Week 5 NFL DFS Blind Spots

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Week 5 NFL DFS Sleepers

In case you’re new to this/me, this sleeper piece aims for contrarian/GPP players, but more importantly, it focuses on matchups to exploit using APA (Adjusted Points Allowed). So, you may see a few “must own” players that are common picks. As for APA, it’s a metric that I created years ago, adjusting for the strength of opponent, etc. Obviously, facing Tom Brady every game would inflate the points allowed versus seeing Nathan Peterman under center. APA does a quality job at evening out the strength of opponents to give you a true Fantasy points allowed average.

As always, catch me @allinkid and keep reading to see my 12-pack of DFS sleepers for Week 5.

Quarterback APA

RANK TEAM OPP APA RANK TEAM OPP APA
1 WSH NO 28.6 17 NYG CAR 16.8
2 ATL PIT 28.4 18 HOU DAL 16.4
3 PIT ATL 26.1 19 BUF TEN 16.2
4 JAX KC 25.8 20 IND NE 16.2
5 PHI MIN 24.3 21 LAR SEA 15.4
6 MIA CIN 23.9 22 GB DET 15.1
7 DAL HOU 23.5 23 CAR NYG 14.6
8 ARI SAF 21.9 24 DEN NYJ 14.4
9 OAK LAC 21.5 25 BAL CLE 14.1
10 MIN PHI 19.9 26 CLE BAL 13.7
11 LAC OAK 18.8 27 SAF ARI 13.3
12 NE IND 18.3 28 CIN MIA 11.7
13 TEN BUF 17.8 29 SEA LAR 11.7
14 NYJ DEN 17.5 30 KC JAX 11.5
15 DET GB 16.8 31 NO WSH 11.5

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