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  • Ranking the NFL Offenses for Fantasy Purposes
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    Initial 2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings: Two Players You Are Way Too Low On

    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings The Super Bowl was three weeks ago, meaning there hasn’t been NFL football played in almost a month. The thing about dynasty fantasy football, however, is that it never sleeps. Never. This especially applies to dynasty fantasy football, which is a complete 12-month project embarked upon every year. Right now…

  • 2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings premium
    February 3, 2020
    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings

    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings The 2019-20 football season is finally past us. The Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl, Damien Williams proved that Kareem Hunt never mattered and…now we are on to winning dynasty fantasy football titles in 2020. With a sensational rookie class including a stud quarterback and multiple star wide receivers,…

  • Don't Draft Lamar Jackson: Draft The NEXT Lamar Jackson
    February 20, 2020
    Don’t Draft Lamar Jackson: Draft The NEXT Lamar Jackson

    Don’t Draft Lamar Jackson: Draft The NEXT Lamar Jackson Owning Lamar Jackson in 2019 was a great experience; he was the main player we told you last year to draft to win your league! Owning Patrick Mahomes in 2018 was an equally joyous experience. Finding breakout quarterback seasons in the later round of your redraft…

  • What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette
    February 13, 2020
    What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette

    What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette I would not be surprised if you clicked this article and expected for the advice to be simple on Leonard Fournette: FADE. If that is the mindset you have with Fournette, I get it. As I was thinking about fantasy football in 2020, I realized,…

  • Three Candidates To Be The Next Great Fantasy Football Wide Receivers
    February 21, 2020
    Three Candidates To Be The Next Great Fantasy Football Wide Receivers

    Three Candidates To Be The Next Great Fantasy Football Wide Receivers We are in a rather transitionary time in fantasy football compared to the stasis that has existed for the last 10 years or so. Some of the biggest names at the quarterback position are retiring or entering their post-peak years. There is hardly any…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
    February 5, 2020
    CeeDee Lamb Tops the Initial 2020 Wide Receiver Prospect Model

    Which 2020 Wide Receiver Prospects Have the Best Odds for Success? Last year at RotoExperts, I released the model that I use to evaluate wide receiver prospects. I’ll be doing the same thing again this year, with updates every so often as we lead up to the Draft. The objective of all of my prospect…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D'Andre Swift, Georgia
    February 4, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D’Andre Swift, Georgia

    2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D’Andre Swift, Georgia When D’Andre Swift started his final season at Georgia, the dynasty fantasy football community expected him to be great. He was ranked as the consensus top overall player in “developmental” leagues (which are dynasty leagues in which you can already draft college players. Georgia’s running backs…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU
    January 31, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU

    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU Clyde Edwards-Helaire is not going to get very much pub. Right or wrong, he wasn’t the engine that made LSU’s national championship offense run. That was Joe Burrow with Justin Jefferson, Ja’Marr Chase and Terrace Marshall Jr. Helaire is not in the same tier of running back…

  • FANTASY FOOTBALL HIT RATES
    January 30, 2020
    2019 Fantasy Football Hit Rates: Did ZeroRB Die?

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  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU
    February 17, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU

    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU If you say to me that you know who and what Justin Jefferson is, then I know that you are a liar. Perhaps one of the hardest things to account for in prospects is when their context drastically changes in the middle of their careers. There is…

2019 NFL Futures Betting Market Check

2019 NFL Futures Betting Market Check
Davis Mattek May 24, 2019 4:01PM EST

2019 NFL Futures Betting Market Check

NFL Futures Betting is one of the more beatable markets when it comes to betting on the NFL. The bets normally have lower limits and are generally softer than a line on an actual NFL game where the limits are higher and open to more scrutiny. These NFL Futures betting opportunities come in the form of odds to win the Superbowl, player props, NFL awards futures, odds to make the playoffs and over/unders for NFL futures betting win totals. As we are decently far away from the beginning of the 2019 NFL season, some of these odds available on the Fanduel Sportsbook are not fully bet out of value and are worth wagering on.

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Los Angeles Chargers +1400 To Win SuperBowl

Perpetually underrated by the markets, this is perhaps the best chance that the Chargers have ever had to win a Superbowl. LAC finished third in total team DVOA last season, better than the Rams and Patriots who are both ahead of the Chargers in the betting markets in 2019. The Chargers have no significant changes on offense but will actually be adding more efficient targets with Hunter Henry returning. Henry averaged 9.3  yards per target in his first full playing time season which was more than Keenan Allen, Travis Benjamin and Antonio Gates. With Gronkowski retiring, Tom Brady another year old, Tyreek Hill likely suspended and the Chiefs defensive woes, it would not surprise me at all to see the Chargers win the AFC outright.

Baltimore Ravens +174 To Make The NFL Playoffs

With improvements to the Cleveland Browns roster and the historical dominance of the Mike Tomlin/Ben Roethlisberger Steelers, this price makes sense even though the Ravens were the best team in the division last year. Baltimore finished 15th in offensive DVOA last season but third in defensive DVOA. The defense is likely to regress because year over year defensive performance is unlikely to repeat. So, dear reader, you might be asking why I feel like this is a +EV bet? The primary reason is that Lamar Jackson is uniquely qualified to run the offense of a winning team and Jim Harbaugh is qualified to coach that style of football. Quarterback runs are maybe the most undervalued play in professional football and with an offense based around speed and quarterback runs, I anticipate a fairly high floor roster with a good defense. This bet is also a hedge against a Cleveland Browns resurgence and a bet that a 35-year-old Big Ben might have lost a bit of his  magic.

