DFS Thursday Night Football: DraftKings Showdown for Week 6 (Fantasy Football)
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 Podcast: A thorough discussion on how to beat showdown, looking at the game theory and how to leverage the field.
DraftKings Sportsbook Lines
Spread: WAS -1
Team Totals: Commanders (19.5), Bears (18.5)
Following last Thursday’s “game” which featured 9th grade JV football caliber QB play from Matt Ryan and Russell Wilson, we’re back for another game that may have us asleep by the 3rd quarter. The 1-4 Commanders travel to the Windy City to take on the 2-3 Chicago Bears led by Justin Fields. If the Vegas lines tell us anything, this one could get ugly, but nevertheless, there’s money to be made, so let’s break it down.