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Pricing can change the value of a play between Draftkings and Fanduel. Recognizing what plays are better values on each site based on scoring rules and points per dollar can create a sizable edge when building rosters. Here are the Week 16 players that are best utilized on Draftkings or Fanduel.
Geno Smith: FD $7.6k, 12.7% // DK $5.8k, 11.6% // Value on Draftkings
Before facing the 49ers tough defense last week, Geno scored 20-plus Draftkings points in five straight games. This week he faces a Chiefs defense who’s allowed the fourth most Draftkings points per game (22.0). Smith is a better value this week on Draftkings where he takes up 1.1% less of the cap space and is the ninth highest priced quarterback as opposed to the seventh highest on Fanduel.
Patrick Mahomes: FD $9.2k, 15.3% // DK $8.4k, 16.8% // Value on Fanduel
Mahomes takes up 1.3% less of the cap space on Fanduel versus Draftkings. He’s only priced $100 below Josh Allen on Draftkings but $300 below Allen on Fanduel. Mahomes only has three games this season scoring less than 20 Fanduel points and only four games without having multiple touchdowns. He’s a better value on Fanduel, but should be considered on both sites with this game having the highest total on the slate (49.5). Travis Kelce is an excellent stacking partner and is one of the better values on Fanduel as well.
Dalvin Cook: FD $8.7k, 14.5% // DK $7.2k, 14.4% // Value on Draftkings