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 8 players that are best utilized on Draftkings or Fanduel.
Tua Tagovailoa: FD $7.7k, 12.8% // DK $6.2k, 12.4% // Value on Draftkings
QBs priced around Tagovailoa (Jalen Hurts, Kyler Murray, Dak Prescott, Kirk Cousins, Matthew Stafford) all take up more of the cap space on Draftkings than on Fanduel. Tua takes up .4% less cap space on Draftkings than Fanduel. This week he gets the Lions who have given up the fifth most Draftkings points per game to QBs.
Davante Adams: FD $8.5k, 14.2% // DK $8.6k, 17.2% // Value on Fanduel
Even though there’s $10,000 more in salary to work with on Fanduel, Adams is $100 cheaper there than he is on Draftkings. Adams is the fourth highest priced WR and takes up 14.2% of the cap on Fanduel versus the third highest priced WR and taking up 17.2% of the cap on Draftkings.
Josh Jacobs: FD $9.0k, 15.0% // DK $7.5k, 15.0% // Value on Draftkings