We’re taking the NFL DFS main slate in Week 4 — or at least that’s the plan — and that will be hard to do so without a projected sense of drivers of DraftKings ownership percentage in GPPs/tournaments.
Collective Ownership Report projections help us pull valuable insights from public tendencies, as we all seek the right mix of chalk and contrarian plays in big fields.
For NFL Week 4 Sunday afternoon slate with games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET.
Week 4 NFL DFS Ownership Projections: Quarterback
After tearing apart the Texans defense — and watching the Patriots D get torn apart by a rookie quarterback — the public will dial up Tom Brady ($8,000) as the runaway chalk play in Week 4, and UFCollective has him ahead of the pack. … Tyrod Taylor ($5,300) could get decent ownership at a cheap price with negative game script expected in Atlanta.
Eli Manning ($5,700) put together a torrid three-tuddy finish at Philly, but the two previous stinkers in primetime should keep in him low-owned despite facing a banged-up Bucs defense. … Case Keenum ($5,000) offer mint price against a Lions defense saved by turnovers in allowing 428 total yards on Sunday, but most people won’t accept the concept of Keenum The Nuts Play happening in consecutive weeks.
Week 4 NFL DFS Ownership Projections: Running Back
With DJ out and Le’Veon struggling, Ezekiel Elliott ($8,200) produced enough to affirm his standing in the top RB triumvirate heading into the season. “Team Jam Him In” crowd will find a way to get Zeke in the lineup, especially when he’s going cheaper than LeSean McCoy ($8,300), who should still go at least medium-owned as Falcons home games are always highlighted by degens.
Week 4 NFL DFS Ownership Projections: Wide Receiver
They finally started feeding A.J. Green ($8,600) and the public will take notice — UFCollective has him pacing WR ownership. The Rams’ CBs just got roasted by Brian Hoyer and this should bring an…