Carolina Panthers +192 To Make NFL Playoffs 

Unlike the Ravens bet, I think this is better than just a good number. I fully believe in Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. With Devin Funchess and his 6.9 yards per target off the field, Carolina projects to be better on offense. D.J Moore lead the team with 9.6 yards per target last season and projects for more playing time and targets this year. 2018 was an injury-filled season for Cam Newton and if he is still injured, then I would expect the odds for this bet to get a bit longer. Overall, I am trying to be long on the Panthers in 2019 because I expect that a team with Cam Newton, D.J Moore, Curtis Samuel and Christian McCaffrey will be one of the better offenses in the NFC and the market is afraid of Newton’s injury. If Cam Newton does miss significant time or plays injured, these bets and positions are going to look dumb. However, a healthy Carolina Panthers team projects to be the second best team in this tough division.

Buffalo Bills +1000 To Win The AFC East

Much like my position to be long on the Panthers, I am attempting to be short on the New England Patriots. The New York Jets at +700 are an interesting bet to me as well and I might end up betting both of them at these prices. The Bills were second in total team defense DVOA last year and will not dedicate any starts to Nathan Peterman, Derek Anderson or Matt Barkley. There is a pretty wide gap in projection for Josh Allen game to game but I have also long suspected that having a high variance quarterback who can create points with his feet and his arm is an interesting way for middling teams to increase their upside. Allen had three games with greater than nine adjusted yards per attempt and four games with less than four adjusted yards per attempt. With the Patriots losing Rob Gronkowski and heading into Tom Brady’s age 42 season, the time for a non-Patriots winner of the AFC East. The Patriots offense is 1.5 yards worse per play with Gronk off the field over the last 8 years and that alone is enough for me to cast a net on the other two competitive teams in the division.

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Popular Features

  • Ranking the NFL Offenses for Fantasy Purposes
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    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings The Super Bowl was three weeks ago, meaning there hasn’t been NFL football played in almost a month. The thing about dynasty fantasy football, however, is that it never sleeps. Never. This especially applies to dynasty fantasy football, which is a complete 12-month project embarked upon every year. Right now…

  • 2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings premium
    February 3, 2020
    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings

    2020 Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings The 2019-20 football season is finally past us. The Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl, Damien Williams proved that Kareem Hunt never mattered and…now we are on to winning dynasty fantasy football titles in 2020. With a sensational rookie class including a stud quarterback and multiple star wide receivers,…

  • Don't Draft Lamar Jackson: Draft The NEXT Lamar Jackson
    February 20, 2020
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  • What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette
    February 13, 2020
    What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette

    What Smart Fantasy Football Players Should Do With Leonard Fournette I would not be surprised if you clicked this article and expected for the advice to be simple on Leonard Fournette: FADE. If that is the mindset you have with Fournette, I get it. As I was thinking about fantasy football in 2020, I realized,…

  • Three Candidates To Be The Next Great Fantasy Football Wide Receivers
    February 21, 2020
    Three Candidates To Be The Next Great Fantasy Football Wide Receivers

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  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
    February 5, 2020
    CeeDee Lamb Tops the Initial 2020 Wide Receiver Prospect Model

    Which 2020 Wide Receiver Prospects Have the Best Odds for Success? Last year at RotoExperts, I released the model that I use to evaluate wide receiver prospects. I’ll be doing the same thing again this year, with updates every so often as we lead up to the Draft. The objective of all of my prospect…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D'Andre Swift, Georgia
    February 4, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D’Andre Swift, Georgia

    2020 NFL Draft Scouting Prospect Profile: D’Andre Swift, Georgia When D’Andre Swift started his final season at Georgia, the dynasty fantasy football community expected him to be great. He was ranked as the consensus top overall player in “developmental” leagues (which are dynasty leagues in which you can already draft college players. Georgia’s running backs…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU
    January 31, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU

    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU Clyde Edwards-Helaire is not going to get very much pub. Right or wrong, he wasn’t the engine that made LSU’s national championship offense run. That was Joe Burrow with Justin Jefferson, Ja’Marr Chase and Terrace Marshall Jr. Helaire is not in the same tier of running back…

  • FANTASY FOOTBALL HIT RATES
    January 30, 2020
    2019 Fantasy Football Hit Rates: Did ZeroRB Die?

    2019 Fantasy Football Hit Rates: Did ZeroRB Die? 2019 felt like a unique fantasy football season…but was it? People almost always feel that way but the real way to test this is to look at fantasy football hit rates from the year to see how “wild” things actually got. Comparing the accuracy of the fantasy football…

  • 2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU
    February 17, 2020
    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU

    2020 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Justin Jefferson, LSU If you say to me that you know who and what Justin Jefferson is, then I know that you are a liar. Perhaps one of the hardest things to account for in prospects is when their context drastically changes in the middle of their careers. There is…