Dwprix is a research expert at OWS, with focuses on NFL Edge Matchups and the Relative Value Breakdown
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 Week 5 players that are best utilized on Draftkings or Fanduel.
Jalen Hurts: FD $8.6k, 14.3% // DK $8.1k, 16.2% // Value on Fanduel
Hurts takes up 1.9% less of the salary cap on Fanduel than on Draftkings. The lack of bonuses make rush yards and rush touchdowns more valuable on Fanduel. Hurts is averaging 51 rush yards and one rushing touchdown per game.
Trevor Lawrence: FD $7.6k, 12.7% // DK $5.6k, 11.2% // Value on Draftkings
Lawrence takes up 1.5% less of the cap on Draftking than Fanduel. He’s the 12th priced QB on Draftkings, but priced up on Fanduel where he’s the seventh highest priced QB. The Texans are allowing 11.9 yards per completion (fourth highest) which could lead to some bigger plays for Lawrence who’s averaging 10.3 yards per completion.
Deebo Samuel: FD $7.3k, 12.2% // DK $7.7k, 15.4% // Value on Fanduel