DFS Thursday Night Football: DraftKings Showdown for Week 16

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Before we get into the specifics of this matchup and how to approach it for the DraftKings showdown slate, I want to point people back to a few pieces of evergreen content that I think are extremely valuable if you’re serious about winning showdown all season. I’d recommend reading/listening to this content before proceeding, especially if you’re new to showdown.

1. How to Win Showdown Contests: A detailed article looking at the data and strategy behind winning showdown lineups.

2. DFS Showdown Strategy PodcastA thorough discussion on how to beat showdown, looking at the game theory and how to leverage the field.

DraftKings Sportsbook Lines

Spread: SF -3.5
Total: 44.0
Team Totals: 49ers (23.5), Titans (20.5)

Game Outlook

The 8-6 San Francisco 49ers travel to the Music City for a Thursday night showdown with the 9-5 Titans who currently hold the #3 seed in the AFC. The 49ers are red hot as of late, piling up 5 wins in their last six but, putting them smack in the middle of the NFC playoff conversation. With both teams currently holding a playoff spot and crucial seeding implications on the line, we can project both teams’ motivation to be at an all-time high in this one.

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