack ought to repay effectively.


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