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Favorite Fantasy Game Environments
- Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Chargers - Over/Under 48.5
- Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals - Over/Under 47.5
- Washington Commanders at Seattle Seahawks - Over/Under 45.5
- San Francisco 49ers at Jacksonville Jaguars - Over/Under 45.5
Favorite Additional Fantasy Spots
- Cowboys at home vs. Giants - Implied Team Total 27.5
|1||C.J. Stroud||at Bengals||$6,900|
|2||Justin Herbert||vs. Lions||$7,700|
|3||Sam Howell||at Seahawks||$5,900|
C.J. Stroud has been a rookie revelation. He leads an offense that ranks 13th in Expected Points Added per Play (EPA/Play) and ninth in Dropback EPA and ranks third in passing yards per game (283.8) and seventh in pass touchdowns per game (1.8). Stroud does have a much more difficult matchup here on the road against Lou Anarumo than he did last week when he threw for 470 yards and 5 touchdowns. Still, though, he just threw for 470 yards and 5 touchdowns! This Texans at Bengals matchup could bring fireworks as it pits two of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL against each other.
Justin Herbert is at home in the game with the highest Over/Under (48.5) of the week. The matchup is tough but the value of the fantasy game should help with both offenses going back and forth. Herbert has been solid this year as he leads a Chargers offense that ranks fifth in EPA/Play and sixth in Dropback EPA.
Sam Howell is fun for fantasy. He ranks fourth in passing yards per game (274.6) and tenth in pass touchdowns per game (1.6). He's priced at just $5,900 and is a fun fantasy matchup against an average Seahawks defense.
|1||Christian McCaffrey||at Jaguars||$9,200|
|2||Travis Etienne Jr.||vs. 49ers||$7,100|
|3||Austin Ekeler||vs. Lions||$8,400|
|4||Joe Mixon||vs. Texans||$6,200|
|5||Najee Harris||vs. Packers||$4,900|
Christian McCaffrey remains elite. He ranks fifth in opportunities per game (21.8), third in total yards per game (118), and tied for first in total touchdowns (13). He's matchup-proof.
The 49ers defense surprisingly has struggled against the run this year. They only rank 26th in Rush EPA Allowed. Meanwhile, Travis Etienne Jr. has arguably been the fantasy football MVP so far. He ranks third in opportunities per game (23.3), seventh in total yards per game (106.1), and tied for third in total touchdowns (8).
Austin Ekeler is at home in the game with the highest Over/Under (48.5) of the week and ranks seventh in opportunities per game (20.2). The talented dual-threat should be plenty busy in a back-and-forth fantasy game.
Joe Mixon ranks tenth in opportunities per game (19.5), is priced at just $6,200, and gets to play at home against a Texans defense that ranks 18th in EPA/Play Allowed. He may receive a few more looks with Tee Higgins out as well.
Najee Harris is priced at just $4,900 at home in a favorable spot against a Packers defense that only ranks 22nd in EPA/Play Allowed and 19th in Rush EPA Allowed. He's coming off his best game of the year last week where he averaged 4.3 yards per attempt rushing for 69 yards and 1 touchdown.
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