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双色球十红球复式中二等奖机率:FanDuel Core Plays: Week 8 NFL DFS advice, picks for cash games

We start our Week 8 FanDuel cash lineups with four core picks, including Leonard Fournette and DeAndre Hopkins. See how we fill in around them and get more strategy advice for your NFL DFS contests.

Week 8 Fanduel picks start at the running back position, and that's true in this week's core plays lineup for DFS cash games. Usually we've fit one RB among our core four players - this week, we've got two. Both Latavius Murray and Leonard Fournette are values in the Fanduel pricing and are a good core to any lineup you put together on that site for Week 8.

WEEK 8 NON-PPR RANKINGS
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST?| Kicker

The other two members of this week's core four are Ryan Tannehill and DeAndre Hopkins. Below, we've got an example lineup construction for how to take those four players and build a whole Fanduel lineup around them to win some cash games.

WEEK 8 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end

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  • CORE PLAY:The quarterback position is narrow this week. There aren’t a whole lot of guys who are jumping out at first glance outside of Deshaun Watson. However, for my core play, I want to spend down at the position to give my lineups flexibility to spend up on the high-end running backs and one of DeAndre Hopkins, Michael Thomas, or Cooper Kupp. To accomplish this, I’m looking atTannehill at $6,900 in a great matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home.

    The Bucs' defense has been significantly improved this season against the run, but they are still a bottom-5 team in the league against the pass. Tannehill looked steady in his first start for the Titans after they benched Marcus Mariota, throwing for 312 yards and two touchdowns last week against the Chargers. Tannehill also targeted his wide receivers consistently last week, something that Mariota struggled with this season. Out wide is where the Tampa defense struggles the most, ranking 28th DvP against opposing wide receivers this season. Tannehill also has some decent rushing upside after posting five rushing attempts last week. Tannehill is the no-brainer cash game play if you don’t want to spend up on Watson, and there are numerous stacking options for him in GPPs with all of his pass-catchers coming in at value prices.

    Week 8 DFS Lineups:
    Y!Cash | Y! GPP | FD Cash | FD GPP | DK Cash| DK GPP

  • CORE PLAY:This pick relies solely on Alvin Kamara sitting out for his second-straight week with knee and ankle issues, but if he sits then Latavious Murray makes for the best running back play on the slate at $6,200. Murray looked great last week in a featured role in the Saints offense despite a tough matchup against the Bears in Chicago. Murray posted 150 total yards and two touchdowns while also catching five passes out of the backfield. This type of usage is rare for most running backs in the league, and Murray is going to be nearly impossible to get away from at his $6,200 price point on FanDuel. Add in the extra touchdown equity that Murray would have should Drew Brees come back this week, and you have a player that is at least $1,000 too cheap on FanDuel given his role sans Kamara.

  • CORE PLAY:I always want to jam as much running back volume into my lineups as possible, and Fournette has been the biggest usage hog in the league this season. He was the mega-chalk play last week, and I expect him to be extremely popular yet again this week at his $7,700 price point. I don’t see any reason why he is priced $300 less than Chris Carson on FanDuel this week (Fournette is $800 more expensive than Carson on DraftKings), and while I objectively like Carson a touch more, I’m going to take the savings with Fournette wherever I can. Fournette has seen at least 26 touches in each of the last four weeks and barring injury; I can’t foresee a scenario where he sees less than that this week in a home matchup against a Jets team that just allowed Sony Michel to plow in for three touchdowns on Monday night. A case can be made for fading Fournette in GPPs, but with his volume, he should be the first name that you click on in cash game lineups on FanDuel.

  • CORE PLAY:The high-end running backs will rightfully be getting most of the attention this week, but don’t overlook some of the top wide receivers who are also in great spots. The big decision at the position will likely be between Hopkins and Michael Thomas. Both are in great matchups, and both should be between 12-15 targets, making the margins here extremely thin. For me, I’m going to lean on Hopkins, who is facing a Raiders team that is coming off a game in which they allowed Aaron Rodgers to throw for more than 400 yards and five touchdowns with mostly second-rate receivers.

    Hopkins’ target share should be secure this week with Will Fuller V out of the lineup and Kenny Stills only a week removed from coming back from a hamstring injury. I’m sure that Stills will get a few deep shots, and Keke Coutee will absorb some low aDOT targets, but the red zone and intermediate routes will belong to Hopkins. $8,200 might feel like a steep price to pay for Hopkins, who has not been his usual model of consistency this season, but the matchup and projected target volume are just too much to ignore.

  • Golladay is coming off a total dud game last week against the Vikings, where he saw only two targets. I have to think that the Lions will look to get Golladay involved much more this week in a matchup with Giants CB Janoris Jenkins, who has been one of the worst corners in the league this season.

  • Kupp has been a cash game staple for me, and I’m going back to him this week despite coming off of two down weeks. The Rams face a soft matchup against the Bengals, making this an ideal get-right game for Kupp.

  • At tight end, I’m going to stack Smith with Tannehill. Smith is dirt cheap at $4,900 and had a nice game last week after Delanie Walker was forced to leave the game with an ankle injury. I’m projecting Walker to miss the Titans' Week 8 matchup against a Bucs defense that ranks 31st DvP against opposing tight ends, making Smith a great punt option at the position.

  • In cash games, I already have a ton of projected volume at the running back position, but I’m going to add some more with Carson at $8,000. The matchup with the Falcons is pristine, and he has a top-5 running back snap share in the NFL. This is a game where the Seahawks project to be in a positive game script for running backs as -3.5 point road favorites. The trio of Fournette-Murray-Carson should see around 70 touches and gives the lineup a great floor.

  • The D/ST spot will go to the Panthers. Carolina’s defense has been excellent this season, and they can certainly take advantage in a plus matchup against a 49ers team that is thin at both RB and WR this week.