One of the tools long known to the daily fantasy sports (DFS) community, but not often used by the season-long fantasy sports player, is how to use the Las Vegas gambling lines for fantasy. The point spread, or “line,” on sporting events can help you as a fantasy owner when it’s time to build a DFS lineup or set your weekly roster in season long. In short, you can look at a projected game total and point spread and determine the points expected to be scored in any given contest.
For example, if team A is a 10 point favorite over team B and the game total is 48, you can expect that team A will score 29, and team B will score 19. This is in no way an exact science, nor is it accurate 100% of the time, but it will give you a general idea of what to expect from teams on any given week. That same week, team C might be a 7 point favorite over team D with a game total of 37, which gives team C an implied point total of 22 while team D is expected to score only 15 points.
This is a very simplistic breakdown, but using these examples, we can see that team A has an implied point total of 29 points while team D is looking at 15 points. Using these examples, more often than not, it would benefit you to use players from team A rather than team D.
Last season, we touched on every game, but this year Rick Kerns, James Hanmore, Spencer Scoled, and myself will be providing you with a short breakdown of only our favorite plays of the week for gambling purposes. We’ll also give a breakdown of each team’s projected point total and the point total for each game as well. That should help give you a nice foundation to work from as you make your start/sit decisions for the week. Thank you and good luck.
(last week: 0-0/season: 10-4)
- no picks this week
(week 11: 1-1/season: 6-9-1)
- no picks this week
JOHN DI BARI
(week 11: 2-1-1, Thanksgiving 5-1/season: 22-18-2)
Los Angeles Rams -10 @ Detroit Lions
Buffalo Bills +4 @ Miami Dolphins
(week 11: 1-3, Thanksgiving 4-2/season: 22-26-2)
Indianapolis Colts -4.5 @ Jacksonville Jaguars
Cleveland Browns +6 @ Houston Texans
If you’re looking to place some bets on this weekend’s games head over to GT Bets, an Official Sponsor of the Dynasty Football Factory. GTBets.eu is giving you a Signup Bonus of 100% CASH up to $500 on the 1st deposit, and 50% up to $500 on the second deposit! GTBets.eu is also giving you a Favorite Team Point Discounts – NFL, College Football, NBA, and College Basketball. (Free ½ point on 2 Teams in each league mentioned above for the entire regular season) Simply add FACTORY in the “referred by” field to get free money!
Please be a responsible gambler!