These contests are intended to be fun as you’re watching the game. It’s incredibly difficult to get a real edge as there are so few options, and in MME contests, there are often many duplicate lineups. One play or one penalty can change the entire outcome of the game.
The Colts are 2.5-point home favorites against the Steelers, which essentially means Vegas has this one as a toss-up and they're giving a slight advantage to the Colts simply because this game is in Indianapolis. That opens all possibilites for lineups on this Showdown slate.
Kenny Pickett - Captain/Flex
Kenny Pickett now has six NFL starts under his belt and things might be starting to come together for the young man as he threw for his most passing yards (265) last week since Week 5. There are no weather concerns in this game since the Colts play in a dome and the matchup isn't overly scary as the Colts defense only ranks 14th in EPA/Play Allowed, 22nd in Success Rate, and 14th in Dropback EPA Allowed.
Running Back/Wide Receiver/Tight End
Najee Harris - Captain/Flex
Jaylen Warren was starting to significantly cut into Najee Harris' workload as he played on a season-high 43% of the offensive snaps in Week 10. But then, Warren was injured in Week 11 and he will not play in this game. Warren's injury last week led to a season-high 92% of the offensive snap rate for Harris last week. Harris should expect to touch the ball as much as he can possibly handle and he already ranks 14th in the league in opportunities per game (18.3). And he has a beatable matchup against a Colts defense that only ranks 14th in EPA/Play Allowed, 22nd in Success Rate, and 14th in Rush EPA Allowed.
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